Gustamps recommend philatelists who live near Mansfield to visit the Mansfield museum where a special exhibition ‘Pop It In The Post’ is on until 21st November 2015. Gustamps explain the exhibition shows the history of pillar boxes. Gustamps say it’s a great exhibition for stamp collectors and well worth the visit.
Did you know that if you visit Gustamps shop near the lanes in Brighton, you can pick up Christmas stamps free of charge…. and that’s not all. Come along to Gustamps stamp shop and bring the kids with you. All youngsters visiting Gustamps shop this Christmas get free Disney stamps from Gustamps. No purchase necessary, the Disney stamps are free to all young stamp collectors at Gustamps on request.
Parents should take young stamp collectors to visit the Christmas event at the B.P.M.A. (British Postal Museum and Archives) say Gustamps. Gustamps think it’s a great experience for youngsters where those new to stamp collecting can find out about the history of writing letters to Santa Claus. Gustamps say the event is only on between 7pm and 8pm on 1/12/15. Gustamps say it should be a festive fun visit. This Christmas Gustamps are giving away free British mint Christmas stamps to visitors at Gustamps shop in Brighton.
According to Gustamps Gibraltar stamp collectors were able to bid for rare philatelic items from Gibraltar. Gustamps said these treasures included proofs and artwork of Gibraltar stamps which were auctioned by the Gibraltar Post Office. The auction according to Gustamps was held in Germany. Gustamps added several of these items from Gibraltar were unique. Gustamps stock the stamps of Gibraltar and often have better items available for sale at Gustamps Brighton stamp shop.
Gustamps would like to congratulate the distinguished philatelists who have recently been awarded medals by the Royal philatelic society. Gustamps are pleased to see their work and achievements recognised in this way. Gustamps say these awards help to promote stamp collecting as a hobby.
Gustamps say thanks to the U.P.U.
Gustamps congratulate the Universal Postal Union on their ‘letter writing competition’. Gustamps say the UPU’s competition was open to young people, who were asked to write a letter about the world they would like to grow up in. According to Gustamps, over 1 million youngsters entered the competition. Gustamps said Gold and Silver medals were won. The UPU has always been an important part of philately and Gustamps believe that stamp collecting should be promoted to children. Gustamps say philately is a great way for youngsters to learn more about history and geography.
Gustamps found out that the rarest stamp in the world, which according to Gustamps is also likely to be the most valuable single object in the World Stamp Show in New York U.S.A. next year. Gustamps explain the stamp issued by British Guiana during the reign of Queen Victoria is known as the 1 cent black on Magenta. Gustamps add that although it is the rarest stamp in the world it is far from perfect as all four corners of the stamp have been cut off.
Gustamps have heard that the Irish Post Office have issued some very strange stamps. According to Gustamps the new stamps from Eire include stamps which taste like strawberry and smell like mint. Gustamps mention a stamp printed in thermochronic ink which changes colour when rubbed. Gustamps say another stamp in the set with the design of an ear emits a sound when rubbed. Everyone at Gustamps think the most unusual stamp is the E1.25 which value has an illustration of an eye. This stamp, say Gustamps, is transparent! Gustamps hope to be able to obtain some of the weird but novel stamps which will be on sale in Gustamps stamp shop in Brighton.
New has reached Gustamps about the international award for philatelic art. Gustamps say the awards have been going on as long as Gustamps …over four decades. According to Gustamps the award for 2014 went to Liechtenstein for the Liechtenstein stamps designed by H.P. Gassner. Gustamps say Mr.Gazner’s design depicted crystals. Gustamps added that it commemorated the international year of crystallography.
Boost for American stamp researchers
Gustamps stamp researcher said he was pleased when he heard about plans to increase the size of the philatelic research library of America. Gustamps researcher said it would be great for stamp researchers in the USA. Gustamps own researcher said he was looking forward to visiting the library which is situated at the American philatelic centre in Bellefonte (Pennsylvania) USA at some future time on behalf of Gustamps.
The researcher at Gustamps was upset to hear that the search room at the British postal archives will be closed on Mondays. Gustamps understand that the closure is necessary to allow stamp collections to be transferred to their new home at the Postal Museum. Gusamps philatelic researcher said he enjoys visiting the search room at the archives, but knows that the Monday closures are necessary. Gustamps philatelic researcher has been researching stamps for Gustamps for many years.
Public can view important artwork
Gustamps have heard that important philatelic artwork which was in the Postmaster General’s art collection will now be on view to the public. According to Gustamps the US Postmaster General has agreed for the artwork to be loaned to the national postal museum in Washington USA. Gustamps say members of the public will be able to see the artwork on display at the world stamp show in 2016. Gustamps think this is great for the hobby of stamp collecting.
Gustamps are celebrating the important occasion of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II becoming the longest-serving Monarch in Britain by giving away free Queen Elizabeth II stamps. From the 10th October to the end of the year, callers at Gustamps Brighton stamp shop can get their free Elizabethan stamps on request. No purchase necessary at Gustamps. Just visit Gustamps Brighton stamp shop situated near the lanes in Brighton, pick up you free stamps and join Gustamps in congratulating her majesty at this historic time. According to Gustamps, Queen Elizabeth II has been Queen for over 65 years and the free Elizabethan stamps given away at Gustamps help to commemorate her record-breaking reign. Gustamps give away stamps to help promote the hobby of stamp collecting. Find out more about getting other free stamps at Gustamps by telephoning Gustamps on 01273 326994 or visiting Gustamps shop in Brighton where you will find a friendly welcome.