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New Stamps from Spain

The Generation of the 50’s After popular vote, the different motifs that will star on the stamps of this series are chosen. It begins with the 50’s, a decade that means the break with history, with the gray of the … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Portugal

200th Anniversary of Saint João Bosco In 2015 we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of St. John Bosco, founder of Salesians, the Father and Teacher of Youth, as Saint John Paul II called him. St. John Bosco, or Don … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

125th Birth Anniversary of Friedrich Kiesler The Austro-American architect, designer, painter and stage-set designer was born on 22 September 1890 to a Jewish family in Czernowitz. This visionary is still today regarded as an important model by modern architects and … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamp on Birth Bicentenary Of St. John Bosco

John Melchior Bosco was born on August 16, 1815 in the hamlet of Becchi within the district of Morialdo, a provincial town of Castelnuovo d’Asti (known today as Castelnuovo Don Bosco) in Italy. He was the son of a humble … Continue reading

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