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Queen Margrethe II of Denmark stamp Issue!

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Rating: 3.7/5

Margrethe II Danish pronunciation, sometimes anglicised as Margaret II (full name: Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid; born 16 April 1940) is the Queen regnant of Denmark.

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published January 19th, 2013

Europa 2013 by Greenland!

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Rating: 3.9/5

This year’s two stamps in the EUROPA-series are issued under the theme “Modern Postal Vehicles”

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published January 18th, 2013

Gold and Silver Stamp Sheetlet on Lunar New Year Animals by Hong Kong!

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Rating: 4.1/5

The Lunar New Year special stamp issue is the fourth series released by Hongkong Post. The end of the Year of the Dragon ushers in a blissful Year of the Snake.

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published January 15th, 2013

Monte-Carlo’s International Circus festival 2013!

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Rating: 3.9/5

H.S.H. Princess Stéphanie loves the circus. She is the organizer and president of Monte-Carlo’s International Circus Festival, the biggest in the world.

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published January 14th, 2013

Denmark focuses on some of the species of fish that flourish in the seas around them!

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Rating: 3.8/5

In this issue, post Denmark focuses on some of the species of fish that flourish in the seas around Denmark. The four stamps are produced in offset and designed by Bertil skov Jørgensen, with graphics by post Danmark stamps.

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published January 13th, 2013

Forests and Nature by Jersey Post!

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Rating: 4.3/5

A forest, also referred to as a wood or the woods, is an area with a high density of trees.

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published January 12th, 2013

UN RADIO – WORLD RADIO DAY 2013!

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Rating: 4.2/5

United Nations Radio has come a long way from the 1946 makeshift studios and offices at the United Nations Headquarters in Lake Success, New York, where it transmitted its first call sign: “This is the United Nations calling the peoples of the world.”

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published January 12th, 2013

The Chronicles of Man by Isle of Man!

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Rating: 4.3/5

Ahead of  ”The Forgotten Kingdom” exhibition opening to the public tomorrow (Saturday) at the Manx Museum, Isle of Man Post Office has revealed its collaborated stamp issue – the first one to be issued in 2013.

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published January 11th, 2013

Christmas Island year of the Snake 2013!

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Rating: 4.0/5

The Snake is the sixth sign in the Chinese zodiac and it symbolises wisdom, caution and romance. The stamps feature the calligraphic symbol for the Snake and its pictorial derivation.

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published January 11th, 2013

2012 Seoul Nuclear Security Summit!

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Rating: 3.9/5

As the nightmare of the proliferation of nuclear weapons and nuclear materials emerges as a major threat to the 21 century’s global security, the need to establish a system of worldwide cooperation designed to prevent and address the threat of nuclear terror has become paramount.

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published January 10th, 2013

Spanish series on Anniversaries!

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Rating: 3.6/5

Two major events in the history of Spain, occurring in the 13th and 16th centuries respectively, are shown in the illustrations in this series on Anniversaries.

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published January 9th, 2013