Year of the Rooster welcomed by Canada Post /2017-01-03 12:21:06
We welcome our readers to celebrate the end of the Year of the Monkey and the beginning of the Year of the Rooster with this colourful stamp. Designed by Paprika and featuring calligraphy by Order of Ontario recipient Albert Ng, the stamp features a stylized rooster, its chest proudly puffed out, created out of wavy gold lines. In the lower right corner is the Chinese character ji, meaning rooster. The words also appear vertically in both French and English.
The 1917 Italian post offices in China cover sold for US$65,000 at Spink /2016-11-18 11:40:06
We are glad to introduce to our readers’ attention the latest auction Spink auction results. This piece of info concerns a 1917 Italian post offices in China cover that starred in Spink’s November 10 Collector’s Series sale with a final bid of US$65,230.
Yello as one of the most successful Swiss bands /2016-11-11 16:08:15
Yello is a Swiss electronic band consisting of Dieter Meier and Boris Blank. The band is known for their 1985 single “Oh Yeah“ which featured in the films Ferris Bueller‘s Day Off, The Secret of My Success, American Pie Presents.
Christmas welcomed by Monaco Post. Special nativity stamp released /2016-11-05 16:08:15
Religious and civil traditions have been upheld for centuries in the Principality. They are sometimes linked, rites and ceremonies being accompanied by popular festivities.
Srbuhi Tyusab as the first Western Armenian publicist. Special stamp released by HayPost /2016-11-01 16:08:15
StampNews.com is glad to inform our readers that HayPost put into circulation one stamp dedicated to the first Western Armenian writer, poet, publicist, public and educational figure, the first Armenian novelist Srbuhi Tyusab’s 175th Anniversary.
Celebrating Christmas in Switzerland. Four new festive stamps released by Swiss Post /2016-10-25 15:57:06
We are glad to inform our readers that Swiss Post has introduced its variation of Christmas stamp issue that consists of four bright items.
Large Persian rug revenue stamp has doubled its estimate at Siegel /2016-10-20 15:43:09
We hurry to share the latest auction news with our readers: the US $500 “large Persian rug” revenue stamp was the star lot of the recent philatelic saleand has doubled its estimate at Siegel auction.It was sold for US$35,000 against a US$17,500 valuation!
Four special items released by USPS /2016-10-15 01:22:51
We are excited to inform our readers that USPS is ready to issue four new Holiday Windows stamps that rejoice in the simple pleasures of the season. Christmas is coming and these items have already attracted attention of many stamp collectors worldwide. Let‘s appreciate the festive design of these stamps together!
Six bright stamps released by Jersey Post /2016-10-11 01:22:51
Jersey, throughout history, has had a particular affinity with folklore and stories have evolved from tales of smugglers, lovers, harsh terrain and challenging coastlines, as well as the ever-changing influences of neighbouring countries, visitors and invaders. Many myths and legends and still known within the Island. StampNews.com is glad to inform our readers that Jersey Post has released six special stamps that depict six exciting myths and legends of Jersey.
Melbourne Zoo’s animals promote Endangered Wildlife stamps for Stamp Collecting Month. Seven special items released by Australia Post /2016-10-06 00:00:00
We are glad to introduce to our readers’ attention seven special stamps by Australia Post representing endangered animals that are part of current zoo and/or other conservation programs in Australia. These animals are at risk of extinction and are classified as either Endangered or Critically Endangered according to Australian and international measures. Three animals are exotic and four are native. Let’s appreciate the bright design of these seven stamps together!