We are lucky to have a world expert on our team, Brian Austin. That means we can give you a lot of advice and help, whether you are new to collecting covers or an old hand.
Judging a cover's condition - just as with antiques or any other collectable, condition is everything when it comes to covers. Here is our guide.
Beginner's Guide to Collecting - a history of the hobby and tips for what to look out for today.
Jargon Buster -confused by all the jargon surrounding covers? Here's our glossary of all the main cover collecting terms.
Frequently Asked Questions - answers to questions we often get asked by new collectors.
Producing covers - many collectors have no idea of the work, sweat, blood, tears and not to mention, panic that go into creating a cover. An insight into some of the scares and triumphs!
Links and Resources - where to go for more advice, days out, insurance or other great collectables.
Brian Austin has 25 years experience in first day covers and was trained by Tony Buckingham. Also known world wide for his expertise, he is a regular writer for Stamp & Coin Mart magazine and our Head Buyer.