Azores Geoparks Issue Features Beautiful Landscapes and Maps

Portugal – Azores 2017-09-07

Coinciding with the 14th European GeoParks Conference held in the Azores in early September 2017, Portugal Post (CTT) issued a set of four (4) stamps and a souvenir sheet with two (2) stamps on September 7, 2017. A Geopark “is a unified area that advances the protection and use of […]

Portugal/Vietnam Joint Issue Features Oblique City Views

Portugal/Vietnam Joint Issue 2016-07-01

While not much information about this issue has been found, on July 1, 2016 Portugal and Vietnam postal agencies released a joint issue marking, what appears to be, 500 years of trade and cultural relations. The issue consists of a total of four stamps, two common designs, one from each […]

Portuguese Mini-sheet Commemorates 400th Anniversary of Pinto’s “Pilgrimage”

Portugal 2014-02-24

On February 24, 2014 Portuguese Post issued a souvenir sheet and single stamp to mark the 400th anniversary of the publishing of Fernão Mendes Pinto’s Pilgrimage (Peregrinação). Pinto was a a Portuguese explorer and writer and the work is considered an autobiographical account of his travels and voyages throughout India, Asia and […]

Marginalia: December 2007, New Color Omission Error

Article Number 8: Color Omission Error on Portugal sc#1115

New Submission December 2007, Research, text and scans by Mark Honig

Our eighth Marginalia is in regards to a fascinating new color error that our member Mark Honig from The Netherlands has recently found.

Wanting to buy a mint copy of Portugal 1114 (4.50e Meteorological map) […]