Monaco: Former Fiefs of the Grimaldi’s Mini-sheet (2011)

Monaco 2011-04-04

On April 4, 2011, Monaco Post issued the second in a series (begun in 2010) of the Former Fiefs of the Grimaldi family in the Kingdom of France. Monaco Post mentions that “the signing of the treaty of Péronne in 1641 by King Louis XIII and Prince Honoré II ended Spanish […]

Netherlands Antilles: New Countries – New Map Stamps

A final declaration agreement between the Netherlands Antilles and the Netherlands went into force on October 10, 2010, completing the process of constitutional reform in the Antilles. Curaçao and St Maarten have become autonomous countries within the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba will become special municipalities of the Netherlands. […]

Monaco: Former Fiefs of the Grimaldi’s Mini-sheet (2010)

Monaco 20100424 mini-sheet

On May 24, 2010, the Stamp Issuing Office of the Principality of Monaco issued a 4,00€ mini-sheet showing a map of the former fiefs of the House of Grimaldi with four 1,00€ stamps showing castles set around the map. Information on the web site describes the history surrounding the sheet. […]

Republic of Latvia Marks 90th Anniversary

Latvia 2008-11-07

On November 7, 2008 Latvian Post issued a single stamp that commemorates the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Latvia on November 18, 1918. The stamp shows the Latvian Coat of Arms overlaid on the national flag in the shape of the country boundary. This issue of 500,000 […]