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New Stamps from Finland

Zacharias Topelius Zachris Topelius (14 January 1818 – 12 March 1898) was a  Sweedish speaking Finish author, poet, journalist, historian, and rector   of the University of Helsinki   who wrote novels related to Finish history   in Swedish. Issue Date:24.01.2018 Designer:Timo Berry … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Luxembourg

Flowers:ATR 2015 These flowers are the Feierblumm (Red Poppy), the Karblumm (Cornflower), the Maargréitchen (Daisy) and the Dëschtel (Thistle). Issue Date: 01.12.2015 Designer: Vidale & Gloesener (L) Illustrator: Guy Hoffmann (L) Printer: Bundesdruckerei GmbH (D) Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: 30 x 25 mm, 100 selfadhesive … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Liechtenstein

Meadow Flowers The series of the popular self-adhesive definitive stamps is continued with three meadow flowers. Devil’s bit or devil’s bit scabious (value: CHF 0.85), lat. Succisa pratensis, was given its common name in English-speaking countries because of its stem … Continue reading

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Aland will Issue Stamp on Meadow Flower

Aland Post will issue a stamp on Peach-leaved bellflower on 10th  April 2015. Wild life photographer Andy Horner shot the photo of this adorable meadow flower . Peach-leaved bellflower (Campanula persicifolia) is the most common species of the eight different … Continue reading

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USPS:New Forever Stamps on Water Lillies

The USPS has issued a set of four Forever stamps  on water lilies .Art director Phil Jordan of Falls Church, VA, selected the images taken by Cindy Dyer. The Postal Service typically prints between 20 million and 40 million stamps … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Israel

International Year of Light This stamp marks two events that have much in common. The first is the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry that was jointly awarded to Martin Karplus (Harvard University), Michael Levitt (Stanford University) and Arieh Warshel (University … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Isle of Man

Panama Canal Centenary Isle of Man Post Office has produced a miniature sheet that marks the Centenary of the Panama Canal, the incredible feats of the civil engineers tasked with its creation and a series of achievements exemplified by the … Continue reading

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Gibraltar Issued Stamps on  Endemic Flowers

The set features the Gibraltar saxifrage Saxifraga globulifera Desf. var. gibraltarica Ser.; Gibraltar restharrow Ononis natrix L. subsp. ramosissima (Desf.) Batt. var. ramosissima;Gibraltar chickweed Cerastium gibraltaricum Boiss.; Gibraltar candytuft Iberis gibraltarica L.; Gibraltar campion Silene tomentosa Otth. (S. gibraltarica Boiss.); Gibraltar thymeThymus willdenowii Boiss. and the Gibraltar sea lavenderLimonium … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands:Sepac 2014 Stamp on Soft Downy Rose

The Faroese botanist R. Rasmussen writes of the Soft Downy Rose in 1952: “A small shrub, ½ to 1 ½ metre high, with arching glossy red-brown branches. Leave stems, downy with petiolate glandules and fine thorns, reaching the leaves. Stipules, … Continue reading

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Monaco Issued Stamp on International Bouquet Competition

Monaco post issued a stamp to celebrate the 47th International Bouquet Competition.Throughout the decades, the quality label of the International Bouquet Competition has been asserted. Presided by HRH the Princess of Hanover and organized by the Garden Club of Monaco, the … Continue reading

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