The Sixth National Jamboree of Romanian Scouts

Romania – Scouting is more than recreation, it is education for life, a way to live and a movement with significant global impact. Romfilatelia recognizes the new opportunities that Scouting offers to young people, such as the chance to engage in diverseRead More

Life in the North Sea

Netherlands – On 17 July 2017, PostNL will issue the Life in the North Sea stamp sheetlet, with illustrations of plants and animals that live in the North Sea region. The illustrations were made by four scientific illustrators from the Naturalis BiodiversityRead More

Dutch Treats

  Netherlands – On 19 June 2017, PostNL issued the Dutch Treats stamp sheetlet. A sheetlet of ten stamps, each with a Nederland 1 value denomination, depicting the delicacies of different towns and regions throughout the Netherlands. The sheetlet will depict theRead More

Military Heritage

Gibraltar – The Convent – The official residence of the Governor of Gibraltar since 1728. It was originally a convent of Franciscan friars, hence its name, and was completed in 1531. The dining room at the Convent has the most extensiveRead More

Oak Tree

Austria – On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Austrian Federal Forestry Office, which was taken out of the national budget and re-established as a joint stock company in 1997, Austrian Post has come up with something very unusualRead More


Gibraltar – From her engagement to the Prince of Wales in 1981 until her death in 1997, Diana was a major presence on the world stage, often described as the “world’s most photographed woman”. She was noted for her compassion, style,Read More

2017 World Heritage – UNESCO Along the Silk Roads

United Nations – The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) seeks to encourage the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world that are of outstanding value to humanity. This is embodied in anRead More

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

#TBT Royal Mail published a stamp issue on 20 October 2015 to mark the release of the latest instalment in the Star Wars series of films. December 2015 will herald a massive global phenomenon with the much anticipated release ofRead More

RAF Squadrons II

#TBT Gibraltar – 43 Squadron ‘Gloria Finis’ 43 Squadron was formed in 1916 as part of the Royal Flying Corps. It saw distinguished service during two world wars, producing numerous ‘Aces”.  The squadron covered the Dunkirk retreat and fought in the BattleRead More

Landmark Buildings

Great Britain – Celebrate the nation’s contemporary architecture with this Special issue of 10 stamps that feature some of the finest public buildings erected in the last 20 years. They include the London Aquatics Centre, the Eden Project and the SwitchRead More