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New Stamps from Portugal

150 Years Of The Abolition of the Death Penalty in Portugal Portugal was one of the pioneering countries in incorporating in its legal system a law to abolish the death penalty for civil crimes.On 26 June 1867, as part of … Continue reading

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Australia Issued Stamp on War Correspondent Charles Bean

Australian journalist Charles Bean, once a junior reporter for the Sydney Morning Herald, landed at Gallipoli on April 25, 1915, just hours after the dawn attack.The then 36-year-old quickly won the affection of the Australian troops and, just two weeks after the landing, was … Continue reading

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NewZealand:Darkest Hour Stamp Issue

As the war continued its persistent trudge into 1917, New Zealanders began to grow weary of this Great War that seemed to have no end in sight. Those on the Western Front were living in cold, wet trenches, and would … 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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New Stamps from Greenland

Zackenberg Research Station Design-wise the stamps were bound together by the five areas shown in the circles that make up Zacken- berg’s solid basic research and it fitted so well with five lemmings in the food chain. My inspiration is … Continue reading

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Belgium Issued Third Set of World War I Centenary

Issue Date: 16.06.2016 Designer: Kris Demey Printer: Stamps Production Belgium Process: Rotogravure Colours: 4 Size: 185 mm x 152 mm Values: €5,65d

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New Stamps from France

Bridges of Paris Issue Date: 18.04.2016 Designer: Claire Blanchard & Agente HUITIEME JOUR Process: Offset Size: 45 x 37 mm Values: 9.90€, 11.90€ Battle of Verdun Commemoration of the centenary of the Battle of Verdun, in the framework of the centenary of the First World … Continue reading

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New Irish Stamp on Battle of Somme

Ireland has issued a new stamp to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. The World War One battle claimed the lives of more than 1 million soldiers, many of them Irish.The stamp is already on sale and … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Gibraltar

100th Anniversary of Battle of the Somme  The Battle of the Somme was a battle of the First World War fought by the armies of the British and French empires against the German Empire. It took place between 1 July … Continue reading

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Royal Mail :First World War  Stamp Issue

Royal mail will issue a new set of stamps on centenary of first world war on 21st Jine 2016.Not only did the First World War claim millions of lives, it changed the course of history and transformed the lives of … Continue reading

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