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2020
Apr 09

Stamp Errors, Part 3 – The Triple Bob – One Man Missing?

In February 1968, the Kingdom of Yemen issued a series of stamps depicting sports events at the Xth Winter Olympics in Grenoble in 1968. 131 total views, 14 views today

Apr 04

Old/New Zealanders – Part 2

The Māori people brought the beginnings of their art with them from their ancient homeland in Polynesia when they migrated to New Zealand more than 1,000 years ago and they developed those beginnings to new plateaus over successive generations. Wood carving was the primary art form but it was just…Read More

Mar 31

Stamp Errors, Part 2 – The Wrong Dietmar

In anticipation of the football World Cup due to be held in Germany in 1974, a series of stamps featuring famous players from that period was issued in Paraguay on October 8, 1973. However one stamp, the value of 0.30 Guarani, contained a mistake. 465 total views, 2 views today

Mar 25

Recently Added to Stock

Shown below is a small selection from the thousands of new stamps added to PostBeeld’s stock recently. A 1956 stamp showing the provinces of Cyrenaica, Tripolitania and Fezzan that came together to form modern Libya in 1951. We have added many more stamps from Libya. 430 total views, 2 views today

Mar 19

Mushrooms

The thematic collector of mushroom/fungi stamps has an amazing choice of stamps to seek out. It is thought that there are around 10,000 known varieties of mushrooms, with experts predicting possibly thousands more undetected. Here are some fine examples of mushroom stamps: 546 total views, 6 views today

Mar 16

Stamp Errors, Part 1 – Three Wrong and One Right

This is Part 1 of a new series featuring stamp errors. The first stamps we talk about were issued by the Republic of Palau, an island nation in the Pacific Ocean, 500 miles east of the Philippines and 2,000 miles south of Tokyo, forming the westernmost part of the Caroline…Read More

Mar 09

Hidden Messages

If you think this is just a normal picture of a red fox you are mistaken. There is more to the image than that seen at first glance. Over the years the United States Postal Service has issued more than 40 stamps containing hidden words/images that require a specially-produced ‘Stamp…Read More

Feb 28

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling

….. the song with the above title has been recorded on more than 200 singles and albums and by many famous singers, including Bing Crosby, Connie Francis, John McCormack and Roger Whittaker. Ireland is a country renowned not only for its folk music but also for its rock stars. 898 total…Read More

Feb 25

Old/New Zealanders – Part 1

The ancestors of New Zealand’s Māori people arrived in canoes from Pacific islands before 1300 AD. The Māori had no written language and thus their history and legends were passed on orally from generation to generation, and through carving and weaving. 977 total views, 2 views today

Feb 06

Flyovers

Airmail stamp collecting is a popular topic for many. In the past Yugoslavia used airmail stamps to promote tourism, displaying attractions to be found in the country. The stamps shown here depict aircraft flying over the Thirteenth Century Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary in Zagreb (now Croatia) and the former…Read More

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