From mounting stamps to using a watermark detector, our experts demonstrate some of the most basic concepts of the hobby. Also, learn more about Stanley Gibbons and its history in these videos.
George James, head of SG's Commonwealth department, provides a visual guide through using stamp hinges and mounts.
Discover the hidden rarities in your collection with this best selling handheld tool. It is simple to use and multiple colour settings and provides additional help when identifying more difficult watermarks.
Learn more about the archetypal tool for detecting phosphor papers and inks for the majority of the 20th Century Machin stamps.
Stanley Gibbons Managing Director Victoria Lajer and Head of Commonwealth Department George James answer the most frequently asked philatelic questions in this video.
George James, head of the commonwealth department at Stanley Gibbons, provides a guide through one of our most famous catalogues.
Oscar Young, of our auctions valuations team, explains how -over time- our philatelic experts can begin to value a stamp collection from the very first glance.
Our YouTube channel is frequently updated with new videos answering frequently asked questions and giving collectors a behind-the-scenes look at Stanley Gibbon's world-famous stamp showroom.