Italy & Colonies

Stamps of San Marino: Michelangelo Anniversary (2014)

By |October 16th, 2014|

ichelangelo Buonarroti was the most complete and true genius of the Renaissance. 450 […]

Stamps of Italy: Italian Red Cross (2014)

By |August 18th, 2014|

This stamp issue of Italian Post celebrates the Italian Red Cross on the […]

Stamps of San Marino: Good Neighbourhood with Italy Anniversary (2014)

By |July 20th, 2014|

On the 31st March 1939 Italy and San Marino stipulated the “Convention of […]

Stamps of San Marino: Juventus Champion (2014)

By |July 9th, 2014|

The Juventus Football Club is the winner team of the Italian Soccer Championship […]

Stamps of the Vatican: Charlie Chaplin Anniversary (2014)

By |July 9th, 2014|

Charles Spencer Chaplin was born in a suburb of London on 16 April […]

New Zealand: A Sad Story Behind a Cover

By |July 4th, 2014|

Published by kind permission of the author.

Before telling the story behind the fascinating cover illustrated, a description is necessary...

Stamps of IItaly: Via Claudia Augusta (2014)

By |June 25th, 2014|

This stamp represents a Roman bridge, with a single arch, located near Lamon, […]

Map of Italian East Africa (1938-1941)

By |May 25th, 2014|

The biggest extension of Eritrea was reached during the Italian Empire (1936–1941), when […]

Stamps of Eritrea: First Issues (1893-1910)

By |May 25th, 2014|

On January 1, 1893, values from 1 centesimo to 5 lire of the […]

Stamps of Italy: Palestrina Anniversary (1975)

By |April 28th, 2014|

This stamp celebrated the 450th Birth Anniversary of Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (Composer)

Designed […]

Stamps of Italy: Galileo Galilei (2014)

By |April 10th, 2014|

Italian Post issued a stamp commemorating Galileo Galilei on the 450th anniversary of […]

Stamps of Italy: Martino Martini (2014)

By |March 16th, 2014|

Italian post issued a stamp commemorating Martino Martini on the 4th centenary of […]