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AAT: Era of the Husky Issued by the Australian Post!

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The term husky commonly refers to snow or northern hemisphere dogs, and can include a wide range of breeds, such as the Siberian Husky, Alaskan Malamute, Samoyed and many more. The thick, double-layered coats of these dogs protect them against extreme conditions. These powerful dogs can haul between 50 and 90 kilograms, and the number of dogs in a team is determined by the weight of the load to be hauled. (read more)

published October 2nd, 2014


2014 Breast Cancer Research Stamp Edition Issued by USPS!

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The Breast Cancer Research semipostal stamp, originally issued in 1998, is being reissued in 2014. Mandated by Congress in 1997 and signed into law by President Bill Clinton, the 1998 Breast Cancer Research stamp was the first semipostal issued by the U.S. Postal Service®. Semipostals are stamps sold at a surcharge to raise money for a particular cause. Purchase of this stamp supports the Breast Cancer Research work of the National Institutes of Health and the Medical Research Program of the Department of Defense. (read more)

published October 2nd, 2014

Museum Exhibits Issued by Serbia Post!

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The first appearance of coats of arms, badges of individuals or certain communities is linked to the Middle Ages in Europe. The first rules of heraldry, the science of the coats of arms, which refers to the appearance and purpose of the coats of arms, date back from the 11. century. (read more)

published October 1st, 2014


British Virgin Islands – The Christening of HRH Prince George!

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50c The Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother) pictured with their daughter (later, Queen Elizabeth II) as she sleeps in the precious traditional christening robe used by the Royal Family for generations. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images). (read more)

published October 1st, 2014

The Great War – 100 Years Issued by Jersey!

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Jersey Post will issue a set of six stamps, a Miniature Sheet and a Souvenir Sheetlet on Monday 4 August, to mark the 100 year anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

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published September 30th, 2014


The 50th Anniversary of Manx Radio Issued by Isle of Man!

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From the humble beginnings of a caravan in Onchan, Manx Radio came onto the airwaves in the summer of 1964 and became the first commercial radio station licensed in Britain created to inform, entertain and educate the whole of the Island. (read more)

published September 30th, 2014

Open Gardens Australia Issued by the Australian Post!

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Open Gardens Australia began life as Victoria’s Gardens Scheme in 1987, broadening to become a national program in 2000. The gardens are not of a particular type, but represent rural and urban, large and small, and an enormous range of garden type in differing climates and environments across Australia. (read more)

published September 29th, 2014


Hans Christian Andersen 2014 Issued by Denmark Post!

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This is the third year running that Post Danmark is issuing stamps featuring con- temporary interpretations of Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tales. The first four stamps in the series were designed by the Chinese designer Shen Jiahong. Last year, they were followed by four stamps designed as part of a joint Sino-Danish partnership involving designers from both countries. (read more)

published September 29th, 2014

Vegetables of Yesteryear Issued by Luxembourg Post!

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Rating: 4.3/5

Legume €0.85, Legume €1.00, Legume €1.10

With 1,300 identified species of vascular plants in the country, Luxembourg is, despite its small size, the keeper of an astonishing biodiversity. In accordance with the UN Convention on Biological Diversity, it’s goal is to stop the loss of endangered species. (read more)

published September 28th, 2014


70 Years Since D-Day Issued by Faroes Post!

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70 Years since D-day

On June 6th 70 years have passed since the infamous D-day. The day when Operation Overlord, the Allied invasion of Normandy, took place. In the early hours of the morning of June 6th 1944, allied forces launched a violent attack on the coast of the Bay of Seine, between Cherbourg and Le Havre. The purpose of the attack was to establish a beachhead in Normandy, in which they could transport soldiers and the huge quantities of equipment to be used for the liberation of Western Europe. (read more)

published September 27th, 2014

The War of 1812: Fort McHenry Issued by USPS!

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The War of 1812, sometimes called “the forgotten conflict,” was a two-and-a-half-year confrontation with Great Britain that brought the United States to the verge of bankruptcy and disunion. With The War of 1812: Fort McHenry Forever® stamp issuance, the U.S. Postal Service® continues its commemoration of the bicentennial of a war that ultimately helped forge our national identity and gave us our national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner.” (read more)

published September 26th, 2014