Category Archives: Stamps

New Swiss Stamps

Unspunnen:The Ultimate Traditional Swiss Festival The Swiss festival of Unspunnen is a traditional celebration of Swiss mountain life and was rst held in 1805. However, it only became a regular event in 1946 and has since taken place every 12 years. … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Spain

MCCLV Anniversary of the Battle of Victory On the first Friday of May, each year, the city of Jaca celebrates an ancestral feast, commemorating the battle of the Llanos de la Victoria, which took place around 760 and which confronted … Continue reading

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Portugal Issued   Stamps on Rally de Portugal

With the extensive participation of foreign drivers since its very rst edition, the Rally de Portugal has been an event of international renown since its establishment in 1967. Initially held under the title TAP International Rally, the Automobile Club of Portugal’s race began … Continue reading

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Spain Issued Stamp on Juvenia 2017

Since 1971, the Spanish Federation of Philatelic Societies (FESOFI), organizes Juvenia, awarding the best collections of young Philatelic enthusiasts from several European countries. This year, Avilés has been chosen to host this meeting among the youngest fans but also, the … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Finland

Finland- Aland Joint Issue on Finnish Tradition  Sauna  In summer 2016, Posti and the tabloid paper Ilta-Sanomat collected almost 1,500 sauna photos from their readers. A jury selected four of the photos to be included in the booklet of stamps, … Continue reading

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Issued Stamps on Myths and flora 2017

Narcissus is a perennial flowering plant from a family of Amaryllidaceae. Long leaves arise from the bulbs and are alike grass and on a long vertical stems there is a flower composed of a cup and corona surrounded by petals … Continue reading

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Croatia Issued Stamp on 25 Years of UN Membership

Twenty five years have passed since the Republic of Croatia fulfilled its most important strategic goal that seemed so distant in the early 1990s; from gaining independence and international recognition to a membership in the United Nations that, as the … Continue reading

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Andora Issued Stamps on Contemporary Art

The Contemporary Art series includes this year a special issue in the form of a block sheet that includes two stamps dedicated to the finalist works presented at the “Tallers d’Art” of La Massana, which competed to represent the Principality … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Aland

Finland 100 Years The Åland stamp is designed by experienced stamp artist Juha Pykäläinen, who was born in Tampere but lives in Åland since 1989. Finding a suitable motif was a challenge, Juha confesses: To intensify their tête-à-tête, the two … Continue reading

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Portugal Issued Stamps on Traditional Desserts

Pastéis de Tentúgal, Pastéis de Belém, Ovos-Moles de Aveiro, Queijadas de Vila Franca: these are the names of the desserts looked at in this rst adhesive issue from Correios de Portugal, paying tribute to the genius, creativity, expertise and soul … Continue reading

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