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Stamps of Belarus: National Arts Museum (2014)

By |November 15th, 2014|

Stamps of Hungary: Insects (2014)

By |October 19th, 2014|

Stamps of Greece: Airmail Issue (1926)

By |October 6th, 2014|

Stamps of Portugal: Gardens (2014)

By |July 23rd, 2014|

Stamps of Great Britain: Remarkable Lives (2014)

By |April 5th, 2014|

Stamps of Åland: Anniversary of Mariehamn Theatre (2014)

By |February 18th, 2014|

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Stamps of Denmark: Denmark-Germany Railway Opening (1963)

By |January 24th, 2014|

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The Lost Islands of Oceania

By |August 29th, 2013|

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Slow boats from Danzig to China and back

By |May 18th, 2013|

danzig-to-china-card The message from Danzig on the back of this card is a simple enquiry: "why has it been so long since we have heard any news from you?" The writer’s anxiety may well have been heightened when the card came back over three months later as the addressee could not be traced.

Stamps of Greece: The First Olympic Stamps (1896)

By |March 28th, 2013|

The first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens in April 1896, and Greece issued a series of twelve stamps to mark the occasion.

Stamps of Poland (German Occupation): Hitler’s 55th Birthday (1944)

By |January 7th, 2013|

These three blocks show the three issues commemorating Hitler’s 55th birthday.

The Republic Stamp Issues of China (1927)

By |May 8th, 2011|

First published in "Stanley Gibbons Monthly Journal" (June 1, 1927) and written by Gordon A. Clayton.

WIPA 1933 Philatelic Exhibition

By |April 21st, 2011|

WIPA 1933 took place from 24 June to 9 July and became an enormous social event. Vienna was at that time centre of the philatelic world.

Stamps of Monaco: 150th Birth Anniversary of Jules Verne (1978)

By |August 6th, 2008|

There were eight fascinating designs by Pierre Forget, printed in gravure, celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of the author, Jules Verne and his works:

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Australian 1932 Postal Stamp Forgeries

By |February 12th, 2008|

Many forgeries of Australia’s rare stamps exist and this forging is still going on today. For the most part, they are intended to cheat the collector but in 1932, there was an attempt to cheat the Australian Post Office and hence the Commonwealth of Australia.