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Austria Issued Stamp on 200 Years of the Congress of Vienna

The Congress of Vienna was held from 1814 to 1815 in order to regulate the political order in Europe after the end of the Napoleonic Wars. On the occasion of the anniversary of this major historical event, Austrian Post is … Continue reading

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The Art of Engraving

Have you looked closely at the images and decorative artwork on the money in your wallet, or the artwork on the postage stamp?The engravings used on bank notes and stamps are a beautiful form of art. In an effort to … Continue reading

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Stamp Collection :Pleasant and Popular Hobby

Compiled by Ganesh Prasad Chowdhary (Retd Postmaster Ranchi GPO) Stamp collection is very pleasant and popular hobby worldwide. Building a habit for collection of stamps is a way of creativity and passion. There are many subjects, themes or topics on … Continue reading

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French Polynesia:Ancient Engraving Matavai Bay Stamps

The engraving from which the new Polynesian stamp originates is an extract from the second tome of the \”Voyages of Captain Cook\” (French Edition – 1779 — pi. 9). It is entitled: \”View of Matavai Bay in Otahiti, called the … Continue reading

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