24.04.2014

On May 1, Lithuania will celebrate its 10th anniversary of membership in the European Union. To mark this occasion, Lithuania Post will issue a new postage stamp that will be put into circulation on April 26, Saturday. The new stamp … Continue reading

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23.04.2014

A photo of the slain San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, according to the info got by StampNews.com, will be featured on stamps starting in May, making him the first openly gay elected official to be commemorated on a postage note. … Continue reading

 
 
23.04.2014

According to the information got by StampNews.com on 16th of April Isle of Man Stamps and Coins celebrated John McGuinness’s birthday by unveiling its new stamp sheet to celebrate the first 20 TT wins of the legendary ‘Morecambe Missile’. As part … Continue reading

 
 
23.04.2014

Itella Posti Oy will publish a stamp featuring traditional Finnish musical instruments on Monday, May 5. A code hidden in the image has a link to a brand new music video of Sibelius Academy’s Folk Big Band with a smartphone … Continue reading

 
 
22.04.2014

StampNews.com is glad to inform, that following the presentation of a new stamp of Pope Francis, Philippine will also release stamps honoring Popes John Paul II and John XXIII for their canonizations. “You see, Pope John Paul is also very … Continue reading

 
 
22.04.2014

Mihkli Parish that lies on the boundary of the Lääne and Pärnu Counties is to release a new series of stamps that depict folk culture. As StampNews.com found out, one of the stamps has a young man and girl in … Continue reading

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22.04.2014

William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616), the great English writer and the most performed worldwide dramatist whose work has been translated to all languages of the world. His work hasn’t just deeply reverberated in worldwide theatres, but also in other artistic … Continue reading

 
 
22.04.2014

Recently StampNews.com has found out that the United States is to issue Hot Rods forever stamps approximately on 6th of June. The designs of these two Hot Rods forever were already revealed in mid-April by the United States Postal Service … Continue reading

 
 
18.04.2014

The Israel Postal Company issued a new series of stamps featuring common signs in Israeli Sign Language. About 650,000 people in Israel are deaf or hard of hearing, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics, making the problem bigger than … Continue reading

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17.04.2014

As StampNews.com got to know, Vintage Circus Posters stamps will be issued by Eight United States on 5th of May in a pane of sixteen stamps (eight designs repeated twice on the pane). U.S. Postal Service officials announced only the theme … Continue reading

 
 
17.04.2014

This set of six stamps produced by the Isle of Man Post Office is devoted to an event millennium ago which changed the course of history for nations around the Irish Sea. This exact even is connected with the Battle … Continue reading

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17.04.2014

As Stampnews.com found out, in September–October 2014, Itella Posti will output seven new series of stamps, which will be designed in 33 different variants. This great collection will include the stamps that depict male drawings by Tom of Finland, autumnal … Continue reading

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16.04.2014

The Queen’s face may adorn every stamp in the land but this new royal set pictured above is extra special. Instead of her majesty’s visage you can see her inside and outside her home with a Buckingham Palace themed collection. … Continue reading

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16.04.2014

Recently in the USA a new stamp has been introduced. It depicts the image of legendary Hollywood person and humanitarian Charlton Heston. This famous man was honored as the 18th inductee into the U.S. Postal Service’s Legends of Hollywood stamp … Continue reading

 
 
15.04.2014

Musical instrument is an important element of the musical tradition of a nation. Musical instruments take numerous forms, and by their origin they can be indigenous or adopted from another culture, but can also become national because of its use. … Continue reading

 
 
14.04.2014

30p False Chanterelle Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca This fungi belongs to the family Hygrophoropsidaceae in the order Boletales and was first described by the Austrian priest and naturalist Franz Xaver Freiherr Von Wulfen in 1781. The specific name aurantiaca is a reference … Continue reading

 
 
09.04.2014

Their beautiful poems written in their mother tongue comforted a people suffering from the sorrow of loss and helped them to stand tall once again. The second in the Memorable Figures Series by Korea Post introduces the national poets, Han … Continue reading

 
 
09.04.2014

Italian Post issued a stamp commemorating Galileo Galilei on the 450th anniversary of his birth. Galileo Galilei, often known mononymously as Galileo, was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer, and philosopher who played a major role in the scientific revolution. His achievements … Continue reading

 
 
09.04.2014

Austrian Post issued a stamp to commemorate 60 years of CERN foundation. CERN, located close to Geneva at the Swiss-French border, is the world’s largest research centre for particle physics: 21 member states, approximately 2,500 employees and more than 11,000 … Continue reading

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09.04.2014

The new set of four stamps from the Tristan da Cunha Post Office depicts Arctic and Antarctic Explorers and Personalities who have journeyed in Tristan waters. Each stamp depicts an image of one of these seafarers together with the ship … Continue reading

 
 
 
 

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Pobjoy Mint Ltd and Creative Direction (Worldwide) Limited successful in tender for British Antarctic Territory philatelic contract. The Commissioner of The British Antarctic Territory would like to thank all agencies that submitted their tenders for the recently advertised BAT philatelic … Continue reading
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The 17th annual SBERATEL International Fair is the greatest meeting of collectors in Central and Eastern Europe. Together with the 4rd INVESTOR International Fair and the 3rd PRAGUE GEM & MINERAL SHOW, SBERATEL constitutes one of the most important collector … Continue reading
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The Apex Postal Auction 131 will close at 2.00pm on Thursday April 24th with 6000 lots to be knocked down. There are the usual selections of world, Commonwealth and GB collections, sets and singles, and a number of lots from … Continue reading
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1150 lots of philatelic material, including some of the rarest single items ever offered by Apex Philatleics, will go under the hammer on Sunday 16th March, at Lingfield Park Racecourse, UK. Of particular interest, three 1915 Tanganyika ‘Mafia Island‘ handstamped … Continue reading
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