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Jersey Issued Stamps on End of World War

Jersey Issued Stamps on End of World War

02-06-2020 News

9th May is the Island of Jersey’s national day and in the years since the end of the war a pattern of official ceremonies has developed, 9th May 2020 is marks the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Jersey.Six stamps portray key moments of a contemporary celebration of Liberation Day...

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New Europa 2020 Stamps

New Europa 2020 Stamps

01-06-2020 News

Austria Historic Postal Routes Thurn and Taxis With its theme of historic postal routes, this year’s EUROPA stamp is dedicated to a topic with a strong philatelic focus. For this, Austrian Post has chosen a historic representation of Palais Fugger in lnnsbruck. Emperor Maximilian I established the modern postal service in around 1490:...

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Attention to Detail: Little Things Mean a Lot

Attention to Detail: Little Things Mean a Lot

30-05-2020 News

Correctly identifying a postage stamp in a worldwide catalog is a bit like trying to find your seat in an unfamiliar Major League ballpark. Knowing the nation that issued it may get you to the right city, and finding the right stamp design in a catalog gets you to the...

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New Stamps from Switzerland

New Stamps from Switzerland

27-05-2020 News

Geneva International Airport was officially inaugurated in 1922 with the first international air route of Geneva–Dubendorf–Nuremberg. But its history began in 1920, when the Canton of Geneva decided to acquire a suitable plot of land between Cointrin and Meyrin. The airport’s importance increased rapidly. The wooden hangars were soon replaced by...

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Philately: Few Tips before Buying Stamps

Philately: Few Tips before Buying Stamps

26-05-2020 News

Print colour should be fresh, not faded. There should be no marks or scratches. The gum should have a smooth colour. There should be no tone spots _ marks of a brown, rusty appearance _ on either side of the stamp. Hinge remnants, where the stamp has torn away rather than letting go of...

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Issued Stamp on National Monument Stećak Necropolis Radimlja

Bosnia and Herzegovina Issued Stamp on National Monument Stećak Necropolis Radimlja

23-05-2020 News

The stećak necropolis Radimlja is situated in the Vidovo polje near Stolac and is a national monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It has 133 stećak tombstones dating back to the 15th and 16th century, and it is one of the most important stećak necropolis. Most of them are in crest...

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Isle of Man Issued Stamps on 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower

Isle of Man Issued Stamps on 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower

22-05-2020 News

2020 marks 400 years since the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, UK and on to discover the New World, now known as the United States. This anniversary is of both significant historical and cultural importance and is regarded as a key moment in the development of the modern world. The ship...

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Stamp Camp announced for Young Stamp Lovers in September

Stamp Camp announced for Young Stamp Lovers in September

20-05-2020 News

The Deutscher Philatelisten-Jugend organisation has announced that it will be running a Stamp Camp (WÜBA 2020) in Würzburg, Germany from 11th to 13th September. It is open to all young stamp lovers. Applications must be in by 1 June. Further details below.  The announcement reads as follows:  WÜBA 2020 will be a...

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New Postcards from Czech Republic

New Postcards from Czech Republic

19-05-2020 News

Robert “Bob” Lynn Carroll CM FRSC was an American–Canadian vertebrate paleontologist who specialised in Paleozoic and Mesozoic amphibians and reptiles. in 1964 Carroll joined theMcGill University as curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Redpath Museum He was appointed Strathcona Professor of Zoology in 1987. From 1985 to 1991 he was...

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VOTE NOW FOR YOUR FAVOURITE MUSIC STAMP

VOTE NOW FOR YOUR FAVOURITE MUSIC STAMP

18-05-2020 News

We have received the following information from the Motivgruppe Musik, the International Philatelic Music Study Group in the German Federation: The Motivgruppe Musik is once again inviting all collectors to vote for the most popular music stamp of the past year. The candidates are shown on the Motivgruppe Musik’s website (www.motivgruppe-musik.COM). Now...

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Recent Stamp Issues from Mauritius

Recent Stamp Issues from Mauritius

17-05-2020 News

The Metro Express Project (the Project) indeed marks the history of Mauritius with indelible ink. This innovative and visionary project deserves its place among the largest and most complex infrastructural transportation systems ever undertaken since the independence of Mauritius over half a century ago. The Government of Mauritius (GoM) created...

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Next UK stamp issue: 60th Anniversary of TV Soap: 28 May 2020

Next UK stamp issue: 60th Anniversary of TV Soap: 28 May 2020

15-05-2020 News

Due to my absence on domestic duties most people will have seen at least some of the next issue to come from Royal Mail in my absence. Nonetheless it is important that I catch up! Royal Mail justifies this stamp issue thus (edited): Celebrating the nation’s favourite soap, Tony Warren’s hit show...

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Ferari's World title in year 2000 on cover from Modena!

Ferari's World title in year 2000 on cover from Modena!

14-05-2020 News

The 2000 FIA Formula One World Championship was the 54th season of FIA Formula One motor racing. Michael Schumacher became Ferrari's first World Drivers' Champion for 21 years having clinched the Drivers' title at the penultimate race of the season. Ferrari successfully defended its Constructors' title. Inside cover was this beautiful...

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Netherlands – 75 years of Peace & Freedom

Netherlands – 75 years of Peace & Freedom

13-05-2020 News

Last May 5, the Netherlands celebrated the liberation of our country 75 years ago. Due to the corona virus, all public events surrounding the May 5 celebration were canceled. Other initiatives can continue, such as the issue by PostNL of a special gold stamp. Capitulation of GermanyIn the series End of...

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Stamp review: Concentration Camps Liberation, 75 Years: Resurrection (2020-04-21)

Stamp review: Concentration Camps Liberation, 75 Years: Resurrection (2020-04-21)

11-05-2020 News

The "Concentration Camps Liberation, 75 Years: Resurrection" stamp was issued by Israel Post on 21 April 2020. Face valued at ₪8.30, corresponding to the postage rate for an unregistered international 0-100g letter, "Resurrection" features the title page of a report published in September 1945 for the First Congress of the...

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Garden birds in the Netherlands

Garden birds in the Netherlands

10-05-2020 News

On May 20, PostNL released a new stamp sheet: Garden birds in the Netherlands. Illustrations of 6 different garden birds adorn this sheet. Michelle Dujardin provided the illustrations, art director Yvonne Warmerdam took care of the stamp design. Second issue with (garden) birds The garden birds in the Netherlands stamp sheet is...

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New Russian Stamps

New Russian Stamps

09-05-2020 News

Ivan Nikitovich Kozhedub (1920-1991) was a Soviet military commander, Air Marshal (1985), flying ace, triple Hero of the Soviet Union (1944, 1944, 1945). The stamp provides a portrait of Ivan Kozhedub in his flight uniform and the La-7 Fighter Aircraft, which was his fighting plane. Date of Release:10th March 2020,Designer:Komsa R. Pavel...

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