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Barbados Stampless cover from 1893 is another mystery

As you know, we like philatelic mysteries and this cover is just one of those. It seems quite straightforward in…

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Merry Christmas from Barbados Stamps

Just a quick seasonal message to say that wherever you are in the world, Barbados Stamps wishes you a Merry…

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New Barbados stamps celebrate renewable energy

Barbados Post Office issued a new set of stamps on 6th November 2017, which celebrate the role of renewable energy…

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British West Indies Study Circle weekend was a great success

Over the weekend of 14th and 15th October 2017, members¬†of the British West Indies Study Circle met for their biannual…

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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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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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