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New Stamps from Israel

Memorial Day 2017 The graphic design of the Memorial Day stamps has been expressed over the years symbolically and through monuments. This year our Memorial Stamp depicts the National Memorial Hall. Jerusalem is also the focus for this year’s Memorial … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Israel

The Passover Haggadah The Passover Haggadah, the book about the Exodus from Egypt, which is read on the festival eve, comes in many different forms. This stamp set highlights Haggadahs that represent three Zionist values: security, alyiah and settlement.over the … Continue reading

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Longest Stamps in the World

Thailand Post has released a set of five of the longest stamps in the world on 1st April 2017, each of which depicts a photo of the late HM King Rama IX while he was working in the fields.The stamp … Continue reading

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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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