Buckingham Covers - First Day Covers

Paul Skinner


Paul Skinner started in a commercial environment, working with several international philatelic auctioneers, specialising in the stamps and postal history of foreign countries, and of Great Britain. He joined the British Library in 2004 as a curator of Philatelic Collections, he is now Lead Curator, Philatelic Collections.

Paul is interested in the development of the technology used for security printing and stamp production, as well as all aspects of the social, geo-political, and historic content of philately.

He has worked on exhibitions including The British Library Philatelic Rarities (2010), and Good Graving is the best security (2014).