Easter Bunnies

Today nothing to a single stamp, but to not everyday postal addresses, in this case suitable for the season. Nowadays, it’s not just the Christ Child, Santa Claus and Santa Claus who receive wish lists and letters from children every year, but also the Easter Bunny. In Germany, there are several addresses to which letters Read More …

March 2021 – Life after death

There was a spooky report published this January in Current Biology: it reports of an extreme form of self-mutilation: Researchers have discovered for the first time an animal species that can regenerate its entire body: the sea-snail Elysia marginata. To do this, the sea snail spontaneously separates the body, including all organs (also the heart), Read More …

March 2021-2 – Book printed matter and Pisanki

This time a simple cover, but appropriate for the present time. It is a Polish domestic cover – probably a book shipment (or a printed matter), since it is marked with the internationally valid inscription “Imprimé à taxe réduite”. Although – at least in Germany – this inscription would have been necessary only for shipments Read More …

March 2021 – Australian Antarctica

The stamps in this issue feature photographs of past fellowship participants of the Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship program in Antarctica, as well as graphic motifs, to showcase four arts practices that are typical to the program such as music, painting, sound recording, and photography.. The Australian Antarctic Arts Fellowship program seeks to increase awareness and Read More …

March 2021 – Prince Franz I.

Today I am presenting another cover from Sieghard’s collection. This is a registered letter from Vaduz to Mauren – i.e. a “domestic letter”. It is franked with with 30 Rappen. The stamp was issued on 28.8.1933 in honour of Prince Franz I on his 80th birthday . The mailing date of this cover was 31.12.1933, Read More …