Friday, March 2, 2018


R5: this 2017 issue celebrates the centenary of the local Lions Club, and show a map of three of the largest islands and the national flag and arms

Monday, February 19, 2018


$45: this 2002 issue features local sculpture and tools.  Whether in wood or stone, sculpture is an advanced art form for which Zimbabwe is renowned worldwide

Saturday, February 10, 2018


25d: this 2017 issue celebrates relations with Vietnam, and shows the maps and colors of each.

Sunday, February 4, 2018


400fr: this lovely 1999 fauna series from Benin features endangered species from around the world with range maps; seen here is the Tiger, a top predator in SE Asia and as far north as Siberia

Saturday, February 3, 2018


.80d: this oversized stamps shows a children's painting of a pastoral scene in bright colors, with domestic animals and farmers in the foreground

Sunday, January 21, 2018


P1.80: this 2016 issue features elephants bathing in the Okavango Delta

Sunday, January 14, 2018


10c, 40c, B2: three stamps from a 2016 set depicting waterfalls, including on the Blue Nile

Tuesday, January 2, 2018


100bk: this colorful holiday stamp was issued before Equatorial Guinea adopted the regional CFA currency, and reflects a former denomination.

Saturday, November 11, 2017


500fr: the Marsh Owl, a secretive nocturnal species is featured on this 1995 issue.

Monday, October 2, 2017

Dem. Rep. of CONGO

20fr: this is a low value of a recent WWF set picturing Mountain Gorillas of the Virungas, E. DRC

Wednesday, September 27, 2017


95fr, 120fr: two recent issues showing local stories and the Indian Ocean submarine cable network.

Sunday, September 3, 2017


150: this sports issue features cyclists competing in the 1988 Seoul Olympics

Friday, September 1, 2017


NSRate: this 2013 birds issue features the Damara Hornbill, a conspicuous species in the open brush

Tuesday, August 15, 2017


D22,000: this issue celebrates 800 years of the Portuguese language, and shows the flags of the Lusophone community of nations.

Saturday, August 5, 2017


N$2.90, 3.40: this set features two species of local Sunbirds, of the family Nectariinidae.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Rep. South Africa

Standard rate: this 2004 peace issue shows South Africans celebrating cultural diversity

Saturday, July 1, 2017


200, 250, 450, 500fr: Fishing is the No. 1 economic activity of Senegal and the most important source of protein for its population.  This 2015 se-tenant issue features colorful illustrations of local fishermen.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017


M100: this mini-sheet shows four species of dolphins frolicking off the E. African coast

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