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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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San Marino Issued Stamps on International Jazz Day

The souvenir sheet, designed by Lucio Schiavon, shows three jazz typical musical instruments (drums, trumpet and guitar). Jazz transcended the differences of race, religion and nationality and became a means of intercultural dialogue, unification and peaceful human society.

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MAHAPEX 2016 Concludes:2 Special Cover’s Released

By Anil Kr Pujara Three days state level exhibition of Maharashtra MAHAPEX 2016 concludes on 18th January 2016.Two special covers were released on the last day of exhibition. Nashik Dhol Dr.Anandi Bai Gopal Rao Joshi

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Thailand Issued Stamps on Classical Music Instruments

Thailand has issued a stamp set on classical musical instruments.This set is dedicated to HRH PRINCESS Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s talent for playing Thai classical music.The stamps, which are also the Thailand Post’s way of marking the Princess’ 60th birthday, feature … Continue reading

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Japan Issued Stamps on Special Treasures of the Shosoin’s Warehouse

Japan issued a series of stamps depicting the beuty of Shosoin’s treasures. This is the first issue of “The Treasures of The Shoso-in Series”. These commemorative stamps depict Treasures of Shoso-in in Nara prefecture that holds the best fine arts … Continue reading

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New Europa 2014 Stamps:Sweden

The nyckelharpa is one of the instruments commonly used in Swedish folk music. It was played Sweden as early as the Middle Ages; preserved church murals from this era, primarily in Uppland, depict angels playing the nyckelharpa.This is the third … Continue reading

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New Europa 2014 Stamps:Malta

Malta will issue a set of two stamps on 9th May 2014 depicting traditional Maltese musical instruments. One of the stamps will also be participating in this year’s EUROPA stamp competition themed -”National Music Instruments”. The €0.59 stamp will be … Continue reading

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Guernsey Issued Musical Stamps

Guernsey post has issued a new set of ‘reality’ stamps, which celebrate the music in the Bailiwick.Hovering a smartphone or tablet over the stamps will activate an exclusive video of the chifournie being played.Dawn Gallienne, head of philatelic at Guernsey … Continue reading

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Slovakia-Korea Joint Issue

Slovakia  and Korea issued a set of postage stamps on 31st May 2013 to mark 20th anniversary of their diplomatic relations.Theme of this stamp set is cultural heritage and music. The Lúnica art ensemble is a representative of this cultural … Continue reading

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