Votes for Women

Great Britain – Celebrating the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, a hundred years on, this stamp issue presents an overview of the trials and tribulations of the women who campaigned tirelessly to win the vote; beginning inRead More

Endangered Species – The Black Rhinoceros

Guernsey – The black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) is the most well known of the five living rhinoceros species, thanks largely to its highly publicised international conservation drive. Also known as the hook-lipped rhinoceros, it is one of the oldest groupsRead More

Portuguese Autochthonous Breeds

Portugal – About 10 thousand years ago, humans began to domesticate animals for use in labour and as a source of food, clothing (furs, wool) and fat (biofuel) for daily survival. Since then, necessity led to empirical genetic selection basedRead More

Winter Olympic Games 2018

About Winter Olympic Games 2018 Romfilatelia is alongside Romanian athletes participating in the 23rd Winter Olympic Games, PyeongChang 2018, by introducing into circulation the postage stamp issue dedicated to this international multi-sport event. The postage stamp issue illustrates four Olympic disciplines.Read More

Sperm Whale Silver 1 OZ Proof Coin 2018

New Zealand Coins – During the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries, sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) were popular game for whalers. These giant carnivores could reach up to 18 metres in length and weigh as much as 55 tonnes. The spermacetiRead More

Winter Olympic Games – PyeongChang 2018

Croatia – We do not typically associate Korea, especially South Korea, with the Winter Olympic Games. However, this is going to change in 2018. South Korea lost the Winter Olympic Game race to Vancouver in 2003 and then again toRead More

Traditional Sweets of Portugal

Portugal – The tradition of making sweets from legumes combined with the ubiquitous bitterness of almonds was already well established long before the arrival of beans into Portuguese kitchens from the Americas. Appearing in the Tratado de Cozinha e CopaRead More

Sailing Ships – Albania & Atlas

Aland – Albania: Featuring full-rigged clipper Albania, the stamp is part of a 6-year sailing ship series that also includes stamps featuring the schooner Leo and the barquentine Lemland (2015), the brig Altai and the barque Pehr Brahe (2016) andRead More

Europa 2018 Bridges

Gibraltar – EUROPA stamps are special stamps issued by European postal administrations which bear the offi cial EUROPA logo, a PostEurop registered trademark under the aegis of PostEurop in which Europe is the central theme. EUROPA stamp issues are amongRead More

Popular Culture – The 1960s

Jersey is a picturesque island situated just off the coast of France and as such has long been a haven for tourists. Known in the 1960s as the ‘Honeymoon Island’, local politician Cyril Le Marquand described Jersey’s tourism industry asRead More

Braila, 650 Years of Documentary Attestation

Romfilatelia introduces into circulation the postage stamp issue Braila, 650 years of documentary attestation, comprised of 5 stamps, each illustrating a representative monument of the city on the Danube. In 2018, we celebrate 650 years since the first documentary attestationRead More

Léonard Foujita 1886-1968

France – Born November 27, 1886, Tsugouharu (or Léonard) Foujita was a complete artist (painter, engraver, photographer …) French of Japanese origin. Foujita arrived in Paris in 1913. A few years later, he became one of the most famous artistsRead More

Madeira Self-Adhesive

In this Madeira series, the stamps take us on a route that begins with one of the most emblematic events in this archipelago’s popular culture. For a week, the Flower Festival invites tourists and residents to participate in a celebrationRead More