Guides: What’s it Worth?

Tune in to any one of the philatelic social media channels and the question that you’ll commonly see posted is ‘What’s it worth?’, accompanied by a photograph of a stamp or collection. Sadly, in the majority of cases the answer is, ‘don’t give up the day job just yet’ or words to that effect! EvenContinue reading “Guides: What’s it Worth?”

British Guiana: Democratising the Philatelic Holy Grail

It’s the most famous philatelic artefact and the holy grail for philatelists – the British Guiana 1c Magenta (featured image courtesy of Wikipedia:Contents). Stamps from this former British colony in South America, now Guyana, are considered some of the rarest in the world. The 1c Magenta comes with quite a back story and that taleContinue reading “British Guiana: Democratising the Philatelic Holy Grail”