Poll Results: Your favourite stamp is...

Who says that stamp collectors are predictable?

Well, our survey actually.

We asked: Which item of our stamp stock would you most like to own?

The result was never in doubt, a testament to the enduring mystique of the Penny Black and the particular magnificence of this Mint block of 12.

Mint block of 12 Penny Blacks: 32%

The Black Empress 1851 12d. Black: 16%

GB SG456a 2½d Prussian Blue: 16%

Hong Kong 96c Olive-Bistre Block of Four: 11%

GB Tyrian Plum: 8%

These figures also reveal the investment potential of our rarest items.

Because should you wish to sell in the future, these numbers indicate that you could well have several suitors for your piece of philatelic history - a key factor in pushing up the price.

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