Category Archives: History Behind A Stamp

New Sepac Stamps:Aland – Local Crafts

The handmade necklaces on the stamp were made from old leather garments and metallic bits. At the lower edge of the stamp, a pair of earrings made from ostrich feather down appears. The jewellery is sold under the name Oktober, … Continue reading

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Singapore-Indonesia Joint Stamp Issue

Singapore and Indonesia have launched a commemorative stamp set to mark 50 years of bilateral ties on 7th September 2017.). “The joint issue by SingPost and Pos Indonesia features coral reefs of both countries, as the myriad interdependencies within these … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamps on 75th Anniversary Operation Pedestal

Operational Pedestal, better known as ‘il-Konvoy ta’ Santa Marija’, was a World War II naval operation by the Allies in 1942 aimed at relieving Malta from starvation and a shortage of essential supplies, after the Islands had already suffered two … Continue reading

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Malaysia Issued Stamp on Yang di-Pertuan Agong

Malaysia issued a stamps to commemorate the official birthday of the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V on 11th September 2017. This is the third series that Pos Malaysia has issued, which includes all the 15 Yang di-Pertuan Agongs.”The … Continue reading

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India-Belarus Joint Stamp Issue

India -Belarus Joint Stamp IssueDate of Release:12 September 2017,Price 25 Rs Belarus-India Joint Stamp IssueIndia and Belarus  issued a joint stamp issue to commemorate 25 Years of diplomatic relations between both the countries on 12th September 2017 . The diplomatic … Continue reading

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UAE Issued Stamps on Year of Giving

The stamps come in two different designs – the first carrying the logo for the Year of Giving 2017, while the second comes in the form of a donation box to encourage people to contribute. 2017 was announced as the Year of Giving by the President, Sheikh … Continue reading

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Israel Issued Stamp on Shimon Peres

To mark the first death anniversary  of Israel’s ninth president Shimon Peres, the Israel Postal Company in conjunction with Israel Philatelic Services on Monday issued a special Shimon Peres memorial stamp.Valued at NIS 2.40, the stamp features a portrait of … Continue reading

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USPS will Issue Stamps on  ‘The Snowy Day’

“The Snowy Day,” a beloved children’s book by Ezra Jack Keats, will be featured on four new stamps issued by the US Postal Service. Each of the four stamps features the main character Peter exploring and playing in his neighborhood … Continue reading

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New Swiss Stamps

150 Years of Tübli Letters  “Tübli letters” was the name given by collectors to the first covers of the federal postal system pre-franked with a printed stamp. They came out in 1867, after the Geneva Post Of ce had begun … Continue reading

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UNPA:Personalized Stamp Sheet on  35 Years UNPA at the Traunsee

These Personalised Stamps were released on  24 August 2017. The sheet is composed of ten different € 0.68 denominated stamps. The stamps and the background image feature views of the Lake Traunsee, the City of Gmunden, the Castle “Schloss Ort” … Continue reading

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