Robert Murray Stamp Shop,
Scotland's best-stocked and most
popular stamp shop
Thank you for
visiting our website.
(also handling coins, banknotes, medals, and cards)
- Robert Murray Stamp Shop is Scotland's best-stocked
and most popular shop for stamp and coin collectors, with
hundreds of thousands of items of stock always available.
Independent, hard-working, and interested, we hope we can help
- Our shop was established in 1977, and has been
operating at the same address and under the same ownership
continuously since then.
- There are many pages to our site, and it may take
you a while to find your way around - our links and our Contents Page
should help you out. But please remember that what is listed
on our website is only a very small section of what you can
find in our shop. (By "very small" we really mean tiny -
probably not even 1% of our stock is online.)
- Some of our most popular mail
order lines are shown and described on one page for
- If you want some information about our
Stamp Shop we hope the information here is helpful, but
we are willing to answer any other questions you may have.
- As Stamp Dealers we buy and sell stamps,
collections, covers, and so on, as well as dealing in
postcards, cigarette cards, coins, medals, and banknotes, and
all types of collectors' supplies.
- We run regular public auctions, and carry out valuations
(by appointment) for all purposes. You
can see our latest Auction
Catalogue - we have a new one every few weeks.
- Some of the products we deal in are available to buy
through this website - please explore !
Click here to see our full Stamp Shop Web Site
|On other pages;
Basic information about
our shop (location, opening times, stocks, and
United Kingdom Commemoratives price
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
Our policies on returns,
complaints, privacy, security, etc.
Our next public auction sale
will be on 17th February
2020, and the
catalogue is available
here (PDF version -
other formats available
here). Dates later in
the first half of the year
will be fixed soon. See this page for
general auction information.
Our auctions are held every
few weeks. If you have
material you might like to
sell, please get in touch to
make an appointment.
Modern U.K. Coins
We have been getting such a
large number of phone calls
about modern UK coins -
particularly the 50p, but
also £1 and £2 - that we
have written new web pages
explaining the actual values
of them; see fifty
pound, or two
pound pages. We do not
need to buy any of these !
Bridge 1964-2014 50th
We 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
Robert Murray Stamp Shop
We usually have a wide range of
books in stock, from very
general popular titles, to some
very specialised and often
esoteric. Even visitors to our
shop probably woudn't know we
had them unless they asked. We
have recently started offering
some of these on Amazon; follow
this link to see our current
offerings (takes you
off-site). And of course
anything there is also available
to retail shop customers.) OUR
AMAZON LISTINGS HAVE BEEN
REMOVED DURING THE PERIOD OF
The Shop has an
online presence on Facebook
Please feel free to "like"
or "connect" as appropriate
in order to keep up with
some of the snippets and
comments that might not
We can provide gift vouchers
for any value £5 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
see Robert Murray's major
article (published in The
on the subject of the
British Post Office's stamp
issuing policy, and how this
might effect the stamp
YOUR COMMENTS ARE WELCOME
Tell us what you want to see on our site, and we will
certainly consider it ! (No promises though.)
REMEMBER TO BOOKMARK THIS SITE IF YOU LIKE IT
Pages are here about our stamp
auctions, our stamp
shop itself, valuation
maps, stamps for
charity, coin shop
banknotes and medals, Edinburgh
Walking Tours and Edinburgh
Running Tours, and much more.
Explore the site - or see our general CONTENTS PAGE.
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