Solemn Events

Romania – The Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church at the initiative of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel and in the context of the 1230th anniversary of the 7th Ecumenical Synod of Nicaea (787) which approved the cult of holyRead More

Pro Juventute 2017

Switzerland – Awakening memories Another pair of motifs rounds out the Pro Juventute “At school” series, started in 2016. The nostalgically styled illustrations are intended to evoke memories of one’s own schooldays. Pro Juventute stamps with a surcharge have existedRead More

Red Deer

Austria – It is to the red deer, the largest indigenous ungulate, that Austrian Post is dedicating a commemorative stamp from the “wild animals and hunting” series. Its impressive size has also gained the red deer the title “King ofRead More

Day of the Stamp 2017

Austria – This year’s design for the commemorative stamp for the Day of the Stamp is dedicated to the “last knight”, Emperor Maximilian I. His epic poem Theuerdank, dating from the year 1517, is an important exemplar of the artRead More

Christmas 2017

Liechtenstein – Christmas carols are always very popular, and four of the best-known ones feature as motifs on our “Christmas” special stamps. Eduard Ebel, Joseph Mohr, James Lord Pierpont … these names may not mean anything to you. But youRead More

Art in Royal Dining

“Manners make the man.” Romfilatelia introduces into circulation, on October 20th, the postage stamp issue “Art in royal dining”, that brings to the attention of the collectors the richness and grandeur of the past dining experiences. There are collections of decorative art inRead More