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New Stamps from Austria

Birthday Party Many happy returns of the day! A lively birthday party is depicted on this puzzle stamp mini sheet issued by Austrian Post as part of the “comic stamp puzzle” series – a unique way of franking party invitations … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

175 Years of the Montanuniversität Leoben Whether you want a course in blast engineering, petroleum engineering or resource management, the range on offer at the Montanuniversität Leoben is constantly growing and many of the courses offered at this little university … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Finland

Three stages of Jean Sibelius This stamp issue commemorates Finland’s best-known composer, Jean Sibelius (1865–1957). The Jean Sibelius 150 years sheet is designed by graphic artist Pekka Loiri, a self-confessed classical music lover and Sibelius enthusiast. Loiri’s stamp designs are … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

Historical Postal Vehicles : Cariole Carriage Letter Post From the “Historical post vehicles” series, this Austrian Post stamp block shows a cariole carriage, a light carriage used by the post for local deliveries. In the early days of the mail … Continue reading

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Luxembourg :Personalities 2015 Stamp Issue

Claus Cito (1882-1965) who created the “Monument du Souvenir” commonly known as “’Gëlle Fra”, studied art at the School of Applied Arts and at the Art Academy in Stuttgart where he acquired in-depth knowledge. Enthralled by the Social Realism of Constantin … Continue reading

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New Swiss Stamps

200th Anniversary of  Geneva, Neuchâtel and Valais in the Swiss Confederation Issue Date: 07.05.2015 Designer: Tessa Gerster, Lausanne Printer: Cartor Security Printing, La Loupe (F) Process: Offset  Colours: 4 Colours Size: Stamps: 33×28 mm Sheetlet: 192×95 mm (2 rows of 3 stamps) Swiss Sponsorship for Mountain … Continue reading

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Spain  Issued Stamp on World Food Programme

Spain issued a stamp on 4th June 2015 on the World Food Programme (WFP). The stamp depicts a world map made of food-producing seeds and a hand with a double symbolism is recreated; on the one hand, it works for … Continue reading

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New Europa 2015 Stamps:Old Toys

Portugal Issue Date: 08.05.2015 Designer: Atelier Design&etc Printer: Cartor Security Printing, France Process: Offset  Colours: 4 Colours Size: 40 x 30,6 mm Values: 3 x €0.75 Croatia Issue Date: 07.05.2015 Designer: Tomislav Vlainić, designer from Split Printer: AKD d.o.o., Zagreb Process: Multicolor Offset Printing Colours: 4 Colours Size: 35.50 x 29.82 mm Values: 4.60 / … Continue reading

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Denmark Issued Stamps on Decorations

Denmark issued stamps depicting gorgeous Danish decorations on 14th  March 2015.The tradition of bestowing decorations and medals goes back many hundreds of years. The decorations have survived the transition from absolute monarchy to democracy and have undergone very few changes. … Continue reading

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What are Europa Stamps

Europa stamps are special stamps issued by European postal administrations/ enterprises under the aegis of PostEurop in which Europe is the central theme.EUROPA stamps underlines cooperation in the posts domain, taking into account promotion of philately. They also build awareness of … Continue reading

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