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Stamps of Egypt: Railway Congress (1933)

By |March 3rd, 2015|

Stamps of Switzerland: Abbey Anniversary (2015)

By |February 28th, 2015|

Stamps of New Caledonia: Emma the Red (2015)

By |February 26th, 2015|

Postal Historians: Francisco Carreas Candi (1862-1937)

By |February 25th, 2015|

The Reigning Monarchs of Europe (1910)

By |February 23rd, 2015|

Giants of Russian Literature: Gogol on Stamps

By |February 22nd, 2015|

Nikolai Gogol’s plays, short stories and novels have a secure place amongst the great masterpieces of Russian realist literature, regularly illustrated by stamps.

Stamps of Belgium: Postal Transport (1951)

By |February 22nd, 2015|

Stamps of Croatia: Number 112 Day (2015)

By |February 18th, 2015|

United States Stamps: Vintage Rose and Tulip Issue (2015)

By |February 15th, 2015|

To add a special touch to Valentine’s Day, the Postal Service dedicated two stamps for couples planning to step up to the altar.

Stamps of Gibraltar: International Jazz Festival (2012)

By |February 12th, 2015|

Stamps of Italy: Victor Emmanuel II 50th Anniversary (1929)

By |February 6th, 2015|

Stamps of East Germany: Berlin Zoo (1965)

By |February 3rd, 2015|

Railway Map of Bohemia (1883)

By |February 2nd, 2015|

Stamps of Cuba: Who Owns Martí?

By |January 31st, 2015|

Most nations have a leading figure who has been extremely important for their future political development. Gandhi in India, Garibaldi in Italy and Lincoln in the USA.

In Cuba this person is not Fidel Castro, as most would expect, but poet, journalist, revolutionary philosopher and political theorist, José Martí.

United States Stamps: Black Heritage Issue (2015)

By |January 28th, 2015|

The US Postal Service releases a special stamp from the Black Heritage series honouring architect and educator Robert Robinson Taylor.