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All links checked and weeded by hand January 2014.

For information about Great Britain's stamps and postal information select Royal Mail, Post Office Archive and National Postal Museum. Why not explore Bath Postal Museum?
Look at GB Stamps for Great Britain Philately, including , Machin Mania. This is a Canadian collector's view of Machins.
See the ABPS, and NPS websites supporting philately in the United Kingdom, and the The Royal Philatelic Society site.
Check with the UK's Philatelic Traders' Society for a list of dealers and their stock.
For infomation about what's on in the UK try The Stampshows Website as well as the HPF Local Events page.
This portal set up by The Royal Philatelic Society of London, the Smithsonian National Postal Museum in Washington and the American Philatelic Research Library provides a central gateway to a number of sites for philatelic research.
For more GB look at Collect GB Stamps. Also see the Perfin Society.
Look at GB FDC Collectors and GB Smilers Sheets.
For GB Postal History and stamps from earliest times to date, also fine stock of philatelic literature, check out Bill Barrell.
Browse the RM Phillips award-winning collection of British Victorian stamps.
Local Resource Websites for the Stamp Collector: and Stamp Domain for many useful links. All About Philately An introduction to stamps and stamp collecting for the new collector.
Pierron's Online Catalogue for Modern Great Britain and Commonwealth Errors.
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Various Magazines: Gibbons Stamp Monthly, Stamp Magazine and The Postal Gazette.
Various stamp forums: STAMPBOARDS.com, mystampworld.net, The Virtual Stamp Club and Stamp Exchange
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Support our local dealers and those supporting Hampex.
County Auctions Dauwalders of Salisbury Magpie Auctions
Paula Cant Stamps Allstamps Rushstamps
Stanley Gibbons and
their catalogue
Cavendish Auctions Southampton Philatelic Auctions
GB Packs and PHQ cards Albany Stamps Phil-Index
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Look at the EXPONET Virtual International Philatelic Exhibition to see some top class philatelic exhibits from around the world.
Just getting started? Look at The Ultimate Guide to Stamp Collecting
For all sorts of World-Wide philatelic information look at the Philatelic Collections in the British Library.
Go to Lee's Illustrated Stamp Listopedia for a vast array of links to valuable and interesting resources.
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AskPhil is provided as a service to offer general answers to questions about stamp collecting. They will do their best to provide informative replies to as many questions as possible. Also try this Gettysburgflag site for links to other philatelic resources.
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Thematic collecting (also known as Topicals) is a great way to get into stamp collecting.
Start with the British Thematic Association. Check out the American Topical Association. You should look into Stamp Printing across the world and Stamps Featuring Ships.
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Explore Aerophilately through The British Air Mail Society, the American Air Mail Society (AAMS) and Aerophil.
The The Wreck & Crash Mail Society site contains very useful resources about air, ship and rail wrecks and interrupted mail, as does Brian Peace's website.
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Look at The TPO & Seapost Society which is all about the postal history of handling mail at sea and on the world's railways. Its site has a links page relevant to this large collecting area as well as many articles about Seaposts and TPOs in many countries by way of introduction to these topics.
The following excellent site by the WORLDWIDE SOCIETY OF RUSSIAN PHILATELY includes aspects of railway mail, as does the PHILATELY OF LITHUANIA site.
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Explore Postal History via UK's Postal History Society as well as Worldwide Postal History Links.
The British Postmark Society covers a wide variety of topics from the perspective of British Postal Markings.
For military postal history see the Military Postal History Society, and the Forces Postal History Society.
For Postal Stationery look at The UK's Postal Stationery Society site.
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For information about United States stamps look at Linn's Stamp Weekly and the Scott Catalogue
This American Philatelic Society site contains links to many US societies as well as that of the American Stamp Club of Great Britain, and the Virtual Stamp Club.
This informative site shows images of US Stamps and contains tables of stamp identification information as well other detailed information.
For your American Dealer in Britain see Stephen Taylor.
The U.S. Philatelic Classics Society is relevant to stamp collectors and postal historians, and has a link to the Ships List.
The US Postal Service is at US Stamps Online and also here: US Postal Service.
Have you wondered about those strange codes on covers from the USA This is a PostNet sorting code ? To decode USPS Postnet bar codes and more see the Internet Online POSTNET Barcode Decoder by Douglas Quine.
For information about plate numbering on coiled stamps see the Plate Number Coil Collectors Club
For information about Auxiliary Markings visit the Auxiliary Marking Club pages for US and other markings.
View The Siegel Encyclopedia(c) with useful introductions to all major U.S. stamp issues, census information and illustrations for 24 of the rarest U.S. stamps.
Go to Frajola's Board For Philatelists and see some outstanding postal history exhibits as well as in depth analyses.
The United States Stamp Society has lots of good information including research papers and reprints of articles.
Visit the Smithsonian National Postal Museum and view their online exhibits.
Also look at Jim's United States Stamp Album and Collectors Weekly.
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For Canadian interest look at the The British North America Philatelic Society and their online philatelic journal archive, or our own Canadian Philatelic Society of Great Britain. The Archive of Canada contains the Canadian Postal Archive. Finally, check out the Canada Philatelic Specialists site.
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Learn all about Meter Franking in the UK (UK Meter Franking) and the USA and Canada (Meter Stamp Society)
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Here is the New Zealand Society of Great Britain site. For Australia refer to The British Society of Australian Philately (BSAP) site and the Australia Resource Page. See also, Tasmanian Philatelic Society. Visit PAPERSPAST for digitized New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection covers the years 1839 to 1945. Also, TROVE for Australian newspapers, books, journals, photographs, letters, and more digitized by the National Library of Australia.
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For India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and States see the India Study Circle for Philately.
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If Islands are your thing, then check out The Channel Islands Specialists' Society, followed by the Ascension Island Post Office, and the Island of Saint Helena.
For those islands off of Canada look at The Archipelago of St Pierre et Miquelon (you can change language to English if necessary via their drop down tab).
Check out the British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group and British West Indies Study Circle
In the Pacific there is the Kiribati and Tuvalu Philatelic Society and the Pacific Islands Study Circle.
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Look at the Stamp Albums Web for Album Pages.
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For Philatelic Literature and accessories see Vera Trinder, London, or H H sales, Bradford. Investigate the Philatelic Bibliopole of Leonard H. Hartmann and see Philatelic Literature News from James Bendon.
Explore James E. Lee's U.S. Stamps, Covers, Essays, Proofs, Postal History and Fancy Cancels as well as his Literature resources.
Try Phil Bansner's Web Site & Online Ordering System with a wants list registration and notification service.
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Robert A Siegel’s annual RARITIES OF THE WORLD™ sales have brought to auction the largest number of philatelic rarities ever handled by one firm. Thousands of items across a wide range of categories, along with descriptions and prices realized from every Rarities sale, may now be accessed from the Siegel website free of charge. It is an unparalleled resource for all philatelists.
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Worldwide Public Philatelic Auctions by Charles E. Cwiakala - auction agent
Stamp Auction Network access to a number of major auctions via a single site
Jim Forte's Worldwide Postal History
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Just Links - Try Them - Lots of different interests represented
Stamp collecting made easy! World Online Philatelic Agency Scotia Philately
The Stamp Directory of France Stamps for sale GB Resource
The Letter Box Study Group Midland Philatelics Ltd
Great Britain and British Commonwealth
Poppe Stamps
offers thousands of stamps for sale by theme or country.
John McCulloch's The Philatelic Studies site with links to useful Victorian GB, and interesting US, pages. Specialists in pre 1935 classic mint postage stamps of the British Empire. Gibraltar Historical Stamps archive
Philatelic Database Site for Beginners Klassische Philatelie
Site for waterfalls stamp collectors  Stamplisting Philatelic Portal Westcountry Stamps and Covers
UK First Day Cover Dealer specializing in low priced, good quality covers War Covers Philatino.com - Philatelic auction - Stamp Auction – Stamp Dealers 
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Universal Postal Union and World Association for the Development of Philately sites. The WADP is listing new issues to assist in recognising illegal stamps.
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