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Namibia Issued Stamp on 100 Years of Scouting

The commemorative stamp, which bears the image of a boy and a girl belonging to Scouts of Namibia, was designed by Helge Denker . The organisation, which has about 2,000 members in Namibia and 60 million members worldwide, emphasises outdoor … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Issued Stamps on Centenary of Girl Guide Movement

The stamps incorporates badges of four training areas (i.e. Service, Character, Fitness and Skill) in the background design. The stamps also illustrate the development of Hong Kong Girl Guides by featuring their uniforms from different eras on a light yellow background. Date of Release:22 … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Gibraltar

Evacuation 75th Anniversary The £2 stamp has set a record for ‘Most words on a postage stamp’ with a total of 2,183 legible words!  For over 300 years Gibraltar has been a British overseas territory of military importance. During the … Continue reading

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Italy Issued Stamp on Scouting Organization AGESCI

Italy has issued a stamp with a theme: “Association of Italian Catholic Guides and Scouts”. This stamp was released on the 7th of August in honor of the 40th anniversary of its founding.The Associazione Guide e Scouts Cattolici Italiani is a Catholic Scouting and Guiding association in Italy. … Continue reading

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Malaysia Issued Stamps on  World Scout Bureau

The grand opening of the World Scout Bureau Kuala Lumpur Office was celebrated and commemorated by Pos Malaysia Berhad (Pos Malaysia) through the release of special commemorative stamps and other philatelic products with the date of issue on Wednesday, 18th … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Slovenia

Birds of Slovenia The great bittern (Botaurus stellaris):The great bittern is a relatively large representative of the heron family, measuring 70–80 cm in length (from beak to tail). It lives in reed beds, where it mainly feeds on amphibians and … Continue reading

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Denmark: Princess Benedikte’s 70th Birthday Stamp Issue

29 april 1944 was a happy day at a time otherwise characterised by the darkness of war. at amalienborg Palace, Crown Princess Ingrid gave birth to the family’s second child, who was christened Bene- dikte astrid Ingeborg Ingrid. This year, … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka :Stamp on Rajans International Scout Gathering of Centennial – 2013

The Philatelic Bureau of the Department of Posts issued a new postage stamp in the denomination of Rs. 25.00 to mark the RISGO Centennial – 2013 International Scout Jamboree on 18th February, 2013.The most prestigious Buddhist College of the hill … Continue reading

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Estonia: Stamp on Centenary of scouting

Scouting first arrived in Estonia in 1912 when the first Boy Scout unit launched activity at the Pärnu Boys\’ Gymnasium (high school). As a result Estonia is among the first half a hundred countries where scouting, set up on the … Continue reading

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Hungary Issued Stamps on 100 Years of The Hungarian Scout Association

Magyar Posta is issuing a commemorative miniature sheet with a surcharge in honour of the centenary of the foundation of the Hungarian Scout Association. The stamp designs of the miniature sheet are graphic compositions related to scouting, the world jamboree, … Continue reading

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