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Red Cross Society to Bring Out Stamps

Thiruvananthapuram: The state branch of Indian Red Cross Society would soon bring out stamps, in a bid to mobilize funds. The state government has accorded sanction to print and sell 30 lakh 10-rupee stamps. The decision has been taken to save the state branch of the society which has been facing severe financial crunch.”The stamps […]

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Thailand Issued Stamps to Help Nepal

A new stamp collection was produced by Thailand Post to raise funds for earthquake victims in Nepal.The “Thailand Post for Nepal’ collection consists of 20 stamps and will be sold for Bt120 (S$4.70) a set. Each stamp depicts scenic spots and the daily life of Nepalese people, photographed before the quake, by 2009 National Artist […]

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South Georgia Issued Stamp on Steam Trawler Viola

A dramatic episode off the North East coast during the First World War is recalled by a special issue of stamps issued on the other side of the world.The steam trawler Viola operated out of the Tyne during the Great War and is currently the subject of a bid to bring her back from South […]

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Philippines Issued Stamp on Romblon State University Centenary

Philippines has issued a new  stamp marking the centennial of Romblon State University.The school was established to train locals in agricultural arts to establish food sufficiency in Romblon, which was then a sub-province of Capiz.A secondary course in farming for boys and housekeeping for girls was opened in June 1916. In 1929, it was converted […]

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Denmark :Charity  Stamp 2015

The design of the charity stamps is the same in Sweden and Denmark. In Denmark, they will be sold in ten-stamp strips for DKK 110, with DKK 10 being donated to the WWF. This year’s charity stamp is also a first in other ways. For the first time ever, PostNord’s logo is being profiled on a stamp. […]

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Special Cover Released on Game for Green Match

By Suresh Rao RCB ” Game for Green ” Match held at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on 7th May 2015 . The cover is made of eco friendly material.Cost : Rs 25.00 .These Special Covers will also be made available with My Stamp ( Rs.45) shortly.

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Philippines Issued Stamps on Nino Image

Philippines issued  stamps on 19th April 2015  to mark the 450 years of finding the image of the Sto. Niño stamps. “The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) pays its homage to the image of Señor Sto. Niño of Cebu, the source of hope and faith of the people, who is historically recognized as the oldest religious […]

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Isle of Man : Maritime Heritage Stamp Issue

Isle of Man is issuing a  miniature sheet of four stamps on 1st May 2015 featuring the paintings of artist, mariner and Manxman John Halsall. The issue also marks a number of historic anniversaries from the rich Manx maritime heritage. The Isle of Man has a long and proud tradition as a seafaring nation and […]

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Tristan da Cunha: ‘Potato Essays’ Stamp Issue

Tristan da Cunha Post has released stamps on 8th April 2015 based on designs suggested by Allan Crawford. Allan Crawford first went to Tristan da Cunha in 1937 when he joined the Norwegian Scientific Expedition whilst on a trip from Southampton to South Africa. On later visits to the island as a meteorologist he realised […]

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New Stamps on Famous Croats

Croatia has issued three stamps dedicated to the famous Croats on 21st April 2015. The issue honors such outstanding people as Luka Sorkočević, Josip Juraj Strossmayer and Ivan Supek. Luka Sorkočević: creator of not so huge opus but also of first Croatian symphonies, which by numerous and formal finesses and genuine solutions belong to the […]