• March 21st, 2016

    Historic Dockyard Museum as a home to a collection of fantastic attractions. 4 fascinating stamps introduced by Falkland Islands Post

    Historic Dockyard Museum is home to a collection of fantastic attractions, historic ships and museums. There's so much to see and do. It is the only place in the world to see the Royal Navy past, present and future and is a must see for anyone visiting the south of England. FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to introduce to our readers' attention a special set of four stamps that underlines the uniqu ...
  • May 24th, 2015

    Colour in Nature – new stamp issue by Falkland Islands Post

    FindYourStampsValue.com hurries to inform that Falkland Islands Post has released a set of stamps dedicated to the beuty of nature. The issue consists of four items that were unveiled and put into circulation on the 12th of May. The theme Colour In Nature looks at the wide range of colours found in nature and more specifically those of plants, birds and invertebrates found in the Falkland Islands ...
  • November 29th, 2014

    Type 42s as the backbone of the Royal Navy’s fleet

    For many years, the Type 42s have had a close relationship with the Falklands. That is why Falkland Islands Post has decided to release a set of postage stamps depicting 4 Type 42s that have had a particular association with the islands. According to info got by FindYourStampsValue.com this philatelic issue consists of four items that were already put into circulation. The return of HMS Edinburgh ...
  • September 25th, 2014

    The Centenary of the Battle of the Falklands Islands is to be commemorated with a new stamp issue

    According to info got by FindYourStampsValue.com Falkland Islands Post is preparing for issuing a new set of stamps commemorating the Centenary of the Battle of the Falklands Islands. The issue consists of four stamps which depict different scenes and symbols of this important historical event. The stamps are to be released on the 8th of December. The origin of the Battle of the Falkland Islands s ...
  • September 6th, 2014

    The beauty of nature – new stamp issue of the Falkland Islands

    The naturalist Charles Darwin wrote of the lack of colour in the Falklands environment, describing it as drab and generally colourless: "…everywhere covered by a peaty soil and wiry grass, of a monotonous brown colour". He was of course making reference to the vast flat landscape of the southern parts of East Falkland where the sober colours of the grassland and heath predominate. In general the F ...
  • April 14th, 2014

    Falkland Islands: Fungi stamps 2014

    30p False Chanterelle Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca This fungi belongs to the family Hygrophoropsidaceae in the order Boletales and was first described by the Austrian priest and naturalist Franz Xaver Freiherr Von Wulfen in 1781. The specific name aurantiaca is a reference to its orange colouring. Hygrophorus from the Greek Hygro meaning “moist” and Phorus to “bear” which could be loosely translated ...
  • March 9th, 2014

    Falkland Islands - King Penguins, Predators and Prey

    Penguins, Predators and Prey is a series of stamp issues featuring each of the familiar Falkland penguins, together with some of their respective predators and prey. This issue features the King Penguin. The King Penguin is the largest of the five species which breed in the Falkland Islands. They grow to one metre in height and weigh up to 16 kg. There are two subspecies: A. p. patagonicus breeds ...
  • November 21st, 2013

    Falkland Islands - Airmail Postcard Rate Penguins 2013

    This issue comprises six Airmail Postcard rate stamps (currently 65p) showing each of the Falkland's five breeding penguins and one of the unusual albino Rockhopper penguins. The stamps have been beautifully illustrated by Robin Carter and capture some of the typical mannerisms of these birds that are generally regarded as being synonymous with the Falkland Islands and attract a great number of to ...
  • October 3rd, 2013

    Falkland Islands: Colour In Nature – 4 new stamps 2013

    The naturalist Charles Darwin who made two short visits to the Falkland Islands in 1833 and 1834, wrote of the lack of colour in the Island's environment, describing it as drab and generally colourless: "…everywhere covered by a peaty soil and wiry grass, of a monotonous brown colour". He was of course making reference to the vast flat landscape of the southern parts of East Falkland where the sob ...
  • August 28th, 2013

    Falkland Islands - Shallow Marine Surveys Group

    Shallow Marine Surveys Group (SMSG) were formed in 2006 by marine biologists and dive enthusiasts in the Falkland Islands. The group recognised that the shallow marine environment in the Falkland Islands is pristine, un-impacted by man and surprisingly diverse but almost nothing was known about it. Their initial aim was to provide species inventories for the habitats of this vast coastline and ult ...