This infamous blaze is an integral part of British history and the national curriculum. So Royal Mail has prepared for issuing special stamps to mark its 350th anniversary and to re-tell its story in a graphic novel style, evoking the … Continue reading


Look around any Irish city, town or village and you will find something that makes it unique: The shopfronts. With the exception of chain stores, each Irish shopfront is different. The beauty of these pieces of commercial art is that … Continue reading


Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration. StampNews.com is glad to introduce to our … Continue reading


Emperor Franz Joseph is considered to be one of the most influential politicians in the history of Austria. On 21st November 1916, as the First World War raged throughout Europe and beyond, the Austrian Emperor Franz Joseph I died of pneumonia … Continue reading


Beautiful sea shells, washed up on beaches or found in the shallows, are prized by collectors for their delicate shapes and colours. That is one of the reasons why Australia Post has decided to release a special stamp set depicting … Continue reading


Israel and Bulgaria share a strong, unique historical bond. This bond has served as the foundation to forming ties between the two governments and peoples in many diverse realms, such as economics, science and academia, culture, society and more. StampNews.com … Continue reading


According to the latest info received by StampNews.com, John Clemente Collection of Tasmania Postal History will be auctioned in London on September 20. The collection chiefly comprises several important collections of circular date stamps from across the island’s history. This slot … Continue reading


StampNews.com is glad to inform all sport and philately enthusiast that Japan Post Co. Introduced a new series of stamps to honor all Japanese gold medalists at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. The first set of … Continue reading


StampNews.com is glad to inform our readers that the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) recently issued a special commemorative stamps featuring the historic inauguration and oathtaking of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte who took his oath as the 16th President of the … Continue reading


StampNews.com hurries to inform our readers about the latest sensational news from the philatelic world: an unidentified Czech investor has bought the two most expensive stamps in the world ‒ the red and blue Mauritius. The price was not disclosed but … Continue reading


StampNews.com hurries to congratulate Royal Mail for winning the Asiago international award for philatelic art for the best stamp issue of 2015. Eight innovative stamps released by Royal Mail received this honorable award that is often considered the Oscars of … Continue reading


The most important High Holyday in the Jewish religion is Yom Kippur – a day to reflect, repent and ask forgiveness for one’s sins. This poem has been chosen to be a theme for Festivals stamp set that illustrates the … Continue reading


StampNews.com is glad to inform that Royal Mail has issued a set of eight stamps to celebrate the splendid landscape gardens of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown, on the 300th anniversary of his birth. This stunning set of eight Special Stamps reveals … Continue reading


StampNews.com is glad to inform stamp enthusiasts and collectors that Cherrystone Auctions has opened a special “Gallery of Rarities” section of their website where you can view information about the rarest and most valuable stamps sold by the New York City auction … Continue reading


Roger Dean is an English artist, designer, and publisher. To mark a most significant collaboration between him, Isle of Man Post Office, Manx National Heritage and the Manx Museum in Douglas, Isle of Man Post Office has presented ‘Islands and … Continue reading


StampNews.com would like to share a piece of news from the world of philately with our devoted readers. This one concerns one of the rarest Finnish Postal stationary items that have stared at Cherrystone auction recently and has grabbed attention … Continue reading


The Alameda Gardens were established on the 14th April 1816. They were the brainchild of Lieutenant-Governor General Sir George Don, who planned the Alameda as part of more extensive reforms to improve living conditions on the Rock. Monuments and artefacts … Continue reading


The most beautiful and the highest road in Romania, Transalpina, is one of the “jewellery” roads of the country. “The journey up here was worthy”, “This is Transalpina and is absolutely amazing”, “You have the wonderful feeling of being on … Continue reading


In July 2014, the government of Israel announced that the Hebrew calendar date 17 Kislev shall be recognized as the annual Casualties of War and Terror Appreciation Day. To commemorate this important historical event Israeli Post has introduced to all … Continue reading


StampNew.com hurries to inform all philately enthusiast that Australia Post is celebrating the “fair dinkum Aussie” way with the second release of a quirky set of five alphabet stamps. The fair Dinkum Aussie Alphabet stamps are jam-packed with place names, … Continue reading


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The Apex Public Auction 149 takes place this July at the famous Lingfield park Racecourse in Surrey. This will be the second of three auctions held at the venue by Apex this year, and promises to be a popular event … Continue reading
Submitted on 24.06.2016
The Adidas jersey that was worn by the Rugby World Cup-winning All Blacks in 2015 is a winner for a second time – now taking the coveted Supreme Award at the 2016 New Zealand Pride In Print Awards. The New … Continue reading
Submitted on 26.05.2016
SPINK USA | Spink are delighted to announce the final part in this summer trifecta of sales in New York; the Stefano Fantaroni Collection of the Kingdom of Italy taking place on the 8th June 2016. The Stefano Fantaroni Collection … Continue reading
Submitted on 24.05.2016
The Apex Postal Auction 147 on April 21st achieved sales of £180,000 with plenty of impressive realisations. Highlights of the GB section included a hammer price of £4500 for lot 534, the 1887 used £1 green with inverted watermark [only … Continue reading
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