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Christmas 2012 – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.4/5

For thousands of years people around the world have reflected on the Nativity story at Christmas time, and the traditional story is told through New Zealand’s Christmas 2012 stamps.

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published September 27th, 2012

Newspaper “Roma” – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.4/5

The stamp shows, in the foreground on the left, the painting “Garibaldi sbarca a Marsala”, by Girolamo Induno,

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published September 26th, 2012

The Royal Conservatory – 125th Anniversary Commemorative Envelope – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.1/5

This lovely commemorative envelope features a child seated at a piano, a fitting illustration that emphasizes the role of the Conservatory in training generations of Canadian musicians.

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published September 26th, 2012

6th world congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples, Hungary – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.3/5

The design of the stamp with a face value of HUF 290 is a graphic composition referring to a language family branching from a single stem. The first day cover for the stamp bears the name of the congress in each language belonging to the Finno-Ugric language family and in English.

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published September 25th, 2012

Irish Myths and Legends – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 4.0/5

The stamps feature The Children of Lir and Deirdre of the Sorrows.

The Children of Lir tells the story of the four children of King Lir, who were turned into white swans when Aoife, Lirs second wife put a spell on them.

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published September 25th, 2012

World Heritage in China Series No. 1 – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 4.1/5

Vast in size and with a long history and an age-old culture, China is abundantly endowed with natural and cultural treasures. More than 40 sites in China have been listed on the World Heritage List by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).

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published September 24th, 2012

The Silk Road – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 4.0/5

The Silk Road was an ancient transportation thoroughfare linking China with the West.

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published September 24th, 2012

Centenary of the Central Post Office – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.2/5

The stamp celebrates the centenary of the Central Post Office building in Copenhagen.

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published September 23rd, 2012

World Heritage – Africa – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 4.0/5

Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural heritage and our natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration.

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published September 23rd, 2012

Royal Visit of TRH The Earl & Countess – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.2/5

Their Royal Highnesses the Earl and Countess of Wessex visited Gibraltar in June 2012 as part of Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. During their stay they visited many parts of Gibraltar and met a cross-section of people from across the local community.

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published September 22nd, 2012

The Bahamas – 50th Anniversary of Female Suffrage – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 2.7/5

2012 sees the 50th Anniversary of the Granting of Universal Suffrage to Women in the Bahamas and to celebrate this important Anniversary, the Bahamas Post Office is releasing a set of six stamps depicting portraits of some of the main female protagonists in this long struggle.

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published September 22nd, 2012