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

Royal Golden Wedding

Faroes –  This year, HM The Queen of Denmark and HRH Prince Henrik celebrate their Golden Wedding Anniversary. Posta marks this event with the issue of an elegant mini-sheet, which shows a photo of the royal couple without official pomp. TheRead More

Definitives – HM King Felipe VI

Spain – Two and a half years ago since King Felipe IV occupied the throne of Spain, and since then, the annual Basic Series reproduces the effigy of the monarch as they did that of his father. The first basicRead More

Royal Couple’s 80th Birthdays

Norway – Both King Harald V and Queen Sonja turn 80 this year. Crown Prince Harald was born on 21 February 1937 – the first time in 567 years that an heir was born in Norway. A little over a monthRead More