Railway in Vorarlberg and elsewhere

Vorarlberg’s industry grew and flourished partly due to the development by rail. No wonder, then, that Vorarlberg’s railroad anniversaries are celebrated in the Ländle. 150 years ago, the first railroad was completed in Vorarlberg. This is one reason why we can now hold a small philatelic exhibition in the Bludenz town hall under the motto Read More …

August 2022 – Greenland Tattoos

Since Greenland became an autonomous country within the Danish Kingdom in 1979, after being a Danish colony since the early 18th century, many changes have been made to restore Greenlandic culture. This includes the revival of one of their ancestral traditions: tattooing.  The new elegant stamps from Greenland now show such tattoos, namely kakiniit. Kakiniit Read More …

September 2022 – New issues of Liechtenstein Postal Offics

Beim Klicken auf die Überschriften gelangen Sie zur Liehtensteinischen Post mit noch mehr Informationen und Artikeln zu den einzelnen Ausgaben Princely treasures – castles and palaces These three stamps are part of the series “Treasures from the Princely Collections”. They are three gouaches (don’t worry, I had to read up on what they are: goauche Read More …