Greetings 2013 – Ireland

Greetings 2013 - Ireland

Irish Post issued two new Greetings 2013 stamps, specially designed for use on greeting cards. This year’s stamps were designed by Steve Simpson and feature illustrations by renowned illustrator, Cathy Dineen. The stamps show the delight shown by a boy …

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Europa 2013 – Danmark

Europa 2013 - Danmark

Danish post issued a stamp and a souvenir featuring new electric bicycle as a part of Europa 2013 series. ‘Postal Vehicles’ is the theme of this year’s EUROPA stamp. The Danish stamp shows the new three-wheel electric bicycle Post Danmark …

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Bird of the Year – Partridge

Bird of the Year – Partridge

Estonia post issued a stamp of the bird of the year featuring Partridge. The Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix) is a small bird of the pheasant family who mainly lives in farmland – in fields as well in pasturelands. It passes …

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Food Grains – Taiwan

Food Grains - Taiwan

Taiwan Post issued a set of four stamps of Food grains each featuring a type of gramineous plants, including Oryza sativa, Setaria italica, Zea mays, and Triticum aestivum. 1. Oryza sativa (NT$5): Commonly known as rice, it is an annual, …

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EUROPA 2013 – Belgium

EUROPA 2013 - Belgium

Belgium post issued a set of two stamps featuring postal vehicles as a part of Europa 2013 series. The sheet depicts the daily routine of the postal van. EUROPA stamps are special stamps issued by European postal administrations and bears …

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Europa 2013 – Liechtenstein

Europa 2013 - Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein post issued a stamp for the Europa 2013 with the theme “Postal vehicles”. For this year’s issue, as for many before, the proven approach of collaborating with the Liechtenstein School of Art was adopted. Within the preliminary course there …

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Yildiz Palace – Turkey

Yildiz Palace - Turkey

The Turkish post issued two stamps in the Palaces series featuring Yildiz Palace. Yildiz Palace (meaning “Star Palace”) is a vast complex of former imperial Ottoman pavilions and villas in Istanbul, Turkey, built in the 19th and early 20th centuries. …

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