Friday, March 15, 2019

Philately Fridays: Philippines, 1979

Pretty straight-forward.

Friday, March 8, 2019

Philately Fridays: Romania, 1979

Five stamps showing different traditional outfits of the different regions of Romania: Maramures in the North, and Vrancea and Pădureni in the East, .

Friday, February 22, 2019

Philately Fridays: Zaire, 1982

Two stamps from Zaire celebrating the convergence of telecommunications and health in a groovy early '80s Pushpin-esque fashion.

Friday, February 8, 2019

Philately Fridays: Japan, 1961

Happy Lunar New Year! Here's a bright and sharply illustrated stamp from Japan to celebrate the Year Of The Tiger in 1962.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Milk delivery boxes of Japan

In the U.S., milk delivery went out in the Leave It To Beaver era, but in Japan, millions still receive milk through a traditional delivery service. Here's just a small handful of photos of milk delivery boxes outside Japanese houses from the collection of Goemon, who shares hundreds of other milk graphic-related images.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Mid-century Railway Maps

Stumbled across a fantastic archive of illustrated European railway maps that's well worth diving into. Head over to Retours for much more.

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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Jan Kubicek: Kam Se Zenou Pulci

Here are a few of Jan Kubíček's gorgeous illustrations from Boris Zachoder's Czech children's book Kam Se Ženou Pulci. Zachoder's book was written in 1973 and Kubíček's artwork was created in 1980.

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Friday, January 11, 2019