insect stamps

It’s been a while since I’ve turned my attention to stamps. I’d just like to point out that I wouldn’t describe myself as a stamp-enthusiast. I collected stamps between the age of about 8 to 12, the stamps I collected I still possess and now I find them a fascinating remnant of past times –… Continue reading insect stamps

Tree Stamps

It’s been a long time since I last posted a stamp series so this time I’m combining another category to try and keep the whole category thing meaningful. Malaysia gained independance in 1963 so this stamp must precede that. Trees usually feature on stamps as incidental but in this case they are central to the… Continue reading Tree Stamps

Buildings Stamps

Time for some more stamps this time of an inanimate nature. The theme is buildings. What type of buildings appear on stamps? Usually there has to be some sort of significance – its picturesque quality. The first example is in my guess a religious building. The Cuban Palacio de Comunicaciones on the other hand is… Continue reading Buildings Stamps

animal stamps

here is the start of an exciting new series – animal stamps. number 1 – a couple of chinese yaks another of our bovine friends from cameroon – this one only seems to have 3 legs our first european animal – a hungarian hedgehog – I assume that’s a mother handling one of her offspring… Continue reading animal stamps