Definition of Stanley Gibbons from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Stanley Gibbons

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a large British company, established in 1856, that sells stamps to people who collect them. It has a very large stamp shop in London, and organizes auctions (= public events where things are sold to the people who offer the most money for them) of stamps. It also publishes its well-known stamp catalogues (= lists of goods for sale).