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Isle of man post issues a stamp dedicated to the Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service!!

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Rating: 3.6/5

While fire fighting has traditionally been at the forefront of their work, the Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service’s role has expanded considerably since its establishment in April 1965. T

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published March 30th, 2013

Australian Post issues a stamp issue that features landscapes painted by 5 of Australia’s best known Painters!!

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Rating: 4.3/5

This issue of stamps features landscapes from the National Gallery of Australia collection by five of Australia’s best known painters. The paintings convey a range of captivating Australian terrain, from lush coastal regions to the dry interior.

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published March 30th, 2013

Passenger ferries – Ålandsfärjan by Aland Post!!

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Rating: 3.9/5

Many Ålanders associate the name Ålandsfärjan with the ship servicing between Mariehamn and Kapellskär 1987-2008.

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published March 29th, 2013

Hungarian post issues new stamp depicting the Water Tower on Margaret Island!!

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Rating: 3.6/5

The interesting feature of the stamp is that the 75th anniversary of Budapest’s District XIII is marked by an inscription on the selvage of the sheet.

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published March 29th, 2013

Latvian Post issue a new stamp to welcome Spring!!

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Rating: 4.6/5

The new stamp and first-day cover depicts violet iris flowers. The print run is 500,000 stamps, the denomination – LVL 0.35 and EUR 0.50, corresponding to the cost of mailing a regular letter within Latvia.

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published March 28th, 2013

Greetings 2013 from Ireland!!

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Rating: 3.6/5

The origin of sending greeting cards can be traced back to ancient Egypt and China, where hand printed messages of goodwill were exchanged. The custom then made its way to Europe during the 15th century.

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published March 27th, 2013

Bicentenary of the Venerable Archiconfrerie de la Misericorde issue by Monaco Post!

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Rating: 3.9/5

The brotherhood of White Penitents, dedicated to solidarity with the impoverished, was the first brotherhood known in Monaco.

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published March 26th, 2013

Stamp issue dedicated to Musical Instruments by Spanish Post!!

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Rating: 3.4/5

Percussion instruments are amongst those musical instruments that accompany all major and philharmonic orchestras, as well as most popular folklore ensembles. Five of the best known illustrate this series of self-adhesive stamps.

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published March 25th, 2013

Israel Collection Pack Plus 2013!

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Rating: 3.3/5

 Collection Pack Plus are issued with every set of stamps (5 times a year).

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published March 24th, 2013

Stamp issue dedicated to Paolo Paschetto on the 50th anniversary of his death!

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Rating: 3.8/5

A Regular stamp issue belonging to the “Il patrimonio artistico e culturale italiano” (Italian and Artistic and cultural Heritage) Series, dedicated to Paulo Paschetto on the 50th Anniversary of his death.

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published March 24th, 2013

Denmark and Faroes Post join forces to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of søren Kierkegaard!

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Rating: 3.8/5

A stamp is being issued by post Danmark and posta Faroe islands to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of søren Kierkegaard.

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published March 23rd, 2013