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

2017 Historic Huts of the Ross Dependency

New Zealand Post has teamed up with the Antarctic Heritage Trust and artist Sean Garwood to produce some stunning stamps. They feature Sean’s paintings and celebrate the historic huts of Antarctica and the incredible men who built them. Captain RobertRead More

World Heritage Urban Centres – Granada

Spain – If there is a city full of charm, known throughout the world for its streets, monuments, its gastronomy, its mountains and its people, that city is Granada. The Alhambra, the Generalife and the Albaicín neighborhood make up theRead More

Stamp Day 2017 Sainte-Croix

Switzerland – Scphila 17 in the music box village The village of Sainte-Croix in the Vaudois Jura on the border with France can look back on a chequered history. It is known to this day for the music boxes producedRead More

Day of the Stamp 2017

Austria – This year’s design for the commemorative stamp for the Day of the Stamp is dedicated to the “last knight”, Emperor Maximilian I. His epic poem Theuerdank, dating from the year 1517, is an important exemplar of the artRead More

155 Years Bucharest, Capital of Romania

  About 155 Years Bucharest, Capital of Romania Continuing the series of anniversary postage stamps issues dedicated to the city of Bucharest, Romfilatelia introduces into circulation on Wednesday, September 20th, the issue 155 YEARS, BUCHAREST, CAPITAL OF ROMANIA. It isRead More

150 Years of Hungarian Stamp Issuance I

Hungary – Magyar Posta is releasing its miniature sheet issued to mark the 150th anniversary of the first Hungarian stamp issue also in special and limited printing technique editions and in the form of an exclusive stamp set. The stampsRead More

Saint Ladislaus Memorial Year

Magyar Posta is issuing a definitive stamp with a label to mark the Saint Ladislaus Memorial Year. The emblem of the Memorial Year can be seen on the label attached to the definitive stamp Your Own Message Stamp IV – Domestic 35.Read More

The Seven Swans

Faroes – Once upon a time there was a husband and wife who had eight children, seven boys and a girl. The wife died and her husband mourned her, but like most widowed men he remarried and had a daughterRead More

Medias, 750 Years of Documentary Attestation

Romania – Medias was documentarily attested on 3 June 1267, under the name Medies. On its anniversary, Romfilatelia celebrates alongside the Citadel of Light, through the postage stamp issue Medias, 750 years of documentary attestation. Medias or Medies, Medgyes, Medyesch, situated in the heart ofRead More