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New Stamps from Canada

Spring Stamps 2017 Two varieties are selected; The yellowish “Lakeside daisy” was named  after a shoreline village in Ohio, but is now found almost exclusively in Ontario along the Bruce Peninsula and Manitoulin Island which separate Georgian Bay from Lake … Continue reading

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India –Canada Joint Issue will be Released in September

In celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary, Canada Post and India Post also agreed to produce a first-ever joint stamp issue to mark Diwali, the Festival of Lights. The joint issue will be available to the public in September of this year. Canada Post President and … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Year of Rooster:Canada

A permanent domestic-rate stamp featuring a rooster with its chest proudly puffed out is paired with an international-rate stamp offering a close-cropped profile view of the rooster’s stately face. Both images are created from lines of gold foil.Issue Date:18 January … Continue reading

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Canada:Black History Stamp

Canada Post’s annual Black History Month stamp for 2017 will commemorate a historical figure who continues to fascinate and confound scholars. Admittedly little is known about Mathieu Da Costa. From the few records that remain, historians conclude he was a … Continue reading

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Canada Re-introduce Vending Stamps

Canada Post recently re-introduced the use of computer-vended stamp labels, after an unsuccessful and short-lived trial in 2012-13. Called “kiosk” stamps by collectors and Canada Post, they have been made available as part of several new self-service concept stores opened and … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Year of the Rooster

Vietnam Designed by painter Nguyen Du of the Vietnam Post Corporation, the set includes two stamps measuring 37 x 37 millimetres.The first sample, priced at VND10,500 features a mother hen and her chick playing together while the second sample priced … Continue reading

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New Christmas 2016 Stamps

Denmark:Christmas Seal Crown Princess Mary has given this year’s Christmas Seal her stamp of approval, unveiling the collection at Copenhagen City Hall on Monday.The Christmas Seal is a specially designed stamp launched each year and sold throughout Denmark in addition … Continue reading

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Canada Issued Stamps on National Hockey League

Canada has issued a set of stamps on National Hockey League on 23rd September 2016. The new stamps honor six high-scoring Hall of Famers who distinguished themselves playing the national game as forwards. Forwards consist of the left wing, center … Continue reading

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Canada Issued Stamps on Ghost Stories

Canada Post is out with another edition of Haunted Canada Stamps.They feature images representing five famous Canadian ghost stories, including the Bell Island Hag from Bell Island, Newfoundland.The spirit, it is said, dwells in the marshes near Dobbin’s Garden and … Continue reading

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Canada Issued Stamps on Dinosaurs

The series, depicts five beasts from Canada’s geological past as reflections in the eyes of their prey or the predators stalking them. They are vividly illustrated by Sergey Krasovskiy, one of the world’s top paleo-artists. Acrotholus audeti – This small dinosaur … Continue reading

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