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Dear Collector, This PTS Collectors Handbook comes at a time when our lives and stamp collecting habits look very differen...
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CONTENTS We wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone who has helped and supported make this publicatio...
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Why Choose a  PTS Member   lookfortheshield  In a market filled with many pitfalls, it   s good to know who you can rely o...
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British Stamp Dealing  A Theory of Evolution  by PTS Member, Steven Scott of Steven Scott Stamps  Fleet Street was once sy...
British Stamp Dealing ...Continued  A Theory of Evolution  dealers as well of course as Stanley Gibbons and Royale Stamp C...
Philately under 40 THE  Ones To Watch  In an industry renowned for its aging demographic, we are constantly on the lookout...
James Leigh, 34 Director, John Curtin Ltd What philately means to you     Working with stamps for me started as career cho...
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Several years ago, I cautiously ventured onto social media out of curiosity                    Do stamp collectors exist o...
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Market Trends  by Dean Shepherd Editor, Gibbons Stamp Monthly While some things are evergreen items when it comes to their...
Auctions range to offer what SG describe as a    premium auction experience   . These auctions are reserved for the finest...
Perhaps London 2022 is rather more realistic  When we started the year with the final preparations for London 2020 underwa...
Stamp fairs have been the mainstay of the stamp trade for the past 100 years and as the economics of shops become trickier...
AUTUMN SHOW 30 SEP to 03 OCT 2020 With Autumn Stampex 2020 just around the corner we have a whole host of exciting exhibit...
Which dealers will be attending  The show boasts over 100 philatelic traders who form part of the Philatelic Traders Socie...
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Smiler is the name given to Britain   s personalised stamps. They were first issued by Royal Mail  then The Post Office  a...
You have spent years, and probably some of your hard-earned money, putting a collection together on a subject that interes...
Forming an exhibit  Thinking of putting together an exhibit but unsure where to start  Here, Graham Winters FRPSL, Chairma...
180 years of the P enny B lack 2020 Marks 180 Years Since the First Adhesive Stamp Here we take a brief look at the histor...
SORTING OUT YOUR GB IMPERFORATE PENNY REDS This is the first of several articles by PTS Council Member, Bill Barrell of Bi...
Fig 6. Learn your alphabets - alphabet 1 letters above, alphabet 2 letters below. If these images are not clear or large e...
What will auctions of the future look like  The world of philately has changed dramatically in recent years. Where once co...
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Kids Colouring Competition The British Postcard is celebrating its anniversary this year, and we are celebrating alongside...
Crossword Puzzle  Find the answers on www.stampexinternational.com  Across 4. What is the world   s most expensive stamp  ...
As philatelists, we share our own common language. Terms used in our lexicon usually have very different meanings to non-c...
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PTS Guide Introduction The Philatelic Traders    Society was formed in 1929 for the greater good of philately and to suppo...
MEMBER LISTING A - Z Key   Confirmed as Stampex Standholder at 20th April 2020 a full list of standholders is on the websi...
Leesport PA, 19533, USA 001 800 369 8207  Andrew Claridge 5598 Roselea, Witham, CM8 1RZ, UK  44  0 1376 583 262  Andrew G....
0049 7142 789049  0033 1 4312 3767  AVH Stamp Auction 5999 PO Box 569 Welwyn Garden City, AL7 9NP, UK  44  0 1707 550 191 ...
Bristol, BS40 5BD, UK  44  0 1934 863 656  British   Colonial Stamps Ltd 6013 www.stevenallenstamps.com Cutlers Farm, Newl...
Cherrystone Stamp Center Inc. 4927 www.cherrystoneauctions.com 119 West 57th Street, Third Floor New York, NY-10019, USA 0...
Cover Collecting 6021 www.covercollecting.com 2 Chaffinch Close Horsham, RH12 5HA, UK  44  0 1403 241 825  Dave   Sons 590...
David R. Bryon 5795 P. O. Box 929 Yeppoon, QLD 4703, AU 0061 7 4935 1168  Edmonds   Turner Ltd 5875 www.stampheaven.co.uk ...
 44  0 1372 720 051  Ercole Gloria SRL 4708 Piazza Pio XI Milano, I-2-123, ITL 0039 02 804106  Eric Paul Ltd 5036 www.eric...
Goran Frederikson 5243 Flisgatan 24, S     41117, Gothenburg, SE 0046 708 621187  Graham Childs Hon 68 Union Street Ryde, ...
Heritage Stamps 5727 www.heritagestamps.co.uk PO Box 478a Thames Ditton, KT7 0WG, UK  44  0 20 8224 7133  Historystore Ltd...
John and Mark Taylor Hon PO Box 37324 London, N1 2YQ, UK  44  0  20 8226 1503  John Chapman Associates 7030 10 Chantry Dri...
Kay   Company 5728 www.kaystamps.com P.O. Box 6428 Edmond, OK 73083, USA 001 360 326 3423  00351 213 223 460   466  Keith ...
54  Mark Harvey 5544 PO Box 205 Lindford, GU35 5DU, UK  44  0 1428 642 702  Michael H. Bale R231 43 Penterry Park Chepstow...
Mulready Philatelics 5959 www.mulreadyphilatelics.co.uk PO Box 9340 Poole, BH12 9JZ, UK  44  0 1202 624 110  Onlinestamps....
Peter Mollett 5628 PO Box 1934 Ringwood, BH24 2YZ, UK  44  0 1425 476 666  Peter Rapp AG 5836 www.rapp-auktionen.ch P.O. B...
Potterspostals 5916 www.potterspostals.co.uk 8 Graham Road Hampton, TW12 1AN, UK  44  0 203 566 3837  Richardson   Copp 48...
Robert Danzig 5479 PO Box 7 Newport, PO30 2PY, UK  44  0 1983 527 215  Robert Murray Stamp Shop 5320 www.bobmurray.scot 5 ...
Sandafayre  Holdings  Ltd  1  5402 www.sandafayre.com Unit B, Egerton Court, Haig Road, Parkgate Industrial Estate Knutsfo...
Stamphawk 7048 www.stamphawk.co.uk Hendre House Llanrwst, LL26 0RJ, UK  44  0 7973 816 363  Sturminster Stamps 5892 www.st...
The Glasgow Stamp Shop 5426 www.pennyred.com 132 West Nile Street Glasgow, G1 2RQ, UK  44  0 141 333 9724  Trevor Pateman ...
W.I.P. International Inc. 5954 www.wipstamps.com P.O.Box 547068 Surfside, FL 33154, USA 001 305 962 9262  W4 Stamps   Coll...
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