With effect from 28th February 2017, Harry Allen and CASCO have merged with Benham and now operate independently of 288 Group Ltd.

Following the merger Harry Allen and Benham now operate the UK’s leading collector new issue service.  Together the two businesses offer greater access to the UK new issue collector market.

Until 2015 Benham was part of the Stanley Gibbons group of companies and now operates independently following a management buyout.  The company has a shop on London’s Strand – famously the centre the philatelic market in the UK, as well as the main mail order operation based in Folkestone, Kent to the south east of London.

The combined new issue stamp business continues to trade as Harry Allen Ltd and is now based at the new combined headquarters located at:

13 Grace Hill,
CT20 1HA


288 Group Ltd continues to play an active role in the stamp market under The Westminster Collection brand.

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