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New Stamps from Hungary

450th Birth Anniversary of Claudio Monteverdi Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643) was an Italian Baroque composer, teacher and conductor, the first master of opera. He studied under the supervision of the maestro di cappella at the Cathedral of Cremona and composed his … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Switzerland

Baby Animals Extinct:the otter Otters used to be found living on the banks of practically every stretch of water in Switzerland. They became extinct in the middle of the last century as a result of over-hunting. To ensure a natural return from areas … 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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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 Andora

Museu Carmen Thyssen Baroness Carmen Thyssen develops major cultural projects. After the opening of a museum in Malaga in Spain, a Carmen Thyssen Museum will open its doors in Andorra in 2017. The museum’s headquarters will occupy the ground floor … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Belgium

Animals in Danger Issue Date: 15.09.2016 Designer: Kris Maes Printer: Stamps Production Belgium Process: Offset Colours: 4 Size: 113 x 208 mm Values: €5,65 Belgium viewed from Heaven Issue Date: 15.09.2016 Designer: Kris Maes/Alexandre Laurent Printer: Stamps Production Belgium Process: Offset Colours: 4 Size: 150 mm x 150 mm  Values: €5,65 Rik Wouters Issue … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Liechtenstein

Artistic photography: Erich Allgäuer Liechtensteiner Erich Allgäuer (b. 1939) was inspired to take his first steps in photography after a visit to Rome in 1960. The “Woman” (value CHF 1.00) on the first special stamp is reminiscent of a theatre … Continue reading

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Austria Issued Stamp on Work of Erwin Bohatsch

Erwin Bohatsch was born in 1951 in Mürzzuschlag. Between 1971 and 1976 he studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, where he now teaches. His artistic career started in the 1970s, and in the 1980s he attracted attention as he … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Austria

Religious Art in Austria : Melk Cross The Melk cross is considered the most precious treasure in Melk Abbey: it includes a fragment of wood which is supposed to have come from the cross of Jesus and is, consequently, one … Continue reading

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San Marino Issued Stamps on World Poetry Day

San Marino has issued a set of three stamps on The World Poetry Day .The purpose of this day is to promote the intercultural dialogue, the language diversity, communication and peace.The author of the artwork Milton Glaser is one of … Continue reading

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