Tag Archives: Stamps on Castles

New Europa 2017 Stamps:Gibraltar

The Moorish Castle is the name given to a medieval fortification in Gibraltar comprising various buildings, gates, and fortified walls, with the dominant features being the Tower of Homage and the Gate House. Part of the castle itself also housed … Continue reading

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New Europa 2017 Stamps:Theme Castles and Forts

Jersey Jersey’s 70 kilometres of coastline is dotted with castles, coastal towers and artillery batteries, testament to a small island which, throughout the centuries, has seen French raids, English Civil War and German Occupation. Today, many of them are open … Continue reading

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New Europa Stamps:Sweden

The theme for 2017 is castles.The Swedish EUROPA stamps come as a minisheet and depict Wanås Castle in Skåne. The castle has a history that stretches back to the Middle Ages and also offers a world-class, modern sculpture park that is … Continue reading

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Royal Mail:Windsor Castle Stamp Issue

Date of Issue:15 February 2017

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New Stamps from Switzerland

Nocturnal Animals Swiss Post has issued a set of special stamps to four native nocturnal animals: the tawny owl, the garden dormouse, the European glow-worm and the hedgehog. Issue Date: 04.05.2016 Designer: Sonja Burger, Wildegg Printer: Cartor Security Printing, La Loupe, France Process: Offset … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Austria

Egyptian Art One of the most important collections of Egyptian Antiquities can be found in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.The Egyptian and Near Eastern collection found its origin in a figure of Gem-nef-hor-bak, the Messenger of the Austrian imperial family. … Continue reading

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San Marino Issued Stamps on Castles of the Republic

San Marino is  issuing  today stamps on 9 castles of country .The souvenir sheet is made up of nine stamps which depict some symbolic elements of the nine Castles: the Government Building of San Marino, the bell tower and the … Continue reading

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Croatia Issued Stamps on Castles

Croatian post issued a set of stamps depicting Croatian castles. Stamps have been issued in 9-stamps shettlets and in one common sheet with 16 fields. The stamps depict the following castles:

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Liechtenstein:New Stamps on Castles

 Liechtenstein Post has issued a set of stamps commemorating Liechtenstein\’s castles and castle ruins, immovable witnesses to their time which have outlasted the centuries and became romantic symbols of the Alpine monarchy.The first stamp shows \”Gutenberg\” Castle in Balzers.On the … Continue reading

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