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Jersey Issued Stamps on  Sir Winston Churchill

Six stamps portray key moments in Jersey’s five years of occupation and the ultimate victory of allied forces in Europe, which led to the Island’s joyous liberation on 9 May 1945.A special intaglio Miniature Sheet has been created from an engraved portrait of Sir Winston Churchill, produced by acclaimed engraver, Martin Mörck exclusively for Jersey […]

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Tokelau Issued Stamps on Fishing Industry

Tokelau is a group of three small atolls making them the perfect place to fish. Fishing communities in Tokelau have their own traditional methods and equipment for catching different kinds of fish, and this stamp issue looks at four of those methods used to catch atu (skipjack), laulaufau (moorish idols), manini (convict tang) and pāla […]

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J C Bose: The Scientist Who Proved That Plants Too Can Feel

Jagadish Chandra Bose (30 Nov.1858-23 Nov.1937) India released a commemorative stamp on the occasion of birth centenary of J C Bose in 1958. Physicist turned plant biologist Jagadish Chandra Bose was born  in Mymensingh, India (now in Bangladesh)During the years 1894-1900, Bose performed pioneering research on radio waves and created waves as short as 5 […]