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Malta Issued Stamps on 75th Anniversary of George Cross to Malta

Issue Date: 15.04.2017

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New Zealand will Issue Stamps on British and Irish Lions

The British and Irish Lions rugby Tour was first dreamt up by a couple of English cricketers by the names of Alfred Shaw and Arthur Shrewsbury. The first Tour had the team playing 19 games of Aussie rules football, but … Continue reading

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Alderney  Issued MS and Stamps on Burhou Map

Gifted architect Addison Roger Warren, known as Roger among family and friends, arrived on Alderney in the Bailiwick of Guernsey in 1956 with his wife and two young daughters. His talent and foresight would see him help to influence the … Continue reading

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Burkina Faso Issued Stamp on Philatelic Hub

Burkina Faso and several other African countries have launched an online philatelic shop  to showcase their stamps and philatelic material. The stamp depicts map  and id of shop.

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Spain  Issued Stamp on World Food Programme

Spain issued a stamp on 4th June 2015 on the World Food Programme (WFP). The stamp depicts a world map made of food-producing seeds and a hand with a double symbolism is recreated; on the one hand, it works for … Continue reading

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Hong Kong will Issue Stamps on Basic Law

Hong Kong Post will issue a set of commemorative stamps on 2nd April  for the 25th anniversary of the Basic Law’s promulgation. Adopted on April 4, 1990, by the 7th National People’s Congress of China and implemented on July 1, … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands : Stamp on The Casement Report 1904 and Daniel J.

Faroe Islands Post will issue a commemorative stamp on the Casement Report 1904 and Daniel J. Danielsen on 24th October 2014. The stamp depicts the portrait of Daniel Danielsenon the characteristic background. The Casement Report 1904 Faces on fading photographs. … Continue reading

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Stamps Released on Maps of Cocos Islands

The first European sighting of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands is thought to have been in 1609, by Englishman Captain William Keeling of the East India Company. Soon after, the two atolls that comprise the islands started to appear on maps.These … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts about Stamps

By Anurag The United Kingdom is the only country that doesn\’t have its name on its stamps. (Usually they have the monarch\’s head.) Before stamps were invented, the person who received the letter was charged by the number of pages, … Continue reading

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Turkey Issued Stamp on 13th Istanbul Biennial

Turkey has issued a stamp on 14th September 2013 to celebrate the 13th Istanbul Biennial, titled “Mom, am I Barbarian?” .The notion of the public domain as a political forum is the focal point of the 13th Istanbul Biennial. This highly … Continue reading

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