Barbados Stamps | Useful Links
This site has been designed to be a specialist site and therefore focuses only on the stamps of Barbados. There are many other sites catering for pretty much every stamp requirement, so below are just a couple which I have found useful. Please note that the listing of the sites here does not imply any sort of endorsement, these are just sites and people I have dealt with in the past and whom I have found helpful.
A Society that promotes interest in and the study of the STAMPS and POSTAL HISTORY of the islands that comprise the BRITISH WEST INDIES Study Circle
An American based society that also promotes the study of stamps and postal history of the Caribbean – British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group
Barbados Post Office
The official website for the Post Office in Barbados is currently down and the main source for all new issues and news about the upcoming stamps of Barbados is available on Facebook.
This is the official website for the Association of Great Britain First Day Cover collectors otherwise known as GBFDC. These guys are friendly, helpful and knowledgeable about the First Day Covers of GB over the ages and issue their own series of limited edition covers.
Links to British Colonial Stamp Sites
This website contains dozens of useful links to other websites about British Colonial stamps. If you are a Part 1 Commonwealth collector then this is a great starting point for research .
Barbados Stamp Designs
We’re really happy to be able to point you in the direction of one of the best stamp designers around. Derek Miller has been designing stamps for many years and currently has over 5000 stamps for 95 countries in his portfolio including a number for Barbados. You can check out his great website here.
A really useful resource site with links to hundreds of other websites covering all aspects of philately.
click here to visit the site.
If you can’t find what you are looking for on this site then you can buy Barbados Stamps over on BC Stamps. Based in Edinburgh they cover all areas of British Commonwealth philately. Click here to visit the site.
A couple of people have asked us who helps us with the updates and maintenance on the website and we’re happy to say it’s the nice folks at Aqueous Digital.
Stamp Forgeries of the World
If you’re not sure about whether your stamp is real of a fake then why not check out the great resource at Stamp Forgeries of the World.
Stamp World History
A really interesting website about the historical context of stamps issued worldwide. Great for any Worldwide collector or someone wishing to fill an Imperial album. Visit the website here
Silver Jubilee Stamps
A really interesting website about the Silver Jubilee series of 1935. There are a couple of articles about Barbados and some nice images of parish cancels on cover. Visit the website here
Barbados Revenue Stamps
Far and away the most comprehensive listing of every Barbados Revenue stamp is on The Revenue Reverend’s website. Covering revenue stamps from the whole Commonwealth, here’s a link directly to the Barbados page.
GB First Day & Commemorative Covers
A nice website with a good explainer on what the difference is between different types of covers. Try Stamphawk if you are looking for GB First Day Covers