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. Continue reading “FDC: The Great War, 1915”
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. Continue reading “FDC: The Great War, 1914”
I have just arrived back from Germany. Here are the stamps that I collected on my trip: the May issues from Deutsche Post. Continue reading “Stamps: Germany, May 2014”
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. Continue reading “FDC: Remarkable Lives”
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. Continue reading “Stamp Sheet: Her Majesty Queen Sirikit”
This FDC from Royal Mail commemorates the lives of 10 great Britons from all aspects of society. Continue reading “FDC: Great Britons”
The Footba11 Heroes issue from Royal Mail commemorates 150 years of the English FA (Football Association) and 140 years of the Scottish FA. Continue reading “FDC: Footba11 Heroes”
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. Continue reading “FDC: Queen Elizabeth II”
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. Continue reading “FDC: Jane Austen”
A combo cover featuring two issues from Brazil, with nice CDS cancels from São Paulo.
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 of Brazil. (The “Lu” prefix stands for Luso, which is a reference to Portugal and Brazil’s ties with the Portuguese people.)
Thanks to Marcio for this cover.