Category Archives: History Behind A Stamp

Hong Kong Issued New Definitive Stamps

Hong Kong has issued three new definitive stamps with new values of $2.60, $3.40 and $4.90 on 1st  January 2018. These new stamps are defined by the original designs of the 2014 Definitive Stamps that feature unique geo-attractions of the … Continue reading

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Indian Dog Breeds on Stamps

Four commemorative postage stamps were issued on 9th January 2005 by India Post for four breeds i.e. Himalayan Sheep Dog, Rampur Hound, Mudhol Hound (Face value Rs. 5.00 each) and Rajapalayam (Face value Rs. 15.00) Himalayan Sheep Dog: The Himalayan Sheepdog, … Continue reading

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India Post will Issue Stamp on DRDO

India Post is issuing a commemorative postage stamp on Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) soon.Earlier two stamps were released o DRDO in 1999 and 2000. Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) works under Department of Defence Research and Development of Ministry … Continue reading

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Denmark Issued Se-tenant Stamps on Yoko Ono Artwork

Denmark has issued a sett of stamps in the form of a souvenir sheet on 2nd January 2018.The words “Dream” and “Smile” are featured prominently on the stamps designed by Yoko Ono, an artist, musician, activist and the widow of … Continue reading

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Ireland Issued Stamp on Bicentenary of Dublin GPO

The imposing Georgian building is said to be the oldest still-functioning postal headquarters in the world. It was designed by Armagh architect Francis Johnston, and served as headquarters for the rebels in the 1916 Easter Rising.  The one Euro stamp … Continue reading

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USPS is Issuing New Black Heritage Stamp on Lena Horne

Lena Horne was a trailblazer in Hollywood for women of color and used her fame as an entertainer to become an important civil rights spokesperson.The stamp will be issued on 21st January 2018. Singing in nightclubs and touring with orchestras … Continue reading

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Canada: New Definitive Stamps

The names of the locations pictured are microprinted in different locations on each stamp. The small text on the $1.20 stamp is shown nearby.Only one stamp in this set of nine depicts a city scene. This permanent-rate stamp features the … Continue reading

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Science in Korea Stamp Issue

The stamps depicts images of Kim Jeong Ho: Geographer,Lee Cheon: Scientist,Cjoi Hyung Seob: Science Policy Planner.Date of Release:21st March 2018

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Philippines Issued Stamps on National Artists

Six prominent national artists of the country was the main feature of the stamps issued by the Philippine Postal Corporation last December 13, 2017.The stamps featured Mr. Ceasar Legaspi ( national artists for visual arts) , Daisy Abellena ( national … Continue reading

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USPS: Love Flourishes Forever stamp

The stamp art features a fanciful garden of colorful flowers surrounding the word “Love”written in cursive script.Hand-painted with gouache on paper by artist Anna Bond, the illustration is whimsical and vibrant.The stamp will be released on 18th January 2018.

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