vintage and contemporary postcards and stamps from around the world

28 March 2021


The quintessential Canadian girl

beloved by the Japanese

This was a joint issue from 2008 for the 100th anniversary of Anne of Green Gables

for Sunday Stamps - children

21 March 2021

swimmers of the sea

A short beaked common dolphin. They are one of three species of dolphins in the Black Sea (the others being bottlenose and harbour porpoise).They are social animals often in pods of over 1,000. They are also fast swimmers (60km/hr) and known for their aerial acrobatics.
The Black Sea is an inland sea bordered by Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Turkey

for Sunday Stamps - the deep blue sea

14 March 2021


Czechoslovakian stamps come first to mind when thinking of unusual and interesting typefaces 
from the cosmonaut series with Gagarin of 1964

 to the flower series with a chrysanthemum of 1973







for Sunday Stamps - fonts and typefaces

07 March 2021


 Garajonay National Park in the Canary Islands is 40 sq. km. This stamp shows some of the large rock formations which are former volcanoes carved by erosion and a small hint that it is also a lush forest. It has been a World Heritage Site since 1986.

From Spain

 to Singapore

and the Singapore Botanic Gardens which only became a World Heritage Site in 2015 (and Singapore's first UNESCO site and the first and only tropical garden on the heritage list) but it was created in 1859. The stamps feature the gazebo at the Bandstand, Burkill Hall (the original residence of the superintendent) and Tanglin Gate (the main entrance)

For Sunday Stamps - World Heritage Sites