Robert Murray Stamp Shop,

Edinburgh

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Scotland's best-stocked and most popular stamp shop

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Basic information  about our shop  (location, opening times, stocks, and so on).
United Kingdom Commemoratives  price list .
Background to our auctions .
Details of our services as  valuers .
Information about stamp and postcard clubs in the Edinburgh area.
Details of  how to order from us. Buy stamps online !
A list of some of our own  favourite hyperlinks .
Our policies on returns, complaints, privacy, security, etc.

 

Shop Hours over Christmas and New Year
As normal up to and including Saturday 20 December

Monday 22 December closed
Tuesday 23 December open 12-6
Wednesday 24 December open 10-4
Closed 25 to 29 December
Tuesday 30 December open 10-6
Wednesday 31 December to Friday 2 January closed

Saturday 3 January open 12-6, and thus back to normal hours
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  When it arrives……    ::      a good Christmas and New Year to you !


  Forth Road Bridge 1964-2014 50th Anniversary Souvenir PackForth Road
                            Bridge Anniversary Pack
We've produced a special pack for the Bridge's Fiftieth Birthday, using original 1964 stamps, the black card and clear cover from 1970s/80s packs, but with a completely new descriptive wrapper, using photographs taken on the actual anniversary day (4 September 2014). These are available in our shop at £5 each.

From 6 Decembprinz system special offerer 2014 to the end of January 2015 we'll be running a special offer on Prinz System pages (similar to Hagner). Buy five packets and get a sixth one free !
This applie
s to single-sided and to double-sided. (If you get a mix of doubles and singles, your free packet will be of the single-sided.)
These are
very popular pages used by many collectors. If you don't already use them, pop in some time and we'll show you. Single-side pages are £4.75 per packet of ten, double-sided are £7.00 per ten, and they come in nine different formats.

Stamp Auctions
Our auctions are held every few weeks. Auction dates in 2015 are provisionally 2 February, 30 March, 8 June, 24 August, 12 October, and 23 November. General auction information here.

The Shop now has a wider online presence on Facebook, Google+, and at LinkedIn. Please feel free to "like" or "connect" as appropriate in order to keep up with some of the snippets and comments that might not appear here.

Gift Vouchers
We can provide gift vouchers for any value £1 upwards, and which can be spent on any purchases from our shop. We're even happy for people to spend their voucher in stages. These can be supplied by post.

UK NEW ISSUES
We made a policy decision to stop handling new UK stamp issues as a matter of course. (We do however continue to handle them on the secondary market.) For further information please follow this link.
Also see Robert Murray's major article (published in The Philatelic Exporter) on the subject of the British Post Office's stamp issuing policy, and how this might effect the stamp business. Follow this link.


Other quick links; Are you new to Edinburgh ?  Thinking of making a visit ?  Edinburgh is a marvellous city, and you can get yourself a quick introduction to it by watching this short video produced by Edinburgh University.
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Robert Murray's Stamp Shop

Robert Murray Stamp Shop

Members; Scottish Philatelic Trade Association (founder member), Philatelic Traders Society
5 & 6 Inverleith Gardens, Ferry Road, Edinburgh EH3 5PU, Scotland
Telephone 0131 552 1220 or  0131 478 7021
E-mail murray@stamp-shop.com Skype name; stampshop (email to fix a time)
Website address; http://www.stamp-shop.com  Backup website; www.stamps.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk
Robert Murray's Stamp Shop

Last updated Friday 19 December 2014.

There are pages on this site with information about Great Britain Stamps, Robert Murray's Philatelic Bureau, Isle of Man stamps, Jersey stamps, kiloware,stamp albums and accessories, philatelic literature and stamp catalogues, modern sets of Aland Islands, Faroe Islands, Greenland,Iceland, and Norway. Within the United Kingdom listings are sections for Scottish Airletters, non-commemorative presentation packs,year books, year sets,pictorial booklets, and ofprestige booklets. The supplies page will give information about the products of Stanley Gibbons, Hagner, Prinz, Hawid, Showgard, Davo, Lighthouse, Compass, Cosmic, Royal Mail, Barrington, Prangnell, Rapkin, Godden, Benham, and Safe, as well as general information about watermark detectors and ultra-violet lamps. Beatles Stamps.Robert Burns stampsStamp albums for children, and starter packs. 
Pages are here about our stamp auctions, our stamp shop itself, valuation service, direction maps, stamps for charity, coin shop banknotes and medals, Edinburgh Walking Tours and Edinburgh Running Tours, and much more.
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