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Royal Mail: Horseracing Stamp Issue

This year to mark the 40th anniversary of Red Rum’s history-making third Grand National win, Royal Mail has teamed with an artist to launch a unique collection.The stamps feature eight champion horses achieving their greatest wins on UK race courses … Continue reading

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New Stamps and Meter Cancellations on Birds and Animals

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Group ArGe Zoologie Czech Republic This sheetlet was issued on 15th March 2017 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Zoological garden Jihlava in the Czech Republic.The stamps are featuring Hyacinth Macaw, Red … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on 150th Anniversary of Shitalnath Jain Temple Kolkata 

By Sudhir Jain On the 150th anniversary of Kolkata’s famous and beautiful Shitalnath Jain Temple, a special cover has been issued on 27th Feb. 2017. On 6th May 1935, a stamp was issued on this temple which was part of … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Royal Mail

Royal Mail Heritage: Mail by Rail Post & Go Stamps Personalised with the recipient’s name and address. Contains an information card, written by Julian Stray of The Postal Museum, which expounds on the theme of each stamp.  Travelling Post Office: … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Issued Stamps on Archaeological Treasures

Royal Mail has released a set of eight stamps on some  of the archaeological treasures of prehistoric Britain have been featured in a new set of eight stamps.Issued by the Royal Mail, the stamps include illustrations of a headdress dug … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Stamp Issue Programme for 2017

Royal Mail’s 2017 Special Stamp programme is set to showcase the “Best of British” in a range of subjects from some of the greatest racehorses from the past six decades to beautiful birds that herald spring and summer in the … Continue reading

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Royal Mail: Christmas Stamps 2016

Date of Issue:8th November 2016

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Royal Mail :45th Anniversary of Mr.Men Little Miss Stamp Issue

Roger Hargreaves introduced Mr. Tickle to the world in 1971: the first of many MR. MEN  LITTLE MISS characters that have become universally popular. Royal Mail issued these stamps to  mark the 45th anniversary of these iconic books .

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Royal Mail:The Great Fire of London Stamp Issue

Royal  Mail has issued a set of stamps on 2nd September 2016 on the occasion of  350 years of The Great Fire of London.It  is one of the most infamous events in British history. These stamps tells the story of … Continue reading

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Royal Mail :First World War  Stamp Issue

Royal mail will issue a new set of stamps on centenary of first world war on 21st Jine 2016.Not only did the First World War claim millions of lives, it changed the course of history and transformed the lives of … Continue reading

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