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2014
Nov 06

Summer Camp Stamps from North Korea

Children Camp stamps North Korea

North Korea recently issued a few stamps that caught our attention. The first, pictured here, showing a group of seemingly happy, sportily-clad children flocking admiringly around the great leader Kim Jong-un. Such a scene on a North Korean stamp is not very unique of course – it was the text…Read More

Nov 04

Paul Puvilland, Stampdesigner

  There is a big chance that you’ve seen the work of the French Engraver/Comic Artist/ Stamp Designer Paul Puvilland, who has been responsible for a lot of stampdesigns over the years. We have contacted Paul to ask him some questions about stampdesign.  9,356 total views,  2 views today

Oct 29

The St. Patrick’s Battalion

St Patricks battalion postage stamp Ireland

On September 12, 1997, Mexico and Ireland made a joint stamp issue commemorating the 150 Anniversary of the Irish volunteers who fought for Mexico in the Mexican American War, 1846-1847.  108,194 total views,  1 views today

Oct 21

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies stamps

Smaug stamp New Zealand

‘The Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies’ brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. To commemorate the final film in this thrilling trilogy, New Zealand Post has created official stamps from Middle-earth.  10,090 total views,  2 views today

Oct 20

Famous Stamp Collectors (Part Two)

Bela Lugosi Movie Dracula movie poster

Earlier this year we published a top 10 list of famous stamp collectors, ofcourse this list was just  the tip of the iceberg so we decided to dedicate a new article to this subject. We hope you have as much fun in reading this article as we had in writing…Read More

Oct 15

New stamps (3)

Ian Fleming on stamps

Day after day new postage stamps are issued depicting a variety of topics. Below you can find a selection of these releases from the whole world.  8,416 total views,  2 views today

Oct 09

Science fiction on stamps

stamp frankenstein-1997-USA

Science fiction is a popular subject for books, television series and feature films. For a lot of people it’s also a great subject to build up a thematic stampcollection because over the years a lot of beautiful stamps with this topic  have been issued .  12,679 total views,  4 views today

Oct 06

Rocket Post

Cuba 1939, Rocket Post stamp

Although many previous attempts, some successful, have been made to transport mail by rocket, only one postal administration in the world has issued stamps to celebrate its country’s use of this strange method in the past.  8,602 total views,  1 views today

Sep 30

New stamps (2)

New Stamps

Day after day new postage stamps are issued depicting a variety of topics. Below you can find a selection of these releases from the whole world.  8,201 total views,  1 views today

Sep 29

Recently issued stampcatalogues

Michel switzerland and Liechtenstein

In the past month, a lot of new stampcatalogues have been issued. We have made a selection of some major stampcatalogues issued by Yvert and Michel and inform you about their content in this article.  7,201 total views,  1 views today

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