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Canada -France Joint Stamp Issue on Wimy Centenary

These stamps will be issued on 8th April 2017 to commemorate the centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The battle itself, from April 9-12, 1917, is generally regarded as the defining moment in Canada’s emergence as a nation. For … Continue reading

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France Issued Stamp on Frederic Bazille

His visits to the Fabre museum in Montpellier, his hometown, and the revelation of modern painting by Alfred Bruyas, a great collector and patron, decided otherwise: Frédéric Bazille (1841-1870) would be a painter! At the school of fine arts of … Continue reading

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France Issued Stamp on Anne Morgan

Philanthropist and pioneer of humanitarianism, the American Anne Tracy Morgan (1873-1952) left a lasting imprint in the department of the Aisne. Daughter of the banker John Pierpont Morgan, one of the richest men in the world, this Francophile took sides … Continue reading

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France Issued Stamp on 50 Years of Neuwirth Law

Until the 1960s, contraceptive methods remained banned in France. The woman had no recourse but abstinence or clandestine abortion to avoid repeated pregnancies.On December 28, 1967, after rejecting eleven successive bills in ten years, the National Assembly adopted the law … Continue reading

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France Issued Stamp on  Château du Pailly

The Château du Pailly is considered to be the most prestigious example of Renaissance architecture in Champagne-Ardenne. On the stamp, on the right, the engraver represented the North West façade with the dungeon and moats. On the left, an original … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Year of Rooster

Indonesia Issue Date-6 January 2017 Slovenia Issue Date-27 January 2017 France:Stamp Booklet Booklet of 12 postage stamps stickers at the price of the green letter representing the 12 Chinese astrological signs. LI Zhongyao created for the French Post the twelve … Continue reading

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France: Coeur Balmain Stamp Issue

It was in 1945, at 44 rue François 1er, on the 1st floor of a mansion in the 8th arrondissement in Paris that the young Pierre Balmain, former assistant of Christian Dior and Hubert de Givenchy, installed the headquarters of … Continue reading

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New French Stamps

Reflections – World Landscapes La Poste issues a booklet of 12 self-adhesive postage stamps at the rate of the priority letter for letters up to 20 g destined for France. These are illustrated with sumptuous landscapes that can be seen … Continue reading

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New Stamps from France

The Feathers of Scripture The pen is a small piece of metal whose shape allows to retain a few drops of ink, adapted to a penholder, it allows writing by forming full and thin lines or drawing.The steel feather appeared … Continue reading

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New Stamps from France

Marie Laurencin Marie Laurencin ( 1883 – 1956) was a French Painter and Engraver. Issue Date: 18.11.2016 Designer: Illustration Marie Laurencin et Angélique Andrillon Process: Héliogravure Size: 143 x 105 mm Values: 3.20€ 350 years of the French Academy in Rome : Villa Medici The … Continue reading

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