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What makes this 1950 Barbados postcard unusual??

As always, when looking for new items to add to the collection it helps if there is something of a…

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Barbados cover to France in 1923, from the French Consulate in Barbados

I'm hugely grateful to Luigi Wiechula who has sent me a scan of this wonderful cover which combined two of…

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1939 Barbados First Day Cover solves a little historical mystery

For many years I have been left wondering about a particular discrepancy in the Stanley Gibbons Windward Islands and Barbados…

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Unusual Stamp Fair find highlights a forgotten piece of Caribbean history  

At a recent stamp fair I was just about to leave when a dealers box caught my eye. Sitting on…

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Stunning Barbados 1948 Silver Wedding blocks of four with first day cancels

I'm always on the lookout for something unusual and these seemed to fit the bill. Purchased from the stock of…

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Classic Barbados stamp error from the 1970’s is a fascinating study

Errors on stamps are always a fascinating area to study and this one is no exception. Barbados has very few…

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Our new Barbados Stamps website is finally live!

It's been a while in the making but the new website is finally live and whilst not completely finished, it's…

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New Barbados Post Office at Warrens, St Michael, Barbados

Ok, so it’s not exactly ‘new’ but I was astonished to find out that there was a Post Office in…

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Brilliant new Barbados stamps celebrating Motor Sports in Barbados

Fans of motorsports will love this! A new series of stamps has been issued on 12th June and these are…

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A trip to the Barbados Philatelic Bureau uncovers some amazing revelations!

No visit to Barbados would be complete for us without a visit to the Philatelic Bureau in Bridgetown. Part of…

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Barbados here we come!

It's time. We're heading back to Barbados next week and all the family are excited. We are looking forward to…

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Not all covers have to be old to be interesting

Often you hear that modern covers are not as interesting as the old ones and as such people shun them.…

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