Category Archives: History Behind A Stamp

Pakistan Issued Stamps on Victory in Champions Trophy

Pakistan has issued  a set of three commemorative stamps  and a souvenir sheet to commemorate the historic victory of Pakistan cricket team in the Champions Trophy. The stamps were launched at an impressive ceremony at the Gaddafi Stadium, which was attended … Continue reading

Posted in Asian Philately, Commemorative Stamps, History Behind A Stamp, Miniature Sheet, New Stamps, News, SARC Philately, Stamps, Themes | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Stamps from Austria

Post am Rochus In 2011 Austrian Post decided to abandon the company’s headquarters in the Postgasse in Vienna’s 1st district, and to set up a new head office. Now, in autumn 2017, the building work is complete and the “Post … Continue reading

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

New Stamps from Austria

Red Deer Its impressive size has also gained the red deer the title “King of the forest”.The most noticeable feature of the red deer (Lat. Cervus elaphus) is undoubtedly its prominent, powerful antlers, which are particularly well-branched and expansive. Only … Continue reading

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

Romania Issued Stamps on Mushrooms

It is illustrated on the stamp with the face value of Lei 4.50. The European blusher is a species of edible mushrooms, which cohabitates forming mycorrhizae on the roots of trees. Leccinum aurantiacum is part of the Boletaceae family and is commonly … Continue reading

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

New Stamps from Slovenia

Ladybird Issue Date:29.09.2017 Designer:Robert Žvokelj, DAK Illustrator:Robert Žvokelj, DAK Printer:Agencija za komercijalnu djelatnost d.o.o., Zagreb, Hrvaška Process:Offset Colours:4 Notranjska Regional Park Issue Date:29.09.2017 Designer:Inga Bau Illustrator:Tine Schein (photo) Printer:Agencija za komercijalnu djelatnost d.o.o., Zagreb, Hrvaška Process:Offset Colours:4 Values:€1.20

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

New Stamps on Platinum Wedding Anniversary of Queen and Prince Philip

New Zealand On 20 November, the Queen and Prince Philip celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary and 70 years of marriage.To celebrate this incredible milestone, New Zealand Post has created a special commemorative stamp issue that takes a closer look at some … Continue reading

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

India:Children’s Day 2017 Stamps

India Post has issued a set of 2 stamps and a miniature sheet on the occasion of Children’s Day on 14th November 2017.Theme of the stamps is nest.Stamps and FDC designs are based on children’s paintings.

Posted in Asian Philately, Commemorative Stamps, First Day Cover, History Behind A Stamp, Miniature Sheet, New Stamps, News, SARC Philately, Stamps, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Children’s Day Stamps will be Released on Nest Theme

By Anurakti Vajpeyi India Post is today issuing stamps on Childrens Day.Theme of this years stamps is Nest.The stamps will depict paintings made by school children on the theme Nest.Till now 63 stamps have been released on Childrens Day since … Continue reading

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

New Stamps from Switzerland

Swiss Railway Stations Downtown Switzerland Zurich’s main station features in the third part of the definitive stamp series “Swiss railway Zurich main station is by far the largest and busiest station in Switzerland. It also handles the largest volume of … Continue reading

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

Gibraltar Issued Stamps on Upper Rock Nature Reserve 

The Gibraltar Upper Rock Nature Reserve is a protected nature reserve on the upper part of the Rock of Gibraltar that covers over 40% of its land area. It was established as the Upper Rock Nature Reserve in 1993 under … Continue reading

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