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Croatia Issued Stamp on Day of Croatian Defenders

Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia – from the Lineup of Soldiers on Kranjčevićeva Street to Full Integration in NATO.During 24 years of its existence the Armed Forces of the Republic of Croatia have gone a hard and difficult way.  Experienced forces, organised in war circumstances and conditions, have been transformed in freedom period […]

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Australia-Singapore-New Zealand Joint stamp issue on Singapore 2015 World Stamp Exhibition

Singapore 2015 World Stamp Exhibition is being organized to celebrate Singapore’s 50th year of independence and the 150th year of Wellington being New Zealand’s capital city, this issue features all three countries’ parliament buildings. The stamp  issue will be released on 14th August 2015.

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History Comes Alive: She’s the Indian Dancer in 1968 Postage Stamp

By Lim Yi Han It looked like just another e-mail sent to Bhaskar’s Arts Academy asking for a dancer to perform an Indian dance routine at the launch of an exhibition.But when the academy’s artistic director and choreographer, Mrs Santha Bhaskar, read the e-mail from the Singapore Philatelic Museum, she had a pleasant surprise.The e-mail […]

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Belgium Issued Stamp on Shrimp Fishing on Horseback

This stamp issue released on 29th June 2015 is commemorating it native and unique tradition – shrimp fishing on horseback. Combining the power of draft horses with the shrimp fishing industry, this tradition still lives strong in just one Belgian coastal village – Oostduinkerke. Shrimp fishing on horseback is a form of traditional craftsmanship closely […]

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Cyprus Issued Stamp on Boats of Maditerranean

Boats of the Mediterranean is the  common theme of year 2015 for all the members of the Postal Union for the Mediterranean. All the postal operators within PUMed also known as EUROMED, will be issuing stamps with a common theme the boats of the Mediterranean, featuring their traditional boats.

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Japan Issued Stamps on Wild Cats

Japan issued stamps on Iriomote wild cat on 17th  July 2015.The launch of the new stamps onto the market commemorates the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the animal, a special national treasure, which is found only on Iriomote Island, Taketomi Town. Part of the profit from sales will be donated to the Iriomote Wildlife […]

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The Netherlands Issued Stamps on Exciting Experiments of Physics

The Netherlands has released five stamps  on 20th July 2015 that features physics experiments that can be even performed by children. The issue was designed in collaboration with the Science Center Nemo, a hands-on interactive science and technology museum in Amsterdam.Each stamp includes an embedded code that links through a smart phone to the museum’s website. […]

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Pakistani Sikhs Ask for Image of Nankana Sahib on Postal Stamps

President of Bhai Mardana Yadgari Darbar Society S. Harpal Singh Bhullar and his companions have appealed in a written letter to the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaj Sharif, to release a postal stamp with an image of Sri Nankana Sahib. It is notable that in 2006, a postal ticket presenting the image of Gurdwara Dehra Sahib Lahore was […]

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UAE Issued Stamps on Key Strategic Projects of Shaikh Khalifa

Emirates Post Group has issued a set of commemorative stamps on Key Strategic Projects of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.The stamps showcase four major projects of the UAE; Etihad Rail, Masdar City, Shams 1 Solar Power Plant and Khalifa Port.

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Thailand Issued Stamps on Classical Music Instruments

Thailand has issued a stamp set on classical musical instruments.This set is dedicated to HRH PRINCESS Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s talent for playing Thai classical music.The stamps, which are also the Thailand Post’s way of marking the Princess’ 60th birthday, feature each of the four instruments with which she is associated: the sor duang (treble fiddle), […]