The Great Fire of London as one of the most tragic events in the British history. Six special stamps unveiled by Royal Mail
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
Irish Shop Fronts as an essential piece of Irish architectural history. Four new original stamps released by An Post
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
Migrating birds as the symbolic connection between two countries. Israel – Bulgaria joint stamp unveiled to the collectors’ attention
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
Collection of Tasmania Postal History is to be auctioned in London. John Clemente is ready to part with his philatelic wealth!
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
Japanese gold medalists at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio. First set of newly introduced series released
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
16th President of the Philippines inauguration. PHLPost released one stamp commemorating President Duterte
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
A real furor in the philatelic world. Stamp enthusiast from Czech Republic bought world’s most expensive stamps!
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
Royal Mail wins hobby’s Oscar equivalent for best stamp issue! Innovative British stamps get Asagio ‘Best Design’ award for 2015
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
So amazingly varied works of Roger Dean. “Islands and Bridges” set of six stamps introduced by Isle of Man Post
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
Rare item of Finnish Postal Stationery has been sold for US$25,000. Latest auction news is to your attention
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 as a mélange of botanical and military information about Gibraltar. Five new stamps released by Gibraltar Post!
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
Transpalina as the most beautiful Romanian road. Get on a spectacular journey through the clouds with the Romanian stamp
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
Casualties of War and Terror Appreciation Day. New historically important stamp introduced by Israeli Post
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
Australia Post is getting fair dinkum with its A to Z Aussie alphabet stamps. New edition of 5 stamps to your attention!
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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