Guernsey issued a miniature sheet on 20 Feb 2013 on Sark’s Gold Postbox. Sark is an Island in the Channel Islands in Southwestern English Channel off the coast of Normandy in France.It forms part of Bailiwick of Guernsey.
In 1980, Guernsey Post Office Post Box at Sark was painted blue, 11 years after the Company became independent from British Post Office. The Royal Mail has been celebrating every British Olympics Gold Medal by painting a postbox Golden in the Olympians hometown.
Carl Hester, Laura Becktolsheimer & Charlotte Dujardin won the Team Dressage Gold Medal in 2012 London Olympics. To commemorate this achievement the Sark Postbox was painted Gold in honour of Carl Chester who was born in Sark on 29 June 1967. Hester won the Gold Medal riding Uthopia.
In the New Years honours list of 2013, Carl Chester was appointed as Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MDE) for his contribution to Equestrian sports.
Carl Hester won a Silver Medal representing the United Kingdom in Team Dressage at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
France issued a stamp on paintings of Edgar Degas (1834-1917) . The Painting featured is “Dancer with a Bouquet Saluting on”. Degas is known for his paintings on Dances. The stamp was issued on 14 Nov 1970. A First Day Cover is listed.
After the Collapse of Austro- Hungarian empire in World War I -the First Republic in Austria was formed ( 1918- 1933). Ten years after Second War Austria again became the Independent Republic and it is known as the Second Republic since 1955.
A Miniature sheet with two stamps was issued on 15 May 2005 to commemorate 60 years of Second Republic.
Ireland issued a set of six stamps (three stamps of 55c denomination and three stamps of 82c) on Irish Fashion designers and their stamps. The stamps were issued on 15 Jul 2010. the designers and their works featured are
Robert Tyre Jones Jr ( 17 Mar 1902 – 18 Dec 1971) was an Amateur American Golfer who was one of the most influential figures in the history of Golf. He Founded and helped in designing the Augusta Golf Club and Co-Founded the Masters Tournament. He was popularly known as Bobby Jones.
In 1930 he won the ‘Grand Slam” consisting of both Open & Amateur at US & UK Open. The USA issued an 18c stamp in memory of Bobby Jones on 22 Sep 1981.