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Aland:Nostalgic Architecture In Stamp Booklet

This year\’s booklet represents high level nostalgia! The three stamps feature memorable and beloved buildings all to be found in Mariehamn in past times. Former town architect Folke Wickström has drawn the motifs. The first stamp shows the Badhotellet (spa … Continue reading

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Aland Issued Stamps on Dragonflies

Aland has issued two  stamps featuring  Dragonflies,Southern Hawker and Ruddy Darter. Dragonflies characteristically have elongated, narrow abdomens, flexible heads with well-developed, compound eyes, two pairs of long, transparent wings that move independently, and powerful mouthparts used for biting and short coarse antennae.The … Continue reading

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