Great Moments in French History 2017

France – The Treaty of Picquigny, August 29, 1475 Stopping the last rebound of the Hundred Years War, the treaty of Picquigny between France and England instituted a truce of seven years which was never questioned. Charles the Bold, DukeRead More

Millennium of the Fuero de Nájera

Spain – To understand the origin of the Fuero de Nájera, we have to go back to the beginning of the eleventh century. This city of the present province of Logroño, in the middle ages was the capital of theRead More

Radoslav Dodig’s First Death Anniversary

Bosnia and Herzegovina – Radoslav Dodig was one of the most famous Herzegovinians and his love for archaeology and history was unimaginable. He was born on 6 April 1954 at Prolog (Ljubuški). He completed secondary education at the classical gymnasiumRead 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

The 20th Maccabiah

Faster, Higher, Stronger Israel – When the opening whistle was sounded on March 28th 1932, no one could have anticipated that the 20th Maccabiah would take place in the State of Israel 85 years later, with 10,000 participating athletes fromRead More

150 Years of Hungarian Stamp Issuance

Hungary – Magyar Posta is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the issue of the first Hungarian postage stamp by issuing a special miniature sheet. Thirty-nine thousand copies of the miniature sheet designed by the graphic artist Attila Elekes were produced byRead More

Distinguished Collections

Romania – As British writer Aldous Huxley said, “Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder”, and the beauty and splendor that jewelry displays are undeniable.  Romfilatelia explores the fascinating field of jewelry through the postage stampRead More

HMS Gibraltar

Gibraltar – Seven different ships fr om the British Royal Navy have been named aft er Gibraltar “HMS Gibraltar”.The set of seven stamps depict: 22p – HMS Gibraltar was an Edgar-class cruiser launched in 1892, made into a depot shipRead More

Model 1917 Saarinen

Finland – The idea of the lion-themed coat of arms stamps comes from the first Finnish stamp publications, the Model 1917 Saarinen stamps. The miniature sheet is a tribute to two stamps designed by architect Eliel Saarinen, but the originalRead More

60 years, National Museum of Romanian Literature

Romania – The National Museum of Romanian Literature houses an authentic literary treasure consisting of manuscripts, books, personal objects, artistic works, photographs, audio – video recordings that reproduce the depth and complexity of the whole art of the word in RomanianRead More

MCCLV Anniversary of the Battle of Victory

Spain – On the first Friday of May, each year, the city of Jaca celebrates an ancestral feast, commemorating the battle of the Llanos de la Victoria, which took place around 760 and which confronted Moors and Christians. Like everyRead More

History of Spain – Gallego & Rey – XX Century

Spain – From 2000 to 2002, Correos issued in the series Epistolary School Correspondence, four mini sheets dedicated to the History of Spain, illustrated by Gallego & Rey. The protagonists were historical figures and landmarks, from the man of AtapuercaRead More

300th Ann of the Birth of Maria Theresa

Croatia – Maria Theresa, the Queen of the Hungarians, the Czechs and the Croatians, and the Archduchess of Austria, reigned from 1740 to 1780. As the wife of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor born in Lorraine, she also bore the titleRead More

Archeological Treasure 2017 – Tombstone

Bosnia & Herzegovina – During the archeological excavation on the site Pod- vornice in Lištani near Livno, the graves from the late Croatian and late Middlea Ages were found. Among the finding, the tombstone with the Croatian cyrilic of theRead More