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New Stamps Issued on Birds

Estonia :Bird of the Year – Turtledove The Estonian Ornithological Society has chosen turtledove the bird of the year 2017. There are two representatives of the genus: turtle dove and ruff turtle dove. We have to do with some of … Continue reading

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Guernsey Issued Stamps and MS on Year of Rooster

43p stamp – Rooster crowing as the sun comes up 57p stamp – Standing Rooster with a cockscomb 58p stamp – Sitting Rooster with egg  64p stamp – Two Roosters pecking a Chinese cabbage 70p stamp – Two Roosters standing … Continue reading

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Guernsey will Issue Stamps on Bailiwick Bird

The Meadow Pipit, now classified as endangered in the Bailiwick of Guernsey, will feature on stamps as part of collaboration with the WWF.These stamps will be released on 15th February 2017.

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New Stamps on Postal History

Guernsey:500 Years of Postal History The history of the postal service in the UK reflects the enormous societal and political change that has taken us from sixteenth century Tudor England to the United Kingdom today.The stamps depict some of the … Continue reading

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Stamps Released to Commemorate World Stamp Show NY 2016

Australia Guenersy Date of Release:25 May 2016 Poland Date of Release:28 May 2016

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New Stamps from Guernsey

Victor Hugo In October 1855 Victor Hugo arrived in Guernsey, a political exile. He established a home for himself and family in St Peter Port at Hauteville House.  Almost every day he wrote. He completed les Misérables and composed many poems which … Continue reading

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New Sepac Stamps: Artists of Guernsey

This year’s SEPAC theme is ‘Culture’ and we have chosen to celebrate paintings from a variety of artists who had connections with Guernsey.This striking set includes two very different paintings of Moulin Huet Bay – one by Renoir and one … Continue reading

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Guernsey will Issue Stamps on Sark’s 450th Anniversary

42p stamp-In 565 Saint Magloire landed on Sark from Brittany with 62 monks to establish a Christian monastery. As well as miraculously curing the sick and rescuing a man from a giant conger eel’s jaws, his best-known role was as … Continue reading

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Guernsey Issued Stamps on 70th Anniversary of Liberation

As any Islander knows, you can’t wander far in Guernsey without coming across its war defences, which act as a stark reminder of the harsh attacks its occupants suffered during World War Two.  The first raid, when the island was … Continue reading

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New Europa 2015 Stamps

Greenland Date of Issue:13 May 2015 Romania Guernsey Date of Issue:1st May 2015

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