Sport as a universal language can be a powerful tool to promote peace, tolerance and understanding by bringing people together across boundaries, cultures and religions. To promote the contribution of sport to peace the UN Postal Administration has issued a … Continue reading


2016 marks 150 years since the birth of Beatrix Potter, one of the world’s best-loved children’s authors, who has captured our imagination for over 100 years with her beautifully illustrated Tales. To mark the 150th Anniversary of Beatrix Potter’s birth, … Continue reading


StampNews.com hurries to inform the latest and surprising facts from the world of philately to our readers. During its special campaign Royal Mail has unearthed one of the first postcards to carry a stamp. The postcard, which is postmarked 1 … Continue reading


StampNews.com hurries to inform our readers the exciting news from the world of philately. Who could guess that the tiny piece of paper will enter the Guinness Book of World Record? And it has really happened! Pluto: Not Yet Explored … Continue reading


Born in La Paz, Bolivia, Jaime Escalante became a math teacher in the United States in the early 1970s. His inspirational methods led supposedly “unteachable” high school students to master calculus. The story of the dedicated teacher and his students … Continue reading


StampNews.com is glad to inform our readers that PostNL has introduced a set of three innovative stamps with an original design and special functions: through the stamp sheet ‘Olympic Games 2016′, everyone with a smartphone can receive the latest news … Continue reading


The State awards of the Russian Federation are the higher mode of encouragement of persons for outstanding merits to the Fatherland, state constructions, economy, science, culture, art, education, philanthropic, health care and lives, civil rights, charity activity and other achievements … Continue reading


Battle of Lissa, 20 July 1866 is regarded as the first significant battle between predominantly ironclad ships. It is also notable for the use of rams during the battle, a tactic not seen in a major engagement since Lepanto nearly … Continue reading


Throughout Poland many types of honey are produced, and the tradition of bee-keeping dates back to the Middle Ages. To mark the necessity and importance of this regional product Poland Post has released a special stamp depicting delicious honey. StampNews.com … Continue reading


Every nation has its great values, and Romania has an impressive number of personalities of which it is proud, and whose achievements have crossed the borders of the country. One of these figures is the world‘s largest gymnast Nadia Comaneci. … Continue reading


StampNews.com is glad to inform our readers that French postal administration is participating this year in the “Euromed Postal” joint issue whose theme is dedicated to the “Fish of the Mediterranean”. After a common design in 2014 and 2015, participating … Continue reading


Play School is Australia‘s most popular and watched children’s television program. To celebrate half a century of this much-loved Australian television program Australia Post has prepared for issuing two special stamps and bright miniature sheet that StampNews.com hurries to introduce … Continue reading


German engineer, Otto Lilienthal was the first person to design a glider that could fly a person and was able to fly long distances. To mark 125 years since the first gliding flight made by this great experimenter German Post … Continue reading


European Football Championship “Euro 2016″ has come to its final. It has been one of the brightest football events this year thus Postal Services of different countries are continuing to introduce their versions of commemorative stamps on the theme. Armenian … Continue reading


StampNews.com is glad to introduce to all philately enthusiasts‘ attention the recent auction results. In particular this piece of news concerns 1960 Ryuku Islands airmail 9c on 4y brown error block of four that was sold for US$11,210at Daniel F Kelleher … Continue reading


Once a small park with bears as its main attraction, now the facilities are housing a number of large, national attractions. Kristiansand Zoo and Amusement Park has evolved into one of Norway‘s most popular tourist attractions. This year it is … Continue reading


StampNews.com welcomes our readers to learn some details about the upcoming auction. It concerns the copper printing plate for the1847 Mauritius Post Office issue that will be sold at David Feldman in Geneva. It will be offered in a December auction, where it’s … Continue reading


In this article we aim to get you acquainted with the famous American financial manager and author Bill Gross who has also become notable as a stamp collector. This person has so many talents that it is definitely worth telling … Continue reading


The history of the postal service in the UK reflects the enormous societal and political change that has taken us from sixteenth century Tudor England to the United Kingdom today. Guernsey Post has revealed six special items depicting some of … Continue reading


2016 and finally that time has come: Austria‘s national team has qualified for the final stages of a major event and, as a result, has taken part in the European Championship in France in June (and also in July). On … 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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