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Philatelic Insurance Specialists

PO Box 772, Coggeshall, Colchester CO6 1UW
Telephone 01376 563764

Authorised and Regulated by the Financial Services Authority

We offer insurance for the serious collector and stamp dealers providing peace of mind at surprisingly low cost.

We provide all risks cover anywhere in the UK against physical loss or damage
(but visit our web site below for full details of the cover provided).

Why not contact us for a no obligation personal quotation and prospectus? Write to the above address, telephone, or visit our web site at for more information and an online proposal form.


See Affiliated Societies page for contact details to YPA affiliated societies,
and Society Pages  for web sites of YPA affiliated societies.

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and suggestions for new links.

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Nearby Philatelic Associations that you may wish to visit:

North-East of England Philatelic Association (NEPA):

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National & International Organisations

National & Specialist Societies

Safe Sites for Children & Young Collectors

General Resource and Research Sites

Dealers, Auctioneers & Other Sites


LONDON 2015 International Exhibition

American Philatelic Society (National organisation for philately in United States)

Association of British Philatelic Societies

Federation Internationale de Philatelie (FIP)

Federation Internationale de Philatelie (FIP) (FIP Postal History Commission)

Federation Internationale de Philatelie (FIP) (FIP Literature Commission)

Federation Internationale de Philatelie (FIP) (FIP Postal Stationey Commission)

Philatelic Traders Society (With information about STAMPEX)

Royal Mail (Stamps & Collecting)


Aerogramme Society

(The) American Stamp Club of Great Britain

British Caribbean Philatelic Study Group

(The) British North American Philatelic Society
(Worldwide - based mainly in North America)

British Society of Australian Philately

Canadian Philatelic Society of Great Britain

Cinderella Stamp Club

Civil Censorship Study Group

Czechoslovak Philatelic Society of Great Britain

Egypt Study Circle

Falkland Islands Philatelic Study Group

Forces Postal History Society

France & Colonies Philatelic Society

Germany & Colonies Philatelic Society

Great Britain Philatelic Society

Hawaii - See under 'Post Office in Paradise'

Helvetia Philatelic Society

India Study Circle

Iran Philatelic Study Circle

Irish Airmail Society

Italy and Colonies Study Circle

Machin Collectors Club

Malta Study Circle

Military Postal History Society (Based in United States)

National Philatelic Society

New Zealand Society of Great Britain

Polar Postal History Society of Great Britain

Post Office in Paradise (Stamps of Hawaii)

Postal History Society

(The) Postal Stationery Society

(The) Precancel Stamp Society of Great Britain

Rhodesian Study Circle

Royal Philatelic Society London

Scandinavian Collectors Club

Scottish Postal History Society

Switzerland - See under 'Helvetia Philatelic Society'

Thailand Philatelic Society

TPO & Seapost Society

Yorkshire Postal History Society


Bumperland (Stamps 4 Kids)

New.   Home Hobbies: Stamp Collecting
(A hobbies site with useful tips about stamp collecting
aimed at new collectors and young people)

Just for Kids (Hosted by the American Philatelic Society)

Planet Stamp

Stamps4Kids (Hosted by the Yorkshire Philatelic Association)

Youth (Site of the Australian Philatelic Federation)


All About Philately (General American based site)

Alterations, Fakes and Forgeries

Ask Phil

Bath Postal Museum

British Library Collections

The Postal Museum
Formerly The British Postal Museum and Archive (BPMA).
Their old site remains in operation and can be accessed here:

(The) British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA)
Click on the Reginald M Phillips Collection
to view the collection on line at the old BPMA web site.

Day of Week Calculator

History of Mail
(Brief history of the mail with useful links to other philatelic
related subjects. Sponsored by an American printing business.)

My Yorkshire - celebrating all that's best in God's Own County
(Non-philatelic site with useful geographical and historical
information for postal historians, and a page under
'Clubs and Organisations' on Philatelic Societies)

(The) Perpetual Calendar

Philatelic Database

Philately and Postal History

Positively Postal (General Site sponsored by Scott Thomson) (Postal History Resources)

(Philapedia) Postal History Encyclopedia

Public Record Office, Kew (The National Archives)

SCV Stamp Identifier (Hosted by S C Virtes Stamps)

(The) Simplicity of Basic Forgery Detection

Stamp Collecting and Philately for Kids and Adults Alike

Stamp Collectors Against Dodgy Sellers (SCADS)

Stamp Forgery Guide (Frank Mardle's independant site)

Stamp Yellow Pages Directory
NOTE. The YPA Webmaster tested a sample number of the
links shown on this site and found that three-quarters
of them did not work.

Stamping the Globe
A series of eight videos by the stamp dealers Northstamp. Useful
content on various philatelic subjects such as "A Visit to APS"
"It's Greek to Me" and "Perfecting the Perf".

Stamporama On-line stamp club with members' auction,
articles, discussion topics etc. Membership is free, but the
rules are strictly enforced and rule-breakers are expelled.

Stuart Rossiter Trust
The Trust offers grants and help in the publication of suitable
philatelic works of research, and the sale of those books at
various events and through their website.


Great Britain First Day Covers
(Jeff Brown: dealer in UK First Day Covers)

Grosvenor Auctioneers and Valuers


H H Sales & Frank Godden (For philatelic literature & albums)

My Philately (Philatelic Social Networking Site - perhaps not for the serious collector.)

Pennymead Books (David Druett - philatelic & general literature )

Chris Phillips' Personal Stamp Pages
(With information about Scarborough Philatelic Society)

Prinz Publications UK Ltd (with Vera Trinder)
(For catalogues and philatelic accessories)

Tennants Auctioneers

Wardrop & Co Ltd (Philatelic Insurance)

West Country Stamps and Covers
(Dealer specialising in GB FDCs, plus Maritime,
First Flight, Commemorative etc covers)

Alan Wishart (Dealer in early European stamps and postal history)



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