Saturday, January 24, 2015

2014 PDF File - Now Available

Hello Friends.

One more year.
It is available now the 2014 PDF File with the issues of that year.
It contains also a bonus issue that wasn´t listed here.
The file is free and you can download it from here:

It´s a free hosting service. If you have any problem to download the file from there, you can send me a mail to    and I will send you a copy. Just put in the subjet "2014 File". No need to write something else.


I hope that this will be useful to you.

We keep in touch.



Friday, January 23, 2015

DOUBTFUL - Solomon Islands 2014

Code: SOL-2014-02
Release Date: November 28, 2014
Title: Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

Thanks Klaus for the alert on this issue

Friday, January 16, 2015

DOUBTFUL - Mozambique 2014

Code: MOZ-2014-01
Release Date: August 20, 2014
Title: Lighthouses / Faróis
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

Thanks Jaap for the alert on this issue.

Thursday, January 8, 2015

20150202 - ALAND


Code: ALA-2015-01
Release Date: February 02, 2015
Postal Authority: Posten Aland
Title: Sailing Ships
Format: 2 stamps
Sheets of: 24 stamps (2 x 12)
Dimensions (mm): 40 x 30
Design: Allan Palmer
Paper: 102 g/m2
Printing Method: Offset - 4 colours
Printed by: Cartor Security Printing
Leo: 140.000
Lemland: 170.000
Currency: Mix - Euro and NVI (Non Value Indicator)
Sail Ship   LEO
Världen (Worldwide)

Lighthouse: The only lighthouse of Aland that has the shape shown
on the stamp.


** Confirmed via Aland Post**
Not a Lighthouse.   It is a daymark

0.85 €  (EUR)

This is the beginning of a serie about Aland Sailing Ships.  It will last 6 years and will cover the period mid-1800 and World War II.  And according with the first delivery, this appears that will be a great source of stamp depicting lighthouses of Aland.


Sunday, January 4, 2015

DOUBTFUL - Congo (Republic) 2014

Code: CGR-2014-01
Release Date: 2014
Title: Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

Friday, January 2, 2015

DOUBTFUL - Solomon Islands 2014

Code: SOL-2014-01
Release Date: November 20, 2014
Title: Lighthouses
Format: Minisheet of 4 stamps and Block with 1 stamp

Thanks Klaus for the alert on this release

Thursday, January 1, 2015

20140822 - KOREA DPR

*** Stamp from 2014 ***
Code: NKR-2014-01
Release Date: August 22, 2014
Postal Authority: The State Stamp Bureau of DPRK
Title: Tok Islet of Korea
Format: 1 stamp
Currency: North Korean Won - KPW
Face Value: 30 KPW

Dokdo / Tok to Lighthouse  (ALL M 4440)

These islands are under dispute between Japan and both Koreas. 
Tok Islet (North Korea),  Dokdo (South Korea), Takeshima (Japan) or Liancourt Rocks (other countries) are names that refers to the same thing. And that thing is a group of volcanic islands, islets and rocks in the Sea of Japan or Eastern Sea.
The 2 main islands of the group are depicted in the stamp. The West Island (left) is the biggest and the East Island (right) is the second biggest. This is the one that have the lighthouse at top.
The lighthouse crew and other people living in the islands at this moment are from South Korea.
Photo from Dokdo Museum webpage
DPR Korea issued stamps in the past with this lighthouse

Full set - Stamp, Cancel and First Day Cover
Click over the image for a better view
Thanks Vlado for the help with this item

Press release about the stamp from KCNA (North Korea State News Agency):