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Malaysia Issued Stamps on 150th Anniversary of the First Stamps

Malaysia issued a set of stamps to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the first stamps in country. This year marks the 150th anniversary since the first stamps were issued in this country. To commemorate this momentous event, Pos Malaysia recently … Continue reading

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New Stamps Released from Hungary

Saint Ladislaus Memorial Year Hungary issued a definitive stamp with a label to mark the Saint Ladislaus Memorial Year. The emblem of the Memorial Year can be seen on the label attached to the definitive stamp Your Own Message Stamp … Continue reading

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First Ship on Indian Stamps

First ship on Indian stamps was appeared in 1954.A stamp was released to commemorate the postage stamp centenary on 1st October 1954.This stamp depicts a ship ,an aero plane a train and a cycle mail runner.

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First in India :Bird

First bird appeared on Indian stamps was a pigeon.The postage stamp was released on 1st October 1954 to commemorate the Stamp Centenary.Denomination of stamp was  2 Annas.This stamp depicts a pigeon carrying letter. Pigeon post is the use of homing pigeons to … Continue reading

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Last Stamp of Norfolk Island

On July 1, Norfolk Island become a regional council of the Australian state of New South Wales on 1st July 2016.The territory now stopped releasing its stamps and ceased postal service. Last stamp of Norfolk Islands was released on 7th … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Luxembourg

The 175th Anniversary of First Postage Stamp The first postage stamp was issued in 1840 in Great Britain and Ireland at the initiative of Rowland Hill as part of a reform of the postal system. Its official use began in … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day

First Stamp of India  The First Stamp of Independent India was issued on the 21st of November, 1947. It depicts the Flag of India the with the patriots\’ slogan,  Jai Hind (Long Live India), on the top right hand corner. It was valued at … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Kyrgyzstan

50th Anniversary of the First Spacewalks On July 2nd, 2015 Kyrgyz Express Post (KEP) is issuing the souvenir sheet “50th Anniversary of the First “Spacewalks”.In 1965 the first ever extravehicular activity was performed. The first ever heroes to perform this … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

Classical Traditional Costume- The Tux Tracht Tyrol has a colourful and unique wealth of classical trachts and the customs that are interwoven with it. The Ziller Valley, for instance, stands out for its uniform tracht that is above all a … Continue reading

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10 Facts about Stamps

By William Hartston In terms of the Retail Price Index, one penny in 1840 would be worth 32p at today’s prices. In terms of average income, however, it would be worth £5.61. The word ‘stamp-collector’ predates postage stamps by more … Continue reading

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