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New German Stamps on Animals

By Wolfgang Beyer Date of Release:2nd  January 2018

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New Stamps of Andora (Spain)

Altarpiece of Sant Miquel de Prats The altarpiece is considered one of the most important exponents of the painting of century XVI of Andorra. The work had until recently been attributed to an author who was called “Canillo Master”, authorship … Continue reading

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New Zealand :Year of Dog Stamp Issue

Chinese New Year celebrations begin 16 February 2018, and according to the traditional Chinese lunar calendar is the Year of the Dog. New Zealand Post has created a special stamp, gold-sheet and medallion issue to celebrate. Date of Issue:10 January … Continue reading

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China-Cambodia Joint Issue  

China Post has issued in collaboration with Cambodia Post a set of two stamps that are themed on lion and celebrate each country’s history and cultural traditions. Each stamp bears a face price of 1.2 yuan (18 U.S. cents).Stamps were … Continue reading

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Bosnia-Herzegovina Issued Stamps on Brown Bear

By Wolfgang Beyer, BDPh (German Philatelic Federation) On 9th Novermber 2017 Serbia in Bosnia-Herzegovina issued a miniature sheet on animals. Two stamps of the M/S are featuring the Brown Bear (Ursus arctos) and the other two stamps the Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx).

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New Stamps from Austria

Red Deer Its impressive size has also gained the red deer the title “King of the forest”.The most noticeable feature of the red deer (Lat. Cervus elaphus) is undoubtedly its prominent, powerful antlers, which are particularly well-branched and expansive. Only … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Switzerland

Swiss Cow Swiss born and bred Cows not only dominate the Swiss landscape and Swiss agriculture, they have also come to symbolize our country. This is particularly true of the Simmental breed of cows featured on countless souvenirs – and … Continue reading

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Bosnia and Herzegovina Issued Stamps on Animals

By 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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New Stamps from Lithuania

Royal Stag, Gray Hare  and  Badger Issue Date:17.10.2017 Designer:T. Dragūnas Printer:“Vaba Maa”, Estonia Process:Offset Size:Souvenir Sheet: 94 x 50mm, Stamp: 26 x 36mm Values:3 x 0,84 € Contemporary Lithuanian Art Sculpture Kuzma created the sculptural composition “Lazarus, get up” in … Continue reading

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Aland Issued Stamps on Forest Mammals

Three species of forest mammals prevalent in the Åland forests featured on stamps issued on 15 September. Painted by Bo Lundwall, a leading Swedish animal and nature artist, the stamps illustrating mountain hare, least weasel and raccoon dog are inserted … Continue reading

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