The Battle of Britain took place between 10th July and 31st October 1940, an attempt by the German Air Force (Luftwaffe) to destroy the Royal Air Force (RAF) and gain air superiority. The name Battle of Britain came from aRead More
A set that includes all stamps of the series, separately.
2019 marks 50 years since the first flight of the legendary Concorde. First flown in 1969, Concorde entered service in 1976 and continued flying for the next 27 years. It is one of only two supersonic transports to have beenRead More
2020 marks 400 years since the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, UK and on to discover the New World, now known as the United States. This anniversary is of both significant historical and cultural importance and is regarded as aRead More
Whilst it is well known that Wordsworth’s poetry was inspired by an absorbing love of nature, written among the lakes and mountains of the Lake District where he spent most of his life, we’ve pulled together a few lesser knownRead More
Beethoven composed in several musical genres and for a variety of instrument combinations. His works for symphony orchestra include nine symphonies (of which the Ninth Symphony includes a chorus), and about a dozen pieces of “occasional” music. He wrote seven concerti for one or more soloistsRead More
Magyar Posta is issuing a commemorative stamp in honour of the 250th anniversary of the birth of the celebrated German composer Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827). Fifty thousand copies of the stamp designed by the graphic artist Orsolya Kara were producedRead More