Austria Post Marks Withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union

Austria – 2020-01-31

“Brexit” – the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU) was slated to occur on March 29, 2019. From what we know, Austria Post planned to mark that date with a stamp depicting the EU, post Brexit, as shown in the stamp on the left. However March 29, 2019 came […]

Boliva “War of the Pacific” Historical Borders Issue

 

Bolivia 2012-03-12

Correos Bolivia has issued a new map stamp on March 12, 2012. The 5.00 Boliviano denominated stamp shows Bolivia’s borders, extending to the Pacific Ocean, as they were in1879 at the start of the “War of the Pacific” or “Saltpeter War.” When the war ended in 1884, Chile had taken […]