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New Stamps from Austria

Birthday Party Many happy returns of the day! A lively birthday party is depicted on this puzzle stamp mini sheet issued by Austrian Post as part of the “comic stamp puzzle” series – a unique way of franking party invitations … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Hungary

450th Birth Anniversary of Claudio Monteverdi Claudio Monteverdi (1567–1643) was an Italian Baroque composer, teacher and conductor, the first master of opera. He studied under the supervision of the maestro di cappella at the Cathedral of Cremona and composed his … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Monaco

Birth Centenary of Aimé Barelli Aimé Barelli, born on 1 May 1917 in Loda (Lantosque, Alpes-Maritimes), was a conductor, composer, singer and jazz trumpeter. From 1940 to 1945, he was at the forefront of the French scene, with a fascinating … 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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Royal Mail will Issue 10 Stamps on David Bowie

Royal Mail will issue a set of 10 Special Stamps to honour David Bowie – one of the most influential music and cultural figures of all time.This is the first time Royal Mail has dedicated an entire stamp issue to … Continue reading

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Prebooking of Legendary Singers of India Stamp Issue

India Post has started booking of Legendary Singers of India stamp issue.10 stamps will be released under this issue on 31st December 2016.

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New Stamps from Switzerland

Switzerland – Dominican Republic Joint Issue The two countries have had a very good economic, political and cultural relationship over the course of these 80 years.The first Swiss families settled in the Dominican Republic in the 19th century. Official bilateral … Continue reading

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Kyrgyzstan Issued Stamps on The Anniversaries of Great Musicians

The year 2016 marks anniversaries of great musicians of the world, who made invaluable contributions to the development of the musical culture of mankind: the 125th birth anniversary of the Russian composer S. S. Prokofiev, the 175th birth anniversary of … Continue reading

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UNPA will Issue Stamp on Birth Centenary of MS Subbulakshmi 

Subbulakshmi had performed at the General Assembly in October 1966, becoming the first Indian to perform there.India Post issued a commemorative postage stamp on 18th December 20015 and a definitive stamp under Makers of India series in 2016 To honour … Continue reading

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Mozart in The Netherlands 1765-1766  Stamp Issue

In 1765 and 1766 the child prodigy Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart visited the Dutch Republic. During his stay, he performed among others at the inauguration of Governor William V in The Hague. Before that the young composer wrote a special song. … Continue reading

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