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New Stamps from Norway

Bicentenary of National Archives The National Archives is celebrating 200 years of gathering national treasures that show us how life in Norway has been. In addition to the Central Office in Oslo, the National Archives also includes eight regional state … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Romania

Symphony of Tulips, Pitesti The “Symphony of Tulips” is the most important social-cultural, artistic, sporting and commercial manifestation for the Pitesti municipality.This spring, Romfilatelia dedicates the postage stamp issue Symphony of Tulips, to the city of Pitesti and its main manifestation. The stamp … Continue reading

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New Europa 2017 Stamps:Gibraltar

The Moorish Castle is the name given to a medieval fortification in Gibraltar comprising various buildings, gates, and fortified walls, with the dominant features being the Tower of Homage and the Gate House. Part of the castle itself also housed … Continue reading

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New Europa 2017 Stamps:Theme Castles and Forts

Jersey Jersey’s 70 kilometres of coastline is dotted with castles, coastal towers and artillery batteries, testament to a small island which, throughout the centuries, has seen French raids, English Civil War and German Occupation. Today, many of them are open … Continue reading

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New Europa Stamps:Sweden

The theme for 2017 is castles.The Swedish EUROPA stamps come as a minisheet and depict Wanås Castle in Skåne. The castle has a history that stretches back to the Middle Ages and also offers a world-class, modern sculpture park that is … Continue reading

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New Europa 2017 Stamps:Gibraltar

Theme –Castles

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New Europa 2017 Stamps:Isle of Man

Stamps depicts Manx towns and villages Peel, Castletown, Onchan, Port Erin, Port St Mary and Ramsey as they were during the golden age of tourism and transport posters in the twentieth century. Issue Date: 19.01.2017 Designer: Adam Berry Illustrator: Adam Berry Printer: Cartor Process: Offset … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Finland

100 Years of National Flag Issue Date: 20.01.2017 Designer: Ossi Hiekkala 100 Years of Lions International Issue Date: 20.01.2017 Designer: Klaus Welp Europa 2017:Snow Castle Issue Date: 20.01.2017 Designer: Anssi Kähärä Blue Heart Issue Date: 20.01.2017 Designer: Ari Kivi

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