🇧🇧 The Barbados Postal Service issued an interesting set of 4 stamps on 6 November 2017 on the subject of Renewable energy. This is a pleasingly straightforward and relatively inexpensive set. Rating:- ****.
🇭🇰 Hong Kong Post will issue a set of 6 stamps and 1 miniature sheet containing all 6 stamps on the subject of Bamboo carvings as part of its ongoing "Hong Kong Museum Collections" series. The issue was designed by Shirman Lai and lithographed by Cartor and perforated 13.5. Rating:- *****.
🇵🇰 Pakistan Post issued a miniature sheet containing 2 stamps on 9 November 2017 as a joint issue with Turkey to commemorate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the 2 countries. The stamps depict the national poets of the 2 countries. The issue was designed by Adil Salahuddin and lithographed by National Security Printing Company, Karachi. The poets depicted on the stamps are Allama Muhammad Iqbal (Pakistan) and Mehmet Akif Ersoy (Turkey). Rating:- ***.
🇸🇱 The latest paraphilatelic products to be sold by Lithuania-based Stamperija have the name of that unfortunate country, Sierra Leone, printed on them. The products take the usual form of 10 "sheetlets", each containing 4 different "stamps" and 10 accompanying "miniature sheets". The featured subjects this time are:- Waterbirds, Endangered animals, Mushrooms, Red Cross, Piranhas, Penguins, National parks of Sierra Leone, Sharks, Seals and Sea lions. The "date of issue" is stated to have been 29 September 2017. Rating:- 0.