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FDC: The Great War, 1916

This cover from Royal Mail continues the annual commemoration of 100 years since The Great War, 1914-1918.

Stamps Cover FDC UK 2015-10-20 Star Wars

FDC: Star Wars

This cover is a real collector’s item from Royal Mail, and needs no introduction: Star Wars.

Stamps Cover FDC UK 2015-05-14 The Great War 1915

FDC: The Great War, 1915

This first day cover from Royal Mail is the second in a 5-year series commemorating the Great War on its 100th anniversary. This cover commemorates wartime events from 1915.

Stamps Cover FDC UK The Great War 1914 featured

FDC: The Great War, 1914

This first day cover from Royal Mail is the first in a 5-year series commemorating the Great War, on the 100th anniversary of the war. The cover commemorates wartime events from 1914.

Stamps DE 2014-05 Musical Instruments Clarinette

Stamps: Germany, May 2014

I have just arrived back from Germany. Here are the stamps that I collected on my trip: the May issues from Deutsche Post.

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.

Her Majesty Queen Sirikit Thailand 2013

Stamp Sheet: Her Majesty Queen Sirikit

This sheet features 6 portraits of Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand. The stamps were issued on 12th August, which is the Queen’s birthday. This day is also celebrated as Mother’s Day in Thailand.

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.

Football Heroes - UK 2013

FDC: Footba11 Heroes

The Footba11 Heroes issue from Royal Mail commemorates 150 years of the English FA (Football Association) and 140 years of the Scottish FA.

Queen Elizabeth Portraits - UK 2013

FDC: Queen Elizabeth II

A royal first day cover from Royal Mail: Her Majesty The Queen – Six Decades of Royal Portraits. The issue features six stamps bearing portraits of the Queen from 1953 to 2013.

Jane Austen UK 2013

FDC: Jane Austen

This FDC from Royal Mail commemorates the bicentenary of the publication of Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen. The stamps are illustrated with scenes from six of Austen’s novels.

Brazil Tradenet and Lubrapex

Cover: Brazil Tradenet / Lubrapex

Country: Brazil Date: 27th May 2013 A combo cover featuring two issues from Brazil, with nice CDS cancels from São Paulo. Stamp Details Left to right Brazil Tradenet (2000) Centenary of the birth of Jorge Amado, prominent Brazilian writer (2012). This stamp bears the logo of the 21st Lubrapex, which is the national philatelic exhibition […]