Prestige stamp books

The first book was published on 24 May 1972 with the release of a £1 book of stamps entitled ‘The Story of Wedgwood’. However, it was not until a £3 book was released on 16 April 1980, also entitled ‘The Story of Wedgwood’, that the current book size was released on a regular basis. 

PANES FROM Prestige STAMP book

Each Prestige Stamp Book includes 4 or 5 panes of stamps. These can be definitive or commemorative stamps, or a combination of the two. Some stamps are self-adhesive, however, most are gummed.

Latest Releases

prestige stamp book – DY43 / DB5(95)

Unsung Heroes: Women of World War II

This 24-page Prestige Stamp Book complies the feats of bravery and dedication from women doing their bit in wartime.

The book is filled with insights and imagery of topics including female conscription, women in the military and industry across the Empire, the Ferry Pilots, the Front Line and Home Front.

Also includes the new barcoded definitive stamps.

Prestige Stamp book – DY42 / DB5(94)

Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

This 24-page Prestige Stamp Book looks back at 70 years of working at home and abroad and showcases the dedication and commitment shown by Her Majesty.

The book starts with events of 1952 ad follows the travels of Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, as she became the most widely travelled British monarch in history.


The Rolling Stones

This 24-page Prestige Stamp Book contains a detailed history of The Rolling Stones. It uncovers new insights and images from behind the touring lives of the so called ‘Greatest Rock and Roll band in the world’.

The book charts the 60-year story chronicling The Rolling Stones’ journey to rock and roll greatness, and their reputation as one of the best touring bands in the world.

We specialise in Royal Mail Prestige Stamp Books, along with the stamps and panes that come from them

We are always looking out for any errors in these books. So if you are lucky enough to find any, please let us know.

Join the Club

Through its forerunner, the Great Britain Decimal Stamp Book Study Circle, founded by Doug Myall in 1971, the MBPC celebrates 50 years of excellence in the study of QEII stamps, since extended to cover all aspects of the hobby. You can be part of this for as little as £10 for a year’s subscription.

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