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.
Austria‘s national team has qualified for the final stages of a major event and, as a result, has taken part in the European Championship in France in June (and also in July). Austrian Post congratulates the national team and is celebrating Austria’s participation in Euro 2016 with a commemorative stamp that has an interesting design.
Malta Post introduced its bright stamp on the theme
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.
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.
From the 10th of June to the 10th of July 2016 France is hosting the final phase of the Championship of European Footballing Nations, for the third time after 1960 and 1984; when they became the European champions for the first time.
The Armenian collection with stamps from 2013, 2014 and 2015, presented by HayPost, took the second place at the philately competition organized under the auspices of the Universal Postal Union within the framework of the expo.
Stamps-collector.com has 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.
Stamps-collector.com hurries to inform the important news from the philatelic world to our readers: the finest graded US 1918 24c Inverted Jenny set a new auction record at Robert A Siegel in New York on May 31.
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.