Cyprus has issued two stamps featuring Akamas peninsula and Avakas gorge on 9th July 2015. Akamas peninsula:The Akamas peninsula, named after an Athenian warrior and son of Theseus, who arrived here after the Trojan war, is a unique area, both geologically and with regard to flora and fauna.At the southern end of the peninsula is […]
Extreme warm weather and humidity causing the stamps to curl or stick to album pages. Below are some tips to help you maintain your collection in these extreme conditions. Proper Storage of Stamp Collections :The albums you use to organize your stamps should be stored upright on a book shelf and not stacked on top of […]
This year’s stamps for the monkey was designed by Huang Yongyu, one of the most celebrated cultural icons in contemporary China. The printing of the stamps marked the beginning of the fourth round of the zodiac animal themed stamps, which have been released in China for 36 years.Year of Monkey stamp was released on 6th […]
These items are a part of a new series of stamps on old fruit varieties. They accurately depict in every detail the Triesenberger Weinapfel, Damason Reinette, Leuser, Bohnapfel, Berlepsch, Rollapfel, Goldparmäne and Rösli Marie varieties.
The three boats depicted in this stamp issue portray Mediterranean traditions, not only regarding shipbuilding techniques but also in what concerns their origins located on the south-western edge of Europe, Portugal was classified as a border country by geographer Orlando Ribeiro.
Latvia has issued a stamp on gorgeous Rundāle Palace –the most prominent Latvian architectural masterpieces on 24th July 2015. Rundāle Palace is one of the most outstanding architectural monuments in Latvia and a significant Baroque architecture ensemble with a palace, stables and a park. The palace was built from 1736 until 1740 after the design […]
Hungary has issued a stamp on 24th July 2015 on 150 Years of the headquarters of the Hungarian Academy of Arts, Pesti Vigadó. The commemorative stamp displays part of the ceremonial staircase with a painting by Mór Than entitled “Fairy Ilona meeting her lover”. By the end of the Ottoman occupation in 1686, Pest lay […]
Niue has issued four stamps on 7th August 2015 that depicts the traditional weapons of the island. Niuean weapons required skill and ingenuity in both creation and use. They were carefully crafted from natural materials found on the island, and required strength and accuracy to be used effectively. The four stamps in this issue look […]
IOM has issued a special folder on railway stamps .The first Isle of Man Railway Letter Stamps were issued in 1971 for use on commemorative occasions. They had a face value of 5p and 7p and were inscribed ‘Victorian Steam Railway’.
There’s a certain mana and prestige that comes with being part of the All Blacks – it’s an honour reserved only for New Zealand’s very best rugby players. The ultimate symbol of the All Blacks is their iconic jersey, to which we pay tribute in this official All Blacks stamp issue. The stamp will be […]