Category Archives: First Day Cover

New Stamps from Spain

Graphic Humour: Quino This stamp sheet is dedicated to the genius Joaquín Salvador Lavado Tejón, better known as Quino.This new issue, includes a series of illustrations of different characters of Mafalda, his most international work. Manolito, Felipe or Libertad, along … Continue reading

Posted in Commemorative Stamps, First Day Cover, History Behind A Stamp, Miniature Sheet, New Stamps, News, Stamps, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

South Africa Issued Stamps on Bee eaters

The South African Post Office released a set of five stamps celebrating bee-eaters on 18th May 2017. The photographs of the bee-eaters were taken by Chris van Rooyen. Bee-eaters are some of Southern Africa’s most beautiful and interesting birds. The … Continue reading

Posted in Commemorative Stamps, First Day Cover, History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

India Post Issued Stamp on Sri Hangal Kumarswamiji

India Post has issued a commemorative postage stamp on Sri Hangal Kumarswamiji on 19th May 2017.There existed a math (monastery) in Dharwad called Navakalyana-math. It was established by its founder Guru-Siddha Prabhudevaru. Guru-Siddha Prabhu devaru had left his physical body in … Continue reading

Posted in Asian Philately, Commemorative Stamps, First Day Cover, History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Stamps, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ukraine Issued Stamp on Jamala

The stamp depicts close-up face of Jamala, and in the corner in the photo posted the image of the autograph of the singer. Recall that the Ukrainian singer Jamala and Ruslana as well as popular band Onuka will perform in … Continue reading

Posted in Commemorative Stamps, First Day Cover, History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Stamps, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Stamps from Andora

Andora(France) La Massana Comic 2017 As every year, and since 1997, a festival of comics is held in the Principality of Andorra in La Massana. “La Massana Còmic 2017″ celebrates the 20th anniversary of the festival. Fans of comics and … Continue reading

Posted in Commemorative Stamps, First Day Cover, History Behind A Stamp, Miniature Sheet, New Stamps, News, Stamps, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

India Post Issued 3 Stamps and MS on Centenary of Champaran Satyagrah

India Post has released a set of 3 stamps( 5 Rs.,10 Rs. And 25 Rs.) and a MS (40 Rs.) on the occasion of centenary of Champaran Satyagrah on 13th May 2017.A hundred years ago, on a day very much … Continue reading

Posted in Asian Philately, Commemorative Stamps, Education, First Day Cover, History Behind A Stamp, Miniature Sheet, New Stamps, News, SARC Philately, Stamps, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Croatia Issued Stamp on European Capital of Culture

Aarhus has been named the 2017 European Capital of Culture.Under the slogan “Let’s Rethink”, the Central Denmark Region is being transformed into a cultural laboratory, focusing clearly on the role art and culture have to play in an innovative and creative … Continue reading

Posted in Commemorative Stamps, First Day Cover, History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

UNPA-Romania Joint Stamp Issue on Endangered Species

The United Nations Postal Administration will issue 12 stamps in its Endangered Species series on 11th May 2017. The series began in 1993.The new set is a joint issue with Romania, which is expected to issue four stamps. According to … Continue reading

Posted in Commemorative Stamps, First Day Cover, History Behind A Stamp, Joint Issues, New Stamps, News, Sheetlets, Stamps, Themes, United Nations Philately, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bahamas Issued Stamps on 25th Anniversary of Marine Mammal Research Organization

Bahamas issued a set of 4 stamps on 10th April 2017 on the occasion of 25th Anniversary of the Bahamas Marine Mammal Research Organization, a Bahamian non-profit organization with the mission to promote the conservation of marine mammals in The … Continue reading

Posted in Commemorative Stamps, First Day Cover, History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Stamps, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hongkong Issued Stamps on Revitalization of Historic Buildings

The six stamps are printed with a “hot foil effect” to highlight characteristics of buildings given a new lease of life.The projects and stamps are Viva Blue House (HK$1.70), Oi! (HK$2.20), Green Hub (HK$2.90), Stone Houses Family Garden (HK$3.10), PMQ … Continue reading

Posted in Asian Philately, Commemorative Stamps, First Day Cover, History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Stamps, Themes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment