Friday, November 30, 2018

Philately Fridays: Japan, 1982

Gorgeous early '80s futuristic typographic stamp design from Japan.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Philately Fridays: Zaire, 1985

Two stamps from Zaire which were part of Olymphilex, an exhibition of Olympics-relate postage stamps. My kinda exhibition.

Friday, August 31, 2018

Friday, August 24, 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.