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Ascension Island – 70th Anniversary of Wideawake Airfield – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.7/5

To commemorate the 70th Anniversary of Wideawake Airfield the Ascension Island Post Office is releasing a souvenir sheet featuring two classic aircraft, one from the 1940’s and one from the new millennium. Before work started on the airfield this area was home to Booby and Sooty (Wideawake) Tern colonies, hence the hill on the right side being called Booby Hill and the airfield called Wideawake.

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published October 21st, 2012


Portuguese Palaces – Stamp News

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Rating: 2.7/5

PALÁCIO NACIONAL DA AJUDA (AJUDA NATIONAL PALACE) Built during the 1st half of the nineteenth century, the Palácio Nacional da Ajuda (Ajuda National Palace) was the official residence of the monarchy since the reign of King Louis I (1861-1889) until 1910, when the Republic was installed in Portugal.

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published October 20th, 2012

The Bahamas – Christmas 2012 – The Nativity – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.3/5

This year the Bahamas Post Office has released a set of 6 Christmas stamps beautifully illustrating the story of The Nativity in the style of stained glass windows.

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published October 20th, 2012


Franking Labels 2012 – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 2.9/5

”Margarinfabrikkin” – Tórshavn Youth Centre was commissioned to design postage stamps for 2012 with the theme “Street Art”. The result was these four drawings by the two young girls, Saga Kapna and Laura Edit Tórhalsdóttir, who together call themselves “Nadedita”.

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published October 19th, 2012

Falkland Islands New Definitive Issue – Whales and Dolphins – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 2.9/5

Almost everyone knows what a whale and a dolphin looks like, yet most will never have the good fortune of seeing one. Not so the residents of the magnificent Falklands archipelago. Here, two very different species of charming dolphin are commonly seen from land, and sharp-eyed passengers and crew of the many ships that come in and out of East Falkland’s harbours will invariably spot large whales offshore.

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published October 19th, 2012


Arts 2012 The Parliament – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.2/5

The 110-year old chambers of the Parliament on the latest stamp specialty of Magyar Posta.

The Parliament is one of the most beautiful public buildings in the world.

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published October 18th, 2012

Architecture – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 2.4/5

The Architecture stamp series depicts four museums from different periods and architectural features which exhibit and preserve pieces and collections for the general public to enjoy.

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published October 18th, 2012


The little Indian boy Yakari – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.1/5

In “Dances with Wolves”, Kevin Costner danced with the wolf, but in his comic-book series,

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published October 17th, 2012

Barnardos Ireland – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 2.4/5

An Post issued a stamp in recognition of the children’s charity, Barnardos Ireland.

Barnardos was founded by Thomas Barnardo, who was born in Dame Street, Dublin. At the age of 16, he decided to become a medical missionary in China, and went to London to train as a doctor.

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published October 17th, 2012


Sporting Legends: Susie O’Neill – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.0/5

This stamp issue is part of the Australia Post Australian Legends program. Created in partnership with the Sport Australia Hall of Fame, the issue honours an exceptional Australian athlete who has made a significant contribution to our sporting culture.

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published October 16th, 2012

Centenary of the International Association of the Athletics Federations – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 2.4/5

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) is the international governing body for the sport of athletics.

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published October 16th, 2012