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Hungary Issued Stamps on 150 Years of Stamp Issuance

Magyar Posta is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the issue of the first Hungarian postage stamp by issuing a special miniature sheet. Thirty-nine thousand copies of the miniature sheet designed by the graphic artist Attila Elekes were produced by the banknote … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Hungary

450th Birth Anniversary of Claudio Monteverdi Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643) was an Italian Baroque composer, teacher and conductor, the first master of opera. He studied under the supervision of the maestro di cappella at the Cathedral of Cremona and composed his … Continue reading

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New Stamps Released in Hungary

Animal Cubs The stamp sheet featuring twelve young residents of the Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden. The following cubs can be seen in the stamp designs: Rudi, the African forest buffalo, Adolf, the Javan surili, Öcsi, the northern bald ibis, … Continue reading

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Hungary Issued Stamp on First Bus Service in Budapest

Hungary issued a stamp on 16th April 2015 to commemorate the centenary of the start of the first scheduled bus service in Budapest. The stamp design features the first two Budapest buses. One is a battery-powered, double-decker Austro-Daimler, whose registration … Continue reading

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Hungary Issued Stamp on  Bicentenary of Miklós Ybl

The stamp released on 4th April 2014 depicts the building of the Wenckheim Palace in Szabadkígyós designed by Miklós Ybl and the background printing features the floor plan of the Palace. The first day cover for the stamp shows József … Continue reading

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Hungary Issued Stamps on Saints and Blesseds

Hungary has issued a series of stamps on the theme of Hungarian saints and blesseds through a series of stamps to be issued over several years. The next piece in our philatelic series commemorate three martyrs who lost their lives … Continue reading

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Magyar Posta: 2014 Stamps

Magyar Posta intends to issue in its range of special stamps 21 stamps, 4 blocks and 6 miniature sheets in 2014. The total annual face value is expected to be HUF 14,700, to which surcharges amounting to HUF 300 will … Continue reading

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Hungary Issued Stamp on 150th Birth Anniversary of Géza Gárdonyi

Magyar Posta is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Géza Gárdonyi by issuing a commemorative stamp. The writer\’s portrait occupies the centre of the stamp, while the background printing features an engraving of the fortress of Eger from the … Continue reading

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Hungary:New Stamps on Szeged Cathedral and Orfu Springhouse

The Tourism series of ordinary stamps is being expanded by the stamps of Szeged Cathedral and theSpringhouse at Orfű. Magyar Posta’s new stamps were designed by the graphic artist Eszter Doméand made by the printing company Pénzjegynyomda. The new stamps will be available from 3 … Continue reading

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Hungary Issued Stamp on Kosice,the Slovak City European Capital of Culture

The stamp issued on January 25, 2013 in Budapest has a facial 600 guilders and is in a beautiful leaf block that surrounds a beautiful selection of the most beautiful corners of the historical part. The bell in the center, … Continue reading

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