This cover from Royal Mail commemorates the musical legacy of David Bowie, British musician, icon, and legend.
This cover from Royal Mail carries 6 great photographic stamps featuring 3 external views and 3 internal views of Windsor Castle, a royal residence of the British monarchy.
This cover from Royal Mail carries Post & Go ATMs commemorating the contribution that the UK’s railways made to the postal system: Mail by Rail.
In some parts of the world it is Super Bowl Sunday. To celebrate the day, here is a cover from my American football collection.
This souvenir sheet caught my eye because it is shaped like a mango. I missed this item when I collected the issue a few years ago, so it goes into the collection.
Chinese New Year is here and the Year of the Rooster has begun. Best wishes for the year ahead from Thailand. Will it be a good year for you?
When buying stamps online, sometimes you receive your purchase in a plain cover, perhaps with an unadorned printed postage label. And sometimes your purchase arrives in a great cover like this.
This first day cover from Royal Mail carries an interesting set of stamps featuring archaeological artifacts juxtaposed with an artist’s impression of people and places from prehistory: Ancient Britain.
Super Bowl LI, the pinnacle of the NFL American football season, is almost upon us. I’ve started a new topical collection on the theme of American football and here is my first item: the Football Coaches issue from USPS in 1997.
This cover from the USA carries 2 of the USPS National Parks forever stamps.
This cover from the USA carries a nice group of stamps from the previous century featuring birds and flowers.
This cover carries one of the USPS Holiday stamps commemorating Christmas.
This cover from Buckingham Covers features 2 stamps from Royal Mail’s 90th birthday issue for Queen Elizabeth, and a commemorative medallion designed by Raphael Maklouf.
This is the 2016 Christmas issue from Royal Mail, which commemorates 50 years of issuing Christmas stamps.
This cover from Royal Mail is aimed at getting younger generations interested in stamps and collecting. It features self-adhesive stamps in animal shapes, called Animail.
This cover from Royal Mail commemorates the architect Capability Brown with 8 elegant stamps featuring views of the historic gardens that he created.
This cover from Royal Mail seems more lighthearted than usual, but it carries an issue that will inspire fond memories of childhood for many in the United Kingdom: the Mr Men.
This cover from Royal Mail features the seasonal Post & Go issue of Hibernating Animals in the UK.
This cover from Royal Mail continues the annual commemoration of 100 years since The Great War, 1914-1918.
This elegant cover from Royal Mail commemorates the work of William Shakespeare, one of England’s greatest poets. The 10 stamps on the cover feature quotations from his plays and poems.
This cover from Royal Mail features stamps that commemorate The Great Fire of London in 1666 with unusual and dramatic designs on the 350th anniversary of the fire.
This cover from Royal Mail commemorates the music of Pink Floyd, featuring 6 of their 15 album covers. At first glance this seems like a modern topic, but Pink Floyd have been around since 1965, which makes them pre-decimal.
This cover from Royal Mail carries the Post & Go issue featuring Ladybirds found in the UK.
This cover from Royal Mail commemorates Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday with 6 stamps featuring public appearances throughout her life.
This cover commemorates the upcoming Lunar New Year with stamps featuring the Year of the Monkey from the Chinese zodiac.