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New Meghdoot Postcard:Say No to Alcohol

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New Stamps from Gibraltar

Diana: 20th Anniversary Gibraltar will Issue a setoff 4 stamps on 20th Anniversary of Diana, Princes of Wales. The stamps feature iconic B/W portraits of Diana posing against a dark background by Gemma Levine in 1995.Date of Issue:31 August 2017 … Continue reading

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Niue Issued Stamps on Walkways

Matapa Chasm:Regarded as a relatively easy walk, the final destination of this track has historical significance as a bathing spot once reserved for Niue’s traditional Kings. Avaiki Cave:Historically, this is where the first canoe landed in Niue and later became … Continue reading

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World’s Smallest Postage Stamp

The world’s smallest stamp measures 8 mm by 9.55 mm or .315 inches by .376 inches. It was issued by Bolivar, a province of Columbia, in 1863 and is called the Bolivar 10c green.

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New Zealand Issued Stamps on Recovery of Native Birds

New Zealand’s native birds have a unique history in terms of how and why they adapted into the mostly flightless species we are so well acquainted with today. A predominant lack of mammalian predators in the early days of their … Continue reading

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Philippines Issued Stamp on 50 Years of ASEAN

The ASEAN Post, composed of member states postal administrations’ of Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and the Philippines proudly releases the first omnibus joint stamp issue featuring the national flowers of each countries to commemorate the 50th … Continue reading

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Korea Issued Stamps on 100 Days in Office of President

Korea has issued a set of stamps to mark 100 days in office of the  President Moon Jae-in on 17th August 2017. Five million stamps issued, with prices from 330 won to 23,000 won depending on size. “The stamps were … Continue reading

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New Meghdoot Postcard 2017

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New Stamps from Portugal

150 Years Of The Abolition of the Death Penalty in Portugal Portugal was one of the pioneering countries in incorporating in its legal system a law to abolish the death penalty for civil crimes.On 26 June 1867, as part of … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued Stamps on  200 Years of Kaleidoscopes

The kaleidoscope was invented in 1816 by Scottish scientist Sir David Brewster, and the patent was granted in 1817. Whereas the instruments themselves have become simplified and mass-produced in modern times, fascination remains constant some 200 years on. Six stamps … Continue reading

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