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Modern Barbados Registered letters are not as common as you might think

Quite often, I see Registered letters from all over the world just sitting unloved in Dealers boxes at Stamp Fairs.…

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Barbados Pre Paid postcards will be a dating nightmare for future generations!

One of the joys of collecting old postal stationary and postmarks is the fun of finding postmarks that simply don't…

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Barbados Pre Paid Postcards have arrived and they look fabulous!

Following our recent announcement about the new Pre Paid Postcards from Barbados we've been waiting here in the UK to…

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My stamp has some colour missing so is it rare or unusual?

This is a question that gets asked more often than you might think. A simple online search will show that…

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Barbados Pre Paid Postcards launch on 4th July 2018

Followers of Barbados Stamps will know that there have been no new stamp issues so far in 2018 and given…

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What was commonplace in 1896 but a rarity now?

Sometimes, we take what we have in front of us for granted. Take for example, the post that comes through…

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What makes a common stamp a real rarity?

Sometimes, the commonest stamp can be the rarest item imaginable if there is something unusual about it. Take this stamp…

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Barbados Queen Victoria image gallery updated with supersized images

It's been some time since I updated the image galleries; in fact, it was on the to-do list since we…

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Modern Barbados “mis-sent to Barbados” instructional marking on cover sent from U.K. To Thailand 

I was contacted recently through the website contact form by a gentleman in Thailand who had received a Christmas card…

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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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