First Day Dispatched Stamps,MS and Sheetlet:Indian Cuisine

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UNPA: Souvenir Sheet on 71st Salon Stamp Show Paris

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Malaysia Issued Stamps on Prince Charles and Camilla

malaysia stampsThe stamps featuring the Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, in conjunction with the inaugural visit of the British royal couple to Malaysia for five days this week.”The stamp series will feature two designs featuring the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, both priced at RM1 each.

Pos Malaysia would also issue the complete set of stamp series including the First Day Cover and a special folder featuring the logo of the 60th anniversary of bilateral relations between Malaysia and the United Kingdom as well as one piece of miniature sheet, priced at RM43.45 per set.

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India Post is Issuing Stamp on Dr. Shambhunath Singh

shambhunath singhIndia Post is releasing a commemorative postage stamp on Dr. Shambhunath Singh  on 9th November 2017.Shambhunath Singh (17 June 1916-3 September 1991) born at Devaria UP.He was a poet,writer and social activist.His main books are-Roop Rashmi,Chhayalok and  Waqt ki minar par.

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New Christmas 2017 Stamps: Isle of Man

Twelve Days of Christmas

iom christmas stampsA festive set of twelve stamps to bring joy and cheer! This festive collection is presented by Isle of Man Post Office with best wishes and good cheer in the spirit of the popular Christmas song that inspired these lyrical illustrations by Catherine Rowe.

Issue Date:19.10.2017 Designer:EJC Design Printer:Lowe Martin Process:Offset Lithography plus hexachrome Colours:Four plus metallic

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New Stamps from Portugal

50 Years of Universidad Católica Portuguesa  

portugal catolica stampsOn 13 October 1967, the decree Lusitanorum Nobilissima Gens, issued by the Congregation for Catholic Education (the Ponti cal congregation of the Roman Curia responsible for educational institutions), gave rise to the great scienti c and pedagogical adventure represented by Universidade Católica Portuguesa. The decision to establish a Catholic university in Portugal – as in other countries of Europe and beyond – had been made by the Portuguese bishops two years earlier. In 1967, the project was made o cial and a starting point was chosen in the Faculty of Philosophy in Braga, with the mandate to extend its academic activity as soon as possible to Lisbon. On November 1st, in the city of Braga, in the presence of the national education minister and cardinals Cerejeira and Garrone, the academic year was solemnly inaugurated.

Issue Date:16.10.2017 Designer:Atelier Prior & Pendão/Fernando Pendão Printer:INCM Process:Offset Size:40 x 30,6 mm Values:€0.50, €0.85

Madeira’s Peaks

portugal peaks stampsPICO RUIVO Located in the parish of Santana and with a height of 1862 metres, Pico Ruivo is Madeira’s highest point and the 3rd highest in Portugal. Access to Pico Ruivo is available via the Pico Ruivo track (PR1.2 – Achada do Teixeira – Pico Ruivo). Next to the Pico Ruivo shelter, there is also access to 3 other tracks that lead to di erent points of the island: The Pico Arieiro track (PR1), the Encumeada track (PR1.3) and the Ilha track (PR1.1). At Achada do Teixeira, visitors can also admire the “Standing Man”, an interesting basaltic rock formation. During the climb, walkers are often surrounded by clouds, above which an unforgettable sunrise awaits. PICO CASTELO This peak is located 437 metres above sea level and provides an exceptional view of Porto Santo. Continue reading

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Issued Stamps on Animals

bosnia animals stampsBy Wolfgang Beyer, BDPh (German Philatelic Federation)

The set of 4 stamps was released on 1st November 2017.Stamps features the Chamois(Rupricola rupricola).

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Canada Issued Stamp on Halifax Explosion

canada halifax stampThe stamp, which features the front page of The Halifax Herald published after the disaster, was unveiled on 7th November 2017. Creative director Larry Burke worked on the stamp’s design with designers Anna Stredulinsky and Adam Hartling, illustrator Mike Little and historians, archivists, and experts familiar with the disaster.

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New Christmas 2017 Stamps:USPS

usps christmas stampsThe four new stamps are inspired by some of America’s favorite holiday songs such as “Jingle Bells,” “Deck the Halls,” Silent Night,” and “Jolly Old Saint Nicholas.”  They’re designed to be appealing as a group, as well as individually. Lyrics from each song highlight the individual stamps.According to the USPS, the artist first sketched the artwork in pencil and then rendered it as a digital illustration, according to the USPS.

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