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New Stamps from Spain

The Generation of 60s The 1960s laid the foundations for a new Europe, but above all, for a new Spain that was beginning to open up to the world, to show its values ​​and resources, its culture and, above all, … Continue reading

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France Issued Stamp on Frederic Bazille

His visits to the Fabre museum in Montpellier, his hometown, and the revelation of modern painting by Alfred Bruyas, a great collector and patron, decided otherwise: Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870) would be a painter! At the school of fine arts of … Continue reading

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First Aid Kit Stamps Released in Sweden

Having your face plastered on postage is quite an honor—one that used to only be achievable if you had reached the fame level of someone like Elvis or Marilyn Monroe. It also helped your case if you were a major … Continue reading

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New Italian Stamps on 50th Death Anniversary of Paolo Pschetto

The stamp shows a collage featuring a series of works by Paolo Paschetto: on the left are the designs for four stamps on the right are a number of designs and sketches for the new emblem of the Italian state … Continue reading

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Cayman Islands :Christmas Stamp Issue

In denominations of 25 cents, 75 cents, 80 cents and $1, the stamps fulfil their primary purpose of moving cards, letters and packages from one location to another. But as works of art they allow purchaser and recipient the opportunity … Continue reading

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Liechtenstein: Princely Treasures Relief stamps

This issue, on which two reliefs by the Italian artist Massimiliano Soldani-Benzi (1656 –1740) are reproduced, continues the \”Princely Treasures\” series with two more precious objects from the Princely Collection. Massimiliano Soldani-Benzi was deemed the best bronze founder in Europe … Continue reading

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Slovakia Issued Stamp on Viera Zilincanovas Art Work

Slovakia  has issued a stamp illustrating the painting of Viera Zilincanova (1932-2008), a significant representative of the Slovak contemporary fine arts.The stamp features the painting by Viera Zilincanova \”Hudba\” (\”Music\”) (1987). Zilincanova followed the tradition of magic realism and surrealism in … Continue reading

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South Africa: Set of Stamps Honours Alex

The South African Post Office has issued a souvenir folder with five stamps made up of the artists\’ work in celebration of the township\’s centenary.The five-stamp set costs R33 from post offices with philatelic counters.Alexandra, also known as Gomorra, was … Continue reading

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New Maxim Cards of Liech Liechtenstein

Princely Treasures: Reliefs  Two precious reliefs by the Italian artist Massimiliano Soldani-Benzi (1656–1740) figure on the new commemoratives which Philatelie Liechtenstein is issuing in continuation of the \”Princely Treasures\” series. Both these works of art have come into the possession … Continue reading

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Icelandic Art III Stamp Issue

The world-view of the second generation of Icelandic artists, the group that came to the fore during the second and third decades of the 20th century, differed greatly from that of the pioneers. Guðmundur Thorsteinsson (Muggur) (1891-1924) was a fine … Continue reading

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