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Joint Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian issue

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The Baltic Chain on August 23, 1989, was a giant demonstration initiated to influence Soviet authorities and to express the will of freedom of the people of the three Baltic nations – a human chain of nearly seven hundred kilometres from Tallinn to Vilnius. The number of people standing along the route has been assessed at up to one million.

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published August 27th, 2014


Golden Age of Åland Music

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During some groovy years in the 1960s, Åland pop music prospered and dense crowds met for dances in the community centres. The Anacondas, Stockdoves and Hitch Hikers are now featured on three stamps.

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published August 26th, 2014

Medal of Honor: Korean War Issued by the USPS!

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In January 2012, the U.S. Postal Service® invited the last living Korean War Medal of Honor recipients to join in honoring the extraordinary courage of every member awarded the medal for their valorous actions during the war. (read more)

published August 25th, 2014


Ireland Post – Irish Animals and Marine Life – Phase V!

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Rating: 5.0/5

On July 31st, 2014, An Post issued eight new stamps “Continuing our celebration of Ireland’s biodiversity”

The species featured in this issue are the scallop, otter, viviparous lizard, badger, wren, mute swan, basking shark and violet snail. These eight new stamps are a part of An Post’s Irish Animals and Marine Life definitive series. (read more)

published August 24th, 2014

To Commemorate the 90th Lithuanian Song Festival, Lithuania Post has released a New Postage Stamp!

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Rating: 2.3/5

The new stamp under the title 90th Anniversary of the First Lithuania Song Festival will be put into circulation on June 28, Saturday.

The author of the new stamp is Aušrelė Ratkevičienė. The stamp will be issued in the edition of 80 thousand copies with a nominal value of LTL 1.35. (read more)

published August 23rd, 2014


1914 For King and Empire Issued by the New Zealand Post!

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At 3pm on 5 August 1914, an audience of around 15,000 huddled together in front of the steps of parliament. The crowd excitedly cheered as the Governor, Lord Liverpool stepped forward from a group of his peers. As he made the announcement, you could feel the crowd’s sparks of excitement grow into a roaring flame. Wellington was abuzz with the news that had spread throughout the city – New Zealand was going to war. (read more)

published August 22nd, 2014

Berries

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Rating: 2.7/5

In the last issue of Bulletin I mentioned the gift that the members of the Customer Club Gold group would be receiving – a gift related to the theme of anniversaries.

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published August 21st, 2014


King Eider Junior Duck Issued by the United States Postal Services!

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On April 18, Si youn Kim, 16, of Tenafly, N.J., took top honors in the 2014 National Junior Duck Stamp Contest with an acrylic painting of a king eider. The painting will be made into the 2014-2015 Junior Duck Stamp, which sells for $5 and supports conservation education. (read more)

published August 21st, 2014

Ireland Issued Four New Stamps Marking the Contribution of the Men and Women of the Irish Prison Service.

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Rating: 2.5/5

The Irish Prison Service (IPS) is a key arm of the criminal justice system. It encompasses fourteen institutions which deal with male offenders from 17 years of age, and female offenders aged 18 or over. Its mission is to provide safe and secure custody as well as dignity of care and rehabilitation to prisoners. It also seeks to make a positive contribution to public safety and to provide a safer community for all through a prison service firmly grounded in respect for human dignity. (read more)

published August 20th, 2014


75 years of DZRH 1939 – 2014 Issued by Philippines Post!

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DZRH was originally known as KZRH, for Radio Heacock, a commercial radio station established in 1939 by Samuel Gaches of the H.E Heacock Co. (read more)

published August 20th, 2014

Lithuania Post released Postage Stamps dedicated to the National Minorities of Lithuania, two Stamps will be Released to Honour the Karaites!

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Rating: 2.3/5

Irma Balakauskaitė, the artist and the author of the new stamps, has used one stamp to depict Seraya Szapszal, a world famous orientalist and founder of the Karaites Museum. Another one features Vilnius Kenesa, the temple of the Karaim people. The both stamps issued in the edition of 40 thousand copies with a nominal value of LTL 2.15. (read more)

published August 19th, 2014