New Special Covers Released on Educational Institutions

Kannada University

special cover kannada universityDate of Release: 12 September 2017

Sharada Residential School Udupl

special cover udupalDate of Release: 19 August 2017

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New Stamps from Latvia

100th Anniversary of Latvia Republic

latvian stampsIssue Date: 03.11.2017 Designer: Elita Viliama Printer: Baltijas Banknote, Latvijā Values: €0.50; €0.57; €1.42

500th Anniversary to Reformation

latvia reformation stampIssue Date: 03.11.2017 Designer: Jānis Strupulis Printer: Baltijas Banknote, Latvijā Values: €0.85

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Finland Issued Stamp on Snow Queen

finland snow queen stampH.C. Andersen’s The Snow Queen fairytale adorns international stamps. The ten-stamp booklet contains no-value indicator stamps and Priority labels.
Issue Date: 03.11.2017 Designer: Rudolf Koivu, graafinen suunnittelu Ilkka Kärkkäinen

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New Special Covers 2017

75 Years of Divine Life of Jain Acharya Dhyanyogi Dr. Shiv Muniji Maharaj

special cover dhyanyogi ji maharajDate of Release:14 September 2017,Bengaluru

Rejuvenation of Tanks and Wells in Vijaypura

special cover taj bawdiDate of Release:18 August 2017,Vijaypura

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Malaysia Issued Stamps on Tourist Destinations

malaysia tourism stampsIn the spirit of admiring the nation’s beauty, Pos Malaysia is immortalising popular tourism spots in Pahang, Perak and Terengganu on stamps.Among the destinations featured are Istana Abu Bakar and Fraser Hill in Pahang, Leaning Tower of Teluk Intan and Pangkor Island in Perak and Crystal Mosque and Kenyir Lake in Terengganu. The stamps, printed in three se-tenants, are worth 60 sen each and come in a sheet of 20 pieces for each state.

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Vatican Issued Stamps on Pope’s Visits

vatican pope stampsThe Vatican has released special postage stamps dedicated to the visits of the Pope Francis in 2016.The postage stamp, dedicated to the visit of the Pope to Azerbaijan and Georgia, features photo of the Bibiheybat mosque.Other postage stamp commemorate the visits of the Pope to Mexico, Poland, Greece, Sweden and Armenia.The postage stamp issued in connection with the visit of the Pope to Armenia features photo of a monument dedicated to the so-called “the Armenian Genocide.

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Gibraltar Issued Stamps on Bats

gibraltar bats stampsIn collaboration with the World Wild Life Fund, Gibraltar issued this set of four stamps on 30th November 2017 depicting the following bats;Greater noctule bat (Nyctalus lasiopterus),European free-tailed bat (Tadarida teniotis) Isabelline serotine bat (Eptesicus isabellinus) and Schreibers’ bat (Miniopterus schreibersii)

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New Stamps from Liechtenstein

Olympic 2018

liech olympic stampsThe 23rd Winter Olympics will be held in the city of Pyeongchang in South Korea from 9 to 25 February 2018. After the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, these are the second Olympic Games to be held in South Korea. Olympic stamps showing the motifs “Nordic Skiing” (face value: CHF 1.70) and “Alpine Skiing” (face value: CHF: 2.00). The Korean woman Sojung Kim-McCarthy, who meanwhile lives in Bournemouth.
Issue Date: 13.11.2017 Designer: Sojung Kim-McCarthy, Bournemouth Printer: Gutenberg AG, Schaan, Liechtenstein Process: Offset 5-farbig CMYK & Silber Size: 38 x 32 mm Values: 1.70CHF, 2.00CHF

WWF:Returnees

liech wwf stampsPhilately Liechtenstein is showing four wildlife species which were long believed to be extinct but have meanwhile settled in the region again: “Beaver” (face value: CHF 0.85), “Lynx” (face value: CHF 1.00), “Wolf” (face value: CHF 1.30) and “Stork” (face value: CHF 1.50).
Issue Date: 13.11.2017 Designer: Angelo Boog, Wallisellen Process: Offset 5-farbig CMYK & Gold Gutenberg AG, Schaan Size: 38 x 32 mm Values: 0.85CHF, 1.00CHF, 1.30CHF, 1.50CHF

Year of Dog

liech zodiac stampIssue Date: 13.11.2017 Designer: Stefan Erne, Triesen Printer: Laserstanzung Gutenberg AG, Schaan Process: Offset 1-farbig, Heissfolienprägung Gold Size: 46 x 48 mm Values: 2.00CHF

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Special Cover Released at Shrawanabelgola

special cover shrawanbelagolaBy Sudhir Jain

Newly designed permanent pictorial cancellation, special cover and mystsmp have been released at world famous Jain Pilgrimage centre Shrawanabelgola (District Hasan, Karnataka) on 6th December 2017 in a grand function in the Holy presence of Swasti Sri Charukeerthi Bhattarak Swamiji of Shrawanabelgola. Continue reading

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