Tuesday, 02 June 2020 05:06

Jersey Issued Stamps on End of World War

9th May is the Island of Jersey’s national day and in the years since the end of the war a pattern of official ceremonies has developed, 9th May 2020 is marks the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Jersey.Six stamps portray key moments of a contemporary celebration of Liberation Day,…
Monday, 01 June 2020 04:54

New Europa 2020 Stamps

Austria Historic Postal Routes Thurn and Taxis With its theme of historic postal routes, this year’s EUROPA stamp is dedicated to a topic with a strong philatelic focus. For this, Austrian Post has chosen a historic representation of Palais Fugger in lnnsbruck. Emperor Maximilian I established the modern postal service…
Correctly identifying a postage stamp in a worldwide catalog is a bit like trying to find your seat in an unfamiliar Major League ballpark. Knowing the nation that issued it may get you to the right city, and finding the right stamp design in a catalog gets you to the…
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 06:01

New Stamps from Switzerland

Geneva International Airport was officially inaugurated in 1922 with the first international air route of Geneva–Dubendorf–Nuremberg. But its history began in 1920, when the Canton of Geneva decided to acquire a suitable plot of land between Cointrin and Meyrin. The airport’s importance increased rapidly. The wooden hangars were soon replaced…
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