Tag Archives: people

Belgium Cover 1970s

Cover: Belgium from the 1970s

When buying stamps online, sometimes you receive your purchase in a plain cover, perhaps with an unadorned printed postage label. And sometimes your purchase arrives in a great cover like this.

Stamps Cover FDC UK 2015-09-09 HM Queen Elizabeth II

FDC: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

This cover from Royal Mail commemorates Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in the year that she became the longest serving British monarch and approaches 64 years on the throne.

Stamps Cover Malaysia 2014-05-06 Sultan of Perak featured

Cover: Installation of the Sultan of Perak, Malaysia

This cover from Malaysia commemorates the Installation of Paduka Seri Sultan Perak XXXV Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah.

Stamps Cover FDC UK 2015 Comedy Greats 2015-04-01

FDC: Comedy Greats

This cover from Royal Mail features an unusual topic: comedy, represented by 10 comedians and comedy teams from the United Kingdom.

Stamps Cover India 2015-03-02 featured

Cover: From India

This is my first cover from India on this site.

Stamps Cover FDC UK 2014 Remarkable Lives 2014-03-25

FDC: Remarkable Lives

Here is another great biographical issue from Royal Mail, marking the centenary of 10 Remarkable Lives. The people on these stamps were all born in 1914, and each went on to become a luminary in their field.

FDC cover UK 2013 Great Britons

FDC: Great Britons

This FDC from Royal Mail commemorates the lives of 10 great Britons from all aspects of society.