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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


A Former Grimaldi Fief : Belfort – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.3/5

The “Office des Émissions de Timbres-Poste” will participate in the “TIMBRES PAS-

SION 2012” exhibition in Belfort (France) from 2nd – 4t h November 2012.

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published October 7th, 2012

The Centenary of Scott’s South Pole Expedition – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 4.3/5

When Britian first sent ‘Torpedo’ Lieutenant Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his ship Discovery south to Antarctica, the box camera had been invented and was as vital a part of any expedition as a pith helmet or an ice axe. That was in 1901 – the twentieth century – yet Antartica was still unexplored.

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published October 6th, 2012


150TH Anniversary of The London Underground – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 4.2/5

It’s the oldest and one of the most famous railway networks in the world, now the London Underground celebrates its 150th birthday on Royal Mail’s first stamp issue of 2013.

Issued on 9 January, London Underground features ten stamps; six charting the history of the network, alongside a miniature sheet of four long-format stamps focusing on the design heritage of its iconic posters.

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published October 6th, 2012

Regin the Blacksmith – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.5/5

Grani brought gold from the moor Sigurd hews his sword in anger. Sigurd slayed the serpent Grani brought gold from the moor. All cultures contain echoes of mythical cultural events – some kind of archetypal reflection of our ancestors’ imagination – their culture, ideals, beliefs and attempts to explain the coherence of the Universe, both the spiritual and the tangible level.

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published October 5th, 2012


Synagogues in Hungary III – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.5/5

The fifth and sixth stamps released in the series show the altars and interiors of the synagogues in Baja and Kiskunhalas. The first day covers are adorned by typical ornamental features and the buildings of the synagogues. The set of two special stamps was designed by the graphic artist Péter Nagy based on photographs taken by József Hajdú.

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published October 5th, 2012

Earthscapes – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.8/5

The U.S. Postal Service celebrates the beauty and diversity of America’s landscapes as seen from above with the Earthscapes (Forever®) stamps.

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published October 4th, 2012