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Iceland Issued Stamps on Wild Icelandic Vegetation

Moss campion (Silene acaulis) is of the Caryophyllaceae family. It is one of the most common plants found in Iceland. Its habitat is mainly in dry gravelly locations and dry grasslands, both in low-lying and mountainous regions. It has been … Continue reading

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Iceland: SEPAC Stamps 2016

Theme – The Seasons The SEPAC issue is a joint stamp issue of thirteen small postal administrations: Iceland, Faroe Islands, Aland, Greenland, Monaco, Lichtenstein, Luxembourg, Gibraltar, the Isle of Man, Guernsey, Jersey, Malta and the Vatican. SEPAC stamps with various … Continue reading

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Iceland Issued Stamps on Different Themes

Nine new stamps have been issued on 29th April 2016 by the Icelandic Post Office, featuring views of such sights as the Holuhraun volcanic eruption and the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon.The nine stamps are part of four different stamp series: Tourist Stamps, Europa … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Iceland

Ceramics Design Ceramics design is the theme of the seventh stamp series dedicated to contemporary Icelandic design.Ólöf Erla Bjarnadóttir designed the work Jarðlög (Sediments). Guðbjörg Káradóttir and Ólöf Jakobína Ernudóttir form the team Postulina which designed the dinner service Jökla. … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Iceland

The Icelandic Federation of Labour Unions 100th Anniversary The Icelandic Federation of Labour Unions (ASÍ) is the general organization of wage earners, founded in 1916 in order to facilitate workers’ struggle for better wage terms. The Union has had a … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Iceland

International Year of Soils 2015 Issue Date: 10.09.2015 Values: 960 Lighthouses V The lighthouse of Elliðaey stands on the Heiðnaberg cliff in Breiðafjörður. It is the fourth in the row of lighthouses built on Heiðnaberg since 1902. The second lighthouse was erected … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Iceland

100 Years of Women’s Suffrage Icelandic women had limited suffrage in the municipal elections in 1882. Three years later, the Icelandic Women’s Rights Association (IWRA) started a petition in support of general suffrage for women. Participation was relatively poor. In … Continue reading

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Europa 2015  Stamps:Iceland

The stamps depicts wooden duck and the Dúa cars. The initial production of Dúa cars started in 1985 when several pioneers in the Westfjords founded a toy workshop called Aldan. Their goal was to produce wooden toys. The workshop produced … Continue reading

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Iceland Issued Stamp on The Bicentenary of the Bible Society

Iceland has issued a stamp on 30th April 2015 to commemorate the bicentenary of its Bible Society. The Bible Society is the oldest functioning association in Iceland, founded in 1815, and will celebrate its bicentenary this year. The Society’s mission … Continue reading

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