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 First Swiss Digital Stamp

Swiss Post has issued stamps with multimedia elements as part of its efforts to win the attention of consumers and philatelists.The first stamp edition of the current year contains interactive elements, such as surveys and competitions and can be accessed … Continue reading

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The Art of Engraving

Have you looked closely at the images and decorative artwork on the money in your wallet, or the artwork on the postage stamp?The engravings used on bank notes and stamps are a beautiful form of art. In an effort to … Continue reading

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Alderney Handiwork Celebrated on Stamps

Islanders in Alderney will celebrate the end of a community project by having their work featured on postage stamps. More than 400 people including The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, hand stitched the missing panel of the famous Bayeux … 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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Stamp Collection :Pleasant and Popular Hobby

Compiled by Ganesh Prasad Chowdhary (Retd Postmaster Ranchi GPO) Stamp collection is very pleasant and popular hobby worldwide. Building a habit for collection of stamps is a way of creativity and passion. There are many subjects, themes or topics on … Continue reading

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Australia Post Opens Stamp Factory

Australia Post has opened a new stamp factory that can print almost 4 million stamps per day.A spokesperson told  that the purpose-built Melbourne site produced and distributed stamps, coins and Express Post envelopes.\”Each day, the facility is able to produce around … Continue reading

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Belgium Issued World’s First Thermosensitive Stamps on Royal Meteorological Institute

The Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium (IRM) is celebrating its hundredth anniversary this summer. On this occasion, the Institute has partnered with bpost to present the first Belgian and even world novelty: four thermosensitive stamps depicting the four seasons of … Continue reading

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Belgium :New Stamps with Chocolate Taste

Chocolate stamps have been launched by the Belgian postal service to celebrate the country’s popular national delicacy. The stamps taste and smell of chocolate, unofficially confirming the country’s status as the finest chocolatiers on the continent. ‘We have added a … 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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