Friday, June 8, 2018

Philately Fridays: United Nations, 1974

Ultra thick-lined dove illustration on this 1974 stamp from The United Nations.

Friday, May 25, 2018

Philately Fridays: Czechoslovakia, 1976

A pair of Czech stamps from the 1976 Summer Olympic Games in Montreal.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Friday, April 13, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

Philately Fridays: Cuba, 1984

Six Cuban stamps from the 1984 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Dedicated to the purity and prestige of world sports.

Friday, March 30, 2018

Philately Fridays: Andorra, 1984

The only stamp in my collection from this tiny country nestled between Spain and France. Here's their outstanding illustrated offering for the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Philately Fridays: Mongolia, 1980

Three stamps from Mongolia for the 1980 Summer Olympic Games in Moscow, Russia. I love how the ornate patterns and the flat illustration style both manage to play off of the great 1980 Olympics logo. It just... works.

Friday, February 23, 2018

Philately Fridays: Bulgaria, 1968

Four stamps showcasing traditional Bulgarian fashion done up in a clean and flat illustration style. If anyone is able to help translate the text on these, let me know!

Friday, February 16, 2018

Philately Fridays: Grenada, 1976

Two groovy stamps from the West Indian island of Grenada. Loving the super '70s wiggly illustration and watercolor approach here.