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Royal Mail Issued Stamps on Centenary of WWI

Our five-year commemoration of the First World War has now reached 1917, which saw the US enter the conflict, new challenges at sea and the will of our soldiers being tested like never before.

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Hungary Issued Stamp In memory of the Gulag-Gupvi victims

Hungary released a commemorative stamp in remembrance of the victims of the GULAG-GUPVI.  The commemorative stamp with a symbolic concept was designed by graphic artist András Szunyoghy Jr. and 200 000 copies were produced by ANY Security Printing Company. Forced labour camps to suppress the … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamp on 3 Garhwal Rifles

India Post has issued a commemorative postage stamp on 3 Garhwal Rifles on 19th November 2016.Garhwal Rifles is a well known combat arm of the Indian Army. During the World Wars and the wars fought after Independence, the regiment not … 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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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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Luxembourg Issurd Stamp on Centenary of the First World War

Luxembourg will issue a stamp to mark the centenary of the First World War on 23rd September 2014. The image of the stamp was created by Pierre Blanc and the item itself is to be released on the.When, on 2 … Continue reading

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Canada Issued Stamp on The Régiment de Hull

Canada Post has released a new commemorative envelope with a stamp on it to honor the Régiment de Hull and its 100 years of service.  Régiment de Hull known then as the 230th Battalion French Canadian Voltigeurs, was established in … Continue reading

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Gibraltar:Centenary of First World War Stamp Issue stamps

Gibraltar has issued a set of 6 stamps and sheetlets on centenary of World War I. World War I was a global war centred in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918. More than … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Calling Veterans and Descendants of Merchant Navy Crew

Royal Mail is looking for the veterans and descendants of the crew that sailed aboard Merchant Navy ships over the past 200 years.The search anticipates the release of a new series of limited edition Merchant Navy stamps, which will go … Continue reading

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New French Stamp on Centennial of Skydiving

La Poste issued a stamp within the series \”Airmail\” dedicated to Adolphe Pegoud, pioneer of skydiving and aerobatics.In August 19, 1913 a young 24-years-old pilot jumped from the altitude of 250 m of his Bleriot\’s cabin near the Chateaufort airfield, … Continue reading

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