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Iceland Issued Stamp on 800th Anniversary of Sturla Thordarson

Sturla Þórðarson (1214-1284) was a chieftain, a poet and an historian. The main sources on his life are to be found in the Saga of Icelanders which he himself composed. He was one of the most powerful men in Iceland and … Continue reading

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New Irish Stamp on Saint Patrick’s Day

Ireland has  issued a stamp to mark Saint Patrick’s Day, one of the world’s best-known national holidays on 20th February 2014.Saint Patrick’s Day is named after Irish patron saint, Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461). It is celebrated every year, on 17 … Continue reading

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Faroe: Nordic Issue 2014 :

Ships Freight and passenger transportation It goes without saying that an archipelago in the middle of the North Atlantic has a certain maritime history to look back on, when it comes to transporting people and goods. From the reliable knarrs … Continue reading

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INDIA POST Issued Souvenir Sheet on Indian Museum Kolkata

Prime Minister Dr.ManMohan Singh today released a souvenir sheet contains  3 commemorative postage stamps( 20 Rs,20 Rs and 5 Rs)  on bicentenary of Indian Museum Kolkata.The Indian Museum is the largest museum in  India and has rare collections of antiques, armour and ornaments, … Continue reading

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New Stamps Released on Year of the Horse to Mark Chinese New Year

Singapore The stamps come in 1st Local, $0.65, and $1.10 denominations, and are the seventh in a set of 12 featuring the animals of the Chinese zodiac.It is also releasing a collector\’s edition with stamps in denominations of $5 and … Continue reading

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Vietnam Issued Stamps on Year of the Horse 2014

Greeting the New Year 2014 the Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications issues the stampset “Year of the Horse” with 2 values of 2,000 dong and 10,500 dong. Image of horses appeared early in the East-West culture. Horses are one of the animals … Continue reading

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