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Christmas Stamps 2011: St. Pierre and Miquelon

 Philatelie de Saint Pierre et Miquelon issued a new Christmas stamp (Noel 2011) drawn by Marie-Laure Drillet on 30th Nov 2011. The stamp carries a face value of 0.60 euro.

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Christmas Stamps 2011: Italy

Italian Post has issued two stamps dedicated to the Holy Christmas 2011. The fist stamp has a religious subject, the second one is secular.The religious stamp reproduces the painting \”Madonna and Child with Pomegranate\” by an unknown artist of the … Continue reading

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Christmas stamps 2011:Norway

This year\’s Christmas stamps by Norway Post are dedicated to old postcards.The oldest Norwegian postcards date back to the 1880s and even then Christmas cards were predominant. Norway\’s Christmas gnome was an important feature then and he has been a … Continue reading

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Christmas Stamps 2011:Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Postal Service will be celebrating the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible with the release of its 2011 Christmas stamps.  The five-set series features King James I, the monarch who was responsible for organising the translation … Continue reading

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Jersey Post Stamps Cheaper for Christmas

Jersey Post is selling stamps at a reduced price in the run up to Christmas for the first time.From Saturday until 10 December, customers can buy local standard letter stamps for 35p instead of 37p, a 5.4% saving.And UK standard … Continue reading

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Christmas Stamps 2011:Ireland

The stamp, which appears in the Christmas stamp booklet, depicts Mary travelling on a donkey and holding the baby Jesus, while Joseph walks alongside as they make their way into Egypt.The design of this stamp is based on a painting … Continue reading

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Hungary:Christmas Personalised Stamps

Magyar Posta is releasing a new Your Own Christmas Stamp to make seasonal mail more festive and personal, and as an exclusive gift idea.Your Own Christmas Stamp – Baubles with no value indication is being issued both in a promotional … Continue reading

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Christmas Stamps 2011:Lithuania

On 5th Nov 2011 Lithuania Post issues a new set of postage stamps \”Holy Christmas and New Year\” (designer E. Paukštytė). First Day Cover with postage stamps set and a First Day Sheet also will be issued.In Vilnius Main Office … Continue reading

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Christmas Stamps 2011:Christmas Island

Christmas Island issued 2 beautiful stamps on Christmas. 55c Pulling crackers:In a classic Christmas Island setting and surrounded by a number of delighted birds and a green sea turtle, Father Christmas and a Red Crab pull a Christmas cracker. A lovely Ridley\’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Stamps 2011:New Zealand

New Zealand Post’s Christmas 2011 stamps, which are being released on 2nd November, feature an iconic cast from the Nativity.The stamps, which come in five denominations, feature the baby Jesus in his manger (60c), an angel appearing to shepherds ($1.20), … Continue reading

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