Queen Suthida of Thailand

With the corornation of His Majesty King Vajiralongkorn (วชิราลงกรณ) — reigning title Phrabat Somdet Phra Vajira Klao Chao Yu Hua (พระบาทสมเด็จพระวชิรเกล้าเจ้าอยู่หัว) or King Rama X — on May 4, 2019, the Kingdom of Thailand also gained a new queen, Her Majesty Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana ( สุทิดา พัชรสุธาพิมลลักษณ). She was born Suthida Tidjai (สุทิดา ติดใจ) on June 3, 1978, in Hat Yai, Songkla, Thailand. A Thai of … Continue reading Queen Suthida of Thailand

Thailand’s War Against Britain & the United States

On January 25, 1942, the government of Thailand formally declared war on the United States of America and Great Britain. The nation had officially adopted a position of neutrality until it was invaded by the Empire of Japan in December 1941 which led to an armistice and, later, the military alliance treaty between Thailand and the Japanese. At the start of the Pacific War, the … Continue reading Thailand’s War Against Britain & the United States

White Russia #8 (1920)

White Russia is an interesting entity as it was once listed in the Scott postage stamp catalogue and spaces were included in various Scott-produced stamp albums but today, the few issued produced by it are considered as no more as labels with many forgeries existing as well. These were released by the military administration in the area largely comprising present-day Belarus during the chaos of … Continue reading White Russia #8 (1920)

Eynhallow (Holy Island) Primula (1974}

Eynhallow (Holy Island) [Local Post] – Primula (1974)

Eynhallow (Eyinhelga in Old Norse, meaning “Holy Isle”) is a small, presently uninhabited island, part of the Orkney Islands, off the north coast of mainland Scotland. It lies in Eynhallow Sound between Mainland, Orkney and Rousay. It is 75 hectares (0.29 square miles) in area. An unnamed skerry is situated approximately 330 feet (100 meters) to the north-east of the island, separated by Fint Sound. Sheep … Continue reading Eynhallow (Holy Island) [Local Post] – Primula (1974)

Davaar Island - Cheyenne, U.S. Bicentennial (1976)

Davaar Island [Local Post] – U.S.A. Bicentennial (1976)

Davaar Island (Eilean Dà Bhàrr in Scottish Gaelic) is located at the mouth of Campbeltown Loch off the east coast of Kintyre, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It is a tidal island, linked to the mainland by a natural shingle causeway called the Dhorlin near Campbeltown at low tide. The crossing can be made in around 40 minutes. Davaar was known as the island of … Continue reading Davaar Island [Local Post] – U.S.A. Bicentennial (1976)

Calf Of Man - Rosen #CA33 (1966)

Calf of Man – Rosen #CA33 (1966)

Philately is an endlessly fascinating field; through this hobby of collecting stamps, I am constantly learning new and interesting things. When I started the “A Stamp A Day” blog at the beginning of July 2016. I sought to highlight the people, events, objects, and places portrayed on selected stamps in my own general worldwide collection. This has been organized mainly by the entity (not always … Continue reading Calf of Man – Rosen #CA33 (1966)

Herm Island B&F #75 (1961)

Herm Island is one of the Channel Islands and part of the Parish of St. Peter Port in the Bailiwick of Guernsey. It is located in the English Channel, north-west of France and south of England and is 1.5 miles (2.4 kilometers) long and under 0.5 miles (0.80 km) wide; orientated north-south, with several stretches of sand along its northern coast. The much larger island of … Continue reading Herm Island B&F #75 (1961)