26.07.2014

The Seaside Architecture stamps and miniature sheet are issued on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the founding of Trinity House, the body responsible for all UK lighthouses and lightships. The first pier in the UK was completed at … Continue reading

 
 
26.07.2014

One hundred years ago, Max von Laue received the Nobel Prize for proving that X-rays are diffracted by crystals. This discovery was simultaneously the birth of modern crystallography which has used X-rays for the non-destructive analysis of the structure of … Continue reading

 
 
25.07.2014

On 25th of July the stamps “Kozak Mamai” and “Kobza” enter into circulation and are valid for payment of postal services in all post offices of Ukraine. “Kozak Mamai.” Stamp rate is 4,80 UAH: Kozak Mamai is a defender of … Continue reading

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25.07.2014

The Philatelic and Numismatic Office of Vatican will celebrate this year the 350th Anniversary of the Synod of Ayutthaya. In 1658 the then Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith chose François Pallu, Pierre Lambert and Ignace Cotolendi to direct … Continue reading

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24.07.2014

SINGAPORE 2015 is the 3rd World Stamp Exhibition to be held in Singapore. It is to be held in conjunction with Singapore’s 50th Year of Independence, with the full support and patronage of the Federation lnternationale de Philatelie (FIP) and under the … Continue reading

 
 
24.07.2014

In South Africa, Gandhi faced the discrimination directed at all colored people. He was thrown off a train at Pietermaritzburg after refusing to move from the first-class. He protested and was allowed on first class the next day. Travelling farther … Continue reading

 
 
24.07.2014

The Philately is continuing its “Collections in Liechtenstein” series with precious saloon cars from the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. The Canadian artist Mark Heine painted the rarities in oil precisely for this purpose. The gold hot foil stamping emphasises the … Continue reading

 
 
24.07.2014

GRAND FAIR 2014: The 22nd Grande Bourse will take place on 7th December 2014 at the Espace Léo Ferré in Monaco. This international event brings together dealers and collectors in the fields of coins and postcards.   150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF EUGENE FREY: The … Continue reading

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24.07.2014

The Lindau Messenger was a courier service operated between Lindau at Lake Constance and the Italian city of Milan up to the beginning of the 19th century. The Lindau Messenger transported goods, money and letters, crossing through areas of Germany, … Continue reading

 
 
23.07.2014

In 2014 on July 4th, 3 stamps dedicated to the theme “Armenian History. Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia” has been put into circulation. The stamps depict 3 sea fortresses of Cilicia: Ayas, Korikos and Anamur. The kingdom had its origins in … Continue reading

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23.07.2014

The 400th Anniversary of the Brotherhood of Nuestra Señora de la Virgen Blanca in Vitoria-Gasteiz is being commemorated with the issue of a stamp depicting the Virgin and the metal and glass lanterns that accompany the procession. The cult of … Continue reading

 
 
23.07.2014

The fall of the Berlin Wall during the night of the 9th and 10th of November 1989 marked a very joyous and unimaginable surprise for the inhabitants of East and West Berlin. For 28 years this border strip was strictly … Continue reading

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22.07.2014

Magyar Posta is marking the quincentenary of the Tripartitum by issuing a commemorative miniature sheet containing four stamps. The compilation of the three-part book of the Kingdom of Hungary’s customary law was commenced in 1504 by István Werbőczy, who was … Continue reading

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22.07.2014

The tradition of dedicating a postage stamp issue to artists who have written an important chapter in the history of music continues. In 2014 the Philatelic and Numismatic Office celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of Richard Strauss (1864-1949) … Continue reading

 
 
22.07.2014

Dr. V. S. Rishi (Vaidhiyanathasaptha Rishi) was a veteran social worker and doctor by profession. For more than 70 years, social work was his passion and obsession. Dr. V. S. Rishi has been instrumental in rehabilitating thousands of destitute women … Continue reading

 
 
21.07.2014

The SEOUL ICM 2014 Organizing Committee issued commemorative stamp on July 15, 2014. The stamp contains popular mathematical theorems. The SEOUL ICM 2014 stamp collections will be sold in the souvenir desk during the congress. 2014 Seoul International Competition commemorative … Continue reading

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21.07.2014

Jersey Post issued a set of six stamps and a Souvenir Sheetlet on Friday 11 July in celebration of the Red Arrows’ 50th display season. Acknowledged as one of the world’s premier aerobatic teams, the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, … Continue reading

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21.07.2014

The Croatian Post Mostar will not be issuing two commemorative postal stamps “100th anniversary of the Assassination in Sarajevo and First World War” that were planned in the Issuing program 2014. The concerned edition has not received an approval from … Continue reading

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20.07.2014

To commemorate the 483d anniversary of the founding of SAN JUAN DEL RIO, the Mexican Postal Service issued a stamp. It was canceled by the mayor Fabian Pineda Morales, accompanied by the manager of Correos de Mexico in entity Olayo … Continue reading

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20.07.2014

The Bermuda Philatelic Bureau of the Bermuda Post Office announced the release of a series of five stamps: Bermuda In Bloom Part 1. Bermuda’s visitors and residents alike are sure to agree that the striking beauty and abundance of Bermuda’s … Continue reading

 
 
 
 

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Featuring over 1700 lots, Stanley Gibbons Public Auction of Worldwide Stamps and Postal History is highly anticipated. Highlights include the ‘D. J. Wood Collection of New Zealand’, the ‘John Perkins Collection of WWI and WWII’ and a superb range of … Continue reading
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Apex Public Auction 133 takes place at Lingfield Park Racecourse on Sunday July 27th with 1150 lots going under the hammer. The sale comprises all world country collections, boxes and mixed lots, with strong sections of GB and Commonwealth singles … Continue reading
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A fine selection of 6000 world, Commonwealth and GB lots, went under the hammer at the Apex Postal Auction 131 which closed at 2.00 pm on Thursday 24th April. In November 2013 Apex Philatelics concluded the purchase of the entire … Continue reading
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Pobjoy Mint Ltd and Creative Direction (Worldwide) Limited successful in tender for British Antarctic Territory philatelic contract. The Commissioner of The British Antarctic Territory would like to thank all agencies that submitted their tenders for the recently advertised BAT philatelic … Continue reading
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