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

HM Queen & HRH Prince Philip Platinum Anniversary

Isle of Man – On Wednesday 9th July 1947, King George VI and the Queen made the long awaited announcement of the ‘betrothal of their dearly beloved daughter, Princess Elizabeth, to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten RN’. On the 70th anniversary ofRead More

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

Great press release, Isle of Man Post Office commemorates HM Queen and HRH Prince Philip’s Platinum Wedding Anniversary. For more information on this press release read text below :-)

Isle of Man Post Office has issued a heart-warming set of six commemorative stamps on the 70th anniversary of the engagement of HM Queen to HRH Prince Philip. The issue titled Head Over Heels is due for release on 9thRead 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

HRH Prince Philip – A Lifetime of Achievement

Isle of Man Post Office presents this most significant landmark stamp issue in tribute to one of the world’s most famous figures and in recognition of his lifetime of service to the British monarchy on the occasion of his retirementRead More

Queen Silvia

Sweden – The portrait stamp depicting Queen Silvia is now being issued with a new color and a new denomination, SEK 21, which is the international postage for greetings and let- ters up to 50 g from Sweden. The designRead More

25th Prince Albert II Challenge

Monaco – rganised by the Monegasque Fencing Federation, the Prince Albert II Challenge is an international fencing tournament for girls and boys aged under 17. The twenty-fifth challenge will take place on 3 and 4 June at the Louis II Stadium.Read More

HM Queen Elizabeth’s 70th Wedding Anniversary

Gibraltar – Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip were married at 11:30 GMT on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abbey, London. 70 years laterGibraltar is honoured to issue this set of stamps depicting images from their special day. Princess Elizabeth wasRead More

Maria Theresa – 300th Anniversary of her Birth

Slovenia – Slovenia are commemorating the tercentenary of the birth of Maria Theresa by issuing a joint commemorative stamp block with Austria, Croatia & Hungary. The stamp was designed by the Slovenian artist Svetlana Milijaševic and 60,000 copies were produced by ANYRead More