Romania Issued Stamps on Mushrooms

romania mushrooms stampsIt is illustrated on the stamp with the face value of Lei 4.50. The European blusher is a species of edible mushrooms, which cohabitates forming mycorrhizae on the roots of trees. Leccinum aurantiacum is part of the Boletaceae family and is commonly called the red-capped scaber stalk, and is illustrated on the stamp with the face value of Lei 8. Macrolepiota procera is an edible species that grows on the ground and can be found in meadows, forests or places with grass during summer and autumn. It is known under the popular name of the parasol mushroom. It is represented on the stamp with the face value of Lei 15.

Issue Date:06.10.2017 Designer:Bianca Spatariu Process:Offset Colours:4 Colours Size:Stamps size: 36 x 36 mm, Minisheets size: 130 x 94 mm; Block: 174 x 114 mm (in philatelic album) Values:2.50 Lei; 4.50 Lei; 8 Lei; 15 Lei

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New Stamps from Slovenia

Ladybird

slovenia ladybird stampsIssue Date:29.09.2017 Designer:Robert Žvokelj, DAK Illustrator:Robert Žvokelj, DAK Printer:Agencija za komercijalnu djelatnost d.o.o., Zagreb, Hrvaška Process:Offset Colours:4

Notranjska Regional Park

slovenia msIssue Date:29.09.2017 Designer:Inga Bau Illustrator:Tine Schein (photo) Printer:Agencija za komercijalnu djelatnost d.o.o., Zagreb, Hrvaška Process:Offset Colours:4 Values:€1.20

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Special Cover and My Stamp Released on Telangana Police

telangana policeDate of Release:31 October 2017

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New Stamps on Platinum Wedding Anniversary of Queen and Prince Philip

New Zealand

ewzealand royal anniversary stampsOn 20 November, the Queen and Prince Philip celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary and 70 years of marriage.To celebrate this incredible milestone, New Zealand Post has created a special commemorative stamp issue that takes a closer look at some of their most memorable moments, of which family feature prominently. While the Queen and Prince Philip were engaged in 1946, it was not formally announced to the world until the following year, when Elizabeth turned 21. On Thursday 20 November 1947, the royal couple were married in Westminster Abbey.

They had four children Charles, Anne, Andrew, and Edward – from 1948 to 1964. The royal family continues to grow with the arrival of grandchildren and great-grandchildren, with another great-grandchild due in the first half of 2018.Together, the Queen and Prince Philip have broken many records. She is the longest-serving and longest-living sovereign in New Zealand’s history, and the first to visit this country while reigning. Philip is the longest-serving consort and longest-lived male member of the royal family.

Tokelau

tokelau stampsOver their 70 years together, the Queen and Prince Philip have achieved many remarkable milestones. These photos capture some of those magical moments, with a traditional Tokelauan pattern creating a link back to the island nation.

Niue

niue stampsNew Zealand Post has created this special commemorative stamp issue to celebrate Niue’s Head of State, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip’s platinum wedding anniversary. These photos capture some of those magical moments, while the incorporation of the pua kenikeni flower shows a link to the island of Niue.

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India:Children’s Day 2017 Stamps

childrens daystampschildrens day fdcIndia Post has issued a set of 2 stamps and a miniature sheet on the occasion of Children’s Day on 14th November 2017.Theme of the stamps is nest.Stamps and FDC designs are based on children’s paintings.

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Children’s Day Stamps will be Released on Nest Theme

By Anurakti Vajpeyi

India Post is today issuing stamps on Childrens Day.Theme of this years stamps is Nest.The stamps will depict paintings made by school children on the theme Nest.Till now 63 stamps have been released on Childrens Day since 1957.No stamps issued on Childrens Day in 1965,1967,1968,1969,1970,1972,1979,1988,1989,2003 and 2014.Miniature Sheets issued on Childrens Day  in 2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2015 and 2016.childrens day stamps

childrens day stamps 2013

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New Stamps from Switzerland

Swiss Railway Stations

swiss railway station stampDowntown Switzerland Zurich’s main station features in the third part of the definitive stamp series “Swiss railway Zurich main station is by far the largest and busiest station in Switzerland. It also handles the largest volume of traf c in the country. With around 3,000 trains per day it is even one of the most heavily used stations in the world. The building, with its impressive hall and the lateral tract on the Bahnhofstrasse side, was built by the architect Jakob Friedrich Wanner in 1871. He constructed it under the in uence of a design by the renowned architect Gottfried Semper. Semper lived in Zurich from 1855 to 1871, and during this period he was responsi- ble for building what is now the Federal Institute of Technology (ETH).

Issue Date:09.11.2017 Printer:Joh. Enschedé, Haarlem, Netherlands Process:Offset Colours:5 Colours Size:Sheetlet: 82×198 mm (open), 82 × 99mm (folded); 5 rows of 2 stamps

Stamp Day 2017 :Sainte-Croix

swiss stamp dayScphila 17 in the music box village The village of Sainte-Croix in the Vaudois Jura on the border with France can look back on a chequered history. It is known to this day for the music boxes produced there. This year the municipality is all set to play host to Stamp Day. Stamp Day has been the highlight of the year for philately a cionados for many a year. And 2017 will be no different, with the event taking place in the picturesque town of Sainte-Croix in Vaud’s Jura mountains. The local club, the Société Philatélique Sainte-Croix, extends an in- vitation to all philatelists to come to the Centre sportif des Champs de la Joux. The community of some 5,000 inhabit- ants is situated high up in the Vaudois Jura mountains and enjoys a fantastic panorama view of the “Jura balcony”. Af- ter a boom in lace-making and watch- making, the industrious inhabitants took up precision mechanics, with the rst music boxes being produced in 1814.

Issue Date:09.11.2017 Designer:Tessa Gerster, Lausanne Printer:Cartor Security Printing La Loupe, France Process:Offset Colours:5 Colours Size:Miniature sheet: 125 × 45mm, Stamps: 48.2 × 33mm

Pro Juventute 2017 

swiss projuventute stampAwakening memories Another pair of motifs rounds out the Pro Juventute “At school” series, started in 2016. The nostalgically styled illustrations are intended to evoke memories of one’s own schooldays. Pro Juventute stamps with a surcharge have existed since 1914. They have been popular collector’s items for many years. The surcharge is used to support child and youth projects run by Pro Juventute, such as their 147 helpline for children and adolescents for example. The “At school” series was launched with two motifs featuring “breaktime” and “lessons”. Two new stamps now continue and conclude the series. The B Mail motif depicts a class with their teacher in a geography lesson – an important subject in an era of globalization. The A Mail stamp shows a class singing Christmas carols to represent the socializing aspect of school. Continue reading

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My Stamp: Maharaja Agrasen Hospital

my stampIndia Post has released a new My Stamp on Maharaja Agrasen Hospital, Punjabi Bagh Delhi.

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New Stamps from Belgium

The Masks from Tervuren

belgium masks stampsDate of Issue:23 October 2017

High Fens

belgium high fens stampsIssue Date:23.10.2017 Designer:Drawings : Marijke Meersman & André Buzin, Layout : Kris Maes Printer:Stamps Production Belgium Process:Offset Colours:4 Colours Size:208mm x 150mm Values:€7.40

The Great War

belgium great warstampsIssue Date:23.10.2017 Designer:Kris Demey Printer:Stamps Production Belgium Process:rotogravure Colours:4 Colours Size:185mm x 152mm Values:€ 5,65

Christmas 2017

belgium christmas stampsIssue Date:23.10.2017 Designer:Myriam Voz Printer:Stamps Production Belgium Process:Offset Size:163,4 mm x 60mm Values:€ 7,40

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Special Cover: Philately Day 2017

special cover philately dayDate of Release:12 October 2017,Hyderabad

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