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New Swiss Stamps

Unspunnen:The Ultimate Traditional Swiss Festival The Swiss festival of Unspunnen is a traditional celebration of Swiss mountain life and was rst held in 1805. However, it only became a regular event in 1946 and has since taken place every 12 years. … Continue reading

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New Special Covers on Forts

Shivneri Fort Date of Release:19 February 2017,Pune Shivneri hillfort, birth-place of Shivaji, is near Junnar town, about 85kms north of Pune.  Situated on a 300 metre high isolated hill, the fort is triangular in shape.  The wide base of the … 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 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 from Switzerland

Lake Constance Let’s get one thing clear from the start: anyone hoping to spot a monster is going to be disappointed. Surrounded by three countries, the waters do not conceal any sea creatures in the vein of Nessie, for example. … Continue reading

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Alderney Issued Stamps on Forts

Alderney’s concentration of historic fortifications, such as those depicted across our stamps, are an obvious choice for attracting new visitors whilst inspiring local people about their heritage. These include the Roman fort at Longis Bay, which in Alderney is known … Continue reading

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Ukraine:Seven Wonders on Stamps

Ukrain  issued a stampsheet dedicated to 7 famous and mostly visited Ukrainian Castles, Palaces and Fortresses. The stamps feature: Akkermanska Fortress, Vorontsov Palace, Metropolitan Palace, Hotinskaya Fortress, Lutsk Upper Castle, Kamjanets-Podilska Fortress and Kachanivtsi Palace.

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Croatia:Stamps on Castles

Croatian Post has released four  commemorative stamps on \”Castles of Croatia\”on 17th June 2011. The author of the photographs and the stamps is Tomislav Vlainic, a designer from Split. Croatian Post also issued a commemorative album, in Croatian and English, which … Continue reading

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