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1970’s First Day Covers with an amazing destination down under!

I'm always happy to collect the First Day Covers of Barbados, not least of which because they have been very…

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Barbados 1901 cover to a really unusual destination!

There are quite a number of covers from Barbados that turn up in dealers boxes and in online auctions and…

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Barbados to Norway printed rate cover from 1897

I'm always on the lookout for interesting covers to and from the island so when I saw this one recently…

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New Barbados stamp issue celebrates Centenarians of Barbados  

Comprising a total of 27 new stamps, the Centenarians issue was released on 8th December 2016 and is the single…

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A new twist on a Barbados Independence First Day Cover

As this was the 50th Anniversary it occurred to me that it would be nice to see if there was…

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Barbados 50th Anniversary of Independence stamps are here

Barbados was busy in November and December. First there was the build up the 50th Anniversary Celebrations, then, as the…

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The perfect Barbados 50th Anniversary of Independence gift

Every now and again something comes my way which just has to find a home in the collection. This item…

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Happy Independence Day Barbados!

On 30th November 2016 Barbados celebrates 50 years of Independence. Looking back to 30th November 1966 when Barbados became Independent, to…

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Centenarians of Barbados Stamps to be issued on 8th December 2016

I have received the following from the Barbados Philatelic Bureau which confirms that these stamps are now due at the…

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New Barbados 50th Anniversary of Independence stamps have been issued

After much excitement from us and I'm sure a number of other Barbados stamp collectors, the long awaited 50th Anniversary…

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Barbados 50th Anniversary of Independence stamps to be released on 18th November 2016

I've just been sent the image below confirming that the latest stamps to be released by the Philatelic Bureau in…

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Meter Mark cover from Barbados 1948

Every now and again we pick up something that for no apparent reason, finds a home in the collection. This…

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