Azores – Europa 2020 – Ancient Postal Routes – Set

The Autonomous Regions of the Azores and Madeira had their own specific post transportation problems. The use of maritime transport to send correspondence to the islands had been previewed by old official charters pre-dating the creation of the first masterRead More

Pheasants – Set

Golden Pheasant, or “Chinese Pheasant” – Chrysolophus pictus (Linnaeus, 1758), rendered on the stamp with the face value of Lei 1.90, is native to Asia, Mongolia and central China, where it lives in forested areas. As an ornamental species, it was introducedRead More

Europa 2020 – Set

The race is arranged every year in June in commemoration of the hazardous postal journeys and hardships of the farmer-postmen as they conveyed the mail between Sweden and Åland for almost 400 years. The issue is part of the PostEuropRead More

Europa 2020 – Ancient Postal Routes – Set

EUROPA – Ancient postal route stamps depict two historic stops on the old Tartu–Võru road. One stamp has a modern photo of the Varbuse postal station built on the side of this road in 1863, where the Estonian Road MuseumRead More

Europa 2020 – Ancient Postal Routes – Set

In place since the times of ancient kingdoms, states and empires, the postal routes have been essential for bringing governments and societies closer together throughout history. Former trade routes marked by posts and resting places enabled couriers and messengers toRead More

PRE-ORDER Coronation Street – Set

PRE – ORDER UNTIL 28TH MAY 2020. Celebrating the nation’s favourite soap, affectionately referred to simply as ‘Corrie’ Tony Warren’s hit show was first broadcast through the public’s TV sets in December 1960. 60 years later, the show is anRead More

Year of the Nurse and Midwife – Set Mint

The Year of the Nurse and Midwife is a celebration of health care workers around the globe and the vital role they play within communities.  We are delighted to have worked alongside Catherine Quilliam, Director of Nursing, and Amanda Phillips,Read More

Liberation 75 – Set Mint – Set

During the first year of World War II, on 1st July 1940, German troops arrived to take the surrender of Jersey and for the next five years Jersey, Guernsey, Sark and Alderney became the only part of the British IslesRead More

75th Liberation Day Anniversary – Set

“Hostilities will end officially at one minute after midnight tonight…And our dear Channel Islands are also to be freed today’. So many had longed to hear these words, which were broadcast on the airwaves at 15.00hrs on 8 May 1945.Read More

Europa 2020 – Set Mint – Set

The Route: Klaksvík – Viðareiði One of the most challenging postal routes on land was Klaksvík – Viðareiði, requiring hardy mail carriers to vanquish one of the most inaccessible mountain areas in the Faroe Islands. Postman Jákup’s Demise On NovemberRead More