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Finland Issued Stamps on Tove Jansson’s Anniversary

Finland has issued a miniature sheet consisting of two stamps and a beautiful gift set to mark the 100th anniversary of the Finnish artist and writer Tove Jansson (1914–2001) on 31st January 2014. Tove Jansson, world-famous for the Moomins, was a versatile … Continue reading

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INDIA POST Issued Souvenir Sheet on Indian Museum Kolkata

Prime Minister Dr.ManMohan Singh today released a souvenir sheet contains  3 commemorative postage stamps( 20 Rs,20 Rs and 5 Rs)  on bicentenary of Indian Museum Kolkata.The Indian Museum is the largest museum in  India and has rare collections of antiques, armour and ornaments, … Continue reading

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China Issued Stamps on Art of the Cloisonné Enamel

Cloisonné enamel, also known as Jing Tai Lan in China, was reportedly introduced into China from Arab areas during the Yuan Dynasty (1206-1368) and rose to popularity in the Xuande era (1426-1435) of the Ming Dynasty. During Jingtai period (1450-1456) … Continue reading

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Algeria :New Stamps on Antique Glassware

The discovery in June 1985 Tipaza a foundry antique glass confirms the existence of glassworks in the region.Objects and glassware are of the most varied forms, they often represent sections, plates and bottles. Urn Roman glass (blue): blue glass urn. Rumen bulbous bottom broad … Continue reading

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Ireland Issued Stamp on Gathering Ireland

An Post has released a stamp on 24 January 2013, to celebrate The Gathering Ireland 2013. The stamp depicting elements of The Gathering\’s logo combined to form a map of Ireland.It has been estimated that one million Irish-born people are currently … Continue reading

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Luxembourg:Stamp on Institut Grand Ducal – Arts and Letters Section

The fifth of six sections of the Institute Grand-Ducal was formed in 1962 by Grand Ducal order on the initiative of then Minister of Arts and Sciences, Pierre Grégoire. The goal of the section is to cultivate arts and letters … Continue reading

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