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Philippines-France Joint Stamp Issue

The stamps issued to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Philippines-France diplomatic relations. Macario Cruz Vitalis (1898-1990) is a Filipino modernist painter influenced by French postimpressionism. Born in 1898 in the small town of Lapog, Ilocos Sur, he was a teenager … Continue reading

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On Foreign Policy and Philately

By¬†Andrew Selth When subjects like soft power and public diplomacy are discussed in forums like this, few people have postage stamps in mind, but there has long been a close connection between philately and foreign policy. In themselves, stamps express … Continue reading

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Romania-Malta Joint Issue

Romania and Malta issued a joint stamp to commemorate eight decades of diplomatic relations between both the countries.,. The stamp of this joint issue illustrates as a Romanian heraldic element, a detail of a seal from 15th century, belonging to … Continue reading

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