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New Stamps from Austria

Birthday Party Many happy returns of the day! A lively birthday party is depicted on this puzzle stamp mini sheet issued by Austrian Post as part of the “comic stamp puzzle” series – a unique way of franking party invitations … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Aland

Golden Age of Åland Music During some groovy years in the 1960s, Åland pop music prospered and dense crowds met for dances in the community centres. The Anacondas, Stockdoves and Hitch Hikers are now featured on three stamps.The 1960s was … Continue reading

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Personalized Stamp on Cleo Laine

To mark Dame Cleo Laine\’s 85th birthday, a hundred sheets of limited edition postage stamps have been released this month. Dame Cleo turned 85 last month, and was presented with the first sheet of her personalized stamps at a birthday … Continue reading

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Croatia:New Stamp on Musical Instrument Sargija

Croatia  issued a commemorative postage stamp on 9th Oct 2012  featuring sargija (tambourine), one of the traditional musical instruments of Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sargija or tambourine belongs to the group of long-necked plucked instruments. In the past it was … Continue reading

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Philippines: Stamp on Birth Centennial of Felipe Padilla De Leon

Felipe Padilla de Leon was born in Peñaranda, Nueva Ecija, Philippines on 1st May 1912. Juan de Leon, his father, died when he was three years old He practiced his teachings in different school in the capital city and became … Continue reading

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U.S. and France to Honor Miles Davis and Édith Piaf With Stamps

The United States Postal Service  announced the joint issuance of new Forever stamps honoring two of the world’s greatest musicians, Edith Piaf and Miles Davis. The stamps will be issued with the French postal service, La Poste in June. The stamps show both … Continue reading

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Poland:Stamp on 20th Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity

Poland has issued a stamp commemorating the 20th Finale of the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity. The Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity (GOCC) is one of the biggest, non-governmental, non-profit, charity organizations in Poland. The GOCC Foundation has American Heart … Continue reading

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Austria Issued Stamp on 220th Death Anniversary of Mozart

“He was no doubt the most comprehensive musical genius of all ages,” wrote Kurt Pahlen about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (“Sinfonie der Welt”, Schweizer Verlagshaus, Zurich 1978). “There was no composer who wrote operas and oratorios, symphonies and serenades, sonatas and … Continue reading

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Jersey:Music on Stamps

By Datta Dharmadhikari On 15th November, 2011, Jersey Post will issue six stamps to celebrate the silver jubilee of the Jersey Symphony Orchestra, a special, community orchestra, devotedTo the needs of local players, audiences and the promotion of orchestral music for … Continue reading

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