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New Europa 2018 Stamps

Gibraltar The theme for 2018 is Bridges. The illustrations featured on the stamps were commissioned to Gibraltarian artist Mr Leslie Gaduzo and depict the following bridges in Gibraltar; Corral Road Bridge, Landport Bridge, Montagu Curtain Bridge and the modern 71m … Continue reading

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Gibraltar Issued Stamps on Bats

In collaboration with the World Wild Life Fund, Gibraltar issued this set of four stamps on 30th November 2017 depicting the following bats;Greater noctule bat (Nyctalus lasiopterus),European free-tailed bat (Tadarida teniotis) Isabelline serotine bat (Eptesicus isabellinus) and Schreibers’ bat (Miniopterus … Continue reading

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New Christmas 2017 Stamps

Gibraltar Royal Mail For more than 50 years, Royal Mail has released special stamps to mark anniversaries and celebrate events in UK life. Christmas is one of the occasions that is marked with a special collection of festive stamps. But … Continue reading

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Gibraltar Issued Stamps on Upper Rock Nature Reserve 

The Gibraltar Upper Rock Nature Reserve is a protected nature reserve on the upper part of the Rock of Gibraltar that covers over 40% of its land area. It was established as the Upper Rock Nature Reserve in 1993 under … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Gibraltar

Diana: 20th Anniversary Gibraltar will Issue a setoff 4 stamps on 20th Anniversary of Diana, Princes of Wales. The stamps feature iconic B/W portraits of Diana posing against a dark background by Gemma Levine in 1995.Date of Issue:31 August 2017 … Continue reading

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Gibraltar House of Windsor Centenary 

The House of Windsor is the royal house of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms. The dynasty is of German paternal descent and was originally a branch of the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, itself derived from the … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Gibraltar

70th Wedding Anniversary  of Queen Elizabeth Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip were married at 11:30 GMT on 20 November 1947 at Westminster Abbey, London. 70 years laterGibraltar is honoured to issue this set of stamps depicting images from their special … Continue reading

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New Europa 2017 Stamps:Gibraltar

The Moorish Castle is the name given to a medieval fortification in Gibraltar comprising various buildings, gates, and fortified walls, with the dominant features being the Tower of Homage and the Gate House. Part of the castle itself also housed … Continue reading

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Gibraltar Issued Stamps on Queen’s Sapphire Jubilee issued 

The set of six stamps and miniature sheet combines photos of the coronation with intricate patterns, multiple layers of graphics, and sapphire tones.The stamps are the work of local graphics designer, Stephen Perera, who said he was honoured to produce … Continue reading

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New Europa 2017 Stamps:Gibraltar

Theme –Castles

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