Frankenstein – 200 Years

Jersey – Frankenstein is a novel written by Mary Shelley (1797 – 1851), which she started writing when she was 18 years old and published anonymously on 1 January 1818. Since 500 first edition copies were printed by a smallRead More

150 Years of the JSPCA

Jersey – The Jersey Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (JSPCA) was founded in 1868 with a mission to change attitudes of the general public towards animals and in 1913 local resident, Miss Frances Elizabeth Wilson, founded the JerseyRead More

65th Anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation

Alderney – To mark the 65th anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation in 2018, we are delighted to depict Her Majesty at numerous events, including her 80th birthday and Golden Jubilee celebrations. The stamps depict some of the words from theRead More

Commemorative 2018

Luxembourg – Since 1968, “SOS Kannerduerf Lëtzebuerg” has undertaken to support children whose natural development is at risk as a result of traumatic experiences such as physical abuse or neglect. At present, Kannerduerf Lëtzebuerg is monitoring some 300 children atRead More

Jón Thoroddsen 200th Anniversary

Iceland – Jón Thoroddsen (1818-1868) was a county magistrate and writer, known for having written the first modern Icelandic novel, “A Boy and a Girl”. Jón was born at Reykhólar in the northwest of Iceland. He studied law at theRead 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

75 Anniversary INI-SEPI

Spain – The Spanish State-owned Industrial Holdings Company was created in 1995 to manage public-held industrial holdings from the National Institute of Industry (INI), created in 1941 as an institutional support to promote the development of industry in Spain, andRead More

2017 Platinum Wedding Anniversary

New Zealand Post has created this special commemorative stamp issue to celebrate Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh’s platinum wedding anniversary. Over their 70 years of marriage, they have achieved many remarkable milestones, of which family featureRead More