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Austria Issued Stamp on The Traditional Costume of Pöttsching

For the “Classic traditional costumes” series it is, on this occasion, the traditional costume of the municipality of Pöttsching in the north of Burgenland that is to be presented. This traditional costume’s origins can be traced back to the traditional … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on Kosa Fabric of Chhattisgarh

Kosa silk is obtained from an Indian silkworm – Antheraea mylitta and is a variety of Tussar silk. It is drawn out of cocoons which are especially grown on specific trees known as Arjun, Saja and Sal. Kosa silk is … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Faroe Islands

Jesus of Nazareth In the spring of 2013, Edward Fuglø created ten, mixed-media wood and acrylic ornamental reliefs for Christianskirkjan, Christian’s Church, in Klaksvík, Faroe Islands. The reliefs depict scenes from the life of Jesus. The medium wood is quite … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Romania

500 Years of The Putna Holy Monastery The Putna Monastery is the first and most important foundation of St. Stephen the Great (1457-1504) and has guarded, for over five centuries, the legendary land of Bukovina.On July 10th, 1466, the cornerstone … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

Postcrossing Austrian Post is dedicating a commemorative stamp to this admirable project, which brings together postcard and stamp collectors from around the world.From the start the aim of the project was to connect people around the world, irrespective of where … Continue reading

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Austria Issued Stamp on Classic Traditional Costume Montafon

This so-called “Wärchtigjüpple” (workday dress), the everyday working garb of the ladies of the Montafon, impresses with its simplicity. Both the skirt and the bodice are made from a dark, plain-coloured worsted flannel or pure wool. The tightly fitted bodice … Continue reading

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Greenland  Issued Stamps on Women’s National Costume

Issue Date: 18.01.2016 Designer: Lisbeth Karline Printer: Lowe-Martin Group Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: 28,5 x 40,00 mm Values: DKK 10,50, 12,00, 13,50, 48,50

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New Stamps from Austria

Classical Traditional Costume- The Tux Tracht Tyrol has a colourful and unique wealth of classical trachts and the customs that are interwoven with it. The Ziller Valley, for instance, stands out for its uniform tracht that is above all a … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Estonia

Folk Costumes – Mihkli and Vigala Mihkli Parish lies on the boundary of the Lääne and Pärnu Counties. One of the stamps has a young man and girl in clothes of the mid-19th century. The young man wears a suit … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Austria

Classic Costumes – Costume Gmunden This special issue is the first in the new series \”Classic costumes\” – a series so that combines traditionalism, local ties, fashion and everyday life in contemporary interpretation and corresponding thereto imagery in interesting ways. … Continue reading

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