1851 12p Black on laid paper stamp auctioned by Siegel! A famous Canadian rarity fetched $135,000 / 2018-04-16 17:43:29
We are excited to let our readers know that Robert A. Siegel has sold one of the brightest Canadian philatelic items - 1851 12p Black on laid paper. This stamp is considered to be a fabled rarity and one of the world`s most desirable classic stamps. The lot boasted with its pristine original gum and its intense colours.
Koper - European Destination of Excellence of 2017 / 2018-04-12 17:18:48
Slovenia is such an idyllic country! It has got so many places which have received 'European Destinations of Excellence' award called EDEN. Winner of the EDEN 2017 competition is Koper – one of the greatest Slovenian destinations. To mark this important achievement Slovenia Post has released a special stamp designed by Inga Bau. We also have to mention that Slovenia is the only country in Europe to present its winning destinations on postage stamps.
Canada Post celebrates Maple Leafs’ legacy. / 2017-10-31 11:33:02
We hurries to let our readers know that Canada Post unveiled two kinds of coil stamps along with a special fabric souvenir sheet to honour Maple Leafs’ storied history as enduring Canadian icon.
‘Magnificent’ China stamps star at the Eastern fall sale. / 2017-10-05 10:37:12
We would like to share the latest auction news with our readers. New Brunswick’s Eastern Auctions will offer a complete set of imperforate corner blocks from the 1962 Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang issue on its Nov. 3-4 sale.
Monaco explorations marked with stamps. 3 special items introduced by Monaco Post / 2017-09-12 14:28:56
On 4 April, H.S.H. Prince Albert II launched the 2017–2020 Monaco Explorations initiative , reviving, after a gap of 120 years, the maritime scientific explorations pioneered by His great-great-grandfather Prince Albert I. On this occasion Monaco Post has released three special stamps in a form of a souvenir sheet that is highly recommended to all collectors.
The Rarest Stamp in Canada Get Lost at Sea / 2017-09-12 12:16:21
We invite each devoted stamp collector to get acquainted with this a cross-Atlantic airplane adventure that is firmly connected with philately!
A premium souvenir sheet with a special stamp released by Correos / 2017-05-18 12:49:16
We are excited to let our readers know that Correos has issued a Premium Sheet celebrating the strength of Spanish traditions; in this case, traditional dances. The Sheet is presented as a die-cut guitar shape, and when opened, plays a traditional Spanish melody. It is decorated with an illustration of dancers’ legs in traditional stockings and espadrilles.
Chinese New Year welcomed by PHLPost. Two special “Year of the Rooster” stamps released / 2017-01-10 13:16:03
As the year 2016 comes to a close, the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost), released its “Year of the Rooster stamps” for 2017’s Chinese New Year. The souvenir sheet of two stamps is red and gold with special embellishments of gold foil and 3D embossing. We invite stamps enthusiasts to appreciate the original design of these bright philatelic items.
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.