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New Swiss Stamps

Unspunnen:The Ultimate Traditional Swiss Festival The Swiss festival of Unspunnen is a traditional celebration of Swiss mountain life and was rst held in 1805. However,¬†it only became a regular event in 1946 and has since taken place every 12 years. … Continue reading

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Alderney Issued Stamps on Forts

Alderney’s concentration of historic fortifications, such as those depicted across our stamps, are an obvious choice for attracting new visitors whilst inspiring local people about their heritage. These include the Roman fort at Longis Bay, which in Alderney is known … Continue reading

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Croatia Issued Stamps on Castles

Croatian post issued a set of stamps depicting Croatian castles. Stamps have been issued in 9-stamps shettlets and in one common sheet with 16 fields. The stamps depict the following castles:

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Japan Issued Stamps on 60th Anniversary of Local Autonomy Act of Hyogo Prefecture

Japan Post issues a stampsheet of Furusato stamps celebrating the 60th anniversary of enforcement of the Local Autonomy Act of Hyogo Prefecture (Japan).The design of this stampsheet is based on the tourist attractions and sights of Hyogo Prefecture. The stamps … Continue reading

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Liechtenstein:New Stamps on Castles

¬†Liechtenstein Post has issued a set of stamps commemorating Liechtenstein\’s castles and castle ruins, immovable witnesses to their time which have outlasted the centuries and became romantic symbols of the Alpine monarchy.The first stamp shows \”Gutenberg\” Castle in Balzers.On the … Continue reading

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