Thursday, February 15, 2007


Russia #596 Posted by Picasa The Order of Saint George the Winner, or George Cross, was instituted by an emperor Alexander I on the 13th of February, 1807 for rewarding lower army ranks for "military merits and brevity against enemies". The sign was a silver cross without enamel and was worn on the chest on a black-yellow(orange) order ribbon of the Order of Saint George the Martyr and the Winner.
All details at: http://www.marka-art.ru/catalogs/StampSeries.jsp?&id=6132062&lang=en

Tuesday, February 13, 2007


Russia #595 (Also expensive souvenir sheet 2006. Michel price = 50 Michel Euro)
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Russia #594 (One of the most expensive souvenir sheet of 2006 issues of Russia).
The price in Michel catalogue - 50 Michel Euro. All details at:
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Thursday, February 08, 2007


Japan #591 (Odd shape stamps) Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, February 06, 2007


Poland #589 Posted by Picasa

Switzerland #589 Posted by Picasa

Singapore #588 Posted by Picasa