Great Britain Stamps
Wikipedia page providing a useful overview of GB stamps and postal history.
The aim of this website is to be an enthusiasts' site for collecting GB stamps, especially commemmorative stamps. There is a lot of information here not just about the stamps but also FDCs, presentation packs, etc.
This is your stairway and guide to a clear concise layout on Machin definitive stamps and all related counterparts - covering every topic from the actual development of the Machin design right through to today's current issues. You will also find the latest information on all forthcoming and latest releases.
News, information, links, and fun for collectors of Great Britain stamps and related material. Home of the Great Britain Collectors Club web site.
A superbly illustrated introduction to these fine classics, by Wm F Blank.
Enjoy the over 1,400 varieties identified here for collectors of the Great Britain Machins.
The GBPS has over 700 members worldwide. One of the society's primary objectives is "to promote, encourage, and contribute to the advancement of philately of Great Britain". The GBPS therefore covers all aspects of GB philately: postal history back through the ages; postal stationery; booklets; college stamps; philatelic conservation and postage stamps. The GBPS also publishes, usually six times a year, the GB Journal. This is a high quality publication which carries authoritative articles on all GB matters with the emphasis on research and new discoveries.
John A. McCulloch's online exhibition featuring stamps from the Victorian era. The two main sections are Problems of the Penny Plates and Errors, Freaks and Oddities. Although concentrating on the Victorian era, the site opens with a lovely image of the four George V high values, known as the Seahorses.
Jon has features on several aspects of GB collecting including the penny red, security embossing, commercial overprints, perfins, and Machins.
At this site you will find full details of the Machin Collectors Club and why it has become the most popular comprehensive Machin news provider in the United Kingdom. Direct links to other specialized Machin societies, dealers and other sources of information are also provided.
Wikipedia listing of people depicted on British stamps, with links to biographical data.
he GB Overprints Society (GBOS) helps members and collectors to explore the many ways and reasons why British stamps and other postal material have been overprinted, whether it is for use outside the UK or for special functions within the UK. This opens up a wide variety of avenues, which will interest not only GB collectors who want to find out other uses of their favourite stamps, but also collectors of particular countries or themes.