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Alderney Celebrates the First Birthday of Prince George of Cambridge with a New Stamp Edition!

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Rating: 5.0/5

Following many months of excitement and anticipation of the birth of a future King or Queen, His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge was born on 22 July 2013. To celebrate the important milestone of Prince George’s first birthday, Guernsey Post’s se-tenant pair features official photographs from the royal christening. (read more)

published July 24th, 2014


Monaco Post Issued SEPAC 2014 – Flowers!

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Rating: 5.0/5

This year, stamps issued by postal administrations who are members of SEPAC (the Small European Postal Administration Cooperation) will have a common theme: “flowers”. In honour of H.S.H. Princess Charlene of Monaco, the Office des Émissions de Timbres-Poste has chosen to highlight protea, the symbolic flowers of South Africa.

Source: Monaco Post

published July 24th, 2014

The 10th Anniversary of the Bahamas National Geographic Information Systems (BNGIS) Centre 26 July 2004 Issued by the Bahamas Post Office!

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Rating: 3.7/5

This special issue of four stamps celebrates the 10th Anniversary of The Bahamas National Geographic Information Systems (BNGIS) Centre.

Maps and Photography by Carol Albury, Duane Miller, Antonique Strachan, BNGIS Centre. (read more)

published July 23rd, 2014


Gardens of Portugal Issued by the Portuguese Post!

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Rating: 5.0/5

Landscape Architecture is a very subtle art with a very elaborate technique, based on a wide range of sciences. One can maybe explain this relationship between Art, Science and Technique, if compared to listening to a Beethoven sonata live. In the sonata, the art is in the artistic interpretation of the song, the piano is the technique, and the mechanism of the piano is the result of a construction that involves much scientific knowledge. [...] Landscape Architecture is the art of designing the environment where man lives. (read more)

published July 23rd, 2014

60th Anniversary of Philippines – Germany Diplomatic Relations!

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Rating: 3.8/5

In 1954, an agreement was signed which led to a dynamic cooperation between the two countries of Philippines and Germany.

Germany has an embassy in Manila and the Philippines has an embassy in Berlin. The German- Filipino relations goes back to the the 19th century when our national hero Jose Rizal lived in Germany and finished writing his famous novel Noli Me Tangere. It was published with the assistance of professor Ferdinand Blumentritt. (read more)

published July 22nd, 2014


Matariki 2014 – Papatuanuku and Ranginui Issued by New Zealand Post!

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Rating: 4.0/5

As with many stories born from ancient folklore, there are different variations of the story of Papatūānuku and Ranginui. A widely known account tells that Ranginui, the Sky Father, and Papatūānuku, the Earth Mother, (read more)

published July 22nd, 2014

Isle of Man New Stamp Issue – SEPAC Winter Flora!

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Isle of Man Stamps & Coins are pleased to present a beautiful stamp in response to the SEPAC 2014 project theme of ‘Flowers’. This design, featuring hellebores, was originally part of our Winter Flora miniature sheet issued in January of this year. While the winters in the Isle of Man can often be cold, bleak and more than a little wet, this season also treats us to the wonderful array of Winter Flora our Island boasts. (read more)

published July 21st, 2014


Europa- Musical Instruments Stamp Issue by Ireland Post!

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Rating: 4.0/5

Every year, European Post Offices (PostEurop) select a common theme and each country issues stamps on this topic. This year the theme is ‘National Musical Instruments’. (read more)

published July 21st, 2014

Joint issue San Marino – Italy 75th Anniversary of the Convention of Friendship and Good Neighbourhood between San Marino and Italy!

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Rating: 4.3/5

On the 31st March 1939 Italy and San Marino stipulated the “Convention of Friendship and Good Neighbourhood”, formalizing the centuries-old relations between the two Countries characterized by a long tradition of exchanges and shared values. (read more)

published July 20th, 2014


Red Arrows 50 Display Seasons Stamp Edition Issued by Jersey!

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Rating: 3.4/5

The Red Arrows, officially known as the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, is the aerobatics display team of the Royal Air Force based at RAF Scampton. The team was formed in late 1964 as an all-RAF team, replacing a number of unofficial teams that had been sponsored by RAF commands. (read more)

published July 19th, 2014

Augustus Earle Issued by Tristan Da Cunha Post!

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Rating: 3.6/5

Augustus Earle was born on 1 June 1793 in London, son of James Earle, an American artist and his wife Caroline. Augustus was the nephew of Ralph Earle, the well-known American portrait painter. His father, who had studied at the Royal Academy, returned to America in 1794, but died of yellow fever at Charleston in August 1796. (read more)

published July 18th, 2014