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Europa 2013 – Postal Vehicles stamp issue by Faroes!

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Rating: 3.7/5

A loyal Japanese member of the postal service The strangest thing is that the writer of these words is the same age as a long-standing and loyal Japanese member of the Faroese postal service. The Japanese referred to here is a “Suzuki”. Anyone with the slightest knowledge of cars knows that Suzuki is a Japanese car manufacturer.

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published May 19th, 2013


50th anniversary of the icebreaker Tarmo by Estonian Post!

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Rating: 4.2/5

The icebreaker Tarmo was built at the Wärtsilä shipyard in Helsinki in 1963. The Republic of Estonia bought the ship in 1993 and she has now successfully operated under the Estonian flag for 20 years, ensuring safe entry for ships to ports and to sea lanes.

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published May 19th, 2013

Gibraltar International Literary Festival stamp Issue!!

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Rating: 3.6/5

The first Gibraltar International Literary Festival will take place from 25th to 27th October 2013. The Festival, which will form part of our annual calendar of cultural events, will bring together a number of world-renowned writers who will take part in debates, discussions, interviews and talks on a variety of subjects.

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published May 18th, 2013


Europa 2013: The Postman Van stamp issue by Magyar Post!

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Rating: 4.2/5

Each year PostEurop, the Association of European Postal Operators, offers its members the opportunity of issuing EUROPA stamps on a common topic.

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published May 18th, 2013

Aland Post releases it’s Europa 2013 stamp issue!!

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Rating: 3.6/5

The 2013 Europa theme is Postal vehicles. We have chosen to feature a Toyota Auris Hybrid delivery car. Being a silent-running model with no combustion when standing, this eco-friendly car offers several advantages for the environment.

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published May 17th, 2013


International Firefighters’ Day stamp Issue by Croatian Post!!!

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Rating: 3.9/5

International Firefighter’s Day is celebrated on the 4th May, on the feast of St. Florian patron saint of firefighters. St. Florian was a high ranking officer in the Roman legions of the Emperor Diocletian at the time of the last great persecution of Christians.

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published May 17th, 2013

Monaco Post celebrates World Oceans Day with a stamp issue depicting Sharks!

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Rating: 3.8/5

To celebrate World Oceans Day on 8th June, the OETP, in association with the Monaco Oceanographic Museum,

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published May 16th, 2013


Philippines-Italy 65th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations Stamps!!

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Rating: 3.3/5

The Banaue Rice Terraces in the Philippine Cordilleras were made by bare hands of the indigenous inhabitant in the northern part of the Philippines for more than 2000 years.

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published May 15th, 2013

An Post releases its Europa 2013 stamp issue!!

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Rating: 3.5/5

On May 2, 2013, An Post issued two stamps as its contribution to the 2013 Europa stamp issue. The theme of the issue was ‘Postal Vehicles’, with the emphasis on vehicles used to deliver mail.

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published May 14th, 2013


Ascension Island – Bicentenary of British Settlement 1815 – 2015 Part I!!

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Rating: 4.1/5

When Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) was born no one could have supposed that he would rise to become Emperor of France and, due to his success in the Napoleonic Wars, become regarded as one of the greatest military commanders of all time.

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published May 13th, 2013

Isle of Man’s Tribute To Robin Gibb CBE!!

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Rating: 3.5/5

Described as one of the best white soul voices ever, Robin Gibb is one of the Isle of Man’s most famous citizens.

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published May 12th, 2013