• November 30th, 2008

    Best EUROPA stamp 2008

    This stamp from Hungary depicts the theme "The letter" in the background in the form of a mailed letter as well as in the foreground with an actual script letter. The stamp is in fact part of a pair of stamps issued in a souvenir sheet of four stamps. Only this stamp took part in the contest. The EUROPA stamp best design competition is a yearly online event in which the result is announced during ...
  • June 12th, 2008

    Ireland Releases Europa Letter Writing Issue

    On June 9, 2008, An Post issued two Europa stamps with the theme of letter writing. The stamps and First Day Cover were designed by Bold Design and feature cute illustrations of a boy and girl writing a letter to each other. ...
  • June 7th, 2008

    Denmark's Europa 2008 Stamps

    Denmark has released two Europa 2008 stamps with the theme of letter writing. The two stamps are the result of a competition among students at the Kolding Design School. The first-day cover's illustrations and postmark were designed by Emil Holtoug. Date of issue: 4 June 2008 ...
  • May 29th, 2008

    Slovenia: Europa 2008

    On 29 May 2008, Slovenia will issue its Europa postage stamps following PostEurop's chosen theme for 2008 - 'The Letter'. ...
  • May 27th, 2008

    Stamps are talk of the island

    Guernsey's heritage is being celebrated with new stamps. The set of six features words in Guernesiais, the Guernsey patois. 'While Guernsey-French is no longer the language of day-to-day communications, its link to our social history makes it of interest to international stamp collectors as well as islanders,' said Greg Yeoman, sales and marketing director at Guernsey Post. He said the company had ...
  • May 24th, 2008

    Gibraltar: Europa 2008

    The Europa 2008 theme of 'Writing letters' inspired Gibraltar Post to feature historical figures and how significant their letters were... 8p ...
  • May 20th, 2008

    San Marino: EUROPE – ‘The letter’

    The theme chosen by PostEurop for the series EUROPE 2008, is "The Letter". The philatelic issue is made up of two values of €0,60 and 0,65, designed by the young artist, Nicoletta Ceccoli, using a fantastic language created with delicate chromatic shades. The two images recount the wonderful journey of letters, letters which permit two friends or lovers to meet, even if far from each other. Issue ...
  • May 15th, 2008

    Belgian Post: The Letter

    This stamp is dedicated to the work of the Belgian National Post. The Belgian Post Group is one of the largest civilian employers in Belgium. Today it provides a range of postal, courier, direct marketing, banking, insurance and electronic services in a highly competitive European market. ...
  • May 9th, 2008

    Malta: Europa 2008 - Letters

    The MaltaPost Philatelic Bureau announces the issue of the EUROPA 2008 stamp issue entitled LETTERS. The stamps, with face values of Euro 0.37 (Lm0.16c), Euro 1.19 (Lm0.51c) are 48.0mm x 39.5mm in size, with a perforation of 14.0 x 14.0 (comb). The stamps are available in sheets of ten. ...
  • May 7th, 2008

    Switzerland: Europa - Letters

    This year, the Europa stamp has been designed in honour of the letter. PostEurop, the umbrella organization for the large European postal authorities sets a different theme for the stamp each year. The individual members - including Swiss Post - can then apply this theme as they wish. The stamp has a face value of CHF 1. Date of issue: 08.05.2008 ...