Category: News


A Visit to Stampex

So as a Cover Collector, how should you best spend your day at Stampex. You may say that the Business Design Centre is no Earls Court in size, but to try and get round all the cover trays in one day is pretty much impossible, so make sure you have...


David Livingstone 150 Years on from Africa

The 28th January 2016 marks 150 years since legendary explorer David Livingstone first entered Zanzibar on his last expedition to Africa. Livingstone’s journey into Africa was his search for the source of the Nile and 28th January was the first entry of his last written journals. Below is his journal...


90 Years since John Logie Baird’s First TV Demonstration

Tuesday 26th January 1926 90 Years ago today, one man’s demonstration has shaped the way that many of us live our lives today! On the 26th January, Scotsman John Logie Baird provided the first demonstration of his Mechanical Television to 20 onlookers. Mostly made up of members from the Royal...