The ever-popular Stanley Gibbons Great Britain Concise Catalogue continues to provide the perfect guide for the collector seeking more comprehensive information on Great Britain stamps than provided by the Collect British Stamps checklist, without the highly detailed coverage of the five-volume Specialised series.


  • Listings are complete from May 1840 to the end of March 2021.
  • New redrawn diagrams for all listed Machin decimal booklet panes, with the phosphor band layouts clearly depicted.
  • Older legacy die diagrams upgraded or redrawn for better clarity.
  • Security Machin, Post & Go and modern booklet tables all brought up to date by John M Deering.
  • Further notes added or expanded throughout the catalogue to aid the collector.

Key Features


·The 2021 edition has been extensively updated with all prices reviewed and revised in line with the current market.

·Priced listings of definitives, commemoratives, regionals, postage dues, departmental officials, postal fiscals, first day covers, miniature sheets, booklets, specimens and post office ‘Smiler’ sheets.

·Priced listings of watermark varieties, major plate varieties, missing colours, phosphor, embossing and imperforate errors.

·Priced listings of Post Office Telegraph stamps, including watermark varieties, major errors and specimens.

·Priced listings for all booklet panes, including single value panes and those with inverted watermarks up to 1967.

·Commemorative design index included.

·Listings are complete from May 1840 to the end of March 2021.

·Helpful introductory notes.

·PHQ card and presentation pack listings include Royal Mail reference codes for easy identification.

·The Machin definitives are amalgamated in an easy-to-find separate section and fully updated. The highly collectable source and date codes are individually priced.

·Post & Go stamps are brought right up to date, with clear notes describing stamps from different machines. Separate illustrated tables give details of those only available at exhibitions and museums.


SKU 55447
Shipping Weight 1.2000kg
Shipping Width 0.350m
Shipping Height 0.050m
Shipping Length 0.200m
Shipping Cubic 0.003500000m3

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