New Issues 2020: France (Jacqueline de Romilly)

La Poste | Timbres de collection | WOPA+ 07 February 2020 Jacqueline de Romilly (1913-2010) The Stamp First day on Friday, February 7th, 2020 Obliteration illustrated 1st day at CHARTRES (28) Media library the Apostrophe, from 9:00 to 12:00 and from 14:00 to 18:00, 1 bd Maurice Viollette, 28,000 CHARTRES in PARIS (75) The Square of Ink, from 10H to 17H, 13 bis rue des … Continue reading New Issues 2020: France (Jacqueline de Romilly)

New Issues 2020: France (Animals Reflected)

La Poste | Timbres de collection | WOPA+ 07 February 2020 Animals of the World Reflected The Stamp First day on Friday, February 7th, 2020 Obliteration illustrated 1st day in PARIS (75) at the Carré d’Encre, from 10am to 5pm, 13 bis rue des Mathurins, 75009 PARIS. Sylvie Patte & Tanguy Besset will host a signing session on February 7th from 11am to 1pm General … Continue reading New Issues 2020: France (Animals Reflected)

New Issues 2020: France (Boris Vian)

La Poste | Timbres de collection | WOPA+ 09 March 2020 Boris Vian Birth Centenary The Stamp First day on Monday, March 9th, 2020 Model of Sylvie Patte and Tanguy Besset La Poste émet en 2020 un timbre pour célébrer le centenaire de la naissance de Boris Vian. S’associant aux préparatifs de cet anniversaire, La Poste a proposé à la Cohérie Boris Vian de lancer … Continue reading New Issues 2020: France (Boris Vian)

New Issues 2020: France (Valentine’s Day)

La Poste | Timbres de collection | WOPA+ 10 January 2020 Valentine’s Day — Guerlain Hearts The Stamp First day on Friday, January 10th, 2020 Obliteration illustrated 1st day in Paris at “Carré d’encre” 13 bis rue des Mathurins 75009 PARIS General sale on Monday 13th of January 2020 Info Face value: € 4.85 See the rates on January 13, 2020 Postage of 5 green … Continue reading New Issues 2020: France (Valentine’s Day)

New Issues 2020: France (Lille-Capital of Design)

La Poste | Timbres de collection | WOPA+ 03 January 2020 Lille Métropole World Capital of Design 2020 The Stamp First day on Friday, January 3rd, 2020 1st day illustrated cancellation in LILLE (59) World Design Capital, Friday, January 3 from 14:30 to 18:30 and Saturday, January 4 from 10h to 13h, 10 Rue des Poissonceaux, 59800 LILLE. in PARIS (75) The Square of Ink, … Continue reading New Issues 2020: France (Lille-Capital of Design)

New Issues 2020: France (Butterfly Effects)

La Poste | Timbres de collection | WOPA+ 03 January 2020 Butterfly Effects The Stamp First day on Friday, January 3rd, 2020 Illustrated cancellation 1st day at PARIS Le Carré d’Encre, from 10:00 to 17:00, 13 bis rue des Mathurins, 75009 PARIS General Auction on Monday, January 6th, 2020 Info Face value:  € 13.92 See the rates on January 6, 2020 Postage of 12 priority … Continue reading New Issues 2020: France (Butterfly Effects)

New Issues 2020: France (Stamp Festival)

La Poste | Timbres de collection | WOPA+ 01 April 2020 Festival of Stamps — Peugeot Automobiles In 1937, France organized its first Stamp Day (Journée du timbre) and issued its first stamp commemorating the event in December 1944. This became the Stamp Festival (Fête du timbre) in 2000. It is organized each year by the French Federation of Philatelic Associations, in partnership with Phil … Continue reading New Issues 2020: France (Stamp Festival)

My Philatelic Pursuits #2019-13

  There were quite a few new stamp issues announced over the past week as I fall farther and farther behind on my listings of the year’s stamps. In fact, I have not done anything to these pages in perhaps two weeks and am trying to push myself to get back on-track. Part of the “problem” has been the extreme heat wave that we have … Continue reading My Philatelic Pursuits #2019-13

My Philatelic Pursuits #2019-09

I was about ready to call this a “slow philatelic news week” and publish a very short update article when the United States Postal Service chose today to announce three new stamp issues due later this year. Unfortunately, the anticipated issue for the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 is not among them. The information about each issue comes directly from the USPS press release: Sesame … Continue reading My Philatelic Pursuits #2019-09

Stamps of 2019, Part 1 (January 1-10, 2019)

This is the first part of what I hope will be a comprehensive listing of new stamp issues as they are released throughout the year. This project began as a simple spreadsheet on which I tabulated every release I could track down. It soon became a “mission” to make the listing as complete as I could make it without access to the catalogues (which are … Continue reading Stamps of 2019, Part 1 (January 1-10, 2019)