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New French Stamps

Great Moments in French History The great moments of the history of France on the theme of the Renaissance will be honoring:  François I, at the camp du drap d’Or in 1520, where he met Henry VIII in order to … Continue reading

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Philippines Issued First Cartoon-Style Sticker Stamps

The Philippine Postal Corp. (PhlPost) has released its first ever cartoon-style sticker stamp as part of the observance of the National Stamp Collecting Month.A cartoon image of a boy, a teenage boy, a teenage girl and an adult male showing … Continue reading

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Malaysia Issued Stamps on Pearls

Pos Malaysia is today issuing the stamps to showcase the uniqueness of the South Sea pearl.”The highlight of this collection is a striking 3D image, where foil stamping is combined with embossing. Another interesting feature is the shape of the … Continue reading

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Canada Issued Fabric Stamp on National Flag

Canada is celebrating Canada Day by highlighting its first stamp made from fabric, depicting a flapping Canadian flag.Canada Post created the large, nine by 14 centimetre stamp as the Maple Leaf flag marked its 50th anniversary earlier this year. Made … Continue reading

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HongKong will Issue Stamps on Government Vessels

Hongkong Post will issue  a set of special stamps on “Government Vessels” on  21 May 2015.To ensure the safe and efficient operation of one of the busiest ports in the world and to support the provision of a wide range … Continue reading

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USPS:New Stamps Released on Tulip and Vintage Rose

To add a special touch to Valentine’s Day, the Postal Service dedicated two stamps for couples, the elegant Vintage Rose Forever stamp and the 2-ounce Vintage Tulip stamp. Both stamps are engraved to provide an elegant feel to wedding invitations … Continue reading

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New Stamps from New Zealand

Cricket Ball Shaped Stamps New Zealand and Australia previously hosted the ICC Cricket World Cup in 1992. 23 years on, the 2015 tournament will attract a new generation of cricket lovers. The tournament will see 49 matches played over 44 … Continue reading

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Philippines Issued Stamps on  Handwoven Textiles

The stamps are printed in 3D matte tactile and embossed laminated.HABI The Philippine Textile Council is the publisher (with a grant from the Museum Foundation of the Philippines) of A JOURNEY THROUGH PHILIPPINE HANDWOVEN TEXTILES, a layman’s guide to the … Continue reading

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10 Essential Philatelic Facts by Stanley Gibbons

By Scott Campbell 1) What is philatelic? Is it a medical condition? No, it\’s Greek Philately means \”the collection and study of postage stamps\”, and is the English version of the French word philatélie, coined by collector Georges Herpin. The Greek root phil- means \”a … Continue reading

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New Silk Stamps Released by Luxembourg

These stamps by Luxembourg post is made of 100% natural silk. The top layer of the paper contains 30g of silk per square meter. The yarns used to make this stamp are the fi nest sized in existence. The results … Continue reading

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