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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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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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Hungary Issued Stamp on Florian Albert

In Hungary in the period following the early 1950s when the Mighty Magyars, the Golden Team, assailed the peaks of the sport, the question arose of whether there would or could ever be a new generation – or even a … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Faroes Islands

Franking Labels The new franking labels were designed by graphic artist Miriam Hinz. Miriam has in recent years worked on the design of new Faroese posters. She designs the posters with the aid of a computer, drawing ideas from Faroese … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamps and MS on Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai

By Anil Kr Pujara India Post  issued a set of 2 commemorative postage stamps and a miniature sheet  on Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport Mumbai on 15th October 2017. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport  formerly known as Sahar International Airport.It is the 29th busiest airportin … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands Issued Second Set of Stamps on National Costume

Nowadays the traditional skirt is black with red stripes. The material used was the so-called “linsey”, i.e. originally homespun flax with wool, but now machine-woven cotton with wool is being used. In recent years traditionalists have levelled some criticism at … Continue reading

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