Tag Archives: churches on stamps

Israel – Russia Joint Issue

Christian tradition calls the village of Ein Karem, located to the west of Jerusalem, the “City of Judea”. The Virgin Mary visited Ein Karem while carrying her unborn child Jesus and according to the New Testament, she met her cousin … Continue reading

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

Vatican City Issued Stamp on 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation

The Vatican City has issued a commemorative stamp marking the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation on 23rd November 2017.The anniversary date of Martin Luther nailing 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, which is … Continue reading

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

New Austrian Stamps

The Votive Church Date of Release:16.09.2017 Rural Postal Vehicle The stamp block depicts a small, very simple construction, biaxial vehicle with four wheels and no roof, drawn by a single horse. The postillion sits on his bench, with the so-called … Continue reading

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

New Stamps from Lithuania

The Symbol of the Emblem of Lithuania The Lithuanian knight known as Vytis is one of the oldest state coats of arms in Europe. The image of the knight Vytis was used in state flags, coins and stamps. According to … Continue reading

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

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

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

New Stamps from France

Coupe de France 1917 – 2017 The Coupe de France is not its age. Yet it is a hundred years old. Founded in 1917 to honor the memory of Charles Simon, founder of the French Interfederal Committee, ancestor of the … Continue reading

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

New Stamps from Faroe Islands

Jesus of Nazareth In the spring of 2013, Edward Fuglø created ten, mixed-media wood and acrylic ornamental reliefs for Christianskirkjan, Christian’s Church, in Klaksvík, Faroe Islands. The reliefs depict scenes from the life of Jesus. The medium wood is quite … Continue reading

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

IOM Issued Stamps on Churches of Parish Walk

The Parish Walk is an annual event, held on the Island in June and sees walkers of different ages and abilities.The walkers passes through one or more of the 17 touch points at the parish churches along an 85 mile route.Each year the … Continue reading

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

Poland-Ukraine Joint Stamp Issue

The wooden churches of the Slovak part of Carpathian Mountain Area, illustrate the coexistence of different religious faiths within a small territory of central Europe. The series of eight properties includes Roman Catholic, Protestant and Greek Orthodox churches that were … Continue reading

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

Belarus Issued Stamp on 25 Years of Autonomy  

Belarus has issued a stamp on 11th October 2014 to celebrate the 25th anniversary since the foundation of the Belarusian Exarchate. This item was released on the 11th of October. Belarusian Orthodox Church is the official name of the Belarusian Exarchate of … Continue reading

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