• July 4th, 2017

    Royal Mail commemorates historic windmills and watermills. Six special stamps released

    FindYourStampsValue.com hurries to inform all philately fans that Royal Mail commemorates the country’s long history of milling, with a look at six of the UK’s finest surviving wind and water mills, which between them ground grain, processed flint and produced cloth. The set is made up of stamps featuring: Nutley Windmill, East Sussex; New Abbey Corn Mill, Dumfries and Galloway; Ballycopeland Wind ...
  • May 21st, 2015

    110th anniversary of Naardermeer Nature Reserve celebrated by PostNL

    According to info received by FindYourStampsValue.com PostNL launched a new 'Naardermeer Flora and Fauna' set of stamps to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the nature reserve. The stamps feature images of some of the animals, plants and scenery that inhabit the country's oldest nature preserve managed by the preservation society – all viewed through a pair of binoculars. The issue was unveiled a ...
  • February 10th, 2014

    Premium Sheet 2014 from Spain – Rural Architecture

    The new issue by Spanish post, Rural Architecture, shows buildings in different areas of Spain featured for their regional character and originality, such as: the La Mancha Windmill, the Asturian Granary and the typical Valencian Barraca house. These stamps reproduce colourful images of vernacular architecture and introduce, for the first time, apremium sheet issue. These sheets insert into the ou ...
  • January 4th, 2014

    Dutch Icons featured on new basic stamp range from the Netherlands

    Central to the new permanent stamps as introduced by PostNL, are ten Dutch objects associated with the Netherlands throughout the world. Icons such as the windmill, bicycle and tulip are among the images portrayed on the stamps. The print run of this stamp is in the millions. Ten objects associated with the Netherlands are portrayed on the stamps. The ten images are a Frisian flat-bottomed boat, a ...
  • November 22nd, 2013

    Malta Post to Launch the Christmas 2013 Stamp Set

    MaltaPost issued the Christmas 2013 stamp set which consists of a miniature sheet bearing two stamps and a set of three stamps depicting three prominent scenes from the mechanical nativity crib found at the Jesus of Nazareth Institute in Zejtun. The idea of creating a mechanical nativity crib within this Institute was thought of by Bishop Emmanuel Galea, then director of this Institute, which was ...
  • June 19th, 2013

    Dutch Windmills on stamps

    Ten millers, the patron of mill Rhine and Lek and also the mayor of Wijk bij Duurstede received the first issue of a stamp sheetlet "Dutch Windmills" from Annerie Lekkerkerker, director of the PostNL department Consumers and Small Businesses. Each miller also received a stamp with his own windmill on it. The event took place at one of the mills on the stamps: Molen Rijn and Lek, in Wijk bij Duurst ...
  • April 26th, 2013

    Technical Monuments: Historic Mills – Windmill in Holic stamp from Slovakia

    Pofis post issued a stamp dedicated to the Slovak historic technical monument - Windmill in Holic. Since time immemorial humans lived in harmony with nature, which provided them with their livelihood, including cereals. They learnt how to use natural forces of water and wind to process them. Wind energy in the Slovak territory was used in its flatter areas that, moreover, were not inundated enough ...
  • December 7th, 2012

    Windmills of Ukraine stamps

    Postal miniature sheet “Windmills of Ukraine” that contains art works of the graphic artist Yurii Lohvyn has been released by the Ukrainian post. It consists of four stamps depicting windmills. Since traditionally windmills were a place where rural community met and youth often engaged in various fun activities, the author suggested another four coupons to expand the topic: winter – associated wit ...
  • September 2nd, 2011

    Historical and cultural heritage of Russia block of stamps

    The Russian Post has issued a block of stamps dedicated to the Museum of Wooden Architecture and Folk Art "Small Korely". "Small Korely" Museum is Russia's largest open air museum of wooden architecture, located in the eponymous village, 25 km from Arkhangelsk. The museum was founded on July 17, 1964, and officially opened to the public on June 1, 1973. Historical and ethnographic characteristics ...
  • January 28th, 2011

    Kansas' 150th b-day stamp unveiled

    An old metal windmill and five gleaming wind turbines shared the landscape under brilliant blue skies at Thursday's dedication of the new U.S. postage stamp commemorating the 150th anniversary of Kansas. Stamp enthusiasts, politicians and postal service executives convened at the Kansas Historical Society building in west Topeka for the ceremonial unveiling. The horizontal stamp, which carries the ...