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Denmark has Issued the Year Pack 2014!

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Rating: 5.0/5

This year pack contains all issues published in 2014 from Denmark.

Source: WOPA Stamps

published October 22nd, 2014


Love the Bailiwick Issued by Guernsey post!

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Rating: 5.0/5

We are extremely proud of the Bailiwick of Guernsey and are delighted to have created this particular stamp issue to celebrate some of the many facets that make the tiny islands in the English Channel so very special. (read more)

published October 22nd, 2014

Global Silver Bells Wreath Issued by United States Post!

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Rating: 3.7/5

In 2014, the U.S. Postal Service® celebrates the winter holidays internationally with a new Forever® stamp, Global Holiday: Silver Bells Wreath. This is the second issuance in the Global Holiday series. (read more)

published October 21st, 2014


Sõru Leading Light Lighthouses Issued by Estonia Post!

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Rating: 5.0/5

The Sõru (Sõrro) leading lights are situated on the southeast coast of Hiiumaa at 487 meters from each other. The history of the Sõru lights started about a hundred years ago when numerous timber lighthouses and day lights were put up, including the first lights to mark the shipping route from Väinameri to Sõru port. After World War One restoration of the lighthouses that had suffered in the war was begun and the two new Sõru lighthouses were completed by 1934. (read more)

published October 21st, 2014

Marine Life II: Crustaceans Issued by Guernsey Post!

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Rating: 5.0/5

The second part of our series on Guernsey marine life focuses on crustaceans, a group of animals that includes shrimps, prawns, crabs and lobsters. Around 67,000 species have been indentified and, while most crustaceans live in water, a few have evolved to live on land, the most familiar being the humble woodlouse. (read more)

published October 20th, 2014


The Isle of Man Guild of Silk Painters Town Banners

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Rating: 5.0/5

Our miniature sheet showcases silk banners portraying the Island’s heritage sites, buildings and activities unique to each area painted by members of The Isle of Man Guild of Silk Painters. They were created for The Celtic Kingdom Festival of Silk 2013 when the Island’s Guild hosted the bi-annual festival. The design and painting of the town banners were undertaken by seven of the Guild’s artists. (read more)

published October 20th, 2014

250th Anniversary of the Birth of Fletcher Christian!

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Rating: 5.0/5

Fletcher Christian was born on 25 September 1764, in Eaglesfield, in Cumberland. He came from old gentry, a landed family with estates both on the Isle of Man and in Cumberland. After his lawyer father’s death when Fletcher was just three and a half years old, his mother got into financial difficulties and ran up a large debt. To avoid debtors’ prison she fled with Fletcher and his siblings to Douglas on the Isle of Man. (read more)

published October 19th, 2014


Hungary Post is issuing a special miniature sheet stamp entitled “Hungarian Old-Timer Motorcycles”.

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Rating: 4.8/5

On each denomination of the miniature sheet containing twelve stamp designs a vehicle is shown from the Maróti Motorcycle collection, and the background design is decorated with a montage of contemporary photographs ad newspaper articles. On the special envelope the picture of a letter-collecting motor-tricycle can be seen, which was built on the basis of the plans of János Csonka and belongs to the collection of the Postal Museum. (read more)

published October 18th, 2014

75th Anniversary of Quezon City 1939 – 2014 Issued by Philippines Post!

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Rating: 2.6/5

In 1938, Commonwealth President Manuel L. Quezon directed the Peoples’s Homesite Corporation to purchase 15,723 sqm of land in the Diliman Estate. This tract of land later becomes Quezon City. Commonwealth Act No. 502, creating Quezon City, became a law at 11:40 am on October 12, 1939. Assemblyman Ramon P. Mitra named the city Balintawak. Assemblymen Narciso Ramos and Eugenio Perez filed an amendment changing the name to Quezon City. (read more)

published October 17th, 2014


Issue of a Stamp Commemorating the Emperor Augustus on the 2000th Anniversary of his Death Issued by Italy Post!

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Rating: 4.3/5


The Emperor Augustus on the 2000th anniversary of his death, shows a detail of the Via Labicana Augustus, held in the National Museum of Rome – Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, in Rome. The words “BIMILLENARIO AUGUSTEO” 2000th anniversary of the death of Augustus, “ITALIA” and the denomination “€ 0,70” complete the stamp.

Source: Italy Post

published October 17th, 2014

Booklet of 10 Self Adhesive Stamps With Permanent Validity Issued by Monaco Post!

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Rating: 4.5/5


This booklet is composed of 10 indivisible self adhesive stamps with a permanent unit value corresponding to the postage price of a 20gram letter for France (first class postage rate). It replaces the red booklet issued on 2ndDecember 2000.

Source: Monaco Post

published October 16th, 2014