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Special Occasions 2013: Greetings – Set of stamps by Australia!

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Rating: 3.2/5

This new stamp issue is designed to update the range of stamp design called for by social mail users.

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published February 28th, 2013

Estonian Post celebrates their national symbol with a stamp issue dedicated to their flag!

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Rating: 3.6/5

The combination of the blue, black and white colours of the Estonian national flag is one of the most important and most beloved national symbols.

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published February 27th, 2013

Spanish Post’s sports issue dedicated to the Men’s Handball World Championship!!

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Rating: 3.5/5

For the first time Spain hosts the Men’s Handball World Championship, a top level competition to which this stamp, belonging to the Sports Series is dedicated.

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published February 26th, 2013

150 years of Swiss Alpine Club!

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Rating: 4.0/5

The Swiss Alpine Club (SAC) was founded at Olten railway station on 19 April 1863 by 35 men from Aarau, Basel, Berne, Buochs, Glarus, Lucerne, Olten, St. Gallen and Zurich in response to an appeal made by Rudolf Theodor Simler from Zurich.

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published February 25th, 2013

Guernsey Marine Life stamp issue on WOPA!

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Rating: 3.5/5

Sue Daly is a wildlife film-maker, photographer and writer based in the tiny channel island of Sark.

Sue’s wonderful underwater images feature on our Marine Life issue which also includes a very special miniature sheet which, using the wizardry of Augmented Reality transports you under the ocean with Sue to watch just what goes on beneath the waves.

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published February 24th, 2013

Isle of Man’s 150th Constabulary Anniversary!

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Rating: 3.7/5

Recently Inspector Derek Flint and members of the Isle of Man Constabulary gathered for a photo presentation of the new stamps with Lucy Webster-Thompson of Isle of Man Post Office.

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published February 23rd, 2013

The Hebrew Reali School Centennial Anniversary stamp issue by Israel!

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Rating: 3.1/5

The Hebrew Reali School in Haifa, an independent educational institution, is marking its centennial in 2013. Founded in 1913, the school developed along with the Yishuv and the country, pioneering and leading Israeli education.

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published February 22nd, 2013

750th Anniversary of the Miracle of Bolsena.

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Rating: 4.1/5

According to tradition, during the summer of 1263 a Bohemian priest by the name of Peter went on a pilgrimage to Rome in order to confront the doubts he was having about his faith and the resulting crisis in his vocation.

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published February 21st, 2013

Spicebush Swallowtail (Butterfly) by United States Post

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Rating: 3.9/5

In 2013, the U.S. Postal Service features the Spicebush Swallowtail on its third butterfly stamp for use on large greeting card envelopes and other mail of non-standard shapes and sizes.

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published February 20th, 2013

St Patrick’s Day celebratory issue by Ireland!!

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Rating: 3.3/5

St Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland. He was born around 390AD in Wales, and died at Saul, Downpatrick, Co. Down, in 460AD.

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published February 19th, 2013

Nordic World Ski Championships – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.3/5

in the background, the outline of the mountains that surround the Val di Fiemme,

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published February 18th, 2013