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New Stamps from Isle of Man

BLOODHOUND SSC The engineering excellence and technical innovation behind the BLOODHOUND project to set a new land speed world record is encapsulated in this Isle of Man Post Office miniature sheet.It is not only a celebration of the bid to … Continue reading

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Malaysia launches Special Stamps for Deepavali

Malaysia Bhd has released its fourth ‘Festival Food’ series comprising stamps and other products to highlight the upcoming Festival of Lights or Deepavali celebration.The fourth edition stamps feature festive foods that are usually being enjoyed during Deepavali including Vadai, Muruku, … Continue reading

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New Joint Stamp Issues

300th Birth Anniversary of Maria Theresa Austria, Croatia, Hungary and Slovenia and are commemorating the tercentenary of the birth of Maria Theresa by issuing a joint commemorative stamp block. Maria Theresa was the only female ruler of the Habsburg dominions … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued Stamps on Lillie Langtry

Lillie Langtry, the Jersey-born actress sometimes referred to as ‘the Jersey Lily’, was born on 13 October 1853 at the Old Rectory in the Island’s parish of St Saviour. Her acting career offered her a variety of roles, some of … Continue reading

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New Special Covers Released from New Delhi

By Anil Kr Pujara National Security Guards (NSG) Date of Release:16 October 2017,New Delhi The Institute of Company Secretaries of India(ICSI) Date of Release:4 October 2017,New Delhi

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Ireland Issued Stamp on 50th Death Anniversary of Che Guevara

50 years ago this year, Argentinian Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara died. To commemorate this event An Post issued this beautiful stamp which is based on the iconic image created by Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick. Date of Issue: October 5, 2017 … Continue reading

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US-Canada Joint Stamp Issue

One design shows a player in a contemporary uniform and using modern equipment, and the other is wearing vintage garb and using old-fashioned gear. The nondenominated (49¢) U.S. forever stamps will be issued in two different formats: in a pane … Continue reading

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USPS:Forever Stamps on Christmas Carols

The U.S. Postal Service will begin celebrating the Holiday season  with four new Forever stamps featuring images that illustrate the themes of four beloved Christmas carols: “Jingle Bells,” “Deck the Halls,” “Silent Night” and “Jolly Old Saint Nicholas.”

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Rare Mahatma Gandhi Stamps Sold at Record Price

A set of four rare stamps which feature the portraits of Mahatma Gandhi has been auctioned for a record-breaking 500,000 British Pounds in UK. According to the UK-based dealer Stanley Gibbons, this is the highest price ever paid for Indian … Continue reading

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New French Stamps

150 Years of Military Transmissions The stamp commemorates the 150th anniversary of military transmissions. The founding act of military transmissions was the Niel Act of 1867 establishing the first military units responsible for military telegraphy. The visual illustrates the evolution … Continue reading

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