STAMPEX is a twice yearly British stamp show held at the Business Design Centre (BDC) at Islington, London, every Spring and Autumn. The show is organised by the Philatelic Traders Society (PTS) through Stampex Limited.
The STAMPEX Show is one of the most outstanding philatelic shows in Great Britain that celebrates philately in many ways, as well as presenting a wide range of collectables, including stamps, postcards and other items for the public to buy and collect. With many bargains to waiting to be discovered, unique opportunities may be presented for exploring stamp collections or indivitual items, and of course, interact with many leading local and international suppliers, dealers, wholesalers and resellers.
Over the past years, hoards of committed and dedicated collectors have praised our events. One of our Show attractions is our limited edition Show Souvenirs with special Stampex first day cancellation are available to buy and collect. Here is a recent Philatelic Traders Society production of an extremely popular First Day Cover:
PTS First Day Cover : Royal Mail 'Classic Locomotives of England' miniature sheet
Exhibitions, Displays and Activities
with a special cancel from Vulcan Works, Newton-le-Willows where many
of the BR WD locomotives featured on the 97p stamp were built.
Limited to 100 numbered covers.
shows allow for philatelic clubs to conduct unique exhibitions and functions. A representative example is the recent exhibition of Postal History organised by The Postal History Society foir celebrating its 75th Anniversary, acclaimed to be one of the best displays for many years.
And for our future generation, Junior Displays in the Youth Stamp Championships attract great and enthusiastic kids at the Stamp Active Network stand. By participating in philatelic and educational quizzes, awarded points and spent on the Saturday Free Auction, or on the many items otherwise available.
And for the serious collectors, study meetings have been held by acclaimed philatelic bodies such as the Great Britain Philatelic Society, the Ceylon Study Circle, the Aden, Yemen, Somaliland Study Circle, the Egypt Study Circle, the Ascension Study Circle, the Concorde Study Circle, the Malta Study Circle and the British Postmark Society.
With the support of the National Philatelic Society members, we aim to make STAMPEX the Premier Exhibition in the United Kingdom. To find out more about Stampex, please click on this link: Stampex