• August 25th, 2014

    Beskid Mountains – natural wonder of Czech Republic

    FindYourStampsValue.com got to know that Czech Post is to issue new stamps depicting gorgeous Beskid Mountains and their residents- various animals. This issue will be available for purchasing from the 3d of September. The Beskid Mountains are located in northeastern Moravia in Wallachia, in the southeast of Czech Silesia, in southern Poland, and in northern Slovakia in the Orava region. The Beski ...
  • May 28th, 2014

    Prague Castle – Assembly of Olympian Gods - Peter Paul Rubens issue by Czech Republic

    Ceska Posta issued a stamp and a miniature sheet dedicated to the painting by Peter Rubens "Assembly of Olympian Gods". Peter Paul Rubens (28 June 1577, Siegen–30 May 1640, Antwerp) was a Flemish painter, one of the world's greatest visual artists, a master of the Baroque style, and the most important Flemish painter of the 17th century. He was born in Westphalia in the city of Siegen to the succe ...
  • May 27th, 2014

    The stamp in the "For Children" series introduced by Czech Post

    The sitting puppets Jů and Hele and the flying puppet Muf in the background This year's stamp in the "For Children" series commemorates Stanislav Holý, Czech painter, graphic artist, illustrator, and mainly author of puppets Jů and Hele. Stanislav Holý focused on comics, with the character of Mr. Pip as the main hero. In 1971, he graduated from the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Pragu ...
  • March 27th, 2014

    Personalities: Prof. RNDr. Zdenek Kopal (1914-1993) stamp from Czech Republic

    Ceska posta issued a stamp from the series "Personalities" dedicated to Zdenek Kopal. Prof. RNDr. Zdenek Kopal, DrSc. (4. 4. 1914 in Litomysl – 23. 6. 1993 in Wilmslow, United Kingdom) was a Czech astronomer and astrophysicist, famous also in the fields of numerical mathematics, ballistics and aerodynamics. His most important scientific work was related to variable stars, especially close eclipsin ...
  • March 25th, 2014

    Beauties of our country series: Cervena Lhota stamp by Czech Republic

    The new stamp by Ceska posta from the series "Beauties of our country" is dedicated to Cervena Lhota. Cervena Lhota is a Renaissance water chateau in the eastern part of South Bohemia. The chateau is located on a rock, which became an island in the chateau pond after the damming of the valley and the increase in the water level. The chateau consists of an enclosed four-wing layout around a square ...
  • March 24th, 2014

    Personalities: Bohumil Hrabal stamp from Czech Republic

    Ceska posta issued a stamp to celebrate the 100th anniversary from the birth of Bohumil Hrabal. Bohumil Hrabal (born Bohumil Frantisek Kylian on 28 March 1914 in Brno), was a Czech prose writer, one of the greatest and most original writers of the second half of the 20th century. He became the most translated Czech author of the 20th century. He was born in Brno-Zidenice to a single mother, Mary K ...
  • March 6th, 2014

    Historical Vehicles featured on new Czech stamps

    Ceska posta issued a set of two stamps dedicated to historical vehicles: Eugen Cihak's airplane: Rapid, 1912 and prototype of Czechoslovak Metro Car – Type R1. Eugen Cihak's Airplane: RAPID, 1912 Eugen Cihak was born on 31 May 1885 in Croatia, where his father was employed. In 1889 his family moved to Pardubice, where E. Cihak graduated from business school. After that he worked at the Laurin & ...
  • March 5th, 2014

    150 Years of the Czech Firefighters stamp

    Ceska posta issued a stamp to commemorate 150 years of the Czech firefighters. The stamp features a vintage fire engine and a firefighter putting out house fire. The struggle of man against fire is a story which covers the whole of human history. More specifically, it is the effort to control fire. That is on account of the fact that fire has had great significance in the development of society an ...
  • February 6th, 2014

    Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi 2014 stamp by Ceska Posta

    Ceska Posta issued a stamp dedicated to the Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi 2014. The stamp illustrates a sledge-hockey player. The origins of the Paralympic Games are credited to Professor Ludwig Guttmann, a neurologist and neurosurgeon. A new perspective on the issue of rehabilitation for persons with disabilities was influenced by World War II. In 1944, Professor Guttmann founded a medical cen ...
  • February 6th, 2014

    Winter Olympic Games in Sochi 2014 stamp by Ceska posta

    Czech Republic issued a stamp to celebrate the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi 2014. The stamp features a snowboarder. The XXII Olympic Winter Games will be held from the 7th to the 23rd of February 2014 in Sochi, Russia. That was decided by the voting members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in Guatemala on 5 July 2007. The games will be organized in two locations, in the coastal city o ...