Category Archives: Themes

Olympian Dipa Karmakar Honoured with SpecialCover

A rare honour for sporting personalities in the country, Olympian gymnast Dipa Karmakar has found a proud place on a special cover released by India Post. The Indian postal department on  released a special cover featuring  the Olympian during a district-level … Continue reading

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France Issued Stamp on  Château du Pailly

The Château du Pailly is considered to be the most prestigious example of Renaissance architecture in Champagne-Ardenne. On the stamp, on the right, the engraver represented the North West façade with the dungeon and moats. On the left, an original … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Belgium

60 Years of Gaston Lagaffe Issue Date: 30.01.2017 Designer: André Franquin/Myriam Voz Printer: Stamps Production Belgium Process: Offset Colours: 4 Size: 176 mm x 166 mm Values: € 7,40 Hope Springs Eternal Issue Date: 30.01.2017 Designer: Lieve Blancquaert/Myriam Voz Printer: Stamps Production Belgium Process: Offset Colours: 4 Size: 108 mm x 280 mm … Continue reading

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Austria Issued Stamp on 500 Years of Reformation

Issue Date: 24.01.2017 Designer: Dave Gruber Illustrator: Alfred Gugerell Printer: Joh. Enschedé Stamps B. V. Process: Offset Size: 50 x 31,8mm Values: €0.68

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Alderney  Issued MS and Stamps on Burhou Map

Gifted architect Addison Roger Warren, known as Roger among family and friends, arrived on Alderney in the Bailiwick of Guernsey in 1956 with his wife and two young daughters. His talent and foresight would see him help to influence the … Continue reading

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IOM Issued First set of  Self Adhesive Stamps

Isle of Man has issued first time self-adhesive stamps ‘The Triskelion Definitives’. The first edition of pictorial stamps feature four highly attractive designs based on the Island’s national emblem, the Three Legs of Man. The four images show the three … Continue reading

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Special Cover’s:Magrapex

India Post has released two special covers on the occasion of philatelic exhibition Magrapex 2016.Magra is a region of Rajasthan .Beawar is the main city of this region and special covers were also released from Beawar of Ajmer district. First … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Romania

Wild Orchids Epipactis atrorubens, illustrated on the stamp with the face value of Lei 2.20, in its popular name the Dark Red Helleborine is hardy and has a short, hairy rootstalk, often with multiple, fleshy roots. It blooms from June to July with inflorescences … Continue reading

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Taiwan: Postmark on Year of Rooster

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie The postmark is featuring a rooster  and a hen. It´s for the year of the rooster and for philatelic use  for this day(23rd February 2017) only.

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Hungary Issued Stamp In memory of the Gulag-Gupvi victims

Hungary released a commemorative stamp in remembrance of the victims of the GULAG-GUPVI.  The commemorative stamp with a symbolic concept was designed by graphic artist András Szunyoghy Jr. and 200 000 copies were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. Forced labour camps to suppress the … Continue reading

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