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New Stamps from Austria

Lions Club Centenary Issue Date: 19.05.2017 Designer: Verena Gretschnig Printer: Joh. Enschedé Stamps B. V. Process: Offset Size: 33,35 x 42 mm Values: 0.80€ Puch 150 SR and Puch XII Alpenwagen Issue Date: 20.05.2017 Designer: David Gruber Illustrator: Wolfgang Buchta (photo) Printer: Joh. Enschedé Stamps B. V. Process: Offset Size: 42 x … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Greenland

Greenland during the Second World War Part II The series comprises a total of ten stamps in com- bined offset and laser engraving. It will finish in 2020. On 23rd January 2017, the series will be continued with this stamp, which … Continue reading

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Croatia Issued Stamps on Minerals and Rocks

Science which examines the origins and classification of rocks is called petrology while the minerals which build rocks are the subject of investigation of mineralogy. Rocks build the solid part of the Earth – the lithosphere, which encompasses the crust … Continue reading

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Croatia will Issue Stamps on Minerals

By Wolfgang Beyer Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie Croatia will issue a set of two stamps on Rhyolite and Sea Salt on 24th October 2016. Rhyolite is a sour effusive rock of grey to green … Continue reading

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New Stamp Booklets from France

Red Cross 2016 This 2016 book is in line with the book issued in 2015 whose title was “The French Red Cross in action.”1)This year’s 2016 book focuses on helping the integration or transport of disabled people in the workplace, … Continue reading

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Kyrgyzstan Issued Stamps on Minerals

Aragonite – a speleothem (South of Kyrgyzstan), which is formed in karst cavities (caves). Aragonite is a carbonate mineral, one of the two common, naturally occurring, crystal forms of calcium carbonate. Realgar with orpiment. Its deposit is located in Khaidarkan and … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Pakistan

“Say No To Corruption” International Anti Corruption Day Date of Issue:9 December 2014 100th Birthay Anniversary of Norman E.Borlaug Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Date of Issue:4 December 2014 GEMS and MINERALS of Pakistan Date of Issue:11 December 2014 Pakistan-Ukraine Joint … Continue reading

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Croatia Issued Stamps on Rocks and Minerals

Croatia  issued a set of stamps  on 24th October 2014 dedicated to the theme “Minerals and Rocks”. Science which examines the origins and classification of rocks is called petrology while the minerals which build rocks are the subject of investigation … Continue reading

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Argentina Issued Stamp on “Recovery Energy Sovereignty”

Argentina issued a stamp “Recovery Energy Sovereignty” on 5th May 2014. The “leaf block” consists of a photographic collage that combines elements characteristic of the oil industry; the old logo of the company; and infographics with figures reflecting the outgoing … Continue reading

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Slovenia Issued Stamps on Opal and Quartz Minerals

Slovenia has  issued a set of two stamps within the series “Nature Protection” depicting Slovak minerals – precious opal from Dubnik and scepter quartz from Sobov. Opal is an amorphous substance, hydrated silicon dioxide (SiO2.nH2O), with a variable amount of … Continue reading

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