Estonia post issued the Estonian Flag stamp, the first Estonian self-adhesive postage stamp with non-traditional perforation. The national flag of Estonia is a tricolour featuring three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), black, and white. The normal size is 105 × 165 cm. In Estonian it is colloquially called the “sinimustvalge” (literally “blue-black-white”), after the [...]
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The stamps feature women of Hageri and Nissi Parishes in late 19th century dress. In that period, most Harju County men already wore city clothes. Checkered skirts, as well as dresses and jackets, then made their way into women’s attire. The main headgear throughout North Estonia was the pot hat that came in various colours. [...]
Australia post issued a set of 5 stamps featuring Rising Sun badge worn by Australian Army personnel. The stamp traces the design evolution of the Rising Sun badge, also known as the General Service badge, worn by Australian Army personnel. There is some uncertainty as to the origin of the first design, but the most [...]
Belarus post issued a set of two stamps Belarusian national clothes, featuring Costume of Turov and Mozyr Region and Costume of Liahovichi Region. Clothing is an important ethnic feature of the nation. The origins of Belarusian clothing tradition lie in the ancient Kiewan Rus’. The moderate continental climate, long winter and mild summer required a [...]
Pos Malaysia issued a set of four postage stamp showing local market.
Women in Polynesia have evolved since the era when the first European explorers discovered the mythical “vahine”, whom they quickly turned into a South Seas fantasy, definitively anchored in the myth of the “New Cythera” and Heaven on Earth.
Country Romance These five stamps brings you decades back, when life was peaceful and romantic. The style of design is from those years as well.
Chunghwa Post will issue a second set of four stamps on the topic, featuring the Lin An-tai Historical Home in Taipei, the Li Family Compound in Luzhou, Taipei County, the Lin Family Compound in Wufeng, Taichung County, and Xiaoyun Villa in Shengang, Taichung County.