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Royal Mail Celebrates “Great Britons” with launch of latest special stamp collection!

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Rating: 3.8/5

Royal Mail is today issuing a set of ten 1st Class stamps celebrating some of Britain’s greatest individuals and their achievements.

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published March 8th, 2013

60th Anniversary of the Coronation of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II by Tristan da Cunha!

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Rating: 4.2/5

Although styled as the remotest island in the world and with a population of only some 262, the people of  Tristan da Cunha were determined to celebrate the Accession of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II by lighting a beacon made of invasive non-native plants, thus not only celebrating the Jubilee, but also protecting the wildlife of the island.

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published March 7th, 2013

140 Years of the Banjaluka Brewery!

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Rating: 3.3/5

Banja Luka Brewery was founded in 1873 Founders of the brewery are the monks of the monastery Marija Zvijezda the Trappist order. The monastery is located near the brewery.

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published March 6th, 2013

Falkland Islands Penguins, Predators and Prey part 2!

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Rating: 4.1/5

Penguins, Predators and Prey is a series of stamp issues featuring, in turn, each of the familiar Falkland penguins, together with some of their respective predators and prey.

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published March 5th, 2013

Canada Post shows their pride with this new stamp issue!!

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Rating: 3.7/5

  • The souvenir sheet comprises 5 domestic-rate PERMANENTTM stamps, each showcasing a unique image of the Canadian flag.
  • Add this stunning souvenir sheet to your collection and celebrate this beautiful country and its flag.

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published March 4th, 2013

Alderney Post issues a stamp issue dedicated to some of the beetles which can be found in Alderney!!

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Rating: 3.8/5

As part of our invertebrates series we are delighted to feature some of the beetles which can be found in Alderney, which have been wonderfully illustrated by renowned international artist Petula Stone.

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published March 3rd, 2013

850th Birth Anniversary of the Kulin Ban!!

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Rating: 3.0/5

Kulin, ban of medieval Bosnia (Ducatus Bosnensis) succeeded to the throne Ban Boric (banus Boricius de Bosna), from Croatian nobility from the area of today’s Slavonia. The question was whether Kulin was Boric’s son or close relative, remains controversial.

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published March 3rd, 2013

400th Ann of Birth Of Mattia Preti!!

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Rating: 3.8/5

Born in the small town of Taverna in Calabria, Preti was sometimes called Il Cavalier Calabrese (the Knight of Calabria). His early apprenticeship is said to have been with the “Caravaggist” Giovanni Battista Caracciolo, which may account for his lifelong interest in the style of Caravaggio.Probably before 1630, Preti joined his brother Gregorio (also a painter), in Rome, where he became familiar with the techniques of Caravaggio and his school as well as with the work of Guercino, Rubens, Reni, Giovanni Lanfranco.

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published March 2nd, 2013

World Heritage – China – by United Nations Post!

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Rating: 4.1/5

Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Cultural heritage and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration. What makes the concept of World Heritage exceptional is its universal application.

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published March 2nd, 2013

Endangered Species Giant Panda by Guernsey Post!!

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Rating: 3.9/5

There is only one species of Giant Panda. A member of the bear family, the Giant Panda is the only species in its genus. The animals have the digestive system of a carnivore, but have adapted to a vegetarian diet.

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published March 1st, 2013

New Zealand Post releases a stamp issue dedicated to one of the greatest writers of her generation!!

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Rating: 3.7/5

In a nation rich with creativity, few individuals have been as inspirational and successful as our most acclaimed children’s writer, Margaret Mahy ONZ. Her vast body of literary work is unmatched in New Zealand, and internationally she is considered one of the greatest writers for children and young people of her generation.

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published March 1st, 2013