01.08.2014

In line with the country’s first world status vision by 2022, the Swaziland Posts and Telecommunications Corporation (SPTC) launched new postage stamps that would promote the country’s drive to achieving the set goal. The new postage stamps were launched during … Continue reading

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01.08.2014

Maria Corazon Sumulong “Cory” Cojuangco Aquino is a Filipina politician who served as the 11th President of the Philippines, the first woman to hold that office, and the first female president in Asia. Aquino was the most prominent figure of … Continue reading

 
 
01.08.2014

The Nordia philatelic exhibitions have a long tradition in the Nordic countries. The shows are organized in rotation between the Nordic Philatelic Federations. This is a Nordic championship showing the most impressive collections in these countries. Nordia 2014 will be … Continue reading

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31.07.2014

Singapore will celebrate the 50th year of independence in 2015. This milestone is a timely occasion for the whole nation to commemorate, reflect on and celebrate the journey as one people. SingPost is presenting to Singaporeans a special set of stamps … Continue reading

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31.07.2014

Hugo Chavez was a former Army Lieutenant Colonel and President of Venezuela. A populist, Chávez instituted what he calls a “Bolivarian Revolution” in Venezuela, where key industries were nationalized and oil revenues were used in social programs for the poor. … Continue reading

 
 
31.07.2014

Originally a township under the jurisdiction of Tongan, Fujian Province during the Qing Dynasty, Kinmen was elevated to county status in 1915. In 1926 the “County Office” became the “County Government.” In 1949 its county status was suspended and the … Continue reading

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31.07.2014

To heighten public awareness of the architectural grace of museums of Taiwan, Chunghwa Post is issuing “the Beauty of Museums of Taiwan Souvenir Sheet” with five stamps. The design follows: 1. National Palace Museum (NT$12): Located in Taipei City, the Museum’s … Continue reading

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31.07.2014

PHILAKOREA 2014 celebrating the 130th anniversary of the Postal Service of Korea is the fourth exhibition of its kind held in the country. Commencing in 1984 the exhibition marked the centenary of the Korean Postal Service, and followed again in … Continue reading

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31.07.2014

Magyar Posta is issuing a stamp to remember the outbreak of the First World War centenary. The main motive of a stamp honors officer’s assembled-line, contemporary map detail can be seen in the background printing. The first day cover depicts … Continue reading

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31.07.2014

On 12th of July, to commemorate the inauguration of President Dalia Grybauskaitė, Vilnius Main Post Office held a special cancellation. A special cover (envelope) designed exclusively for this occasion was released on the same day. The special cancellation features the portrait … Continue reading

 
 
30.07.2014

The Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism and Mongol Post launched new postage stamps featuring Tarbosaurus Bataar at the Central Dinosaur Museum (CDM). The stamps are 25.5 х 34 mm and come in a range of values from 200 MNT to 1,000 … Continue reading

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30.07.2014

A special set of four stamps featuring fruits are released by China Post on July 15, 2014. Priced at 5.4 yuan ($0.87) per set, each stamp contains the scent of the fruit pictured – peach, apple, pomegranate or kumquat – … Continue reading

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30.07.2014

In 1914 started the first global conflict, a war that marked the destinies of a generation. An ally of the Entente (which included England, France and Russia), as of 1916 Romania entered the fight under the mobilizing impulse given by … Continue reading

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30.07.2014

The Hong Kong Philatelic Society co-organized the first Asian regional stamp exhibition in 1994, the first international stamp exhibition in February 1997 and the 15th FIAP Asian International in February 2001. In January 2004, the Society co-organized the Hong Kong … Continue reading

 
 
30.07.2014

Australia Post is marking two significant Australian military centenaries with a new stamp issue commemorating the first flight by an Australian military aircraft and the commissioning of Australia’s first submarines. Australia Post Philatelic Manager, Mr Michael Zsolt said Australia Post … Continue reading

 
 
30.07.2014

Swiss Post is launching a new series of stamps entitled “Wildlife”. The set comprises four stamps featuring species found in the Swiss National Park, the Val Müstair and throughout the rest of Switzerland, namely the mouse weasel, the Alpine marmot, … Continue reading

 
 
30.07.2014

In an effort to promote stamp collecting and to heighten awareness of stamp culture, Korea Post has designated an annual “philately week” where they hold a Stamp Exhibition. This year, PHILAKOREA 2014 World Stamp Exhibition will be held from August … Continue reading

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29.07.2014

The issue comprises three stamps in se-tenant format summarizing the successful trajectory of the Brazilian national football team from its initial formation until today. The first item shows the photo of the first Brazilian National Team in their opening game … Continue reading

 
 
29.07.2014

Faroese Post is  proud to announce that the Faroese mini-sheet “The Faroese Boat” has been awarded with the Olympic Academy Prize for Culture by the Jury of the 44th Asiago international Award for Philatelic Art. “The Faroese Boat” was designed by … Continue reading

 
 
29.07.2014

In the Hague on the 1st July 2014 PostNL presented a tribute to the recently reopened Mauritshuis with nine new stamps depicting masterpieces from the museum. The stamp for international destinations issued by PostNL features the world-famous “Girl with a … 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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