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New Christmas 2017 Stamps: Isle of Man

Twelve Days of Christmas A festive set of twelve stamps to bring joy and cheer! This festive collection is presented by Isle of Man Post Office with best wishes and good cheer in the spirit of the popular Christmas song … Continue reading

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New Christmas 2016 Stamps:Isle of Man

The Isle of Man’s Christmas stamps issued Oct. 20 honor the British holiday tradition of pantomime.The stamps represent six shows that have been staged on the Isle of Man over the years. They picture Dorothy’s ruby slipper from The Wizard of … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Christmas

New Zealand The beautifully illustrated stamps in this issue feature key characters from the nativity story: Joseph, Mary, Baby Jesus, a shepherd and a wise man. Available as five gummed stamps as well as three self-adhesive stamps, they’re perfect for … Continue reading

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Isle of Man Issued Gold Stamps for Christmas

The 250th anniversary of the translation of the Book of Common Prayer into Manx Gaelic has been marked by a set of specially commissioned gold-inked Christmas stamps by the island’s Post Office. In 1610, the Bishop of Sodor and Man, … Continue reading

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IOM :Christmas 2015 Stamps

Isle of Man released this year’s Christmas stamp on 23rd October on the 250th anniversary of the first prayer book to be published in Manx Gaelic.The set of five Manx Christmas Prayer Book stamps have been designed by local artist Julia Ashby-Smyth.Each … Continue reading

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IOM : Christmas Stamps 2014

Isle of Man will issue a heart-warming set of Christmas stamps sure to melt even the iciest of characters. Based on Raymond Briggs wondrous tale of The Snowman and the Snowdog, the stamps are due for release on the 23rd … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Christmas 2012

Malta On October 31, MaltaPost will issue the Christmas 2012 stamp set which consists of three stamps depicting Old Master paintings representing The Holy Family.The stamps have a face value of €0.20, €0.37 and €0.63 reproducing the paintings: “The Adoration … Continue reading

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