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Sir Edmund Hillary:A Philatelic Retrospective

By Kevin Morgan Sir Edmund Hillary, Mountaineer, Explorer, Statesman, Philanthropist died on 11th January 2008 aged 88. This New Zealand mint pair of stamps was issued in 2003 for the 50th anniversary of the Conquest of Everest. Beginnings Edmund Hillary … Continue reading

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Israel- Nepal Joint Issue

Israel and Nepal established full diplomatic relations in 1960. The Prime Ministers at the time were David Ben Gurion of Israel and B.P. Koirala of Nepal. Nepal was among the first Asian countries to establish relations with Israel and one of the only bold nations that … Continue reading

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