• February 24th, 2018

    Celebrating 175 years of Swiss stamps. A special stamp introduced

    Stamps are not only a reflection of cultural history, but also a Swiss success story. Switzerland was the second country to introduce stamps. Today, the first Swiss stamps are among the most sought-after philatelic pieces in the world. The Swiss stamp is celebrating its 175th anniversary in 2018. On this occasion Swiss Post issued a special stamp that features the country’s first two stamps, Zuri ...
  • December 12th, 2016

    Isle of Man Post won awards in China with its 175th Anniversary Penny Black stamps

    FindYourStampsValue.com is pleased to announce that the 175th anniversary Penny Black stamp issue by Isle of Man has clinched two awards at the 12th China Annual Best Foreign Stamp Poll on November 10th. This special set of stamps, produced in collaboration with the highly acclaimed rare stamp merchant Stanley Gibbons Ltd., celebrate the 175th Anniversary of the Penny Black, the world’s first adhe ...
  • September 7th, 2016

    25 years of postage stamps of the Republic of Croatia. One innovative hologram stamp released by Croatia Post

    Apart from modernism and clarity in design, Croatian stamps have also shown various technical innovations. This year’s Stamp Day will be remembered just by one of them – a stamp produced as hologram. This innovative item is to be a real hit in the world of philately as thousands of collectors are eagerly waiting for its issuance. FindYourStampsValue.com invites our readers to appreciate the origin ...
  • October 21st, 2013

    Stamp Day 2013 celebrated by Italian Post

    To celebrate the Stamp Day 2013, Italian Post issued five stamps dedicated to five different areas of stamp collecting. In particular: Traditional Philately and Postal History: on a light blue background of the stamp is featured an envelope mailed on December 18, 1860 from Florence to Paris, known as the "Rothschild envelope" stamped with a Three Lire stamp of the Provisional Government of Tuscany ...
  • July 6th, 2013

    50 Years of Woman’s First Flight to Space stamp from Russia

    Russian post issued a stamp to commemorate 50th anniversary of woman's first flight to space. After the first successful flight of Soviet cosmonaut, the Soviet Union decided to send a woman astronaut into space. Initially the simultaneous flight of two women's crews was planned, but later this plan was abandoned in favour of the selection of one astronaut among five candidates. Valentina Tereshkov ...
  • October 3rd, 2010

    'Card Making Day' stamp from Montenegro

    On the 2nd of October the Post of Montenegro issued a stamp commemorating the World Card Making Day. World Card Making Day began in 2006 as National Card Making Day. Founded by Paper Crafts magazine to bring card makers together at the beginning of the busiest card-making season of the year, it was first held on October 7, 2006. The initial celebration involved the Paper Crafts magazine audience o ...
  • December 13th, 2008

    First U.S. Airmail Stamp 90th Anniversary

    The Marshall Islands Postal Service has issued a historic new stamp commemorating the 90th Anniversary of the first U.S. Airmail stamp. A Souvenir Sheet is available for $1.40. A First Day Cover is available at the Official Price of $2.80. ...
  • June 22nd, 2007

    Grande Bourse 2007

    Organized by the postcard, philatelic and numismatic Associations of Monaco, the 6th "Grande Bourse" will traditionally be held at the "Salle Polyvalente du Canton", on Sunday September 30. From its beginning in 1998, this exhibition is on the way to become more and more international and professional. The 18th Numismatic Meeting will also take place there, underlining the vitality of this sector ...
  • March 15th, 2005

    50 years of 'Europa CEPT' stamps

    Gibraltar celebrates 50 years of Europa stamps. The stamp depicts the first official Gibraltar Europa stamp from 1979. The 'coup de grace' is the use of gold, embossed and foil-blocked over the stars finishing off the issue beautifully. The idea of issuing a 'joint stamp emission' was born in 1952. The motive was to "symbolise acommunity of interest and objectives". Six countries, the same countri ...