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Australian Post embraces its surfing culture with this stamp issue!!

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Rating: 3.5/5

Surfing is such a cornerstone of Australian leisure that it is difficult to imagine a time at which it did not exist.

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published February 17th, 2013

Water- The Source Of Life by Israeli Post

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Rating: 3.0/5

Israel is situated in a water-scarce area, on the edge of a “desert belt” (the geographical area between the Negev and Judean deserts and the more humid Mediterranean region).

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published February 16th, 2013

Chinese New Year – The Year of the Snake by Croatia!

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Rating: 3.4/5

Chinese zodiac is one of the oldest in the world, based on the lunar cycle, and the beginning of the New Year usually is at the end of the January or in the February.

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published February 16th, 2013

A Celebration of Coronation Commemoratives by Isle of Man!!

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Rating: 4.2/5

For generations, commemorative souvenirs to mark the coronations of British monarchs ranging from medals, china or pottery drinking mugs, badges etc have been produced as treasured keep-sakes of these landmark occasions in British history.

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published February 15th, 2013

Chinese New Year – Year of the Snake by Estonia!

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Rating: 3.6/5

By the Chinese zodiac calendar the Year of the Snake will start on February 10. Although many people associate the Snake with dangers and venoms, it is still regarded as a symbol of happiness.

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published February 15th, 2013

“Mahal Kita” 2013 Valentine’s Day Stamps by Philippines Post!!

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Rating: 3.3/5

The Filipinos are really romantic and loving people. And no holiday brings out the romantic in us than Valentine’s Day.

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published February 14th, 2013

European Capital of Culture 2013: Kosice

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Rating: 4.0/5

Magyar Posta’s commemorative stamp issue programme for 2013 begins with a stamp block on Košice. The stamp to be issued on 25 January features the city’s oldest surviving building, the Mikluš Prison, formed from two adjoining early Gothic houses.

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published February 13th, 2013

International Bouquet Competition 2013 by Monaco

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Rating: 3.2/5

The International Bouquet Competition never fails to amaze its many visitors with the quality of the floral designs in competition.

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published February 12th, 2013

The 150th Anniversary of the International Committee of the Red Cross by Hong Kong!

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Rating: 3.2/5

Established in 1863, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence and to provide them with assistance.

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published February 11th, 2013

Year Of The Snake stamp issue by Isle of Man!

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Rating: 3.2/5

The Isle of Man Post Office is pleased to present a miniature sheet of stamps to celebrate the Chinese Year of the Snake which is issued to recognise our attendance at the China International Collection Expo to be held in Beijing later this year.

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published February 10th, 2013

Chinese Post releases a new issue celebrating it’s Offshore Oil!

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Rating: 3.3/5

China started its offshore oil industry in 1950s and has initially set up a complete offshore oil industry system through Sino-foreign cooperation and independent innovation.

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published February 10th, 2013