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New Zealand: Centenary of First World War Stamp Issue

100 years ago, the shape of New Zealand began to change forever, as we followed King and Empire to serve in the First World War. To commemorate this important centenary and honour those who served, New Zealand Post is issuing … Continue reading

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Japan: Madoka Magica Stamps

In Japan, many institutions such as banks and government offices accept documents and contracts with an inkan or hanko stamp instead of a signature. Now, you can have Madoka, Homura, Mami, Sayaka, Kyōko, or yes, even Kyubey, on your stamps to make contracts legally … Continue reading

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