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Nevada Statehood Issued by the United States Postal Services!

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Rating: 5.0/5

Known by several nicknames-the Silver State, the Battle Born State, the Sagebrush State-Nevada became the 36th state on October 31, 1864. (read more)

published July 31st, 2014


To Mark the 10th anniversary of membership in the European Union, Lithuania Post will issue a new postage stamp!

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Rating: 5.0/5

The new stamp will be issued in the edition of 80 thousand copies with a nominal value of LTL 2.15. The stamp has been created by the artist Rūta Kajackaitė. The stamp features the EU flag – 12 stars in a circle on a blue background. The stars symbolize the ideals of unity, solidarity and harmony among the peoples of Europe. (read more)

published July 31st, 2014

Alderney’s New Issue – The Life of Ian Fleming!

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Rating: 4.0/5

At the outbreak of World War II, at the age of 31, Ian Lancaster Fleming was commissioned as a Lieutenant Commander RNVR in the Naval Intelligence Division (NID) as Personal Assistant to the Director of Naval Intelligence, Admiral John Godfrey.  A key member of NID 17, he played a critical role in coordinating special intelligence to ensure the smooth running of the British and Allied war machine. (read more)

published July 30th, 2014


Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Issued by the Royal Mail Post!

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Rating: 4.0/5

Created by designer Howard Brown, illustrator Nanette Hoogslag and photographer Andy Hooper, the Mint Stamps depict Judo, Swimming, the Marathon, Squash, Netball and Para-Sport Track Cycling. They also carry the official logo of the Glasgow 2014 XX Commonwealth Games together with the XX logo, which has been cleverly created from the iconic Scottish Saltire. (read more)

published July 30th, 2014

Prefranked Stamp – Red Scorpionfish issued by the Monaco Post!

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Rating: 5.0/5

This prefranked stamp replaces the one that was issued in 2011. It is designed for companies under contract with the La Poste Monaco and is only for use for items posted to France or Monaco and weighing less than 35 g. The stamp depicts a red scorpionfish, mainly widespread in the Mediterranean.

Source: Monaco Post 

published July 29th, 2014


Silver Coin Set – 10% Discount Issued by the Gibraltar Philatelic!

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Rating: 5.0/5

The Silver Royal’s obverse features a timeless portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Approved by the Palace in London, it is the first coin ever that pictures Her Majesty in front of the Rock of Gibraltar – “the Rock” – synonymous with the territory of Gibraltar itself and a symbol of indomitableness. To refer to something as being “as solid as a rock of Gibraltar” means to be steadfast and resolute, like the people of Gibraltar themselves. (read more)

published July 29th, 2014

Unesco World Heritage Town of Elvas Issued by Portugal Post!

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Rating: 4.0/5

Since the Muslim occupation of Ialbax by king Sancho II in 1230 and until its was promoted to city in 1513, the development of Elvas was solid, favoured for its relevant geographical position which over the centuries gave it an outstanding military preponderance, reflected in the construction of fortification lines and military buildings. In the second half of the fourteenth century, another fortification was added to the two Muslim walls, with 11 gates and 22 towers, which became forever represented in the drawings of Duarte de Armas. (read more)

published July 28th, 2014


Hungary Post is issuing a Special Stamp to Mark the 20th Football World Cup!

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Rating: 3.3/5

In the centre of the graphic composition of the stamp, there is a football referring to the sport and Brazil, the nation hosting the World Cup. The stamp was designed by the graphic artist Attila Elekes and produced by the ANY Security Printing Company. The new issue will be available at large post offices and Filaposta in Hungary from 4 June, but may also be purchased from Magyar Posta’s online store. (read more)

published July 28th, 2014

United States has Issued a Stamp Edition for Harvey Milk!

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Rating: 3.2/5

In 1977, Milk was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, making him one of the first openly gay elected officials in the United States.His career was tragically cut short nearly a year after he took office, when he and San Francisco Mayor George Moscone were assassinated. (read more)

published July 27th, 2014


Amphibians in Israel is now on WOPA Stamps!

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Rating: 2.6/5

This stamp series presents four of the seven amphibian species currently inhabiting Israel. All four species are endangered locally or globally. Human activity has harmed the amphibian class more than other vertebrates. Due to their extreme sensitivity, amphibians serve as a bio-indicator of deterioration in the global environment. Amphibians have mainly been harmed in Israel as a result of their habitats being destroyed, but the key reason for their being endangered in the world is infectious diseases which are mostly spread as a result of trade in amphibians. (read more)

published July 26th, 2014

Check out Portugal’s New Issue – Extreme Sports 2014!

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Rating: 2.0/5

The practitioners of extreme sports are not afraid of dying. They are afraid of not living. By pushing limits and confronting dangers they feel reborn. Risks are taken for a variety of reasons: to get away from stress or one’s routine, a taste for adventure, fascination with nature. “Adrenalin addiction” explains the rest. Whatever the reason, extreme sports continue to gain more and more fans. Balancing on giant waves, cycling through difficult terrain, or whirling on the asphalt: surfing, mountain biking and skating are the sports that inaugurate this definitive issue dedicated to Extreme Sports. (read more)

published July 25th, 2014