• October 23rd, 2013

    World Post Day – 455 years of Polish Post stamp

    To celebrate the World Post Day and to commemorate the 455th anniversary of Polish post a new stamp was issued. The stamp having value of 4,60zl features a cross-section of an oak tree's trunk with the marked centuries from the sixteenth to the twenty-first corresponding to the centuries of Polish Post existence. ...
  • October 14th, 2013

    World Post Day stamp from Mexico

    Correos de Mexico issued a stamp celebrating the World Post Day 2013. World Post Day marks the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union's establishment and is annually held on October 9. The union aimed to create and maintain a structure for the free flow of international mail around the world. In many international organizations and countries, officials or ministers make speeches or issue procla ...
  • November 1st, 2012

    Myths and Legends - Halloween stamps from Costa Rica

    Halloween is not really a Costa Rican tradition. So maybe it is just coincidence that the national postal service of Costa Rica has come out with a set of scary stamps. The issue is designed to mark U.N. World Post Day, the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union. Correos de Costa Rica chose two legends to immortalize on stamps. There are La Segua and La Carreta sin Bueyes. Both legends are at l ...
  • October 9th, 2010

    World Post Day 2010

    World Post Day marks the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union's establishment and is annually held on October 9. The union aimed to create and maintain a structure for the free flow of international mail around the world. In many international organizations and countries, high ranking officials or ministers make speeches or issue proclamations on the history or achievements of national or int ...
  • October 9th, 2008

    Say special thanks to your postman

    Domestic and international mail and parcel volumes continue to grow, despite predictions that they would decline because of the advance of electronic commerce, the United Nations postal agency says today as it observes the annual World Post Day. World Post Day is celebrated each year on 9 October, the anniversary of the establishment of the Universal Postal Union in 1874 in the Swiss Capital, Bern ...
  • October 9th, 2006

    World Post Day - Having fun with stamps!

    The South African Post Office issued a set of five stamps to commemorate World Post Day on 9 October 2006. A special canceller and a commemorative envelope will also be issued. ...