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New Stamps from Norway

Youth Olympic Games 2016 The second Winter Youth Olympic Games will be held from 12 to 21 February in Norway.  Lillehammer 2016 is arranged in co-operation with Hamar, Gjøvik, Øyer and Oslo. Approximately 1,100 athletes between the ages of 15 … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Luxembourg

The 175th Anniversary of First Postage Stamp The first postage stamp was issued in 1840 in Great Britain and Ireland at the initiative of Rowland Hill as part of a reform of the postal system. Its official use began in … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Greenland

Greenland Aviation V Two of the three stamps in this is- sue deal with aircraft flown by companies whose principal base is outside Greenland. They are, re- spectively, SAS and First Air. The aviation series is scheduled to continue to … Continue reading

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Netherland Issued Stamps on  Bicentenary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

These stamps were released on 2nd March 2015.The stamps depict the territory of the Kingdom of the Netherlands over the past two centuries. For decades PostNL has been issuing stamps in commemoration of the political formation of the country, independence, … Continue reading

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Liechtenstein’s Issued Stamps on Prince Hans- Adam II

Lichtenstein Post has issued stamps on 70th birthday of His Serene Highness Prince Hans- Adam II Only the colours and the text of this stamp differ to the stamp issued in November 2014 to commemorate the 25th government jubilee of … Continue reading

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Spain Issued Stamps on King Felipe

Spain has issued six new stamps with the image of King Felipe VI in various colours, with prices ranging from one centimo to €5.The €5 stamp includes technology which can be accessed via a smartphone application.Users who capture the image … Continue reading

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Australia Issued Stamps on King George V

Australia Post is marking the centenary of King George V stamps with the release of four domestic base-rate (70c) stamps. These new stamps are modified designs of the original 1914 stamps. “This issue of George V-based designs marks an important … Continue reading

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Faroe: The Prince Consort 80 Years Stamp

In connection with Prince Henrik of Denmark\’s 80th birthday on 11 June, Post Denmark, Post Greenland and Posta Faroe Islands published a joint stamp issue.His Royal Highness, the Prince Consort, Henrik, Prince of Denmark, is the husband of Queen Margrethe II … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Netherlands

Silver Stamps with Diamonds Featuring European Monarchs Since April 30, 2013 Willem-Alexander is King of the Netherlands. To mark this event the Dutch Postal Authority (PostNL) together with the Royal Dutch Mint designed and produced a series of 10 legal … Continue reading

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Jersey Issued Stamp on Royal Mace

Despite being an independent State with its own Government and heritage, the Island of Jersey has always remained loyal to the Crown. Formerly part of Normandy, in 1204 when Crown territories in France were lost, the Channel Islands swore their … Continue reading

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