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The Bahamas – 120th Anniversary of the Royal Bahamas Police Force Band!

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Rating: 3.9/5

This special issue of stamps celebrates the 120th Anniversary of the world famous Royal Bahamas Police Force Band which has for many years been a major cultural icon throughout the Commonwealth of the Bahamas.

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published April 23rd, 2013


The 12th National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China.

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Rating: 3.2/5

The 12th National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China was held in Beijing on March 5, 2013.

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published April 22nd, 2013

150 years ‘Union Grand-Duc Adolphe’ by Luxembourg on WOPA!!

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Rating: 3.0/5

The UGDA is the national music, folklore and theatre association of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

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published April 21st, 2013


South Georgia – Star Trails!!

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Rating: 3.8/5

South Georgia is an ideal location for astrophotography as the nearest light pollution is over 800 miles away.  On a clear winters night with the sun well below the horizon the quantity of stars is simply breath taking. Unfortunately a cloudless South Georgian night is a rarity.

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published April 21st, 2013

The fourth stamp series on contemporary Icelandic design on WOPA!!

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Rating: 3.6/5

The fourth stamp series on contemporary Icelandic design is dedicated to graphic design. The motifs are the work of four young graphic artists.

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published April 20th, 2013


The Falkland Islands celebrate the life of Lady Thatcher!!

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Rating: 3.3/5

The election of Margaret Thatcher as Prime Minister at the United Kingdom General Election of 1979, is regarded as a pivotal point in 20th Century British politics not only for the defeat of James Callaghan’s incumbent Labour government but because it marked the first of four consecutive general election victories for the Conservative Party.

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published April 20th, 2013

Loons and Grebes new stamp issue by Aland on WOPA!!

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Rating: 3.4/5

The four stamp motifs included in this year’s booklet were painted by Swedish artist Bo Lundwall.

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published April 19th, 2013


United Nations Post celebrate “World Oceans Day” with a stamp issue!!

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Rating: 3.5/5

World Oceans Day was officially recognized by the United Nations in 2008 and is now celebrated on 8 June each year.

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published April 19th, 2013

Beginning of the Pontificate of Pope Francis by Vatican Post!!

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Rating: 3.1/5

On 13 March 2013 at 19:06 white smoke rose from the chimney placed atop the Sistine Chapel where the Cardinal electors were meeting.

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published April 18th, 2013


125th birthday of Gottlieb Duttweiler by Swiss Post!!

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Rating: 3.2/5

25 August 1925 saw the birth of the Migros enterprise, when five Ford T vans, carrying coffee,

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published April 17th, 2013

50th Anniversary of the Irish Cancer Society – ‘N’ Rate Stamp!!

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Rating: 3.9/5

On March 21, 2013, An Post issued a stamp to mark the 50th anniversary of the Irish Cancer Society.

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published April 16th, 2013