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America UPAEP, Myths and Legends!!

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Rating: 3.4/5

The Postal Union of the Americas, Spain and Portugal (UPAEP) is an organization that aims at integrating its member countries regarding postal issues and modernization of services. Every year the Postal Administrations of this organization issue a stamp with a common theme. This year the issue is dedicated to Myths and Legends.

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published December 3rd, 2012

This year marked the 60th anniversary of Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture!!

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Rating: 4.1/5

September 3, 2012 marked the 60th anniversary of Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture, Jilin Province. It is the only autonomous prefecture for the Korean ethnic group and the largest Korean-populated area in China.

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published December 2nd, 2012

Guernsey Christmas Story to celebrate the Christmas season!

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Rating: 3.8/5

The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols is one of the best known services of Christian worship celebrating the birth of Jesus which is traditionally followed at Christmas. The story of the fall of humanity, the promise of the Messiah, and the birth of Jesus is told in nine short Bible readings from Genesis, the prophetic books and the Gospels, combined with Christmas carols, hymns and choir music.

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published December 1st, 2012

The 150th Anniversary of Stamp Issuance in Hong Kong!

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Rating: 4.5/5

Characterised by metropolitan hustle and bustle, Hong Kong is also blessed with a countryside rich in ecological resources. This favourable habitat is home to a great variety of insects, many of which are rare species. As a sequel to the first series titled “Hong Kong Insects” launched on 16 July 2000, Hongkong Post releases special stamps called “Hong Kong Insects II” to showcase six precious species found in Hong Kong, with a view to enhancing the public’s understanding of the ecology of local insects and the importance of nature conservation.

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published December 1st, 2012

Luxembourg releases 2 Christmas stamps this year!

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Rating: 3.8/5

For the celebrations of the end of the year 2012, the Office des Timbres is releasing two “Christmas” stamps because of high demand.

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published November 30th, 2012

Rivers of Korea Series!

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Rating: 3.7/5

The last installment of the “Rivers of Korea Series” features the Han River following the Nakdong River, Seomjin River and Geum River.

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published November 30th, 2012

Treasury of the Estonian Art Museum – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.9/5

Lepo Mikko (1911–1978), a graduate of the Pallas Art School in 1939, was a confirmed modernist whose vigorous creative stimulus was the atmosphere of spiritual liberation and change of the 1950s and 60s.

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published November 29th, 2012

Hungary Post issues a stamp commemorating The Titanic!

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Rating: 3.8/5

The Titanic was built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and when it sunk it was the largest passenger liner in the world. She left the port of Southampton on 10 April 1912 with 2,207 passengers on board.

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published November 29th, 2012

225 years from the birth of Vuk Stefanovic Karadzic.

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Rating: 3.6/5

Vuk Stefanovic Karadzic (1787-1864) was born into a family where the children died, and was named Vuk so that he “would not been have killed by the witch.”

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published November 28th, 2012

The Spanish National football team has made it’s mark in Sports history!!

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Rating: 3.4/5

On July 1st 2012 the Spanish National Football Team became part of the annals of sports history by winning with, the Euro 2012 UEFA cup, three consecutive international titles and breaking all existing records.

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published November 28th, 2012

Fascinating new stamps that feature Baby Raccoons!

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Rating: 3.9/5

The hinterland comes to life in the fascinating new stamps of this series,

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published November 27th, 2012