Category Archives: New Stamps

Oman Issued Stamps on Childhood

The special postage stamp for children was launched under the theme “Childhood: Right and Participation” under the patronage of Sheikh Salim bin Mustahail Al Ma’ashani, Advisor at the Diwan of Royal Court. The launching ceremony was attended by Sheikh Mohammed … Continue reading

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Cyprus Issued Stamps on European Capital of Culture Pafos

The stamps are a set of three valued at 64 cents each, portraying ancient monuments, the sea and the natural environment.The series was designed by Nikos Ierodiakonou from Nicosia and printed in Athens by specialists Veridos-Matsoukis.“It would be inconceivable for … Continue reading

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USPS: ‘Delicioso’ Forever Stamps

USPS is celebrating the influence of Central and South America, Mexican and Caribbean foods and flavors on American cuisine.The stamps feature bright and playful illustrations of tamales, flan, sancocho, empanadas, chile relleno, and ceviche. Each illustration was created by applying … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

Inventor of Typewriter: Peter Mitterhofer In the “Austrian Inventions” series, Austrian Post is this time celebrating Peter Mitterhofer, who made the first typewriter in the 1860s, with a commemorative stamp.Peter Mitterhofer was born in 1822 in Partschins in South Tyrol. … Continue reading

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New Europa 2017 Stamps:Gibraltar

The Moorish Castle is the name given to a medieval fortification in Gibraltar comprising various buildings, gates, and fortified walls, with the dominant features being the Tower of Homage and the Gate House. Part of the castle itself also housed … Continue reading

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New Zealand will Issue Stamps on British and Irish Lions

The British and Irish Lions rugby Tour was first dreamt up by a couple of English cricketers by the names of Alfred Shaw and Arthur Shrewsbury. The first Tour had the team playing 19 games of Aussie rules football, but … Continue reading

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New UNPA Stamps

International Day of Happiness Even a small Smurf can make a big difference! The Smurfs Campaign for Happiness or #SmallSmurfsBigGoals campaign is designed to promote the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals and to encourage people to take action to protect … Continue reading

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Monaco Issued Stamps on 5th Anniversary of Princess Charlene Foundation

The stamp has a face value of 0,71€ (£0.60 or $0.75), and the other has a value of 0,85€ (£0.82 or $0.90). Both images on the stamps feature Her Serene Highness teaching children water safety and swimming. According to the … Continue reading

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Australia Issued Stamp on War Correspondent Charles Bean

Australian journalist Charles Bean, once a junior reporter for the Sydney Morning Herald, landed at Gallipoli on April 25, 1915, just hours after the dawn attack.The then 36-year-old quickly won the affection of the Australian troops and, just two weeks after the landing, was … Continue reading

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Vatican stamps mark Pope Benedict’s birthday, Fatima apparitions

Vatican City has issued a stamp sheet on 16th April 2017 on the occasion of Birth day of  Pope Benedict.Designed by the artist Daniela Longo, the sheet features a drawing of Pope Francis and Pope Benedict embracing, while the actual … Continue reading

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