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When revenue stamps served for postage

By Tshering Tashi, Photo: Nicholas Rhodes (courtesy-kuensel The Bhutan Post Office was set up in 1962, but Bhutanese were sending letters and using stamps much before that. According to English scholar Nicholas Rhodes, who has a collection of old Bhutanese stamps (see photo), “the early stamps were used in the mid 1950s and the […]

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US Post Released Go Green Stamps

US Postal Service  today issued a Go Green commemorative stamp (Forever® priced at 44 cents), in 16 designs in a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) pane of 16 stamps. With Go Green, the U.S. Postal Service seeks to raise awareness of simple actions each of us can take to conserve natural resources and promote the health of […]

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Croatia Released Stamp on Pope’s Visit

Croatian Post has released a commemorative postage stamp dedicated to the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Croatia, which will occur on the 4 and 5 of June this year.The motif of the stamp is a photograph of Pope Benedict XVI at the inaugural homily held on 19 April 2005 on St. Peter’s Square in […]

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UN Stamps on Dog’s

On 7 April 2011, UNPA will issue a new event sheet commemorating the ”Working Dogs of the United Nations”. The sheet features 10 stamps with the United Nations emblem. In the tabs are photos of United Nations Security Dogs and their handlers in the New York, Geneva and Vienna canine units.The UN canine units are […]