Friday, April 20, 2018

Philately Fridays: Germany Democratic Republic, 1973

Great stamp design for the 10th World Festival of Youth & Students held in Berlin.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Philately Fridays: Christmas in Australia, 1971

Super duty tough work thick line illustration of the three wise men for Australia's 1971 Christmas postage stamp.

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.

Friday, February 9, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Vacation Fun Spots

Love this hand-drawn header graphic from the Spring 1978 issue of Disney's Vacationland magazine. Click image for larger view