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USPS is Issuing New Black Heritage Stamp on Lena Horne

Lena Horne was a trailblazer in Hollywood for women of color and used her fame as an entertainer to become an important civil rights spokesperson.The stamp will be issued on 21st January 2018. Singing in nightclubs and touring with orchestras … Continue reading

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New APS Covers (3)

1.Standard Presentation:47 Armoured Regiment 2.Platinum Jubilee: 268 Infantry Brigade 3.Bicentenary of 2 Jat (Mooltan)Battalion The Jat Regiment

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Canada: New Definitive Stamps

The names of the locations pictured are microprinted in different locations on each stamp. The small text on the $1.20 stamp is shown nearby.Only one stamp in this set of nine depicts a city scene. This permanent-rate stamp features the … Continue reading

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Science in Korea Stamp Issue

The stamps depicts images of Kim Jeong Ho: Geographer,Lee Cheon: Scientist,Cjoi Hyung Seob: Science Policy Planner.Date of Release:21st March 2018

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Philippines Issued Stamps on National Artists

Six prominent national artists of the country was the main feature of the stamps issued by the Philippine Postal Corporation last December 13, 2017.The stamps featured Mr. Ceasar Legaspi ( national artists for visual arts) , Daisy Abellena ( national … Continue reading

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Odisha Seeks Early Release Of Paika Rebellion Commemorative Postage Stamp

Odisha government on urged the Centre for immediate release of the commemorative postage stamp on Paika Rebellion. In a letter to Union Minister of Communications, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sought urgent measures for the release of the postage stamp. Official … Continue reading

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USPS: Love Flourishes Forever stamp

The stamp art features a fanciful garden of colorful flowers surrounding the word “Love”written in cursive script.Hand-painted with gouache on paper by artist Anna Bond, the illustration is whimsical and vibrant.The stamp will be released on 18th January 2018.

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New Stamps from Philippines

100 Years of the Apparition of Our Lady of Fatima The Blessed Virgin Mary first appeared to three small shepherd children–Lucia dos Santos, Francisco Marto and Jacinta Marto–on May 13, 1917 in Fatima, Portugal and unleashed a flood of grace … Continue reading

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Philatelic Institutions in India (2): Baroda Philatelic Society

Baroda Philatelic Society was established on 27th April, 1975, with 17 founder members. It is one of the oldest Society in the state of Gujarat. Baroda Philatelic Society is dedicated to the cause of philately and all its Executives are … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamps on Floor Tiles

Malta Post issued a set of 4 miniature sheets featuring traditional floor tile patterns. The tiles that adorn many traditional Maltese houses, are known for their bold colours and geometric designs. The four different patterns of Maltese floor tiles are … Continue reading

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