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World Heritage – Africa – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 4.0/5

Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural heritage and our natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration.

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published September 23rd, 2012


Royal Visit of TRH The Earl & Countess – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.2/5

Their Royal Highnesses the Earl and Countess of Wessex visited Gibraltar in June 2012 as part of Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. During their stay they visited many parts of Gibraltar and met a cross-section of people from across the local community.

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published September 22nd, 2012

The Bahamas – 50th Anniversary of Female Suffrage – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 2.7/5

2012 sees the 50th Anniversary of the Granting of Universal Suffrage to Women in the Bahamas and to celebrate this important Anniversary, the Bahamas Post Office is releasing a set of six stamps depicting portraits of some of the main female protagonists in this long struggle.

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published September 22nd, 2012


Jambo – The Gorilla – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.8/5

Jambo (April 17, 1961 – September 16, 1992) was a celebrated gorilla housed at Jersey Zoo.

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published September 21st, 2012

Old Planes – Ikarus IK-2 – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 2.6/5

Fighter plane IK-2, was designed by engineers Ljubomir Ilić and Kosta Suvčev, who designated their project IK (I for Ilić, and K for Kosta).

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published September 21st, 2012


O. Henry – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 2.5/5

The U.S. Postal Service commemorates the 150th anniversary of the birth of O. Henry (the pen name of William S. Porter, 1862-1910) with a O. Henry stamp in its Literary Arts series. The short stories of O. Henry are beloved for their irony and skillful unfolding of plot; often, they end with a surprise twist. This prolific author wrote nearly 300 tales, most in the final eight years of his life. By the time of his death, he was the most widely read storyteller in America and was internationally admired.

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published September 20th, 2012

Spanish Cinema – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 2.5/5

This year’s Spanish Cinema issue is made up of three stamps devoted to the “Best film” of the Goya Awards 2012 and to actors Fernando Rey and Francisco Rabal.

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published September 20th, 2012


Käsmu Lighthouse – Stamp News

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Rating: 2.6/5

The lighthouse on the higher western bank of Käsmu Bay (earlier Kasperwieck) is one of few wooden lighthouses that have come down to our days. The Käsmu Lighthouse, built on the initiative of local ship owners and the maritime school, began working in 1892.

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published September 19th, 2012

MEMORIES OF LONDON 2012 – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 2.9/5

The special stamp issue will highlight the role of the 70,000 Games Makers in making the London 2012 Games such a great success.

The Games Maker stamp features a group of volunteers, in their distinctive purple and red uniforms, with the iconic London 2012 stadium in the background.

The Paralympic Games will feature on two stamps with images from the Paralympic Opening Ceremony and ParalympicsGB Procession into the stadium.

The final stamp will feature a scene from the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The four stamp set will be available to buy from September 27.

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published September 19th, 2012


Aligi Sassu – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.1/5

Shows the oil on canvas entitled “Battaglia di Cavalieri”

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published September 18th, 2012

100th Anniversary of friar Nikola Simovic’s death – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 2.8/5

Friar Nikola Šimović, given name Marko, was born on April 25 1839 in Zvirovici (then Gradnići parish and today Studenci). In 1853 he comes at Seminary in Široki Brijeg, and in 1855. he enters into Novitiate which he finished in 1856 and laid solemn vows.

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published September 18th, 2012