Definitive stamps – Stamp news
January 5th, 2015
Felipe VI – a representative of a new phase of the Spanish monarchyWith a new phase of the Spanish monarchy beginning under Felipe VI, King of Spain, a new Definitive Series is in circulation depicting the new King. The image was provided by the King's Household. The stamp release will be put into circulation on the 19thof January, 2015. According to info received by FindYourStampsValue.com the issue consists of five offset printed stamps and a larger intaglio st ...
June 12th, 2014
"2014 Definitives" – new stamp issue by the United Nations Postal AdministrationOn 6 June 2014, the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) issued six definitive stamps in the denominations of US$ 0.33, US$ 2.00, CHF 2.20, CHF 2.60, € 0.70 and € 1.70. Each stamp explores abstractions of architectural and iconic details of the United Nations - the Secretariat building and General Assembly in New York, the Palais des Nations in Geneva and the United Nations Office in Vienna ...
May 26th, 2014
New Chinese Issue of "2014 Hong Kong Definitive Stamps"Hongkong Post today announced that a set of "2014 Hong Kong Definitive Stamps" will be released for sale with associated philatelic products on July 24 (Thursday). Hong Kong is an international metropolis of skyscrapers. On the outskirts of this bustling city, however, there lies a great expanse of countryside with opulent biodiversity and a charming natural environment. Apart from providing habit ...
May 15th, 2014
Gorgeous natural wonders were depicted on Scenic Definitive stamps issued by New ZealandFive of New Zealand’s breathtaking natural wonders are on display for this stunning new stamp issue – Franz Josef Glacier, the Moeraki Boulders, Mount Taranaki, Pancake Rocks and the Waikato River. These stamps are a new addition to the existing Scenic Definitives range, and the five new denominations have been created to accommodate the upcoming changes in postage rates. 60c - Franz Josef Glacier ...
April 18th, 2014
Israeli Sign Language is featured in new philatelic seriesThe Israel Postal Company issued a new series of stamps featuring common signs in Israeli Sign Language. About 650,000 people in Israel are deaf or hard of hearing, according to the Central Bureau of Statistics, making the problem bigger than most people suspect. The new stamps are intended to raise awareness of the challenges facing deaf Israelis. The postage entered circulation on Tuesday and fe ...
March 24th, 2014
Definitives 2014 from the Royal Mail
February 12th, 2014
Red Gerbera definitive stamp from IsraelIsrael Post issued a definitive stamp featuring Red Gerbera. The stamp was issued as part of the Gerberas definitive stamp series. The first set of stamps in this series had been issued in February 2013. The Gerbera, or Transvaal Daisy, is an ornamental plant belonging to the sunflower family (Asteraceae). It was named in honor of German botanist Traugott Gerber and originates from the Transvaal r ...
February 8th, 2014
New Gibraltar Definitive stamps 2014The Defintive 2014 features the Queen Elizabeth II portrait from the 1953 Definitive as its main design feature. The stamps come in a variety of colours for people to be able to easily distinguish the values. A definitive stamp is a postage stamp that is part of the regular issue of a country's stamps, available for sale by the post office for an extended period of time and designed to serve the e ...
December 9th, 2013
New Definitive "Birds" Overprint by Gibraltar PostAn overprint is an additional layer of text or graphics added to the face of a postage stamp, banknote or postal stationery after printed. Post offices most often use overprints for internal administrative purposes such as accounting but these have also been employed in the past for public mail. Gibraltar's last overprinted stamp was released in 1991 when the 1987 Definitive Guns with the original ...
October 26th, 2013
Leaves and Fruits: Common Pear stamp from UkraineUkrainian post issued a new definitive stamp within the series Leaves and Fruits. The stamp depicts Common Pear (Pyrus communis). The stamp designer is Vladimir Taran. Pyrus communis, also known as common pear, is a species of pear native to central and eastern Europe and southwest Asia. It is one of the most important fruits of temperate regions, being the species from which most orchard pear cul ...