Category Archives: New Stamps

New Stamps from Austria

150 Years of the Brenner Railway The stamp design shows a typical passenger train from the 1980s with an Austrian Railways 1020 series electric engine in a snowy Gries station. On the Austrian side the area around the Brenner Pass … Continue reading

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Thailand Issued Stamps on Hello Kitty

Hello Kitty puts on a Thai-flag ribbon on her head and rides a Tuk Tuk to explore Wat Phra Kaew and Democracy Monument for the first time in Thai postage stamps.For the first time on Thai postage stamps, the Sanrio … Continue reading

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IOM Issued Stamps on Costal Birds

 The set of six stamps featuring the work of renowned local wildlife artist Jeremy Paul. This, is the eleventh stamp issue with the award winning artist, celebrates the important conservation work of the Manx BirdLife census. This collection features the … Continue reading

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Qatar Issued Stamps on Tamim Al Majd

Qatar has issued new postage stamps titled “Tamim Al Majd” (Tamim is glory), featuring picture of the Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.The postage stamp features the Emir and the Qatari flag. “This initiative has been taken … Continue reading

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Guernsey Issued Stamps on Solar Eclipse

The stamp designs represent “six coastal locations that will be treated to a partial eclipse,” according to Guernsey Post. The issue is called Coastal Eclipses.The locations are Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on the 44-penny stamp; Miami, Florida, 59p; Hamilton, Bermuda, … Continue reading

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Hongkong Handover Stamp Issue

Hongkong released  a set of four commemorative stamps to mark the 20th anniversary of the Hong Kong handover. It is also issuing a set of China Post stamps. The “China Post-Hongkong Post joint issue is the second such issue in … Continue reading

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Thailand Issued Stamps on  King Rama X

Thailand Post has introduced the first postage stamp of His Majesty King Rama X on an auspicious occasion of His Majesty’s 65th birthday. The stamp shows a portrait of His Majesty wearing the Maha Chakri Boromratchawong Robes with a description … Continue reading

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Philippines Released Stamps on Centenary of Saint Stephen’s High School

The stamp was released on 21st June 2017. SSHS is the first Christian-Chinese academic institution in Luzon. In July of 1917 the leaders of the church, headed by Bishop Charles Henry Brent under the American Episcopal Mission, decided to open … Continue reading

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Fiji Issued Stamps on Traditional Fijian Arts And Handicraft

Stamps depicts the Fijian-Made and crafted products by Fijian women.The new stamps were launched by the President, Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote, First Lady Sarote Konrote and Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation  Mereseini Vuniwaqa at the third National Women’s … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Issued Stamps on Windmills

Royal Mail is issuing a new set of special stamps featuring three windmills and three watermills from around the UK.The set is made up of stamps featuring: Nutley Windmill, East Sussex; New Abbey Corn Mill, Dumfries and Galloway; Ballycopeland Windmill, … Continue reading

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