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Philatelic Wordsearch: December 2016

By | 2 days ago|Puzzles, Wordsearch|

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Philatelic Crossword: December 2016

By | 2 days ago|Crosswords|

The Postage Stamps of Basutoland (Part One)

By | 3 days ago|Africa, Basutoland, Lesotho, South Africa, Stamp Profiles|

Basutoland received its first distinctive stamps in 1933, a series engraved and recess printed by Waterlow and Sons, being released

Stamps of Croatia: Number 112 Day (2015)

By | 4 days ago|Balkans, Croatia, Medicine on Stamps, New Issues 2015, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics|

Croatia Post is to release a special stamp to mark Number 112 Day. The issue has been already designed and

World War One: German Occupation of Belgium

By | 6 days ago|Articles, Belgium, German Occupation, Germany & Colonies, History|

Belgium was occupied by the Germans throughout World War One. They attacked Liege, which they captured on August 16, 1918,

Stamps of Belgium: Anti-Tuberculosis Fund (1933)

By | 1 week ago|Belgium, Charity Stamps, Designers, Engravers, Europe, Medicine on Stamps, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics|

Thus charity set from Belgium incorporated the Anti-T.B. symbol into its designs. The seven stamps supported the Anti-Tuberculosis Fund. Designed

South Africa to England Ocean Mail Services (1876-1934)

By | 1 week ago|Africa, Australia & Dependencies, History, India, Paquebots, Postal History, Postal Services, Rhodesia, Royal Mail, Shipping Archive, Shipping Lines, South Africa|

This information has been extracted from the "Official Year Book of the Union of South Africa and of Basutoland, Bechuanaland

Ships on Stamps: Newfoundland (1887)

By | Nov 24, 2016|American Bank Note Company, Canada and Provinces, Designers, Newfoundland, Printers, Ships on Stamps, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics|

This fine 10c.ship stamp from Newfundland was designed and printed by the American Bank Note Company in Montreal. Released in

Stamps of Monaco: “PHILATEC 1964”

By | Nov 24, 2016|Aircraft on Stamps, Astronomy on Stamps, Designers, Engravers, Exhibitions, Monaco, Stamp Profiles, Stars on Stamps, Topicals or Thematics|

This stamp was issued for the "PHILATEC 1964" International Stamp Exhibition in Paris. It portrayed Communications in Ancient egypt and

Stamps of Germany: 2nd Berlin Philatelic Exhibition (1940)

By | Nov 23, 2016|Architecture on Stamps, Berlin, Designers, Exhibitions, Germany & Colonies, History, Hitler, Stamp Profiles, Third Reich, Topicals or Thematics|

The image shows the 24 pf. + 76 pf. green stamp issued for the Second Berlin Philatelic Exhbition and the

Stamps of the Leeward Islands: Queen Elizabeth II Definitives (1954)

By | Nov 20, 2016|British Commonwealth, British West Indies, Leeward Islands, Queen Elizabeth, Royalty, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics|

This is the Queen Elizabeth II definitive set for the Leeward Islands in the West Indies. Chalk-surfaced paper. Wmk Mult.

Stamps of Latvia: Largest Latvian Sailing Ship (2016)

By | Nov 19, 2016|Baltic States, Latvia, New Issues 2016, Shipping Lines, Ships, Ships on Stamps, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics|

Latvijas Pasts has launched a new series of stamps Historical Ships of the 19th Century, and the first stamp released

Stamps of Paraguay: San Bernardino Colony (1931)

By | Nov 18, 2016|Agriculture on Stamps, Paraguay, South America, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics, Trees on Stamps|

This issue celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Farm Colony of San Bernardino. It had been established by German immigrants

Stamps of Italy : 17th Milan Fair (1936)

By | Nov 17, 2016|Agriculture on Stamps, Designers, Exhibitions, Italy & Colonies, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics, Trade Fairs|

This issue celebrated the 17th Milan Fair in Italy in 1936. Designed by M. Parrini. Photo. Released March 23, 1936.

Stamps of Denmark: Danish Stamp Centenary (1951)

By | Nov 16, 2016|Animals on Stamps, Crowns on Stamps, Denmark & Colonies, Designers, Engravers, Mail Coaches on Stamps, Postal Carriers, Postal Services, Stamp Profiles, Topicals or Thematics|

This issue celebrated the Danish Stamp Centenary and featured a mail coach on each of its two stamps. designed by

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