Probably some of the philatelists still remember their fathers showing them with thrill the first stamp albums. Neatly arranged by categories, small and large stretches of colorful paper with images of birds, animals, prominent scientists, athletes and astronauts. Each stamp … Continue reading
At yearly intervals the member states of the Association of European Postal Operators, PostEurop, all issue stamps on a common theme. In 2014 their focus is on musical instruments. For this year’s Europa stamp Philately Liechtenstein has chosen a historic … Continue reading
Slovak post Pofis issued a stamp for Easter 2014 depicting the Crucifixion of the stained glass window at the Chapel of Holy Well in Marianka. The Monastery of the Order of St. Paul the First Hermit in Marianka, near Bratislava, … Continue reading
Post Luxembourg issued a stamp to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Luxembourg Red Cross. Since 1914, the Luxembourg Red Cross has continuously expanded its activities in order to offer as much help as possible to the most vulnerable people, both … Continue reading
The Principality of Liechtenstein and its neighbour Switzerland are joined by several bridges over the Rhine, the border river. In the second part of the “Bridges bring together” series Philately Liechtenstein turns its attention to the “Foot and Cycle Bridge” … Continue reading
Penguins, Predators and Prey is a series of stamp issues featuring each of the familiar Falkland penguins, together with some of their respective predators and prey. This issue features the King Penguin. The King Penguin is the largest of the … Continue reading
To welcome the approaching spring, Latvijas Pasts has released a new stamp depicting a tulip as part of the popular and eye-catching Flowers series. The new stamp Tulip has been designed by artist Lilija Dinere. Tulips are plants belonging to the lily … Continue reading
The postage stamp released by bpost to celebrate the International Women’s Day held the world record. The stamp with 606 words was recognized “stamp with the largest number of readable words” by Guinness World Records. The stamp depicts a woman’s face … Continue reading
Swiss Post has issued two special stamps to celebrate the International Year of Crystallography proclaimed by the United Nations. “Our understanding of the material nature of our world is grounded, in particular, in our knowledge of crystallography”. This statement is … Continue reading
Whether or not you enjoyed your military service, one thing is always remembered fondly, even decades later: the packages and letters from home. For 125 years, the Army postal service has been making soldiers’ lives sweeter with sumptuous food parcels … Continue reading
100 years ago, the Swiss National Park was established by a group of visionaries, laying the foundations for a unique, natural oasis. Today, their original idea – namely leaving natural processes untouched and documenting the many and varied changes – … Continue reading
Swiss Post issued a set of two stamps celebrating 100 years of the Swiss Air Force. Although balloons sporting the Swiss national colors took to the skies in the early part of the 20th century, the first Swiss air squadron … Continue reading
For more than three years Fred the dinosaur has been taking Swiss stamp enthusiasts, most of them young, on all kinds of adventures about stamps. Now Fred has been given his own stamp booklet. The colourfully illustrated stamp booklet contains … Continue reading
The Post of the Republic of Belarus issued two “National music instruments” bearing the EUROPA logo. The stamps depict Surma and Belarusian Horum. Surma is an ancient Belarusian shepherd music mouthpiece instrument like a straight pipe. It is usually made … Continue reading
To continue the “Lighthouses Postage Stamps” series, Chunghwa Post will release another set of four stamps, featuring the Fangyuan Lighthouse, the Chamu Yu Lighthouse, the Lanyu Lighthouse, and the Sandiaojiao Lighthouse. The designs follow: 1. Fangyuan Lighthouse (NT$5): Located in … Continue reading
Ceska posta issued a set of two stamps dedicated to historical vehicles: Eugen Cihak’s airplane: Rapid, 1912 and prototype of Czechoslovak Metro Car – Type R1. Eugen Cihak’s Airplane: RAPID, 1912 Eugen Cihak was born on 31 May 1885 in … Continue reading
This year Vytautas Magnus University is celebrating its 25th anniversary of restoration. To mark this occasion, Lithuania Post is going to release the new stamp under the title 25th Anniversary of Vytautas Magnus University Restoration. The stamp will be released on … Continue reading
Valentine’s Day stamp by PHLPost features the winner of the PHLPost On-the-Spot Stamp designing contest with a theme “Valentine’s Day: Pinoy Style, How do they celebrate Valentine’s day with their loved ones the Filipino Way”. The winner is from St. … Continue reading
The new issue by Monaco post is dedicated to the legendary Formula 1 drivers Gilles Villeneuve and Ayrton Senna. Born in 1950, Gilles Villeneuve was a Canadian car driver, who died during the Belgian Grand Prix qualification tournament in 1982. … Continue reading
Construction of a Nation stamp issue by New Zealand Post looks back on five prominent styles of housing – most of which are still visible in areas around the country today. When European settlers came to New Zealand, they left behind … Continue reading
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- 24.01.2014alex: fake?
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- 16.12.2013hippokampos: Philately is not dying. Changing yes, bu …
- 04.12.2013alex: +1
- 04.12.2013editor-in-chief: fixed!
- 04.12.2013hippokampos: No AR code to listen the music?
- 04.12.2013hippokampos: Please change TAG to Slovakia.