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Guimarães 2012 – European Capital of Culture, Stamp issue

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Rating: 3.7/5

The project of the European Capitals of Culture was launched at the beginning of the 1980s by the Greek and French ministers of culture, Melina Mercouri and Jack Lang, respectively, and was welcomed by the European Union.

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published April 13th, 2012


West-Harju Folk Costumes. Nissi- Stamp issue

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Rating: 3.7/5

The stamps feature women of Hageri and Nissi Parishes in late 19th century dress. In that period, most Harju County men already wore city clothes. Checkered skirts, as well as dresses and jackets, then made their way into women’s attire.

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published April 12th, 2012

Philippine Postal coroporation- Stamp issue

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Rating: 3.0/5

The Philippine Postal Corporation or Korporasyong Koreo ng Pilipinas (Philpost) is a government – owned and controlled corporation responsible for providing postal services in the Philippines.

The Philpost building existed since 1926; one of the grandest buildings of its time. It is now viewed as a national historical treasure. The main entrance faces the Liwasang Bonifacio (popularly known as Plaza Lawton) in Manila, Philippines and overlooks the Pasig River. It houses the main mail sorting-distribution operations.

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published April 12th, 2012


Medical Doctors- Stamp issue

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Rating: 3.7/5

This stamp issue honours five remarkable clinicians who have contributed to making our health system one of the best in the world.

Dr Jane (Jean) Stocks Greig (1872-1939) was a public health specialist. In 1896, with her sister Janet, she founded Melbourne’s Queen Victoria Hospital. She helped improve the health and dental standards of Victorian school children and her administrative positions included membership of the secretariat of the Victorian Baby Health Centres Association and the Council of Public Education.

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published April 11th, 2012

Self adhesive scenic definitive- Stamp issue

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Rating: 3.4/5

The 2012 Self-adhesive Scenic Definitive issue features the beautiful Lake Rotorua.  A recent change to international postage rates has led to increased demand for a self-adhesive $2.40 stamp. The $2.40 rate is widely used on international letters and on extra-large letters domestically. Therefore, New Zealand Post is issuing this 2012 self-adhesive Scenic Definitive stamp featuring Lake Rotorua.

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published April 11th, 2012


Contemporary Arts Dance- Stamp issue

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Rating: 3.4/5

Dublin Dance Festival 2012 Programme announced four new Irish postage stamps celebrating Irish Contemporary Dance were unveiled at the GPO today, where details of the Dublin Dance Festival 2012 programme was also announced.

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published April 10th, 2012

Ateneo De Zamboanga University- Stamp issue

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Rating: 3.0/5

In 1912, Ateneo de Zamboanga was established as Escuela Catolica, a small parochial school. The Spanish Jesuits runs the school, located at the old site of Immaculate Conception. It began serving the community by educating and instilling the values of St.

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published April 10th, 2012


My Stamp- Stamp issue from Estonia

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Rating: 3.4/5

My Stamp is a postage stamp that you can design yourself and that everyone has the possibility to order from the website www.post.ee/minumark. In the design of 520,000 postage stamps the motive of the Estonian biggest island Saaremaa has been used, and the rest of the printing will be personalised according to orders.

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published April 9th, 2012

Traditional balsamic vinegar of Modena- Stamp issue

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Rating: 3.5/5

The design shows, in the foreground, the characteristic bottle recognised as the official container of Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, with the PDO label at the bottom on the left in the background, a series of barrels used for aging the vinegar. The words “ACETO BALSAMICO TRADIZIONALE DI MODENA“ Traditional Balsamic Vinegar of Modena, “MADE IN ITALY”, “ITALIA”, and the denomination “€0,60” complete the stamp.

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published April 9th, 2012


Magnificent Joint Stamp Issue between CHINA- ISRAEL

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Rating: 3.7/5

Beijing Tuesday March 20, 2012. China Post Group hosted a grand ceremony to launch the Joint Stamp Issue between Israel and China.

The ceremony was held at the China National Museum in Tianmen Square and attended by members of the Chinese and Israeli government officials and close to 1,000 VIP’s, stamp enthusiasts from around China, members of the press andhonored guests of China and Israel Post.
Unveiling the joint stamp issue was the Honorable Mr. Li Guohua, President of China Post Group, Honorable Mr. Sasi Shilo, Chairman of Israel Post, Chaim Elmoznino, President and CEO of Israel Post, Madam Dana Benvenisti, Minister, Israel Division of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Yaron Razon, Director of Israel Philatelic Service and Mr. Yossi Malamud, Executive Vice President of IGPC, and President of IGPC-China, the official agent of Israel Post in China. (read more)

published April 8th, 2012

Isle of Man Lighthouse Stamps

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Rating: 4.2/5

The Isle of Man Post Office is pleased to present Harbour Lights, a set of six stamps depicting minor lighthouses around the Isle of Man. We commissioned local artist Tracey Dean to prepare new paintings which truly capture the elegance of the familiar landmarks.

Local historian Stan Basnett writes:

The principal Lighthouses around the Isle of Man are maintained by the Commissioners of Northern Lights and are not the only lighthouses around the Island. Each harbour being protected by minor lights erected on the extremities of piers and breakwaters many of which are also being fitted with an audible device such as a horn or bell for use in fog. (read more)

published April 8th, 2012