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St. Agnes Academy- Stamp issue

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Rating: 3.4/5

St. Agnes Academy was founded in 1912, formerly known as Academia de Sta. Ines. It is the oldest Catholic School in the province of Albay, Bicol, Philippines. In 1912, Rev. Fr. Juan J. Calleja, then parish priest saw the great need of a Catholic School in Albay. He presented an appeal with the help of Msgr. J.B. Macginley, D.D. Bishop of Diocese of Nueva Caceres before the Apostolic Delegate Msgr. Etheus.

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published April 7th, 2012


Holy Easter 2012- Romania Stamp issue

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Rating: 4.2/5

On the occasion of Easter holidays, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation the postage stamps issue HOLY EASTER 2012. The Resurrection of our Lord, this miracle that has been in the Christian mind for two millennia, has always made people become better to be able to properly receive the Light of Christ´s Resurrection.

The postage stamp of this issue illustrates the icon The Resurrection of Christ, made in 1876, which can be found in the patrimony of Saint Pantelimon Church inBucharest. 260 years ago, the ancient wooden church that laid on the location of the current Saint Pantelimon Church was mentioned for the first time in the testament of the ruler Grigore Ghica.

In 1790, Ioan de la Silvestru built a new holy place on the location of the former church; he painted the icon of Virgin Mary and of Jesus Christ. The builder of the holy place also painted the outline of the church on a wooden box containing 11 small icons depicting several holidays.

Seriously damaged by the earthquake in 1838, almost three decades later, the decision to (read more)

published April 6th, 2012

Norden II Coastline- Stamp issue

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Rating: 4.0/5

POST Greenland’s contribution to this year’s joint Nordic issue consists of two stamps with designs created by Bodil ’Buuti’ Pedersen from Qaqortoq. Buuti was inspired by the seal and whale filled waters near her South Greenlandic hometown.

Technical Details:

Issue Date: 21.03.2012

Designer: Buuti Pedersen

Printer: Offset

Process: Offset

Values: 8.50 DKK, 9.50 DKK

Source: Wopa

published April 6th, 2012


Nordic II Coastline 2012- Stamp issue

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Rating: 5.0/5

Two stamps on the theme “Life at sea” are being issued in the pan-nordic series “nordic Coastlines.” the motifs are based on photographs taken by steen Larsen. the stamps are designed by post Danmark stamps and produced in offset.

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published April 5th, 2012

First Quarter Topical Issue featuring Maria- Stamp issue

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Rating: 3.4/5

Maria Makiling, sometimes spelled Mariang Makiling has a special place in the hearts of the Filipinos, particularly those who live in Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines. She is a guardian of the mountain, responsible for protecting its beauty and a benefactor for the townspeople who depend on the mountain resources.

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published April 5th, 2012


Europa 2012 Visit Denmark- Stamp issue

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Rating: 4.3/5

The theme for this year’s Europa stamp is ”Visit Denmark”. Casper sejersen took the photograph on which the motif is based. the stamp is designed by post Danmark and produced in offset. The stamp depicts Pierrot pedalling away on his “Christiania bike” in the middle of rush hour, with Harlequin sitting in the box at the front.

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published April 4th, 2012

Asian Pacific Postal Union- Stamp issue

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Rating: 4.0/5

Asian Pacific Postal Union (APPU), originally known as Asian Oceanic Postal Convention is an inter-governmental organization of 32 postal administrations of the Asian Pacific region. The objective of APPU is to extend, facilitate, and improve postal relations between member countries and to promote cooperation in the field of postal services.

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published April 4th, 2012


Queen’s Diamond Jubilee – Stamp issue

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Rating: 3.4/5

In 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years as sovereign. She acceded to the throne on 6 February 1952, following the death of King George VI.

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published April 3rd, 2012

Occasions 2012- Stamp issue

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Rating: 5.0/5

A set of eight stamps designed with a broad selection of images reflecting a variety of “Occasions”.

This set reflects new and refreshed images representing the celebration of various occasions such as weddings, graduations, sports competitions and Christmas.

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published April 3rd, 2012


Happy Easter– Stamp issue

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Rating: 3.4/5

Happy Easter from Chicken and Rabbit! They are painting a huge egg with catkin and tail. Can you imagine, to whom they want to give the egg?

On the sheet there are ten stamps.

Details: A 1st class self-adhesive stamp

Designer: Janne Harju

Source: Finland

published April 2nd, 2012

Communicating Colours- Stamp issue

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Rating: 3.0/5

It is estimated that there are 350 million colour blind people in the world.Research into the causes of colour blindness hasrevealed that it entails restrictions and consequences: “How to choose or buy clothes? What to answer a child when it asks you to pass the green pencil because it wants to paint a tree? How to interpret the subway map if the lines are represented by colours? How to perform a professional vocation when they are all anchored in the colour realm?

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published April 2nd, 2012