One hundred and fifteen years ago it was still possible to remember Christopher Columbus as a man who conquered danger and obstacles to bring freedom and opportunity for Europeans in the new world while bringing the good news of Jesus to lost and desperate natives. A Golden Legend. Throughout history…
Friday, 09 October 2020 05:38

Stamps with Crystals

A special issue Personal stamp created by the Philatelic company Hermann E Sieger GmbH as part of a subscription service, and issued by Liechtenstein Post, a Kyanite crystal stuck to the stamp featuring a background picture of a Tall Ship on the stamp. Information about the stamp issues on this…
Uhudler has the phylloxa aphid to thank for its existence after the latter almost wiped out European grapevines at the end of the 1 t h century. As a result, robust, phylloxa-resistant varieties from America were imported to replace them, eventually being hybridised during the 20th century through grafting with…
Tuesday, 06 October 2020 04:58

Israel: Festivals 2020 Stamp Issue

Throughout the generations, creators of Jewish art have reflected the values of Jewish religion and culture in their works, while utilizing the techniques of their times. Just as artists in the Mishna and Talmud period learned about mosaics from the Roman world and used them to decorate their synagogues, today’s…
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