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Hongkong Issued Stamps on Professor Jao Tsung-i

The stamp will be issued on 5th September 2017 to honor the paintings and calligraphy of Professor Jao Tsung-i.As a prominent contemporary master in traditional Chinese literature and an acclaimed sinologist, Prof Jao has made significant contributions to diverse fields … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamps on Telugu Saints and Poets

India Post has released a set of three stamps on poets and saints of Andhra Pradesh  on 26th April 2017. Atukuri Molla (1440–1530) was a  Telugu poet who authored the Telugu-language Ramayana  . Identified by her caste, she was popularly known as … Continue reading

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China Issued Stamps on Art of the Cloisonné Enamel

Cloisonné enamel, also known as Jing Tai Lan in China, was reportedly introduced into China from Arab areas during the Yuan Dynasty (1206-1368) and rose to popularity in the Xuande era (1426-1435) of the Ming Dynasty. During Jingtai period (1450-1456) … Continue reading

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Vatican Issued Stamps on 500th Death Anniversary of Pope Julius II and the Election of Leo X

The Vatican Post Office has released a special issue to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Pope Julius II (Giuliano della Rovere, 1443-1513) and the election of Leo X (Giovanni de’ Medici, 1475-1521). The two Popes of the … Continue reading

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Portugal Issued Stamps on Traditional Festivities

The “Festa de São Mateus” (Feast of Saint Mateus) being an icon of the city of Viseu, is said to have been established as a free fair since 1392.History also claims that it was a gift from king João I, … Continue reading

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Flag for All Seasons Forever Stamps by USPS

The U.S. Postal Service is saluting the American flag with a new collection of four Forever stamps, currently priced at 46 cents each.The “Flag for All Seasons” Forever stamps depict images of Old Glory flying against backgrounds representing the seasons … Continue reading

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Japan Issued Stamps on 60th Anniversary of Local Autonomy Act

Japan issues a \”60th Anniversary series Hyogo Enforcement of the Local Autonomy Act\” stamp hometown on 15th January 2013. Series of this stamp is what issued in conjunction with the issuance of money commemorative design of each prefecture 47 to commemorate … Continue reading

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Algeria:Stamps on Roman Mosaics

Algeria  has issued two stamps on Roman mosaics.The stamps feature hunting scene mosaic and muses mosaic. The Hunting scene mosaic (IV century) was found in Tenes and stored at the National Museum of Antiquities in Algiers. Its dimensions are 2.34 … Continue reading

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Collecting History:125 Years of the National Philatelic Collection and Philatelic Fish Stories

Curator of philately Daniel Piazza spoke about the National Postal Museum\’s newest exhibit, Collecting History: 125 Years of the National Philatelic Collection. Though the National Philatelic Collection contains incredible objects and rare artifacts, there are a few famous examples of … Continue reading

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