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Research And Further Information: Useful Links

Here are some useful links to other online resources. Please note the BTA is not responsible for any content on these websites.

Undertaking Research. Full-text guidance on philatelic research, courtesy of the Royal Philatelic Society, London. (Please note these are general guides applicable to all classes of philately).

David R Beech MBE FRPSL Philatelic Research - A Basic Guide

Charles Oppenheim FRPSL What Philatelists Need to Know About Copyright

 

Philatelic Libraries

British Library Philatelic CollectionsClick here to apply for a free Reader Pass.

Royal Philatelic Society, London. Open to non-members for reference purposes. Click here for the Library Catalogue. You do not have to be logged in to consult the catalogue.

Please note: these libraries are both closed during the coronavirus restrictions. Once reopened please check their websites for arrangements to visit.

 

Full Text Resources

Collecting Slogan Postmarks. 5 volumes covering 1917 - 1999. Courtesy of the Great Britain Philatelic Society

History of the Postcard Courtesy of Royal Mail

Special Event Postmarks of the United Kingdom. 5 volumes covering 1851 - 2013. Courtesy of the Great Britain Philatelic Society

 

Specialist Societies with themed interest

American Topical Association

Study Units of the American Topical Association 

British Postmark Society

Cinderella Stamp Club

Ephemera Society

FIP Thematic Philately Commission

Perfin Society

Thematic-Club.Com

UK Meter Franking

 

Sites of General Interest

Association of British Philatelic Societies

Colnect collectables catalog. For a list of stamps on your subject enter your topic in the "Description" box.

National and Specialist Societies affiliated to ABPS

 

 

 

 
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