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New Stamps from Korea

By Wolfgang Beyer Korea National Park Service Issue Date: 29th May 2017  Love, Happy The stamps are based on Postage Stamp Design Contest. Issue  Date: 2nd May 2017 Stamps : Love by Lee soojeong, Love by Jeong seohan, Happy by … Continue reading

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Korea will Issue Stamps on Tourist Destinations

By Wolfgang Beyer The stamps depicts Unlimsanbang at Jido, Jinju castle at Jinju, Soshewon at Damyang and Munkeungsaejae at Munkeung .Issue Date  : 15th May 2017

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Indian Theme on Foreign Stamps:Malaysia

Tamil Calligraphy Malaysia issued stamp series for three major festive greetings in Malaysia on 28th March 2017. The stamp series  features calligraphy for greetings in three different languages, namely ‘Selamat Hari Raya’, ‘Gong He Xin Xi’and ‘Iniye Vaalthukal Deepavali’, and … Continue reading

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Oman Issued Stamps on Childhood

The special postage stamp for children was launched under the theme “Childhood: Right and Participation” under the patronage of Sheikh Salim bin Mustahail Al Ma’ashani, Advisor at the Diwan of Royal Court. The launching ceremony was attended by Sheikh Mohammed … Continue reading

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New Stamps from South Korea

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie 150th Birth Anniversary of Woodang Lee Hoe-yeong Lee Hoe-Yeong  also known by his pen name Woodang  (March 17, 1867 – November 17, 1932) was a  Korean independence activist … Continue reading

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China Issued Journey to the West Stamps

China Post issued a set of four stamps on 30th March 2017, which visualize stories from the popular 16th-century novel Journey to the West. The whole set is priced at 5.40 yuan (79 US cents). The classic literature was written by … Continue reading

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China Issued Stamps on Seasons

China has issued a set of four stamps titled Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, priced at 5.4 yuan (78 US cents), on 20th March 2017.Designed by established artist Feng Yuan, each stamp portrays a landscape and speaks to a philosophy … Continue reading

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India Post Released Stamp on Yogoda Satsang Society

India Post has issuind a commemorative postage stamp on centenary of Yogoda Satsang Society on 7th March 2017.For more than 95 years, Yogoda Satsanga Society of India (YSS) has been dedicated to carrying on the spiritual and humanitarian work of its … Continue reading

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Malaysia Issued Stamps on Orchids

According to Pos Malaysia Group chief executive officer Dato’ Mohd Shukrie Mohd Salleh, the ‘National Definitive Series’ featuring garden flowers was last issued in 2010. “It is reported that there are over 20,000 types of orchids grown worldwide.“For this stamp … Continue reading

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Octogenarian Artist who Weaves Magic out of Postal Stamps

By Tamara Mathias​ Meet the 82-year-old woman who has spent over 40 years painstakingly creating beautiful artwork from discarded Indian postage stamps and her son who passionately preserves philately. Deepa Melkote speaks at the lightening pace of a woman on a … Continue reading

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