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Key Features

  • Provides a straightforward simplified, richly illustrated listing of every Great Britain stamp from the famous Penny Black up to the end of 2019
  • Your complete introduction to GB stamp collecting
  • All commemorative designs illustrated
  • A handy self-contained reference guide for the collector
  • A helpful introduction with advice on how to build a collection, choose an album and mount stamps, survey guide to philatelic accessories and the Stanley Gibbons numbering System
  • Stanley Gibbons prices are recognised everywhere as the standard guide to stamp values
  • Watermark and perforation differences included
  • Post Office year books, PHQ cards, postage dues, official stamps, commemorative and traffic light gutter pairs and much more
  • Design index for commemorative issues from 1924 to aid stamp identification
  • Quick-reference listing of all Prestige Stamp Booklets, 1969-2019

New for this edition:

  • Complete listings of all 2019 issues
  • Prices have been carefully reviewed throughout. There are increases in all sections, but also a number of reductions, bringing catalogue prices into line with today’s competitive market
  • The ‘Security’ Machins (with ‘U’ number prefixes) have been subject to some further renumbering in order to accommodate likely future issues
  • Where presentation packs include the relevant miniature sheet as well as the stamp set, this is now clearly noted
  • A number of additional notes have been included in the introduction to the catalogue, providing essential guidance to the less-experienced collector

Detailed Content/Countries Covered

  • Great Britain, 1840–2019
  • Regional Issues:

     1. England

     2. Northern Ireland

     3. Scotland

     4. Wales

  • Isle of Man, 1958–71
  • Channel Islands

            1. General Issue, 1948

            2. Guernsey, 1941–69

            3. Jersey, 1941–69

  • Postage Due Stamps
  • Royal Mail Postage Labels
  • Official Stamps
  • Post & Go Stamps
  • Philatelic, Numismatic and Philatelic Medallic Covers issued by Royal Mail    
  • Quick-reference priced listing of Prestige Stamp Booklets

Stanley Gibbons Journal

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