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New Stamps from China

150th Birth Anniversary of Sun Yat-sen China Post has issued a set of commemorative stamps for the 150th anniversary of Sun Yat-sen’s birth on Nov. 12. Dr Sun Yat-sen (1866-1925) was an eminent patriot, a national hero and an enlightened … Continue reading

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Latvia Issued Stamp on Salacgrīva Lighthouse

Salacgrīva Lighthouse is located on the right bank of the Salaca River. It was built in 1925 as a quadrangle white tower with a red lantern. The height of the light was 8.4 meters, while the height of the lighthouse … Continue reading

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Island :Lighthouses II Stamp Issue

The Engey lighthouse. A lantern was installed in Engey Island in 1870 and lighted when postal vessels were expected. The Reykjavík Harbour Fund was in charge of the installment and maintenance. In 1902 a small lighthouse was built in Engey, … Continue reading

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Norway Issued Stamps on Lighthouses

Norway Post\’s 2012 lighthouse series is devoted to Kavringen and Medfjordbaen in the Oslo Fjord. Both are unmanned lighthouses.Kavringen Lighthouse was built in 1892 and is located on Sondre Kavringdyne, a group of skerries in the western seaward approach to … Continue reading

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Croatia Issued Stamps on Lighthouses

A recent issue of the Croatian postal service was devoted to the headlights of three small islands in the Adriatic. This is a series of three effects [3.10, 2×7, 10 Kunas] appeared on May 31, 2012. They were designed by … Continue reading

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