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New Europa 2017 Stamps

Guernsey Guernsey’s most famous Castle, Castle Cornet has stood guard over St Peter Port’s Harbour for 800 years. Built in 1202 to defend what was once a busy trading harbour, it remains surrounded by the sea, a short walk from … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Norway

Bicentenary of National Archives The National Archives is celebrating 200 years of gathering national treasures that show us how life in Norway has been. In addition to the Central Office in Oslo, the National Archives also includes eight regional state … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Romania

Symphony of Tulips, Pitesti The “Symphony of Tulips” is the most important social-cultural, artistic, sporting and commercial manifestation for the Pitesti municipality.This spring, Romfilatelia dedicates the postage stamp issue Symphony of Tulips, to the city of Pitesti and its main manifestation. The stamp … 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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New Europa 2017 Stamps:Theme Castles and Forts

Jersey Jersey’s 70 kilometres of coastline is dotted with castles, coastal towers and artillery batteries, testament to a small island which, throughout the centuries, has seen French raids, English Civil War and German Occupation. Today, many of them are open … Continue reading

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New Europa Stamps:Sweden

The theme for 2017 is castles.The Swedish EUROPA stamps come as a minisheet and depict Wanås Castle in Skåne. The castle has a history that stretches back to the Middle Ages and also offers a world-class, modern sculpture park that is … Continue reading

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Royal Mail:Windsor Castle Stamp Issue

Date of Issue:15 February 2017

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New Stamps from Switzerland

Nocturnal Animals Swiss Post has issued a set of special stamps to four native nocturnal animals: the tawny owl, the garden dormouse, the European glow-worm and the hedgehog. Issue Date: 04.05.2016 Designer: Sonja Burger, Wildegg Printer: Cartor Security Printing, La Loupe, France Process: Offset … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Austria

Egyptian Art One of the most important collections of Egyptian Antiquities can be found in the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna.The Egyptian and Near Eastern collection found its origin in a figure of Gem-nef-hor-bak, the Messenger of the Austrian imperial family. … Continue reading

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San Marino Issued Stamps on Castles of the Republic

San Marino is  issuing  today stamps on 9 castles of country .The souvenir sheet is made up of nine stamps which depict some symbolic elements of the nine Castles: the Government Building of San Marino, the bell tower and the … Continue reading

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