Stamps of 2023: Finland (January 2023)

Jan. 18, 2023 Golden Gift Finland issued ten stamps in four sets on January 18. The first of these is a single stamp called "Golden Gift". According to Posti, The Golden Gift is an elegantly minimalistic and versatile stamp suitable for various types of congratulations, invitations or other festive occasions. The stamp with unique perforations … Continue reading Stamps of 2023: Finland (January 2023)

EUROPA 2023: Peace – The Highest Value of Humanity

The EUROPA postage stamp is an annual joint issue of stamps with a common design or theme by postal administrations of member countries of the European Communities (1956–1959), the European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT) from 1960 to 1992, and the PostEurop Association since 1993. Europe is the central theme. EUROPA stamps promote … Continue reading EUROPA 2023: Peace – The Highest Value of Humanity

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 4 – Finland & Hong Kong

Finland issued a special Santa Claus stamp in a very low quantity – 120,000 – on 17 November 2014.  It is definitely my favorite holiday stamp of 2014.  I’ve been attempting to find on on eBay to no avail, so I may end up ordering directly from the Finnish Post.  However, their online shop only … Continue reading The 12 Days Of Christmas Stamps 2014: Day 4 – Finland & Hong Kong