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Architecture & Mobility – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.4/5

From the start it was evident that the series “Architecture & Mobility” should include three stamps each representing a work of art. The selection of the themes was made based on the following criteria: Each design represents a link between mobility and architecture.

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published October 12th, 2012


Ethnological treasure – Sargija – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.5/5

Development of the music in Bosnia and Herzegovina, due to economic difficulties, political and cultural isolation from the Western Europe, was very slow. Folk music was transmitted orally and the first tunes for church service were recorded during the 11th and the 12th century.

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published October 12th, 2012

Early Generals of the People’s Army (III) – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.2/5

Zhao Bosheng (1897-1933), a native of Dongci Town, Cangxian County (in today’s Huanghua), Hebei Province, was a leader of the Ningdu Uprising and a senior commander of the Chinese Workers’ and Peasants’ Red Army.

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published October 11th, 2012


Fermo Cathedral – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.1/5

Issue of a regular stamp in the “Il patrimonio artistico e culturale italiano” (Italian Artistic and Cultural Heritage) series dedicated to Fermo Cathedral.

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published October 11th, 2012

The 85th Anniversary of Attila Dargays birth

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Rating: 3.7/5

Attila Dargay’s illustrations for the cartoon Vuk can be seen on the commemorative covers which will be a special philatelic edition. The first four denominations (1 Ft,1 Ft, 2 Ft and 2 Ft) of the stamps series titled “Figures from the Hungarian Cartoon Vuk 1982” will appear as stamps on one of the covers and the last three denominations (4 Ft, 6 Ft and 8 Ft) on the other.

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published October 10th, 2012


Franz Gertsch – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.1/5

The contrast could hardly be greater: a small-scale postage stamp for Franz Gertsch, the master of large-scale photo realism:

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published October 10th, 2012

Centenary of the death of Bram Stoker – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.5/5

An Post issued two stamps to mark the centenary of the death of Bram Stoker, author of one of the world’s most renowned horror novels, Dracula.

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published October 9th, 2012


EXFILNA 2012 – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.2/5

This year’s edition of the National Philatelic Exhibition EXFILNA 2012 is held in the town of Calahorra (La Rioja) and marks the 50th anniversary of its foundation. The exhibition is organized by the Spanish Federation of Philatelic Societies (FESOFI) and is sponsored by the grupo Correos.

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published October 9th, 2012

Beneficial Insects – Souvenir Sheet Official First Day Cover – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.4/5

This souvenir sheet Official First Day Cover, aimed at young, beginning collectors, features the 3-cent golden-eyed lacewing (Chrysopa oculata) stamp, the 4-cent paper wasp (Polistes fuscatus) stamp, and the 8-cent margined leatherwing (Chauliognathus marginatus) stamp.

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published October 8th, 2012


50 Years of Racing at Bathurst – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.5/5

In 2012, Mount Panorama will be home to one of the largest sporting celebrations in Australia’s history when the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 celebrates 50 years of the Bathurst Endurance Race.

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published October 8th, 2012

A Pink Charity Stamp – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 2.6/5

In many parts of the world, October is pink. This is the month when various organisations arrange fundraising activities to benefit breast cancer research and to promote awareness about the disease. 2012 sees the first Åland charity stamp.

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published October 7th, 2012