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Ndocciata di Agnone Italian stamp issue!

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Rating: 3.9/5

Within a linear and bi-coloured frame with the same graphical setting of a reference series, depicts a moment of a procession called

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published December 12th, 2012

Latvia releases new stamps in Christmas series!

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Rating: 4.2/5

Latvia Post has been releasing stamps dedicated to Christmas since 1992, and two new additions to the series are made this year.

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published December 12th, 2012

New Zealand celebrates the Year of the Snake with a stamp issue!

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Rating: 3.3/5

According to the Chinese zodiac, the Year of the Snake will begin on 10 February 2013. It will mark the beginning of Chinese New Year celebrations in New Zealand, China and around the world. Pre-order today for 9 January 2013.

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published December 11th, 2012

Cathedral of Leon in Spain!

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Rating: 4.3/5

According to art experts, the Cathedral of Leon has some of the largest medieval stained glass windows. The pulchra leonina, as it is known, began to be built in the second half of the 13th century to replace a Romanesque church built on the site of previous Roman baths from the 2nd century.

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published December 11th, 2012

37 Year Anniversary of the Moroccan “Green March”

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Rating: 3.0/5

The Green March was a well-publicized popular march of enormous proportions.

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published December 10th, 2012

Qin Slips from Liye – Stamp Issue by China

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Rating: 4.2/5

The Qin slips from Liye are official archives of the government of Qianling County in Dongting Prefecture, ruled by the Qin Dynasty (221-206 BC).

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published December 10th, 2012

Traditional Faroese Christmas Carols stamp Issue!

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Rating: 3.9/5

”It is Christmas Eve – ring, bell, ring, Bing, bang, bing – bing, bang, bing. Soon the tree is lightened, make a ring, Dance and hum and sing!” There is hardly any Faroese who does not immediately recognize the cheerful chorus of the song “Hví man tað vera so hugnaligt í kvøld?” (Why is everything so cozy tonight?).

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published December 9th, 2012

A Stamp dedicated to the Hong Kong Paralympians of 2012 by Hong Kong Post!

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Rating: 3.3/5

“Congratulations on the Outstanding Achievements of Hong Kong Paralympians in the London 2012 Paralympic Games” – “Heartwarming Stamps” Mini-pane

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published December 9th, 2012

Coins are now available on WOPA!

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Rating: 3.4/5

WOPA is pleased to announce that Coins are now available on our website.
Find out more about the Coins that are available on WOPA.

Source: WOPA

published December 8th, 2012

Isle of Man are reminiscing the times gone by with these Christmas Scenes!

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Rating: 3.5/5

This delightful stamp issue depicts images taken from black and white photographs of old buildings and streets that no longer exist on the Isle of Man but brought back to life in colour with memories and research. The 38p stamp shows shoppers with the Christmas tree lights at the Courthouse in Ramsey which is now Ramsey Post Office.

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published December 8th, 2012

Year of the Snake stamp issue by Canada!

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Rating: 3.9/5

  • This refined souvenir sheet is a special collectible and gift celebrating the transition of the lunar year from Dragon to Snake.
  • The Year of the Snake stamp was designed by Joe Gault and Avi Dunkelman of MIX Design Group and features the calligraphy of Tan Chao Chang.

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published December 8th, 2012