Cyprus Stamps online

I am a collector of Cyprus stamps (Pre-Republic and Republic of Cyprus).

In addition, I buy and sell Cyprus First Day Covers and Postal History Items along with Turkish Cypriot stamps and covers from the Occupied areas of Northern Cyprus.

For more information and to see my available stock, please feel free to visit my website:
All stamp purchases are completed using PayPal secure payment system - we never see your payment details.

Also Cyprus Geological collectables (books, ophiolite specimens, maps etc) and other Cyprus collectable items - postcards, maps, breweriana and more...

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Thursday, March 24, 2011

NEW stamp to honour Cyprus' Nobel Prize winner.

NEW stamps to honour Cyprus' Nobel Prize winner Christopher Pissarides to be issued in June 2011.

The stamp will feature a photo of Professor Pissarides, with a background dedicated to the Nobel winner’s work.

It was suggested that with Cyprus being such a small country and producing such a renowned Nobelist, a stamp to honour him was clearly the thing to do.

The stamp will go into circulation on June 8 this year with a printed value of €1,71 and can be used for letters sent locally as well as the rest of Europe and other countries.

600,000 copies will be printed for the first day of circulation and 8,000 special envelopes will be available at a cost of €2,05.

Pissarides won the Nobel for Economics last autumn and has been hailed as a national hero, both for his work, and for promoting Cyprus abroad.

In addition the Bank of Cyprus in Greece is planning an event in honour of the professor next month although full details have not yet been finalised.

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Friday, March 18, 2011

Pre-paid postal stationery items (wrappers, postcards, aerogrammes) from Republic of Cyprus (South) and Turkish Cypriot (occupied areas of Northern Cyprus)

 Cyprus postal stationery in store

NEW in our online shop, a selection of Pre-paid postal stationery items from Northern Cyprus (Turkish Cypriot).

We have a small selection listed online just now with more coming soon.

Below are a few Pre-Paid Aerogramme letters from the Republic of Cyprus

Republic of Cyprus pre-paid aerogrammes featuring Famagusta Gate and Salamis ancient ruins

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Stamp lovers, collectors and philatelists - vote for our PicBadge on facebook

Calling all philatelists and collectors of Cyprus stamps - vote for our Cyprus stamps picbadge on facebook and help promote our collective hobby.

Saturday, March 5, 2011

Beat The Recession - Grow Your Own Vegetables

I found a smashing little website today!

Take a look at The Sunday Gardener's website

They look good enough to eat to me!

March 2011 Cyprus stamps - Advanced Orders now available

Cyprus Philately News.
Hi everyone,

A quick update to tell you that we're now taking Pre-Orders for the new Cyprus stamp issues due for release on Wednesday 23 March.

The 2 NEW issues are as follows:

Aromatic Flowers (Roses) - will be printed using aromatic inks to capture the smell of roses on your stamps and:
Cyprus Embroidery featuring Lefkara Lace 

To ensure your advance order is ready to be dispatched to you on the day of issue, please go to the New Stamp Issues category on our website, add the items to your shopping basket and make your payment on or before Midnight on Monday 21 March 2011.

All items dispatched on this day will be posted using at least one of the new stamp issues.

Friday, March 4, 2011

Cruising from Cyprus - looks interesting, but is it enough?

I got an email today with a special cruise offer on one of the Thomson ships which looks very interesting for 7 nights on 6th April, taking in Turkey, Egypt and Israel at a fantastic price from €299pp!

But, I really do fancy the option offered sailing around the Red Sea which takes in Egypt (Alexandria and Safaga for Luxor) plus the Rose Red city of Petra in Jordan.

I'm hoping that one may come up later in the year so we can celebrate my other half's 50th birthday - but not quite sure how to get to Sharm el Sheikh to pick up the cruise? Not done my homework on the flights yet so don't know if we have to fly Larnaca to Cairo and onwards to Sharm or if there is a direct route from Paphos perhaps?

Ideas anyone? Makes a change - me doing the asking!

Check out the special cruise offer I got from Century Travel.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

What happened to the Tall Ships stamp issue for March 2011?

Some changes to the preliminary list of stamp issues.

The next 2 Cyprus stamp issues are due for release on Wednesday 23 March.

Please note: the issue entitled "Cyprus Embrodery" appears to replace the originally indicated issue entitled "Tall Ships". There is no information to indicate there will be 3 stamp issues on 23 March.
Therefore, we assume the Tall Ships issue has either been cancelled or put back to a later date. The Cyprus Embroidery issue was on the preliminary issue list for 8 June 2011. 

You can find the preliminary list of all Republic of Cyprus stamps for 2011 here.