Christmas Stamps 2022: Brazil

On October 31, Correios released a single-stamp souvenir sheet as its issue for Christmas 2022. The main design element is the Star of Bethlehem, from which positive words emanate. The figures represent the diversity of peoples, ages and gender and are looking directly at the Christmas Star, symbolizing the hope and feeling of brotherhood that … Continue reading Christmas Stamps 2022: Brazil

Postcrossing Topical Catalogue 2011-2022

Welcome to my updated catalogue of Postcrossing-themed stamps, issued between 2011 and the present 2022. This covers mainly those stamps officially released by postal administrations around the world. There are also a number of personalized stamps on this topic, some official but most privately created as well as a large variety of pictorial cancellations and … Continue reading Postcrossing Topical Catalogue 2011-2022

The 12 Days Of Christmas Stamps 2014: Day 9 – Switzerland & Brazil

Switzerland released a set of four festive stamps on 13 November depicting Santa Claus, holiday cookies, an advent wreath, and a crib.  They were designed by graphic artist Dominique Rossier from Puidoux, above Vevey.   The press release from WOPA provides a wealth of information: “Because there was no room at the inn” The gospel according … Continue reading The 12 Days Of Christmas Stamps 2014: Day 9 – Switzerland & Brazil