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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

European Judo championships, Budapest by Hungarian Post!!

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Rating: 3.5/5

Magyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp to mark the European Judo championships to be held in Budapest between 25 and 28 April 2013.

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published April 15th, 2013


Bird of the Year – Partridge

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Rating: 4.0/5

The Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix) is a small bird of the pheasant family who mainly lives in farmland – in fields as well in pasturelands. It passes the winter in groups, often in the vicinity of human settlements.

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published April 14th, 2013

Memorial Day 2013 – The Silver Platter

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Rating: 3.5/5

The letter card, cover and stamp – all of which are special and unique to Memorial Day – constitute the basis of a sensitive, original and extraordinary tradition that came into being following the War of Independence.

Since Memorial Day 1952, a long line of Presidents, Prime Ministers and Ministers of Defense have signed personal letters to bereaved families of the fallen and Israel’s premier artists take part in designing the covers and stamps for this commemorative day.

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published April 14th, 2013


Australian Bush Babies

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Rating: 4.2/5

This is the second in the Bush Babies stamp series produced in co-ordination with the Perth Mint’s release of bush baby coins. Bush Babies II features five more young Australian animals – platypus, echidna, brush-tailed possum, kookaburra and wombat. The stamps capture the whimsy and character of these young Australian animals.

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published April 13th, 2013

Buses III

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Rating: 4.1/5

A bus (pron.: /ˈbʌs/; plural “buses”, /ˈbʌsɨz/, archaically also omnibus, multibus, or autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry passengers. Buses can have a capacity as high as 300 passengers. The most common type of bus is the single-decker rigid bus, with larger loads carried by double-decker buses and articulated buses, and smaller loads carried by midibuses and minibuses; coaches are used for longer distance services.

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published April 13th, 2013