Archive for March, 2011

Royal Wedding presentation packs recalled

March 25th, 2011

The New Zealand Post Office is recalling the Prince William Royal Wedding stamps presentation packs which was issued 23 March 2011.

It was discovered that the text in the packs which says Prince William’s birthday is 21 May is wrong. It is actually 21 June.

This was reported by TV New Zealand and you can watch the whole news report here.

Sochi 2014 Olympic stamps

March 23rd, 2011

Russia issued a souvenir sheet, the first of a series of stamps, for the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

The set include 4 stamps and there will be as many as 45 different postmarks available.

Royal Wedding stamps from New Zealand

March 22nd, 2011

Millions of people around the world will be watching and celebrating the much-anticipated wedding of His Royal Highness Prince William of Wales KG and Miss Catherine Middleton on 29 April 2011.

New Zealand will issue 2 stamps and a miniature sheet on 23 March 2011 to celebrate this occasion.

New Pond Life stamps from Singapore

March 18th, 2011

This is the second part of the new Pond Life definitives to be issued by Singapore Post on 13 April 2011.  The first part of four stamps of high values were earlier released on 16 February 2011.

The 10 low value definitives shows some commonly found life forms at a pond.

Also to be released on the same day will be a collectors sheet which contain all 14 stamps of the series, a stamp booklet containing 10 x 1st Local in self-adhesive format.