newsTaking things at face value can be confusing with Cuba’s dual currency
November 22, 2016 09:00 AMAlthough the stamps of Cuba offer an attractive mix of topical issues, often featuring flora, fauna, and transport, as well as political subjects, the ramifications of the dual currency system might cause some collectors to rethink the feasibility of collecting Cuba.
newsThe Royal Philatelic Society London needs a new home
November 19, 2016 05:00 PMThe society said that it “has been based at 41 Devonshire Place in London since 1925: this is a wonderful ‘heritage’ building that dates from the 1790s. However, as the Society grows, so the need has arisen to find more suitable premises.”
newsThailand Post giving away 9,999,999 postcards honoring late King Bhumibol Adulyadej
November 16, 2016 11:30 AMAmidst a period of mourning in Thailand, their post office has offered a free postcard with a stamp depicting their longtime King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who passed away on October 13 at the age of 88.
newsThe engaging story of the Swiss Landscapes definitive stamps
November 03, 2016 05:00 PM"Superbly engraved, highlighting some of the great scenic vistas of the country coupled with a long life spanning World War II, it offers philatelic variety as well as a view into an interesting era of modern postal history.”