The Barbados Philatelic Bureau recently released a commemorative set of stamps, Places of Worship, inspired by the architectural gems of some of our older churches. The denominations of the stamps are: 10¢, 65¢, $1.80 and $3.00. The Stamp Issue includes: A Set of Stamps – $5.55 First Day Cover – $6.30 For more information contact the Bureau
The Barbados Philatelic Bureau has introduced the first set of commemorative stamps for 2013, which are dedicated to the historic lighthouses of Barbados. The stamp issue titled ” Lighthouses 2013″, has been on sale at Post Offices since June 13th, 2013. The stamp set comprises: A Set of Stamps $6.15 and A First Day Cover
These stamps range in value from Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00) to One Thousand Dollars ($1000.00) and are used for a wide range of personal and business purposes. Revenue stamps are affixed to documents ranging from marriage licenses to conveyances and such stamps form part of the legal requirement of documents.
Stamps are issued for use with mail – whether parcels or letters. To qualify for a letters rate, the document must not exceed 2 kilogrammes. Stamps used for postage usually form either definitive or commemorative sets. There are eighteen stamp denominations ranging in value from Five cents (5¢) to Ten Dollars ($10.00). Definitive postage stamps