663 ‘pennies’ for my thoughts
Six stamps showcasing award wining Public Architecture in Hong Kong
Hongkong Post issued a set of special stamps on Public Architecture in Hong Kong to showcase the unique designs of six award-winning examples of local public architecture. Public architecture should be people-oriented and designed for social interaction and Hong Kong is endowed with some outstanding public architecture. The Public Architecture in Hong Kong stamp issue …
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ComicList Preview: WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #7
Media Release — Valiant is proud to present an advance preview of WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR #7 – the FIRST ISSUE of “LABYRINTH”, an ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT from New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH) and Valiant-exclusive artist and visionary storyteller Raul Allen (Hawkeye)! On May 18th, the most punishing Eternal Warrior story in history starts here! Gilad Anni-Padda has escaped the depths of Hell…but has he stumbled into a place far worse? Imprisoned in the most impenetrable deathtrap ever conceived, the Eternal Warrior’s escape rests in a tour of agony, anguish, and affliction designed to break his body, torment his mind…and reveal, at long last, the time-lost secret of his immortality!
Goriška Brda – European destination of excellence 2015. One new bright touristic stamp released by Slovenia Post
Dutch sights on Postcrossing stamps…10 bright stamps released by PostNL
USPS to celebrate 100th Anniversary of National Park Service with Forever Stamps
The U.S. Postal Service will be issuing a pane of National Park Service Forever Stamps celebrating the 100th Anniversary of NPS on August 25, 2016. The stunning Forever stamps depicting 16 examples of US national treasures will be issued on June 2, 2016. To create buzz and excitement among national park fans, each stamp will …
The Commonwealth of England, 1653
In 1649 Pierre Blondeau, a master engineer at the Paris mint, came to the Tower Mint in London. He was invited by a mint beset by forgers and clippers of its hammered coins and willing to look at milled coinage afresh (Milling had been tried a 100 years before under Elizabeth I). Despite the invitation and his capable machinery Blondeau had a fierce struggle against the MInt and its supporters who, frightened by technology, attacked the innovative Blondeau in pamphlets and accusations of high treason. But he succeeded, in the end, as luck and the Lord Protector favoured him. Blondeau…
ComicList Preview: MIGHTY ZODIAC #1
Media Release — When the Blue Dragon dies, six stars fall out of the night sky! Ailing Master Long, leader of the Mighty Zodiac, orders his warriors to gather the stars, lest they fall into the hands of the malevolent Moon Rabbit Army. With the stars, the Mighty Zodiac may yet revive their master, rescue their world, and restore the light. Without the stars, the darkness threatens to divide the tribes and destroy Gaya…