EUROPA stamps are special stamps
issued by European postal administrations/enterprises and bears the official
EUROPA logo, a PostEurop registered trademark under the aegis of PostEurop in
which Europe is the central theme.
EUROPA stamps underlines cooperation
in the posts domain, taking into account promotion of philately. They also
build awareness of the common roots, culture and history of Europe and its
As such, EUROPA stamp issues are
among the most collected and most popular stamps in the world.
Since the first issue in 1956,
EUROPA stamps have been a tangible symbol of Europe’s desire for closer
integration and cooperation. In 1993, PostEurop became responsible for
issuing EUROPA stamps.
I got a Spirited Away postcard from Taiwan!
with this nice selection of stamps
And last but not least this swap from Germany!
I asked on the Postcrossing forum for languages,
I want to see as many languages as possible pass through my mailbox.
I ask for some clippings from magazines and/or newspapers or flyers or,...
This is the first envelope I received from my call.
a village in the South Moravian Region of the Czech Republic, with about 3,650
The stamp features two churches
including the large Jesuit church of St. Ignatius by Carlo Lurago and the
smaller, original older church, presently used as the building of the city
gallery “Špejchar” (Czech for granary).
Chomutov is a city with a glorious
history of nearly eight hundred years and a rich social, cultural and sporting
life. This important city in northwestern Bohemia is home to a number of highly
active companies with foreign investments. In 1992, the Chomutov historical
centre was declared as an urban conservation area. It has maintained its
medieval ground plan typical of historical market towns.
Its main landmark is the former
Jesuit seminary, built in the late 16th century by Catholic aristocrat Jiří
Popel of Lobkowicz on the southern side of the square.
The simple building of the granary
served as the first church to the seminary. Today, it hosts the municipal
gallery with a large exhibition space. The taller building of St. Ignatius
Church is similar to St. Ignatius Church on Karlovo Square in Prague.