Nordic cuisine is the theme of the joint Nordic stamp issue this year. The Faroese contribution to this issue depicts some of the traditional Faroese specialties which are stored in the so-called “hjallur“. This is the Faroese variant of the … Continue reading


StampNews.com hurries to inform all philately enthusiasts that PostNL joins the world initiative and issues special commemorative stamps with the ‘Think green‘ theme. The design for the stamps was chosen by PostEurop, the organisation in which 52 European postal companies … Continue reading


Having a fun time with board games among family and friends is one of the favourite childhood memories of many. During the 70s and 80s, board games such as snakes and ladders, aeroplane chess and checkers were a few of … Continue reading


China Post is to release a special stamp to celebrate World Reading Day, which falls on Saturday. World Reading Day motivates children, teens, and adults worldwide to celebrate the power of words and creates a community of readers taking action … Continue reading


StampNews.com is glad to inform our readers that the winners of the barn picture contest organized by the monthly supplement Kantri of Maaseudun Tulevaisuus and by Posti will be featured in the stamp booklet. The barn contest enjoyed enormous success, … Continue reading


Swallowtail butterflies are large, colorful butterflies that amaze everyone with their beauty. To underline the uniqueness of this species Czech Post has prepared for releasing one special bright stamp depicting two kinds of these butterflies that have their distinctive features. StampNews.com invites … Continue reading


On 21 April 2016, Queen Elizabeth II turned 90 years old, making her the first British monarch to reach this impressive milestone. To celebrate Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th birthday, New Zealand Post created a very special stamp issue that’s not … Continue reading


The success of New Nordic Cuisine is due to a joint manifesto for The New Nordic Kitchen. This manifesto states that food should express the purity, freshness and simplicity associated with its region of origin. In addition, the food should … Continue reading


Evening barbecues, mangoes, ice cream and beach days. These are just some of the nine reasons why summer is the best season of the year. To underline the beauty of this time of the year and to promote summer mood … Continue reading


Grace Kelly has been cited as one of the most elegant and influential iconic film stars in American cinematic history. Her relatively short career of seven years occurred between 1950 and 1956, during which she appeared in just eleven films. … Continue reading


As far back as ancient times the island of Cyprus has been famous for its handicrafts, from lacework and embroidery to basketry and blue-eyed beads. To underline the beauty of these crafts Cyprus Post has prepared two special stamps that … Continue reading


Last year Her Majesty became Britain‘s longest reigning monarch and both as Princess and Queen she has presented the world with 90 Years of Style. To commemorate this great personality and to celebrate the 90th Birthday of Her Majesty Queen … Continue reading


StampNews.com is pleased to present  six stamps by Isle of Man Post Office that celebrate the history of the Gunners through their uniforms and battle landscapes. On this occasion Isle of Man Stamps and Coins commissioned Glazier Design of London … Continue reading


Adventure, tradition, and Viennese charm at once – no other place radiates so much energy and joie de vivre as the Vienna Prater. Have fun and enjoy – this is the Prater’s motto! A fascinating world awaits visitors and guarantees entertainment … Continue reading


According to the latest philatelic news received by StampNews.com one of the two missing 1918 United States Jenny Invert airmail error stamps from the famed McCoy block that was stolen in 1955 was recovered in early April. In 1955, a … Continue reading


Albert Einstein is one of the most recognized and well-known scientists of the century. His theories solved centuries-old problems in physics and rocked even non-physicists’ view of the world. To commemorate this genius and underline its significant scientific contribution Jersey … Continue reading


Every person is the right person to act. Every moment is the right moment to begin. It is high time to take care of nature and the environment. This is the message that four new “Think Green” stamps with special … Continue reading


StampNews.com is glad to inform that Canada Post continues its celebration of Canada‘s best photographers of the past 150 years with the release of the fourth issue of stamps in a five-year series. This stamp issue includes the work of … Continue reading


StampNews.com hurries to inform our readers that this time Robert A Siegel auction is offering to all philately lovers a great rare item in a good condition. It is an 1844 Hoyt’s Letter Express cover sent to Rochester, New York that is … Continue reading


2016 marks the 55th anniversary of the first human flight into space, a remarkable date for the Russian cosmonautics. To commemorate this occasion Rusmarka has released a special commemorative stamp depicting the portrait of world-famous Yuri Gagarin. StampNews.com invites our … Continue reading


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Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers is offering a unique letter, which has been sent from Nagasaki (Japan) to Ribe (Denmark) in 1880. It might be more than 175 years since the world’s first postage stamp saw the light of day, but fortunately, … Continue reading
Submitted on 31.03.2016
The Apex Auctions Public Sale 146 takes place at Lingfield Park Racecourse on Sunday March 20th, with 1200 lots and pre-sale estimates of around £500,000 going under the hammer. The auction features over 100 box lots, a particularly strong range … Continue reading
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It is a 520-page, full color, comprehensive, specialized listing for the Imperial issues of 1878 through the Republic issues of 1949. Although originally built upon the Ma Catalog, it goes much further with thousands of specialized listings of varieties and … Continue reading
Submitted on 10.12.2015
Bruun Rasmussen conducts this autumn’s international stamp auction in Copenhagen on Tuesday 27 October. This time we are offering the second part of J. Schmidt-Andersen’s amazing collection of Denmark’s first postage stamp “4 Rigsbankskilling 1851-1854″. The catalogue’s section of selected … Continue reading
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