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The Philatelic Traders’ Society Celebrates a Successful Spring Stampex International 2019

The Philatelic Traders’ Society International reports a successful Stampex 2019 in February, with over 12,000 visitors over the four days of the show at the Business Design Centre, Islington, London. This year the show had over 1900 guests queuing to get in on the opening morning, and the Royal Mail’s Stampex show exclusive of a limited run of 6000 was a sell-out success. This time, Stampex International celebrated two leading female philatelists within the show’s...

Royal Mail 2013 Christmas Stamp Includes Painting from The Courtauld Gallery

The Courtauld Gallery is delighted that Royal Mail 2013 Christmas Stamp Issue includes a painting from its collection: Virgin and Child with the young St John the Baptist by Antoniazzo Romano (c. 1430 – c. 1510). Royal Mail issued its religious-themed Christmas stamps on November 4, 2013 and this year the designs are images of the Madonna and Child. A selection of images across the centuries has been published including, on the 2nd Class stamp, a...

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