Despite being an independent State with its own Government and heritage, the Island of Jersey has always remained loyal to the Crown. Formerly part of Normandy, in 1204 when Crown territories in France were lost, the Channel Islands swore their … Continue reading
Jersey Post celebrated the 65th Birthday of HRH The Prince of Wales by issuing this commemorative Stamp and Souvenir Miniature Sheet. It depicts a photograph of His Royal Highness in his ceremonial Welsh Guards uniform taken by Hugo Burnand, the … Continue reading
Bulgarian Post issued stamps dedicated to Sofia Metropolitan. The Sofia Metropolitanis the rapid transit network servicing the Bulgarian capital city Sofia. It began operation on January 28, 1998. Currently, the Sofia Metro consists of two interconnected lines, serving 27 stations, … Continue reading
Russian Post issued two stamps from the series “Outstanding Lawyers of Russia” dedicated to Fedor Plevako (1842-1909) and Alexander Radishchev (1749-1802). Fedor Plevako was born in 1842 in the town of Troitsk, Orenburg province (Chelyabinsk region). In 1851 the family … Continue reading
In the end of the year Pofis Post is issuing two ART stamps dedicated to the artwork of Jan Jakub Stunder and Martin Martincek. A Danish painter, Jean Jacques Stunder, representative of the European enlightenment and classicism found Slovakia his … Continue reading
Christmas Mail has been organised by Slovenska posta since 1999. Writing to Baby Jesus has become popular with the public and many of us traditionally connect it with the pre-Christmas period. Not only children, but adults as well, can send … Continue reading
This new coil stamp by Austrian post has been created to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of the composer Franz Xaver Gruber, who wrote the world’s most widely known Christmas carol: “Silent Night”. On 24 December 1818, this … Continue reading
Austrian post issued a stamp to celebrate Christmas 2013 having as theme shepherds at the manger, St. Michael im Lungau Church. This stamp features the neo-Gothic high altar at the parish church of Saint Michael. It conveys the reverent atmosphere … Continue reading
Ukrposhta issued a stamp to commemorate the 150th anniversary of birth of Olha Kobylianska (1863-1942), a Ukrainian modernist writer and feminist. Her writings were influenced by George Sandand Friedrich Nietzsche. Kobylianska was interested in the Ukrainian peasantry, and often wrote … Continue reading
The new stamp issue by Russian Post is about the Olympic sports venues of the XXII Olympic Winter Games and XI Paralympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi. The Fisht Olympic Stadium is located in the Olympic Park so that the … Continue reading
The Post of French Polynesia issued a set of stamps with unusual design featuring ancient actions. The second French colonial empire was established from 1830 and met its apogee between the two world wars. Between 1919 and 1939, its surface … Continue reading
Ukrposhta issued a new postage block “Ukrainian Homestead” to celebrate the coming Christmas and New Year. The block consists of four stamps featuring a squirrel, bullfinches, carolers and a turkey. The block was designed by Kost Lavro.
StampNews.com thanks gulfnews.com for the provided article. Sharjah will host the fourth edition of the UAE National Day Stamp Exhibition featuring some of the world’s rarest and most valuable postage stamps at Mega Mall, in celebration of the UAE’s 42nd … Continue reading
On December 18, David Feldman Galleries will auction one of the most prestigious philatelic items, The Roosevelt Block, an inverted overprint block of the highly collectible 1935 10k Levanevskiy stamp. The unique block of four is truly remarkable, having been gifted by … Continue reading
The mystery, the mystery of Christmas is the Mystery of God who became the Man. God bends toward man, tailor-made man in order to make him resemble to Him, that man would become a child of God and heir of … Continue reading
China Post published a stamp commemorating the 120th anniversary of Wuhan University (1893-2013) Wuhan, Central China’s Hubei province, on Nov 29. The stamp is valued at 1.2 yuan ($0.2). The Wuhan University Library is featured in the design, which embodies … Continue reading
A set of commemorative stamps to mark the 120th anniversary of the birth of Mao Zedong, former Chairman of the People’s Republic of China, was launched by China Post on November 16, 2013. The set consists of four stamps featuring … Continue reading
In its offer Croatian post Mostar, unless unusual stamps, now has an unusual postcard. New Product of Croatian post Mostar is 3D postcard which can be turned in Herzegovinian hut in only few moves. Inside of this postcard you can … Continue reading
Stamps have a timeless power to raise awareness, and stir human hearts, with their exquisite messages of peace. On November, the French National Post Office released two new UNESCO stamps. One stamp calls attention to the endangered red-crowned crane (Grusjaponensis), and the … Continue reading
Fashionistas get ready! Beautifully illustrated in this joint stamp issue is the sophisticated fashion in France and cultural costumes of Singapore which was released on November. Singapore’s vibrant and multicultural heritage has allowed many traditional costumes to be still worn … Continue reading
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- 04.12.2013editor-in-chief: fixed!
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- 04.12.2013hippokampos: Please change TAG to Slovakia.
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- 25.09.2013hippokampos: This information is deceptive. On pictur …
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