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Hungary Issued Stamps on 150 Years of Stamp Issuance

Magyar Posta is commemorating the 150th anniversary of the issue of the first Hungarian postage stamp by issuing a special miniature sheet. Thirty-nine thousand copies of the miniature sheet designed by the graphic artist Attila Elekes were produced by the banknote … 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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