Frankenstein – 200 Years

Jersey – Frankenstein is a novel written by Mary Shelley (1797 – 1851), which she started writing when she was 18 years old and published anonymously on 1 January 1818. Since 500 first edition copies were printed by a smallRead More

65th Anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation

Alderney – To mark the 65th anniversary of The Queen’s Coronation in 2018, we are delighted to depict Her Majesty at numerous events, including her 80th birthday and Golden Jubilee celebrations. The stamps depict some of the words from theRead More

65th Anniversary of the Coronation

Gibraltar – The coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II as sovereign of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan and Ceylon took place 65 years ago on 2 June 1953, at Westminster Abbey. Elizabeth ascended the throneRead More

Personalised Stamps

Norway – This decade can on many accounts be called the “me” decade or the “look-at-me” era. In 2006, this trend had already been developing for a few years, but the launch of Facebook was like adding fuel to theRead More

Cultural Anniversaries 2018

Romania – In the Centenary year of the Great Union from 1918, Romfilatelia honors Romania’s cultural values through the postage stamp issue Cultural Anniversaries 2018: “George Enescu” Philharmonic Bucharest, 150 years; Romanian Athenaeum, 130 years; “George Enescu” Festival, 60 years. On the three stampsRead More

World Down Syndrome Day

Bosnia – World Down Syndrome Day is observed every year on March 21rst, with this date chosen symbolically (21/3) to signify the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21rst chromosome which causes Down syndrome. Despite the certain psychophysical disorderRead More

The Islamic Community of Lisbon

Portugal – The Islamic Community of Lisbon (Comunidade Islâmica de Lisboa – CIL) was established in 1968 (Government Gazette no. 83, Series III of 6 April 1968) by a group of young Muslim students from the former Portuguese colonies whoRead More

Stampex Overprinted M/S – 1960s Popular Culture

Jersey is a picturesque island situated just off the coast of France and as such has long been a haven for tourists. Known in the 1960s as the ‘Honeymoon Island’, local politician Cyril Le Marquand described Jersey’s tourism industry asRead More

Distinguished Artists – Ansis Cirulis

Latvia – Latvijas Pasts releases the third stamp block in the series Outstanding Latvian Artists dedicating it to the author of the state flag standard and the first stamp, Ansis Cirulis. The first day cancellation of the two-stamp block is scheduledRead More

Votes for Women

Great Britain – Celebrating the centenary of the Representation of the People Act, a hundred years on, this stamp issue presents an overview of the trials and tribulations of the women who campaigned tirelessly to win the vote; beginning inRead More

Léonard Foujita 1886-1968

France – Born November 27, 1886, Tsugouharu (or Léonard) Foujita was a complete artist (painter, engraver, photographer …) French of Japanese origin. Foujita arrived in Paris in 1913. A few years later, he became one of the most famous artistsRead More