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An Post releases its Europa 2013 stamp issue!!

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Rating: 3.5/5

On May 2, 2013, An Post issued two stamps as its contribution to the 2013 Europa stamp issue. The theme of the issue was ‘Postal Vehicles’, with the emphasis on vehicles used to deliver mail.

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published May 14th, 2013

Ascension Island – Bicentenary of British Settlement 1815 – 2015 Part I!!

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Rating: 4.1/5

When Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) was born no one could have supposed that he would rise to become Emperor of France and, due to his success in the Napoleonic Wars, become regarded as one of the greatest military commanders of all time.

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published May 13th, 2013

Isle of Man’s Tribute To Robin Gibb CBE!!

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Rating: 3.5/5

Described as one of the best white soul voices ever, Robin Gibb is one of the Isle of Man’s most famous citizens.

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published May 12th, 2013

Australian Botanic Gardens II

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Rating: 3.6/5

Botanic gardens are institutions holding documented collections of living plants for the purposes of scientific research, conservation, display and education.

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published May 12th, 2013

Malta Posts’ Europa 2013 – The Postman Van

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Rating: 3.5/5

To celebrate its 20th anniversary PostEurop has set an interesting theme for this year’s EUROPA competition themed – “Postman Van”.

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published May 11th, 2013

Queen Elizabeth II – 60th Anniversary of the Coronation issue by New Zealand Post!

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Rating: 4.1/5

The Coronation took place at Westminster Abbey, London on 2 June 1953, nearly 18 months after Queen Elizabeth II succeeded her father, King George VI.

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published May 11th, 2013

Jersey Post celebrate the International Red Cross & Red Crescent Movement with a stamp issue!

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Rating: 4.6/5

Six stamps and a Miniature Sheet will be issued by Jersey Post to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, the world’s largest humanitarian network.

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published May 10th, 2013

Spanish Post releases their Europa 2013 stamp issue!

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Rating: 3.5/5

Member countries of PostEurop dedicate this years Europa issue to Postal Vans. The Europa stamp is issued annually by member countries with a common theme which on this occasion focuses on the vehicles used for transportation of mail over time.

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published May 10th, 2013

The War of 1812: Laura Secord and Charles de Salaberry by Canada Post!!

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Rating: 3.7/5

Each corner block contains 4 domestic-rate PERMANENT™ stamps dedicated to Laura Secord and Charles de Salaberry, 2 heroes of the War of 1812. This issue is part of a series commemorating the War of 1812 and highlighting the historical figures who changed the course of the war.

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published May 9th, 2013

Vatican City Post issues it’s Europa 2013 stamp!!

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Rating: 3.9/5

The postal system allows a letter to travel from one part of the
globe to another, overcoming physical and geographic barriers in
days, thanks to an impressive network of transport, people and
travel routes.

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published May 8th, 2013

The 50th Anniversary for the Publication of Mao Zedong’s Inscription”Learn from Comrade Lei Feng”

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Rating: 3.5/5

Lei Feng was born Lei Zhengxing in December 1940 into a poor farmer’s family in Wangcheng County, Hunan Province. In his childhood, he endured suffering and tribulations of the old society.

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published May 7th, 2013