Introduction

The GB Journal is the flagship magazine of the GBPS, with a deserved reputation for publishing original research and details of new discoveries on all aspects of Great Britain stamps and postal history. Articles are well-illustrated and make extensive use of full-colour printing.

For example, recent topics have included
  • Reports of important finds
    • the first recorded FDC of the 1841 embossed 'Penny Pink' postal stationery
    • the 'Dollis Hill' Wilding experimental phosphor trials
    • 1992 2 Harrison Castle sheet with complete set-off on back
    • a completely unexpected 4d 1840 Houses of Parliament wrapper
  • Research articles
    • shades of the De La Rue Seahorses
    • the 1858-79 1d Plate 77 scientifically analysed
    • Returned Letter Wrappers
    • the experimental and promotional distribution of Archer-perforated stamps
  • Snippets and items of general interest
    • Forth Road Bridge GPO FDC emergency printing
    • QV Jubilee 2d and 3d plate varieties
    • paper: the essence of postal history and philately
    • reviews of major new books on various aspects of GB material
... and many more.

There are six issues a year, sent free to all members along with the Newsletter as a part of their subscription. Back numbers (subject to availability) are 4.00 each (3.60 to GBPS members)

The editorial contents of some sample older issues are available to download in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.