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Gibraltar has Issued a New Stamp Edition to Celebrate the 350th Anniversary of the Royal Marines!

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In this 350th Anniversary year of the formation of the Royal Marines, it is appropriate that Gibraltar should issue a stamp to commemorate the close connections and shared history between the City and the Corps.

Originally formed by Charles II on 28 October 1664 for sea service, (read more)

published October 25th, 2014


RAF Squadrons III Issued by the Gibraltar Philatelic!

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100 Squadron ‘Sarang tebuanjangen dijolok’ The first RFC squadron to be formed specifically for night bombing, Formed in Norfolk in 1917 moving to France a month later. Issued with modified FE2B two-seat pushers biplanes and operations against aerodromes, railway stations and rail junctions commenced. By the end of the year, No 100 in conjunction with No 55 Squadron, RFC and Naval ‘A’ Squadron had formed the nucleus of what was to become the Independent Force used for the strategic bombing of Germany with its Handley Page 0/400 heavy bombers. On 15 December 1942, it reformed at Waltham with Lancasters and (read more)

published October 24th, 2014

Endangered Species 2014- (3 Offices) Issued by United Nations Postal Administration!

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On 23 October 2014, the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) will issue a set of 12 stamps depicting endangered species. These will be the twenty-second set of stamps in UNPA’s multi-year series on Endangered Species. The series was launched in 1993 to highlight the need for the protection of endangered species throughout the world. For this year’s Endangered Species stamps, UNPA is featuring an array of marine life. (read more)

published October 24th, 2014


Endangered Seabirds Issued by New Zealand Post!

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New Zealand’s unique marine environment is home to a diverse range of seabirds, giving New Zealand the title of ‘seabird capital of the world’. Five of our most endangered seabirds are featured on this unique stamp issue that uses thermochromic ink to reflect the disappearing nature of these precious birds. (read more)

published October 23rd, 2014

Hunter´s Life Issued by Greenland Post

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Two stamps in a new series that pays homage to the importance of hunting for the Greenlandic culture and identity. Ivalo Abelsen has painted the first two designs in the series.

‘Hunter´s Life’ is the title of POST Greenland’s newest stamp series. The first two stamps of this series are to be issued on 20th October and have been designed by the artist Ivalo Abelsen. (read more)

published October 23rd, 2014


Denmark has Issued the Year Pack 2014!

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This year pack contains all issues published in 2014 from Denmark.

Source: WOPA Stamps

published October 22nd, 2014

Love the Bailiwick Issued by Guernsey post!

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We are extremely proud of the Bailiwick of Guernsey and are delighted to have created this particular stamp issue to celebrate some of the many facets that make the tiny islands in the English Channel so very special. (read more)

published October 22nd, 2014


Global Silver Bells Wreath Issued by United States Post!

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In 2014, the U.S. Postal Service® celebrates the winter holidays internationally with a new Forever® stamp, Global Holiday: Silver Bells Wreath. This is the second issuance in the Global Holiday series. (read more)

published October 21st, 2014

Sõru Leading Light Lighthouses Issued by Estonia Post!

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The Sõru (Sõrro) leading lights are situated on the southeast coast of Hiiumaa at 487 meters from each other. The history of the Sõru lights started about a hundred years ago when numerous timber lighthouses and day lights were put up, including the first lights to mark the shipping route from Väinameri to Sõru port. After World War One restoration of the lighthouses that had suffered in the war was begun and the two new Sõru lighthouses were completed by 1934. (read more)

published October 21st, 2014


Marine Life II: Crustaceans Issued by Guernsey Post!

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The second part of our series on Guernsey marine life focuses on crustaceans, a group of animals that includes shrimps, prawns, crabs and lobsters. Around 67,000 species have been indentified and, while most crustaceans live in water, a few have evolved to live on land, the most familiar being the humble woodlouse. (read more)

published October 20th, 2014

The Isle of Man Guild of Silk Painters Town Banners

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Our miniature sheet showcases silk banners portraying the Island’s heritage sites, buildings and activities unique to each area painted by members of The Isle of Man Guild of Silk Painters. They were created for The Celtic Kingdom Festival of Silk 2013 when the Island’s Guild hosted the bi-annual festival. The design and painting of the town banners were undertaken by seven of the Guild’s artists. (read more)

published October 20th, 2014