• September 16th, 2013

    Itella Posti Oy is winner of the EUROPA 2013 Jury Prize Competition

    Finland Post's EUROPA Stamp entry was named the winner of the 2013 PostEurop EUROPA Jury Prize Competition which was held at the Headquarters of PostEurop, where an expert jury met and voted through closed ballot. PostEurop held its fourth EUROPA Jury Competition at PostEurop’s Headquarters.  Eight philately experts were invited to join the 2013 jury and judge the fifty-six EUROPA Stamps based on ...
  • June 11th, 2013

    Postal Vehicles European stamps from Norway

    In Norway the development of the postal service has always gone hand in hand with technical advances in communications – and often with the postal service leading the way. The theme for this stamp issue is Postal Vehicles. The subjects are a 1932 Harley-Davidson (now in the Post Museum in Lillehammer) and a brand new Ford Connect Electric. Norway Post first invested in electric vehicles (Think) in ...
  • May 29th, 2013

    EUROPA stamp issue from Ukraine

    Ukrposhta issued a set of two stamps within the annual EUROPA international stamp issue dedicated in 2013 to postal vehicles. The stamps depict postal cars that used to transport and nowadays transport mail in Ukraine. Moskvich-400 plied the Ukrainian roads in the 50s. MAZ-5440 is currently being used by the directorate of "Avtotransposhta" on the main routes of Ukraine. ...
  • May 21st, 2013

    EUROPA – Postal Vehicles stamps from France

    La Poste issued two stamps within the international stamp issue EUROPA 2013 dedicated to postal vehicles. The stamps illustrate an engraving of the new mail coach (sedan version) of 1837 (based on the lithograph inspired by Victor Adam 1801-1866) and the modern Kangoo ZE. In 1837 the Postal Administration of France introduced a new type of vehicle, heavily inspired by the English mail coaches. Ant ...
  • May 18th, 2013

    EUROPA – Postal Vehicle stamps from Ireland

    An Post issued two stamps as its contribution to the 2013 Europa stamp issue. The theme of the issue was "Postal Vehicles", with the emphasis on vehicles used to deliver mail. The 60c stamp features two postmen, one on a bicycle and the other pushing a post trolley. Irish postal delivery staff set out on their delivery routes each working day on foot, on bicycle or in vans, to deliver mail to 2.1 ...
  • May 13th, 2013

    EUROPA 2013 – Postal Vehicles on new Croatian stamps

    Hrvatska posta issued two stamps to commemorate this year's EUROPA international stamp issue dedicated to postal vehicles. For the first time in Zagreb, in 1893 parcel delivery to home addresses was introduced by coaches and later bicycle was mentioned as mean of delivery. First automobiles were introduced in the service in 1913 and in 1914 a regulation on automobile postal traffic was brought. In ...
  • May 13th, 2013

    EUROPA 2013 – Postal Vehicles on new Italian stamps

    The new stamps by Italian post are dedicated to the common theme "Postal Vehicles" for EUROPA 2013 international stamp issue. The stamps illustrate different means of transport used by the Italian Post Office at different times, namely: the stamp valued of € 0.70 depicts two motorcycles, one modern and one vintage driven by a mailman in uniform, the stamp bearing value of € 0.85 depicts two four-w ...
  • May 11th, 2013

    Malta Post Launches EUROPA 2013 Stamps Collection

    On 9th May, MaltaPost issued a set of 2 stamps depicting Malta's iconic postal vans which is participating to this year's EUROPA competition themed – "Postman Van". The competition invites postal operators from Europe to showcase their countries' postal vehicles. This annual activity aims to encourage public awareness of Europe's common roots and history. For this year Malta has taken a nostalgic ...
  • May 10th, 2013

    EUROPA - The Postman Van stamps from Guernsey

    The Postman's Van is the topic of the May 2013 Europa Set by Guernsey Post. The designer Robin Carter has worked with Guernsey Post on a number of philatelic projects and his unique style was perfect for the latest issue in the Europa Series – the Postman's Van. Below FindYourStampsValue.com publishes a part of interview with Robin to find out a little bit more about his artistic background, his i ...
  • May 8th, 2013

    Europa – Postal Vehicles stamps from Finland

    EUROPA stamp issue for the year 2013 is dedicated to postal vehicles. A pair of self-adhesive postage stamps issued by Finnish post illustrates a modern and an old Finnish postal trucks. The modern vehicle is represented by Ford Transit Connect delivery van, and the past of Finnish postal delivery is embodied in Volvo LV-70-1933 mail car. In the period of time which lasted for 78 year beginning fr ...