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Hongkong Issued Stamps on Revitalization of Historic Buildings

The six stamps are printed with a “hot foil effect” to highlight characteristics of buildings given a new lease of life.The projects and stamps are Viva Blue House (HK$1.70), Oi! (HK$2.20), Green Hub (HK$2.90), Stone Houses Family Garden (HK$3.10), PMQ … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Iceland

Textile Design Textile design is the theme of the eighth stamp series dedicated to Icelandic contemporary design.Vik Prjónsdóttir designed the scarf “Shielding hand”. Vik Prjónsdóttir is a collaboration of designers whose objective is to promote the development of wool products and knitting. The designers are … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Slovenia

Carlo Martinuzzi: Renovation of the Magistrat Carlo Martinuzzi was the leading architect in Carniola in the early eighteenth century and from 1710 onwards held the post of Landesbaumeister. His most important works in Ljubljana, besides the Magistrat, are the great … 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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Monaco Issued Stamp on Monegasque Annals

This review of Monaco’s history was first published in 1977 with a view to shedding light on the history of the Principality, recounting often little-known facts and showcasing the wealth of the Palace’s archives. Published by the Archives of the … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Malta 

Balcony Corbels A set of three stamps depicting corbels that support typical Maltese balconies. The stamps are based on artwork by artist Cedric Galea Pirotta. Issue Date: 15.10.2016 Designer: Cedric Galea Pirotta Process: Offset Size: stamp: 31mm x 44mm, sheet 185mm x 118mm Values: €0.26, … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Gibraltar

Historic Gates Stamps depicts Ragged Staff Gates,Prince Edward’s Gate,Landport Gate,Grand Casemates Gates and Old Waterport Gates Date of Release: 25 July 2016 200 Years of Alameda Gardens The Alameda Gardens were established on the 14th April 1816. They were the … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Israel

Spring Spring symbolizes blooming and renewal. In Jewish tradition, spring is also connected to the exodus from Egypt, the Jews’ liberation from slavery, as we celebrate Passover, which is also known in Hebrew as the Festival of Spring. Issue Date: 19.04.2016 … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Issued Stamps on Public Architecture

$1.70: Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence :The museum, converted from the Lei Yue Mun Fort, affords visitors a glimpse of Hong Kong’s coastal defence history. A tensile fabric canopy is stretched over an open courtyard, while the entrance to … Continue reading

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Estonia Issued Stamps on Centenary of the Republic

The new Estonian architecture has the face of innovational thinking and the stamps feature parts of them: The building of the Tartu University Narva college of exciting lines of form speak the story of the complicated history of the town. … Continue reading

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