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Your Trash is Collectors Treasure

Your Trash is Collectors Treasure is a principle in collection.  I started banknotes and coin collection in my 2nd level in elementary.  My eyes were captivated with the crispness of new banknotes and the shine and glitters of new coins.  It made me look deeper into its details and my ...

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Bottle Collection, Genie in a Bottle?

Bottle collection is akin to “Genie in a bottle” an old fairytale story.  As a child i used to rub the old bottles i found from my grandmothers storage hoping to let out the Genie and grant my wish.  After a series of disappointing attempts, i lost interest in keeping old bottles. ...

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Story Behind Every Plates

There is a Story Behind Every Plates. Why do you think some people collects car license plates?  Lets take a look at the history and other interesting facts. Vehicle registration plates are the mandatory alphanumeric plates used to display the registration mark of a vehicle, and have existed in the United Kingdom since 1903. The ...

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Ancient City in Bahrain by Farooq Al Hamar

Creativity in design and drawing make Farooq Al Hamar works unique and distinctive.  In the recently concluded exhibition at Bahrain International Circuit celebrating Bahrain 45th National Day pieces of arts commemorating old architecture in Bahrain were displayed by Capital Governorate Bahrain. According to Mr. Farooq Al Hamar “since childhood I was practicing drawing ...

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Kuwaiti Liberation Commemorative Note

The Central Bank of Kuwait in commemoration of the Second Anniversary  of Liberation Day had issued this special and Commemorative Note at the nominal value of One Kuwait Dinar.   26th of February 1991 marks a day of restoration in the history of the sovereignty of the State of Kuwait ...

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150 years of Stamp Production in Haarlem

Joh. Enschedé started printing postage stamps in 1866, and 150 years later is has become a world player in the production of stamps in all possible shapes and sizes, with clients on every continent. Royal Joh. Enschedé combines the printer’s traditional craftsmanship with creativity and the use of innovative technologies. ...

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Why Collectors Collect Stamps by Theme?

To be reputed as a serious stamp collector, most collectors who become professional in stamps collecting moved to thematic stamp collecting.  Usual topics and themes could be almost anything like birds, boats, horses, scientist or events on stamps as they participate in exhibitions worldwide.  Not only that they have to ...

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