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Luxembourg Issued Stamps on Multilaterale Hertogpost 2017

The Multi laterale is an initiative that came from the Philatelist Associations of the German-speaking countries (Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Liechtenstein, and Luxembourg) as well of Slovenia and the Netherlands. The 2017 Multilaterale in s’Hertogenbosch This year, the Dutch Philatelist Association … Continue reading

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New Sepac Stamps:Aland – Local Crafts

The handmade necklaces on the stamp were made from old leather garments and metallic bits. At the lower edge of the stamp, a pair of earrings made from ostrich feather down appears. The jewellery is sold under the name Oktober, … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands Issued Stamps on The Seven Swans

Once upon a time there was a husband and wife who had eight children, seven boys and a girl. The wife died and her husband mourned her, but like most widowed men he remarried and had a daughter with his … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Andora

Andora (ES)Landscape Perched high in the Madriu river valley and flanked by some of the highest Pyrenean summits of the Principality lies the small Estany d’Encamp, just above the Estany de L’illa, on which it spills its icy waters.It is … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Belgium

Kinky and Cosy Under Pressure Issue Date: 21.08.2017 Designer: NIX (Marnix Verduyn) Printer: Stamps Production Belgium Process: Offset Colours: 4 Size: 144mm x 166mm Values: € 7,40 Train Design Issue Date: 21.08.2017 Designer: Kris Maes Illustrator: Guillaume Broux (Engraving) Printer: Stamps Production Belgium Process: Combined photo-and rotogravure Colours: 4 Size: 205mm x 155mm Values: € … Continue reading

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Stamps, Postmarks from Dongsha Island Gain Popularity

Commemorative stamps and postmarks from a post office in the Taiwan-held Dongsha Island in the South China Sea are in high demand among philatelists in Taiwan, particularly as such products are not easily available.Dongsha, also known as Pratas Island, is … Continue reading

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Petition for Yoga Postage Stamp

The Committee for Yoga/Meditation Stamp has announced that the United States Postal Services has informed it that this topic remains under consideration as a possible future postage stamp. This topic will remain under consideration until the Citizen’s Stamp Advisory Committee … Continue reading

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New Zealand Issued Stamps on Maori Language Week

Only 3 per cent of New Zealanders, fewer than 130,000, can hold a conversation in te reo Māori. However, more than 300,000 young people are studying te reo Māori at school, and 10,000 are studying it at a tertiary level. … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Sports Theme

Taiwan : Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade A total of eight stamps will be featured, with four priced at NT$5 (£0.13/$0.16/€0.14) and the remaining half costing NT$15 (£0.38/$0.49/€0.42).The stamps will feature the eight most popular sports the host nation will compete … Continue reading

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New Meghdoot Postcard: 1000th Birth Celebration of Shri Ramanuja

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