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Gibraltar House of Windsor Centenary 

The House of Windsor is the royal house of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms. The dynasty is of German paternal descent and was originally a branch of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, itself derived from the … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued MS on King Edward VIII

Edward VIII, Queen Victoria’s great grandson, reigned as King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Empire, and Emperor of India from 20 January 1936 until his abdication on 11 December of the same year.This Miniature Sheet … Continue reading

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India Post Remembers Silk Letter Movement by Issuing a Stamp

The President of India,  Pranab Mukherjee released a Commemorative Postage Stamp on ‘Silk Letter Movement’ at a function at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi today (January 11, 2013). Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the sacrifices of individuals and … Continue reading

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