Often associated with sunshine and beach holidays, Islanders and visitors continue to enjoy Jersey’s great outdoors during the winter months which are the mildest in the British Isles. To underline the beauty of this time of the year Jersey Post … Continue reading


StampNews.com is glad to introduce to our readers’ attention a special stamp issue that celebrates creative culture on Cocos (Keeling) Islands. The artworks on the stamps, minisheet and cover have been created by Hamidah Abedin, Rebecca Bagnell-Smith, Pam Jones, Sandy … Continue reading


StampNews.com is excited to inform our readers that a new philatelic record recognized worldwide has been recently set: a collection of 1,606 stamps featuring the Chinese chrysanthemum has been officially recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records for containing … Continue reading


Stamp collectors may be very happy, or even grumpy, as Royal Mail today announces it is issuing a special set of Mr. Men and Little Miss stamps. Mr. Bump, Mr. Tickle, Little Miss Sunshine, and of course Mr. Happy and … Continue reading


The Christian world celebrates the Nativity of Jesus on December 25th, however three Orthodox Patriarchies – Jerusalem, Russian, and Serbian count time according to the Julian Calendar, and, due to the difference of 13 days, they celebrate the same holiday … Continue reading


The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is one of the fifteen specialized agencies of the United Nations (UN). Its headquarters are in Paris. To mark the 70th anniversary of the founding of UNESCO Czech Post released a … Continue reading


StampNews.com hurries to inform our readers that Singapore Post has introduced a new set of stamps featuring the four major festivals. It comprises eight designs in two denominations: 1st local and 70 cents. The four festivals – Chinese New Year, … Continue reading


The Royal Gibraltar Post Office has been operating for over 150 years with Gibraltar’s first stamp being issued in 1886. There are pillar boxes located all over Gibraltar. The newly issued stamps depict a pillar box from each reign: Queen … Continue reading


Aeshak Fetvadjian was the designer of the postage stamps and currency of the first Republic of Armenia. To celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of this outstanding Armenian artist HayPost put into circulation two new stamps that are highly recommended to … Continue reading


StampNews.com would like to let all stamps connoisseurs know that the finest known US 1918 24c Inverted Jenny stamp is to be sold at the next Robert A Siegel auction and it is valued at around US$350,000! The lot is … Continue reading


StampNews.com is glad to inform our readers that MaltaPost and Poste San Marino will be releasing a joint stamp issue, with the common theme being the fortifications in the two respective states. The stamps will feature the Ċittadella in Gozo … Continue reading


Apex are pleased to be able to offer one of the finest GB sections, with some significant rarities, in our upcoming Public Auction 151, to be held at our usual venue at Lingfield Park Racecourse on Sunday 20th November. The … Continue reading


StampNews.com hurries to share the latest auction news with our readers: the US $500 “large Persian rug” revenue stamp was the star lot of the recent philatelic saleand has doubled its estimate at Siegel auction.It was sold for US$35,000 against a … Continue reading


StampNews.com hurries to inform our readers that Canada Post is going to release two a little bit shocking stamps that underline the fact that public nudity is an important part of Canadian history. The two items, the design of which … Continue reading


StampNews.com is glad to introduce to our readers’ attention the latest auction news. A US Thomas Jefferson 1858 5c brick red stamp with its original gum will lead the second part of the sale of the Irwin Weinberg collection at … Continue reading


Street names in Gibraltar became official in the 1870s, when street signs (in English) were first erected by the police. Up until then, streets had no official name and were therefore referred to either by their function or relevance, after … Continue reading


StampNews.com invites our readers to appreciate newly introduced five stamps by New Zealand Post that welcome the upcoming winter holidays. The beautifully illustrated stamps in this issue feature key characters from the nativity story: Joseph, Mary, Baby Jesus, a shepherd … Continue reading


This year marks the 200th anniversary since the Parliament decided to establish a central bank for the new nation. To celebrate this important historical event Norway Post has released two special stamps that stand out for their original and fresh … Continue reading


Winter holidays are approaching and Isle of Man Post Office marks the festive season with six fun-filled and colourful stamps celebrating pantomime, a Christmas tradition which has delighted for generations in theatres and community halls across the Isle of Man … Continue reading


With a thin population and plenty of unspoiled wilderness, Sweden is a pretty excellent place to try your hand at nature photography. Christoffer Collin – a great Swedish photographer – agrees. StampNews.com is glad to present to your attention a … Continue reading


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Apex are pleased to be able to offer one of the finest GB sections, with some significant rarities, in our upcoming Public Auction 151, to be held at our usual venue at Lingfield Park Racecourse on Sunday 20th November. The … Continue reading
Submitted on 20.10.2016
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
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