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Stamps of Hungary: Insects (2014)

By |October 19th, 2014|

It is an established practice of Magyar Posta to periodically present the breeds […]

Stamps of Greece: Airmail Issue (1926)

By |October 6th, 2014|

The first Greek airmail stamps were produced in October 1926 to repay postage […]

Stamps of Portugal: Gardens (2014)

By |July 23rd, 2014|

Landscape Architecture is a very subtle art with a very elaborate technique, based […]

Stamps of Great Britain: Remarkable Lives (2014)

By |April 5th, 2014|

Royal Mail Issues a New Stamp Edition – Remarkable Lives Stamp Set!

The Mint […]

Stamps of Åland: Anniversary of Mariehamn Theatre (2014)

By |February 18th, 2014|

Aland-Theatre

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

By |January 24th, 2014|

The Lost Islands of Oceania

By |August 29th, 2013|

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.