Archive for December, 2011

USA 2012 Birds of Prey definitive stamps

December 27th, 2011

Five birds of prey stamps are to be issued by the USPS in January. They are expected to be released in time for the January 22 rate increase.

UPDATE: I received notice that the stamps will be released 20 January 2012 in Washington, D.C.

Kazakhstan 2011 Urban Birds stamps

December 24th, 2011

Kazakhstan issued  a se-tenant block of eight stamps on 14 December 2011 featuring urban birds.

The birds featured are: black thrush (merula furdus), titmouse (parus major), magpie (pica pica), grey crow (corvus cornix), myna (acridotheres tristis), rook (corvus frugilegus), blue pigeon (columba livia), sparrow (passer domesticus).

U.S. Spectrum Eagle Coil Stamps

December 20th, 2011

The USPS will issue six nondenominated Spectrum Eagle coil stamps on 3 January 2012.

The stamps will sell for 25¢ each in the self-adhesive format.

Singapore 2012 Year of Dragon stamp issue

December 13th, 2011

Singapore 2012 Year of Dragon stamps

Singapore 2012 Year of Dragon Collectors Sheet

Singapore Post will issue on 5 January 2012 a set of 3 stamps to celebrate the Year of Dragon. A special collectors sheet containing two stamps and a self-adhesive sheetlet of 10 stamps will also be made available.


New Zealand 2012 Year of Dragon stamp issue

December 13th, 2011

New Zealand Post will issue a set of 4 stamps and a miniature sheet on 5 January 2012 to celebrate the Chinese Lunar Year of the Dragon which begins on 23 January 2012.