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New Stamps Released on 90th Birth Day of Queen Elizabeth

British Virgin Islands The stamps were designed by Bee Design and lithographed by BDT International Security Printers and perforated 14.Issue Date:23 April 2016 Royal Mail Miniature Sheet Photographed by Ranald Mackechnie for Royal Mail, the specially commissioned Stamp Sheet features a family … Continue reading

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Two Computer Programs for Measuring Stamp Perforations

By William F. Sharpe Most collectors are familiar with perforation gauges to measure the distance between stamp perforations. The Scott Multi-Gauge, for example, is accurate enough to measure perforations at least to the nearest tenth perf size. Perf size is … Continue reading

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Malta Issued Stamp  to Mark Postal Union for the Mediterranean

Malta Post  issued a postage stamp on 9th July 2014 to mark the co-operation between members of the Postal Union for the Mediterranean (PUMed). The stamp will form part of an omnibus issue entitled ‘The Mediterranean Sea’ and features the … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Pitcairn Island

This stamp issue focuses on a small sample of Pitcairn taxa and shows a cross section from the very rare to the abundant: Cerbera manghas also known as the sea mango, is an evergreen coastal tree growing up 12 m tall … Continue reading

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How Have Perforations on Postage Evolved Throughout History?

By Janet Klug “Perfs” have been such a ubiquitous part of our lives for the last century and a half, it’s hard to imagine what stamps looked like prior to their invention — or how different the act of obtaining … Continue reading

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Perforation Error in MS of Indian Museum Kolkata

By Vijay Kumar Jain In this MS the perforation of  middle stamp is shifted.The back of this MS clearly shows that the perforation is not in straight line and the perforation of middle stamp is shifted downwards.

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Malta will Issue Stamps on Country’s History

MaltaPost will issue a miniature sheet on 15th May 2014 bearing two stamps to commemorate the 50th Anniversary since Malta gained Independence and the 40th Anniversary since the country became a Republic.The stamps marking these historical events were designed by … Continue reading

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Perforation Error in Rajiv Gandhi Stamp Sheet

By Vijay Kumar Jain Images of erroneous sheet of Rajiv Gandhi stamp (definitive).It is apparent that the perforation is vertically displaced.500 and BHARAT are intersected by the perforation of stamp sheet.

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New Stamps of Bangladesh

40 Years of SOS Children’s Village International in Bangladesh 1972-2012 Date of Issue :30  January 2013, Denomination : 10.00 Tk,Number of Stamps in set-1,Size-42×32 mm,Perforation 12.5,Colour-Multicolour,Printing Process-Offset,Printer- The Security Printing Corporation (Bangladesh) Ltd., Gazipur. Bangladesh,Designer-Anowar Hossain Migratory Birds of Bangladesh Setenant … Continue reading

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Netherland Issued Stamp on Squirrel

Netherland issued a sheet of ten self-adhesive Personal Stamps with square images. In 2013, four of these stamps will be for sale in all PostNL post offices throughout the country: the squirrel (2 January), the fox (25 March), the common … Continue reading

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