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United States Postal Service ;New Stamps

Medal of Honor: Korean War Folio of 20 Stamps | Forever $0.49 In January 2012, the U.S. Postal Service® invited the last living Korean War Medal of Honor recipients to join in honoring the extraordinary courage of every member awarded … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Aland

Mariehamn Theatre Society 100 Years The 100th anniversary of the Mariehamn Theatre Society on 7 February 2014 is highlighted with the issue of a stamp by Åland artist Jonas Wilén.Thanks to the profiling of Mariehamn as a seaside resort, Åland … Continue reading

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Taiwan Issued Congratulations Postage Stamps

Chunghwa Post released  second set of 4\”Congratulations Postage Stamps\”each featuring one pair of tropical fish, swans, penguins or mandarin ducks. The stamps have round perforated centers with a predominately orange and yellow color scheme, with a red background that features … Continue reading

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Aland :Stamp on Long-Tailed Duck Decoys

The issue of a 3-part series of franking labels featuring old style wooden duck decoys began in 2012. First out was the Common Eider; the 2013 motif is the Long-tailed Duck.Wildfowl decoys are lifelike dummies used by hunters to encourage … Continue reading

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Aland:New Franking Labels

Aland has issued new franking labels on duck theme.Wildfowl decoys are lifelike dummies used by hunters to encourage birds to land nearby. The oldest decoys were made from plants such as bulrush, and the first decoys carved from wood were … Continue reading

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Contest for Migratory Bird Stamp Artwork

To promote wetlands conservation, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) USA is initiating a contest where artists can enter an original piece of artwork that depicts a waterfowl species (duck, goose or brant) that occurs in Connecticut. … Continue reading

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Wood Duck Painting for 2012 Federal Duck Stamp

A painting of a single wood duck will appear on the 2012 United States federal duck stamp.Out of a field of 190 competitors, the acrylic painting by Joseph Hautman of Plymouth, Minn., was selected Oct. 28 as the winner in … Continue reading

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Duck Stamp Society Released Third Stamp

Omaha(USA)The National Duck Stamp Collectors Society, the only stamp society devoted to duck and conservation stamps,as released its third Society stamp.The 2011 stamp features a painting of Barrow’s goldeneye’s by three-time federal duck stamp artist Joe Hautman. The painting is … Continue reading

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