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New Spanish Stamps

Traditional Dance in Spain The stamp is dedicated to Crotacology, the art of playing the castanets. In it, we can appreciate this instrument of percussion so used in dances and typical dances.The background of the stamp has the colors of … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamp on Sri Hangal Kumarswamiji

India Post has issued a commemorative postage stamp on Sri Hangal Kumarswamiji on 19th May 2017.There existed a math (monastery) in Dharwad called Navakalyana-math. It was established by its founder Guru-Siddha Prabhudevaru. Guru-Siddha Prabhu devaru had left his physical body in … Continue reading

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Hungary Issued Stamps on 500 Years of The Reformation

31 October 1517 is the already historic date when Martin Luther pinned his Ninety-five Theses on the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church, which brought a series of reforms not only within the Christian religion, but also in all areas … Continue reading

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Ukraine Issued Stamp on Jamala

The stamp depicts close-up face of Jamala, and in the corner in the photo posted the image of the autograph of the singer. Recall that the Ukrainian singer Jamala and Ruslana as well as popular band Onuka will perform in … Continue reading

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Luxembourg Issued Stamps on Vintage Racing Cars

Issue Date: 17.04.2017 Designer: Benoit Deliège / POST Luxembourg Process: Digital Colours: 4 Colours Size: A4 Size Values: €9.60

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New Stamps from Andora

Andora(France) La Massana Comic 2017 As every year, and since 1997, a festival of comics is held in the Principality of Andorra in La Massana. “La Massana Còmic 2017″ celebrates the 20th anniversary of the festival. Fans of comics and … Continue reading

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Croatia Issued Stamps on Famous Croats

Zinka Kunc Milanov, a soprano and one of the greatest Prima Donnas Croatia has ever had, was born in Zagreb on May 17th, 1906 where she completed her education and received her degree in singing from the Academy of Music. … Continue reading

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Royal Mail: Postmarks of Songbirds Stamp Issue

By Wolfgang Beyer , Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie Day of issue May 4th 2017

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Estonia  Issued Stamps on Centenary of Figure Skating

By the beginning of the 20th century figure skating became widespread in Estonia and the logical continuation was to organize Estonian championships. The first Estonian champions were ascertained on February 26, 1917 on the Tallinn Kalev skating rink, the event … Continue reading

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France Issued Stamp on Jean Baptiste Charcot

The “Pourquoi-Pas ?” Is sinking. Standing on the bridge, Jean-Baptiste Charcot said serenely: “Ah, my poor children! These are his last words, reported by the only survivor of the shipwreck. Not far from the Icelandic coast, on September 16, 1936, … Continue reading

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