Liberation 75 – Set Mint – Set

During the first year of World War II, on 1st July 1940, German troops arrived to take the surrender of Jersey and for the next five years Jersey, Guernsey, Sark and Alderney became the only part of the British IslesRead More

Declaration of Arbroath

It was written and endorsed by the barons and freeholders of Scotland to the Pope, asking him to recognise Scotland’s independence and acknowledge Robert the Bruce as the country’s lawful king. The Declaration was then taken to the papal courtRead More

75th Anniversary of VE Day

Victory in Europe Day, generally known as VE Day (United Kingdom) or V-E Day (North America), is a day celebrating the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrendor of its armed forces onRead More

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