Talking Weather: Meteorology on Stamps

|August 23rd, 2014|

In 2008, the World Meteorological Organization in cooperation with the Universal Postal Union published a most interesting book called "From Weather Gods to Modern Meteorology - A Philatelic Journey". The book is based on Finnish collector Raino Heino's gold medal collection. Mr Heino is not only an enthusiastic thematic philatelist but also a meteorologist by profession.

Europe Maps (1871-1914)

|August 22nd, 2014|

Stamps of Great Britain: World War One Centenary (2014)

|August 19th, 2014|

These First World War 1914 centenary stamps represent the six series themes of […]

Stamps of Italy: Italian Red Cross (2014)

|August 18th, 2014|

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

United States Stamps: Civil War 1864 (2014)

|August 17th, 2014|

The Civil War (1861-1865), the most wrenching chapter in American history, claimed the […]

Stamps of Malagasy Republic: Aquarium Fish series (1994)

|August 16th, 2014|

Illustrated are some of the stamps and the very handsome miniature sheet, featuring […]

Additional Information on HMAS Sydney

|August 16th, 2014|

Prompted by Tony Lyon’s interesting article on this subject I decided to comment on […]

Leon Helguera, UN Stamp Designer

|August 16th, 2014|

Originally published in “United Nations Postage Stamps” by the United Nations Department of […]

Stamps of Lithuania: Save the Baltic Sea (2014)

|August 14th, 2014|

The stamp Save the Baltic Sea Has been created by the artist Martyna […]

Stamps of Ascension Island: World War I (2014)

|August 12th, 2014|

Although at an early stage in its settlement Ascension Island was designated “HMS […]

Map of Straits Settlements (1894)

|August 11th, 2014|

This map shows the Straits Settlements (Malaya) in 1894.

A very useful chart for […]

Sichuan: China’s Panda Province

|August 10th, 2014|