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: Introduction
This Saturday, 13th December, I will start my second annual series of articles profiling Christmas stamps which will continue for twelve days, concluding on Christmas Eve. This year I briefly considered continuing the series until Epiphany (6 January) due to the many beautiful stamps worthy of inclusion but have decided that I’ll simply write about … Continue reading The 12 Days Of Christmas Stamps 2014: Introduction
Postcrossing: Received Card #14
I haven't been spending much time on my stamps or postcards recently. With the end of the long rainy season, November has been a real scorcher; hot and humid is not good philatelic weather! I have also been very busy teaching -- I now have at least one two-hour lesson each and every day of … Continue reading Postcrossing: Received Card #14
Postcrossing: Received Card #8!
This morning was one of Postcrossing firsts: my first card from Lithuania and my first card received from a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a popular collecting speciality that I want to pursue (both in stamps and postcards). My Postcrossing profile includes a request for World Heritage cards. Card #LT-318519 was sent by Kristina in Vilnius back … Continue reading Postcrossing: Received Card #8!