Gibraltar Cannons

Gibraltar’s fortifications have made the Rock of Gibraltar one of the most fought over and most densely fortified locations in Europe. The peninsula, has great strategic importance as a result of its position by the Straits where the Mediterranean SeaRead 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

Christmas 2017

Gibraltar – Cupcakes have become hugely popular over the years, once thought to just be a trend or phase, but now well established and respected in the cake world. The appeal of cupcakes is its versatility with the range ofRead More

Post & Go – Lodge Anniversaries

  About Post & Go – Lodge Anniversaries Gibraltar – Post & Go machines issue a new generation of self-adhesive postage stamps that are rapidly capturing the interest of stamp collectors. The stamps were first introduced by the Royal MailRead More

Upper Rock Nature Reserve

About Upper Rock Nature Reserve Gibraltar – The Gibraltar Upper Rock Nature Reserve is a protected nature reserve on the upper part of the Rock of Gibraltar that covers over 40% of its land area. It was established as theRead More

#TBT – 100 Years of Powered Flight

Gibraltar – The set celebrates 100 years of powered flight. The stamps feature the Wright Flyer (Kitty Hawk) airplane, flown by Orville Wright, officially the first powered flight on 17th December 1903, recognized by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale as “theRead More

Military Heritage

Gibraltar – The Convent – The official residence of the Governor of Gibraltar since 1728. It was originally a convent of Franciscan friars, hence its name, and was completed in 1531. The dining room at the Convent has the most extensiveRead More

Diana

Gibraltar – From her engagement to the Prince of Wales in 1981 until her death in 1997, Diana was a major presence on the world stage, often described as the “world’s most photographed woman”. She was noted for her compassion, style,Read More

RAF Squadrons II

#TBT Gibraltar – 43 Squadron ‘Gloria Finis’ 43 Squadron was formed in 1916 as part of the Royal Flying Corps. It saw distinguished service during two world wars, producing numerous ‘Aces”.  The squadron covered the Dunkirk retreat and fought in the BattleRead More

2017 £100 Banknote

Gibraltar – HM Government of Gibraltar has issued a new £100 banknote, designed and printed byDe La Rue on its Safeguard® polymer substrate, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Sir Joshua Hassan, Gibraltar’s first Chief Minister. ThisRead More

House of Windsor Centenary

Gibraltar – The House of Windsor is the royal house of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms. The dynasty is of German paternal descent and was originally a branch of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, itself derivedRead More

Referendum 50th Anniversary

Gibraltar – The Gibraltar sovereignty referendum of 1967 was held on 10 September 1967, in which Gibraltarian citizens were asked whether they wished to pass under Spanish sovereignty, with Gibraltarians keeping their British citizenship and a special status for GibraltarRead More

Banknotes

We are happy to say we now have banknotes available on WOPA! In this following section you will find a variety of different banknotes  from Gibraltar containing different values. GIBRALTAR – The first Bank Notes issued in Gibraltar date back to 1914. These BankRead More

Christmas 2016 50p Coin

Gibraltar – The 2016 Christmas 50p coin depicts a christmas tree, and the obverse depicts Queen Elizabeth II. The coin is sold in uncirculated mint condition and has a diameter of 27mm