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Norway Issued Stamps on Royal Couple’s 80th Birthdays

Both King Harald V and Queen Sonja turn 80 this year. Crown Prince Harald was born on 21 February 1937 – the first time in 567 years that an heir was born in Norway. A little over a month after … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Romania

Romanian Academy, 150 Years Romanian Academy is a central institution for the promotion of literary and scientific creation.in April of 1866, the Romanian Literary Society was founded, and from the following year it would be named the Romanian Academic Society.Among its objectives of … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Isle of Man

Battle of Jutland There are two 175p stamps featuring the faces of four of the key figures from the contentious confrontation, Commander British Grand Fleet  Admiral Sir John Jellicoe, Commander German High Seas Fleet Admiral Reinhard Scheer, Commander Battle Cruiser … Continue reading

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New Stamps Released on Longest-Reigning British Monarch

Canada The stamp was designed by Entro’s Doreen Colonello and Gerald Querubin. Photographed at the 2010 Canada Day celebration on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, the Queen is dressed in red and white — Canada’s official colours, as designated by her … Continue reading

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Gibraltar Issued Stamp on Queen Elizabeth

HM Queen Elizabeth II is at present the world’s oldest reigning monarch as well as Britain’s longestlived and longest-reigning head of state. To celebrate such an important achievement, Gibraltar is issuing its first ever £10 stamp featuring a photograph by … Continue reading

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Greenland Issued Stamp on Queen Margrethe II

Greenland has issued a special stamp to commemorate 75th Birthday of HM the Queen .There is a genuine and sincere bond between the royal house and the people of Greenland. The bond is very deep. The first time the Queen … Continue reading

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New Stamp Issues from Denmark

Queen Margrethe II Margrethe II is the queen regnant of Denmark. As the eldest child of King Frederik IX and Ingrid of Sweden, she succeeded her father upon his death on 14 January 1972. On her accession, she became the … Continue reading

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New South Korean Stamps on Onjo of the Baekje Kingdom

As a part of a concerted effort to establish South Korean cultural identity in the right way, a selection of national-founding stories from each era has been introduced by Korean Post. The selection of stamps begins with “Dangun Wanggeom of … Continue reading

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Canada Issued Stamp on 60th Anniversary of Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Princess Elizabeth became Queen on February 6, 1952, after the death of her father, King George VI, yet the Coronation didn’t occur until 16 months later. The portrait featured on this stamp was painted by noted Canadian artist Philip James Richards … Continue reading

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South Georgia :Stamp on Queen Elizabeth II – Diamond Jubilee

To celebrate a remarkable 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II as Monarch ,South Georgia will  issue a special set of new stamps and a souvenir sheet . The four stamps depict images of Her Majesty taken during each of her … Continue reading

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