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Buy postage stamps and our collectible stamp issues

Shop for 1st and 2nd Class stamps for your everyday postage, and see what's new with our special stamps
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Special stamps issues

Our stamp calendar for 2019

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  • 1st Class stamp: 70p
  • 2nd Class stamp: 61p
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Incredible stamps facts

1840

The year the first stamp, the Penny Black, was introduced

2001

The year self-adhesive stamps went on sale to the general public

The UK

The only country whose stamps don't have the name of the country on them