01.02.2015

StampNews.com would like to share an interesting info concerning the strangest stamps from around the world. In 2004 Austria issued the world’s first crystal-coated stamps. The rare postage stamps, created by Swarovski crystal producers, cost 7.50 euros and were produced … Continue reading

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31.01.2015

StampNews.com is glad to inform that Brazil Post is to release a special stamp marking the WorldSkills Competition. The stamp will surprise the philatelists by its width. The issue has been already designed and is to be put into circulation … Continue reading

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30.01.2015

StampNews.com is glad to inform that one of the most popular philatelic fair expects several thousand visitors more than in previous years. It is due to extra activities that will be held during this year fair. Especially traders should perk … Continue reading

 
 
29.01.2015

According to info received by StampNews.com MaltaPost releases a philatelic set of 3 stamps to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Yalta conference held in the Crimea in 1945. The Yalta Conference was held in February 1945. The meeting brought … Continue reading

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29.01.2015

According to info received by StampNews.com Canada Post unveiled a new stamp to commemorate the heroic life of Nelson Mandela, and celebrate the legacy of courage, determination and persistent hope he left behind. The stamp recognizes the special relationship Canada … Continue reading

 
 
29.01.2015

StampNews.com got to know that PostNL has moved to replace the current image of the crown on the official King’s stamp with an image of the royal crown as formally ratified by King William I in 1816. The King’s stamp, … Continue reading

 
 
28.01.2015

According to info received by StampNews.com Pos Malaysia issued special stamps and philatelic collections in honour of Malaysia’s chairmanship of Asean and its establishment. In line with the chairmanship theme, three commemorative postage stamp designs ‒ Our People, Our Community … Continue reading

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28.01.2015

StampNews.com is glad to share interesting info with our readers. Prompted by the last year’s smashing success of the motorcycle post courier, “Sberatel/Collector” Fair invite all collectors and aviation fans to attend the fair on September 5, the day of … Continue reading

 
 
28.01.2015

StampNews.com would like to share with our readers interesting info. Did you know that getting stamps to stick hasn’t always been a simple task. Most stamps made after 1840 came with an adhesive gum on the back. But the gum‒made … Continue reading

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28.01.2015

StampNews.com got to know that Hong Kong Post will issue a set of special “Heartwarming” stamps on February 12. February 14th is Valentine’s Day in the West, a time at which people send loving words and warm blessings to their … Continue reading

 
 
28.01.2015

StampNews.com is glad to introduce a set of three stamps honoring Naurzum nature reserve, which is included in the list of UNESCO heritage sites. The issue was released and put into circulation on the 12th of January. Naurzum State Nature Reserve … Continue reading

 
 
27.01.2015

StampNews.com got to know interesting info in the history of philately. A tiny little stamp could cause big trouble, to be precise, one more war. This stamp was issued by Nicaragua in 1937. It featured a map of the country, … Continue reading

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27.01.2015

According to info received by StampNews.com on 19th January the second part of the “Life of the Sealers” series is to be issued. The two stamps complete Ivalo Abelsen’s artistic interpretation highlighting the cultural im- portance of hunting within Greenland. … Continue reading

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27.01.2015

StampNews.com is glad to inform that Australian Post is to release a set of stamps celebrating the upcoming St. Valentine’s Day. The issue consists of four stamps that will be put into circulation on the 3d of February. The heart … Continue reading

 
 
26.01.2015

StampNews.com would like to inform that Gibraltar Post has designed and is ready to issue its Year of the Goat stamps. The philatelic release consists of two items that are to be put into circulation on the 30th of January. The … Continue reading

 
 
26.01.2015

StampNews.com got interesting info: according to Postal Museum of Smithsonian Institution the stamp, released on September 9, 1969, was made from the same master die that the astronauts took with them to the moon. Additionally, it was the largest stamp … Continue reading

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26.01.2015

StampNews.com hurries to inform that Monaco Post has prepared for releasing a special stamp release depicting a jellyfish. The issue consists of two stamps that are to be put into circulation on the 25th of February. Jellyfish are thriving: they are … Continue reading

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25.01.2015

StampNews.com got to know that Australian Post has prepared for releasing a set of four stamps dedicated to its sailing history. The issue has been already designed and is scheduled to put into circulation on the 17th of February. From the … Continue reading

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25.01.2015

StampNews.com is glad to inform that a new series of postage stamps designed by orphans were released Kazakhstan’s postal service on the 15th of January during a ceremony at the Children’s House orphanage. The four stamps titled “Paintings of Children”, which … Continue reading

 
 
25.01.2015

StampNews.com got info that Greenland Post is to release the last two stamps in Ina Rosing’s colourful series showcasing Greenland’s mining history. The two stamps include designs from two mineral resource extremes: the classical mineral resource gold, and the lesser … Continue reading

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London – Postal Auction 137 closes on Thursday 22nd January 2015 with 6,750 lots going under the hammer. A strong GB section contains over 50 1d blacks, including several multiples, lot 119 being a fine used block of 4, Est. … Continue reading
Submitted on 15.12.2014
 
 
Postal – Apex’s Auction 135 took place at an autumnal Lingfield Park Racecourse on Sunday Nov 16th. With 125 room bidders, swelled by around 400 bidding via post, total realisations exceeded an impressive £350,000. The opening section of 176 World … Continue reading
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London – Apex Public Auction 135 will be held at Lingfield Park Racecourse on Sunday November 16th with 1150 lots going under the hammer. The sale comprises all world and one country collections (in particular China, Falklands, French Cols, India … Continue reading
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The Apex Public Auction number 133 was held in gloriously sunny weather at the popular Lingfield Park Racecourse venue on Sunday July 27th, with 125 buyers in the room competing with several 100 ‘book’ bidders for the 1150 lots going under … Continue reading
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