The Queen’s face may adorn every stamp in the land but this new royal set pictured above is extra special. Instead of her majesty’s visage you can see her inside and outside her home with a Buckingham Palace themed collection. … Continue reading
Recently in the USA a new stamp has been introduced. It depicts the image of legendary Hollywood person and humanitarian Charlton Heston. This famous man was honored as the 18th inductee into the U.S. Postal Service’s Legends of Hollywood stamp … Continue reading
Musical instrument is an important element of the musical tradition of a nation. Musical instruments take numerous forms, and by their origin they can be indigenous or adopted from another culture, but can also become national because of its use. … Continue reading
30p False Chanterelle Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca This fungi belongs to the family Hygrophoropsidaceae in the order Boletales and was first described by the Austrian priest and naturalist Franz Xaver Freiherr Von Wulfen in 1781. The specific name aurantiaca is a reference … Continue reading
Their beautiful poems written in their mother tongue comforted a people suffering from the sorrow of loss and helped them to stand tall once again. The second in the Memorable Figures Series by Korea Post introduces the national poets, Han … Continue reading
Italian Post issued a stamp commemorating Galileo Galilei on the 450th anniversary of his birth. Galileo Galilei, often known mononymously as Galileo, was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the scientific revolution. His achievements … Continue reading
Austrian Post issued a stamp to commemorate 60 years of CERN foundation. CERN, located close to Geneva at the Swiss-French border, is the world’s largest research centre for particle physics: 21 member states, approximately 2,500 employees and more than 11,000 … Continue reading
The new set of four stamps from the Tristan da Cunha Post Office depicts Arctic and Antarctic Explorers and Personalities who have journeyed in Tristan waters. Each stamp depicts an image of one of these seafarers together with the ship … Continue reading
The Queen’s Birthday stamp issue by Australia Post for 2014 features photographs of Her Majesty taken over recent years. The image used on the minisheet is by photographer Chris Jackson. The Queen at Royal Ascot Racing is one of the … Continue reading
To celebrate the upcoming visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their son Prince George to New Zealand, the Royal Visit 2014 stamp issue was released by New Zealand Post. The first royal tour of The Duke and … Continue reading
In the follow-up to the popular “Children at Play Postage Stamps (Issue of 2013)” issued on April 2, 2013, Chunghwa Post is releasing another five-stamp set in the same vein, each with a denomination of NT$5. Their designs follow: 1. … Continue reading
German post in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry of Finance introduced a new charity stamp from the series “For the Environmental Protection”. Five colored dots forming a plus sign next to the motto “doing good – help with stamps” … Continue reading
Hrvatska posta issued a stamp dedicated to Easter. Easter, the greatest Christian holiday, sums up the whole idea and hope of faith. The hope that the life does not terminate on Earth or in earth, in this one dimension in … Continue reading
The Japanese Postal Corporation released a special stamp issue to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Japan’s full membership in the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) since 1964. Japan will chair the OECD Council Meeting at Ministerial Level (MCM) in … Continue reading
Post of Serbia issued a set of three stamps within the “Art” series. The stamps commemorate 150 years since the birth of Branislav Nusic, 200 years since the birth of Mikhail Lermontov and 450 years from the birth of William … Continue reading
Why the mention of Ukraine disappeared from the joint stamp issue marking the 70th anniversary of liberation from Nazi invaders
Some media resources have spread the information that the new joint stamp marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Belarus, Russia and Ukraine from fascist invaders would be released in the amended version. For some reason, the original sketch lost … Continue reading
After less than a year, when our website was re-launched with a new design and format, the number of our visitors has increased by 5 times and has exceeded 100 000 people per month, nearly 10 000 regular readers have registered … Continue reading
2014 marks the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II and New Zealand Post is commemorating with this special stamp issue. New Zealand was involved in all but three of the 2,179 days of World War II. It … Continue reading
In the organization of PostEurop, special stamps with the EUROPA logo that every year has a unique central theme for all its members are issued. The theme for 2014 is folk musical instruments, Croatian Post Mostar will be presenting Herzegovinian … Continue reading
The post of Monaco issued a stamp to celebrate the centenary of the first Monaco Air Rally. Published in February 1914, the regulations of the Monaco international rally pose a novel challenge held from 1st to 15th April 2014. The … Continue reading
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- 04.12.2013hippokampos: No AR code to listen the music?