• February 26th, 2015

    The touching and intriguing story about a rare Emma the Red stamp

    FindYourStampsValue.com got to know an interesting info concerning the rare Emma the Red stamp issue by New Caledonia Post. The motif of this item is a statue of a young woman in a long dress – a memorial erected in honor of Emma Piffault. The story behind the stamp is both intriguing and very touching. Known today as Emma the Red, she was a twelve year-old girl when she arrived with her mother in ...
  • December 17th, 2013

    Honey and Bees stamps from New Caledonia

    Having an appropriate climate, vegetation rich in original essences and exceptional sanitary environment free of varroa (parasite responsible for the collapse of bee colonies), New Caledonia offers an ecological context particularly favorable to beekeeping. This practice, initiated in 1848 by the Marist Fathers who introduced swarms of European honeybees via Australia, has in recent years renewed ...
  • December 17th, 2013

    Sceneries and animals of New Caledonia set of stamps

    The Post of New Caledonia issued four stamps, which once again put the spotlight on landscapes and animals of New Caledonia. Reproducing superb photographs by Pierre -Alain Pantz, these stamps will travel around the world and provide an overview of this amazing land. The stamp of 85 F features a Fruit Bat near the bougainvillea grove. This bat having red feasts treats itself with fruit and nectar ...
  • December 17th, 2013

    Happy New Year and Best Wishes stamp from New Caledonia

    The time has come to prepare the cards and send thousand kisses to friends or distant relatives. For this purpose, the Office des Posteset Telecommunications of New Caledonia offers, as every year, a stamp issue celebrating Christmas and New Year. The stamp, designed by Claude Andreotto, reproduces some of the typical representatives of flora and fauna of New Caledonia: nautilus, rainbow lorikeet, ...
  • August 22nd, 2013

    Birth stamps issued by New Caledonia

    New stamps issued by the post of New Caledonia commemorate the birth of a baby boy or a baby girl. These postage stamps are the perfect addition to a baby shower invitations, birth announcements for the brand new baby girl or baby boy or letter updates about the beautiful baby. Why have stunning invitations with plain envelopes if the greatest way to announce the birth of the little bundle of joy ...
  • February 17th, 2011

    Digital TV stamp from New Caledonia

    The New Caledonian Post is issuing a stamp dedicated to the Digital Terrestrial Television spreading in New Caledonia. Since November 30, 2010, analog television in New Caledonia has given way to digital technology, incorporating sound and images in high definition. Today most of the Caledonians have access not only to the two usual channels (Tempo and RFO Nouvelle-Caledonie), but a bunch of 8 cha ...
  • December 3rd, 2004

    New Caledonia Christmas issue: multiethnic nativity scene depicted on stamp

    New Caledonia unveil their Christmas issue on 8th December featuring the nativity. The stamp has been designed by Sebastien Lesire and depicts a multiethnic scene in order to reflect the island. The island, with a population of around 215,000, has been celebrating Christmas since 1843 after the arrival of four French missionaries: Mgr Douarre, Pierre Rougeyron, Jean Taragnat and Blaise Marmoitton. ...