EUROPA 2020 Issues – Switzerland.

EUROPA 2020 Issues – Switzerland.

Germany will issue a set of two se-tenant stamps (0.80 euro) on EUROPA 2020 theme- Ancient Postal routes. Date of issue 07 May 2020.

The theme for 2020 is ancient postal routes. The design produced by Switzerland in cooperation with Germany depicts a postal route from 1627, printed in a vertically correlated form. The route ran from Rheinhausen in Germany, passing through Basel and Zurich, before reaching Milan and Mantua. It was operated by the House of Thurn and Taxis, a noble family from Lombardy who set up a courier service for the Republic of Venice in the 14th century.

Switzerland EUROPA 2020
Switzerland EUROPA 2020 – Ancient Postal Routes.

 

EUROPA 2020 Issues – Germany.

EUROPA 2020 Issues – Germany.

Germany will issue a miniature sheet containing one stamp (0.80 euro) on EUROPA 2020 theme- Ancient Postal routes. Date of issue 07 May 2020.

GERMANY EUROPA 2020
GERMANY EUROPA 2020

EUROPA 2020 Issues – Isle of Man.

EUROPA 2020 Issues – Isle of Man.

Isle of Man will issue a stamp on EUROPA 2020 theme- Ancient Postal routes on 22 Apr 2020. It features Mayflower landing at Plymouth Rock.

IOM EUROPA 2020
IOM EUROPA 2020

Europa stamps – Cyprus 1989 -Children’s Games

Europa stamps – Cyprus 1989 -Children’s Games

Cyprus issued a set of stamps on Europa theme on 08 May 1989. The theme for 1989 was Children’s Games.

7c -Ligrin

CYPRUS EUROPA 1989-CHILDREN'S GAMES -LIGRIN
CYPRUS EUROPA 1989-CHILDREN’S GAMES -LIGRIN

Water A Natural Treasure – Gibraltar – EUROPA 2001

Water A Natural Treasure – Gibraltar – EUROPA 2001

The theme for EUROPA 2001 was Water -A NturalTreasure. 57 participating countries issued 93 stamps on this common theme. Gibraltar issued a  set of four stamps on the theme of Water. The stamps were issued on 01 Feb 2001.

30p – Long-snouted Seahorse                                                40p-Snap Dragon

GIBRALTAR EUROPA 2001-1
GIBRALTAR EUROPA 2001- WATER- SEAHORSE & SNAPDRAGON.

42p- Yellow-legged Gull                                                       54p- Goldfish

GIBRALTAR EUROPA 2001-2
GIBRALTAR EUROPA 2001- WATER-GULL & GOLDFISH.

 

Great Britain Launches 50 pence Brexit Coin on 31 Jan 2020.

Great Britain Launches 50 pence Brexit Coin on 31 Jan 2020.

The Royal Mint will issue a 50 pence coin on 31 Jan 2020 to mark Britain’s exit from EU. This will be the third time that these will finally be put into circulation when Britain finally exits the EU at 11 PM on Friday. The Brexit coins are inscribed with date 31 Jan 2020 and words “Peace , Prosperity, and Friendship with All Nations”. Around 3 Million coins are likely to be put into Circulation initially and 7 Million later in the year.

brexit coin
BREXIT COIN 2020

Stamps on Musical Instruments – Portugal – EUROPA 2014.

Stamps on Musical Instruments – Portugal – EUROPA 2014.

The theme for the year 2014 EUROPA issue was Musical Instruments.  Azores, Portugal & Madeira issued stamps on Musical Instruments on EUROPA 2014 on 09 May 2014.  A FDC with three stamps on Gaite de Fole Mirandesa, Viola da Terra  & Brinquinho is listed.

PORTUGAL 2014 M INST 3V
PORTUGAL FDC 2014 – EUROPA 2014 -MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS.