2020 Europa Theme Features Ancient Postal Routes

Europa stamps are special stamps issued by European postal administrations/enterprises and bear the official EUROPA logo, a registered trademark under the aegis of PostEurop in which Europe is the central theme. The theme for the 2020 Europa issues is “Ancient Postal Routes” and from the issues released thus far, will prove to be very exciting […]

Luxembourg Post Marks 500th Anniversary of the Thurn & Taxis Postal Route

Luxembourg 2016-05-10

On May 5, 2016 Luxembourg Post issued a new mini-sheet marking the 500th anniversary of the Thurn and Taxis Postal Route’s passage through the country. As described by Luxembourg’s Philatelic web site, the first postal routes were formed from the necessity to exchange messages among the royal, imperial and pontifical courts. Since […]