Tag Archives: ships and boats

Stamps Cover FDC UK 2016-01-07 Shackleton and the Endurance Expedition

FDC: Shackleton and the Endurance Expedition

This cover from Royal Mail commemorates the Endurance expedition to cross the south pole, led by Ernest Shackleton. The expedition did not succeed, and Shackleton and his team faced a battle for survival to escape the Antarctic.

Stamps Cover FDC UK 2015-09-16 Sea Travel

FDC: Sea Travel

This cover carries 6 new Post & Go ATMs from Royal Mail, featuring the unusual topic of Sea Travel.

Stamps Cover FDC UK 2015 Working Sail 2015-02-18

FDC: Working Sail in the UK

This cover features Royal Mail’s new series of Post & Go ATMs: Working Sail, a collection of beautiful sailing ships by folk artists around the United Kingdom.

Stamp and Coin: The Royal Barge Procession, Thailand

I found this small presentation pack in a gift shop. I recognised the stamp, but I had not seen the coin before. Both items commemorate the Royal Barge Suphannahong taking part in the Royal Barge Procession in Thailand.

Stamps Cover FDC UK 2013 Merchant Navy

FDC: Merchant Navy

This is a classic FDC from Royal Mail featuring some very elegant stamps: 6 vessels from the British mercantile fleet between 1813 and 1986.

Stamps Cover Brazil 2013 Albuquerque Navy

Cover: Jerónimo de Albuquerque

Here is another historical stamp on cover from Brazil: 400 years since the naval force of Jerónimo de Albuquerque.