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New Stamps from Switzerland

Quince Scent The quince is Switzerland’s Fruit of the Year 2017. To mark this accolade. FRUCTUS has designated a fruit of the year each year since 2008. The charitable organization was established in 1985 as a nationwide association in Switzerland to … Continue reading

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Stamps, Postmarks from Dongsha Island Gain Popularity

Commemorative stamps and postmarks from a post office in the Taiwan-held Dongsha Island in the South China Sea are in high demand among philatelists in Taiwan, particularly as such products are not easily available.Dongsha, also known as Pratas Island, is … Continue reading

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New Zealand Issued Stamps on Maori Language Week

Only 3 per cent of New Zealanders, fewer than 130,000, can hold a conversation in te reo Māori. However, more than 300,000 young people are studying te reo Māori at school, and 10,000 are studying it at a tertiary level. … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Sports Theme

Taiwan : Taipei 2017 Summer Universiade A total of eight stamps will be featured, with four priced at NT$5 (£0.13/$0.16/€0.14) and the remaining half costing NT$15 (£0.38/$0.49/€0.42).The stamps will feature the eight most popular sports the host nation will compete … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Gibraltar

Diana: 20th Anniversary Gibraltar will Issue a setoff 4 stamps on 20th Anniversary of Diana, Princes of Wales. The stamps feature iconic B/W portraits of Diana posing against a dark background by Gemma Levine in 1995.Date of Issue:31 August 2017 … Continue reading

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World’s Smallest Postage Stamp

The world’s smallest stamp measures 8 mm by 9.55 mm or .315 inches by .376 inches. It was issued by Bolivar, a province of Columbia, in 1863 and is called the Bolivar 10c green.

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New Stamps from Kyrgyzstan

Historical and Cultural Ties between Kyrgyzstan and China :Li Bai This miniature sheet comprises two postage stamps. China and Kyrgyzstan are neighboring countries, with friendly relations. Mutual understanding and support have developed between them. China was one of the first countries … Continue reading

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Stamp Exhibition at Udhagamndalam

With Independence Day fast approaching, the Government Museum in Udhagamandalam has organised an exhibition of stamps to commemorate freedom fighters. The exhibition started on Thursday will continue till August 18. More than 34 exhibits will be on show, featuring commemorative … Continue reading

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Philatelic Exhibition at Manipal University

The Philatelic and Numismatics Club of Manipal University is organising a two-day exhibition and competition at Dr TMA Pai Hall on August 19-20. The event, Tulunadpex-2017, will be open to the public from 10 am to 6 pm. The event … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

150 Years of the Brenner Railway The stamp design shows a typical passenger train from the 1980s with an Austrian Railways 1020 series electric engine in a snowy Gries station. On the Austrian side the area around the Brenner Pass … Continue reading

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