• November 22nd, 2010

    Better City - Better Life: Shanghai World Expo 2010

    This year many countries issued postage stamps dedicated to Shanghai World Expo 2010. Below we offer a selection of the most popular stamps on this theme. Please send us the images of stamps missing in this list. We will be happy to update it. Algeria Antigua & Barbuda Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Belarus Bulgaria China China (Limited edition) Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republi ...
  • October 27th, 2010

    World's first ceramic stamps unveiled in east China

    The limited edition stamps, which are made in 11 versions based on "world expo" themes, were released as a promotion for the 2010 China Jingdezhen International Ceramic Fair that wrapped up Oct. 22. Jingezhen, located in eastern China, claims to having been producing pottery for 1,700 years. The China National Philatelic Corporation says it limited production to 10,000 sets of the stamps. The patt ...
  • June 22nd, 2010

    Pure silver commemorative stamps from China

    Authorized by the Bureau of Shanghai World Expo Coordination and the China Post Group, the Shanghai Philatelic Corporation has officially issued a set of pure silver commemorative stamps for the China Pavilion. The stamps are made from .999 pure silver, and four different weights are available: 88 grams, 188 grams, 388 grams, and 688 grams. The number produced for each weight is restricted to 20,0 ...
  • May 16th, 2010

    Australia Releases Chinese Flavor Postage Stamp

    Australia Post released a cheeky kookaburra named Peng Peng on a local stamp on Tuesday to coincide with the Shanghai World Expo 2010, which opened on May 1. Peng Peng, a name which carries connotations of "friendship" in Mandarin, is Australia's mascot for the expo and makes up one of a set of stamps promoting the nation's participation at the international event. The fun-loving bird's other half ...
  • May 1st, 2010

    Croatian Post's new stamp block

    Croatia has issued a new postage stamp block
  • April 30th, 2010

    New Zealand Post Issues Stamps for Expo 2010 in Shanghai, China

    On the day of the Expo 2010 opening ceremony in Shanghai, New Zealand Post has issued an innovative set of commemorative stamps. The set is designed to capture some of the similarities that exist between the cultures of New Zealand and China. Described on New Zealand Post's website as "innovative yet elegantly classical", the stamps depict a series of scenes that connect with the Expo and its them ...
  • April 29th, 2010

    Shanghai World Expo 2010

    Magyar Posta is issuing a sheet of postage stamps and a book of special stamps to mark the Shanghai World Expo. The "main character" in the Hungarian pavilion is the Gomboc, the first known homogeneous, convex object to have just one stable and one unstable point of equilibrium. The Gomboc is shown on the stamps. This unique invention is being released in special sheets containing 30 ordinary post ...
  • April 23rd, 2010

    Israeli Innovations that Changed the World - Expo 2010 Shanghai, China

    The set of stamps issued for Expo 2010 feature Israeli innovations that have changed the world in three main areas: agriculture, high-tech and medicine. The stamps are issued in decorated sheets, designed in a special format. The image of the Israeli pavilion at Expo 2010 Shanghai has been incorporated into the center of each sheet. ...
  • April 9th, 2010

    Lithuanian Post presents a stamp dedicated to Shanghai Expo 2010‎

    Lithuanian Post will issue a new stamp on April 10, 2010, devoted to Shanghai Expo 2010. Expo 2010 will be held in the city of Shanghai, China from May 1 to October 31, 2010. The theme of the exposition will be "Better City - Better Life". More than 190 countries and more than 50 international organizations have registered to participate in the Shanghai World Expo. China expects to receive almost ...