Rio has deserved to be a host to the sports world. Here, not only football is religion. This great nation with samba running in their veins has great stories to tell in all sports. To mark the upcoming Olympic Games Croatia Post has introduced a special stamp honoring the hosting city and the sportsmen that are to take part in this colossal sporting event.
We are glad to share the latest auction news with our readers. In this philatelic release we will inform you about rare 1907 Nyasaland MCA stamps that are valued at up to US$28,500 in Spink’s fourth part of the sale of the Lionheart Collection of British Empire stamps. Both stamps display the Multiple Crown CA (MCA) watermark and include a large swathe of their original gum.
Who could guess that the tiny piece of paper will enter the Guinness Book of World Record? And it has really happened! Pluto: Not Yet Explored stamp traveled more than 3 billion miles on a spacecraft to the dwarf planet has earned the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS achievement for the farthest distance traveled by a postage stamp.
We have received an interesting info for every creative and imaginative stamp enthusiast: the organizers of Pafos2017 and the Cyprus Post have issued a calling for artists as they look to launch a new series of commemorative stamps ahead of next year when the two will be declared the European Capital of Culture.
German engineer, Otto Lilienthal was the first person to design a glider that could fly a person and was able to fly long distances. To mark 125 years since the first gliding flight made by this great experimenter German Post has introduced its special stamp with bright and colorful design.
Every postcard from a foreign land brings a little piece of the big, wide world to our letterbox. That was what Paulo Magalhães from Portugal thought, and that is why he founded the Postcrossing platform in 2005. To mark this date Austrian Post released a commemorative stamp to this admirable project, which brings together postcard and stamp collectors from around the world.
In 2016, the U.S. Postal Service celebrates soda fountain favorites the cold, sweet treats beloved by people of all ages. The act of savoring cool, fizzy confections is a national pastime that dates back generations. To underline these childhood memories USPS introduced to your attention five special stamps with bright and fresh designs.
Pink Floyd were an English rock band who earned recognition for their psychedelic music in the late 1960s and, as they evolved in the 1970s, for their progressive rock music.