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Stamps of Portugal: Gardens (2014)

By |September 11th, 2015|

Stamps of Aden: George VI Definitives (1939-48)

By |September 4th, 2015|

Stamps of Greece: Airmail Issue (1926)

By |July 17th, 2015|

Stamps of Norway: Brown Bear (2008)

By |May 25th, 2015|

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

By |May 20th, 2015|

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

Stamps of Hungary: Insects (2014)

By |May 18th, 2015|

Stamps of Belarus: National Arts Museum (2014)

By |November 15th, 2014|

Stamps of Great Britain: Remarkable Lives (2014)

By |April 5th, 2014|

Stamps of Åland: Anniversary of Mariehamn Theatre (2014)

By |February 18th, 2014|


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.

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.