Stamps of 2023: Guernsey (January 2023)

Jan. 5, 2023 Year of the Rabbit The animals of the Chinese zodiac are more than lucky numbers and personalities, they symbolize a deep connection with China’s ancient cultural heritage. Like all the Chinese zodiac animals, rabbits have a unique place in Chinese history, mythology, and customs. When Westerners gaze at the 月亮 (yuèliang; moon), … Continue reading Stamps of 2023: Guernsey (January 2023)

Alderney & Guernsey Christmas Stamps with CRIII Cypher

On November 16, Guernsey Post will issue seven stamps for Guernsey itself and another seven for its neighboring island of Alderney -- both part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, a British Crown dependency in the Channel Islands off the coast of France. The stamps celebrate Christmas pantomimes, "Robin Hood" for Alderney and "Sleeping Beauty" on … Continue reading Alderney & Guernsey Christmas Stamps with CRIII Cypher

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