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100th ‘Tour De France’ stamp issue by Luxembourg!

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Rating: 3.8/5

The “Tour de France” is the world’s most renowned bike race. Traditionally, it has several stages which involve cycling across France,

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published May 5th, 2013

Hungary carries on its series with a new issue presenting the Széchenyi Thermal Baths.

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Rating: 3.7/5

A few years ago Magyar Posta began a series of ordinary stamps presenting Hungary’s spas. This year’s stamps show characteristic parts of the exterior and interior of the Széchenyi Thermal Baths.

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published May 5th, 2013

Iceland Post celebrates its town festivals with a stamp issue!!

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Rating: 3.7/5

The number of town festivals held in Iceland in the summer has been increasing in recent years.

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published May 4th, 2013

20th Anniversary of Monaco’s entry into the United Nations!!

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Rating: 3.8/5

The Principality of Monaco became an observer member of the United Nations in 1956 and a full member on 28th May 1993.

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published May 4th, 2013

Rat And Mouse stamp issue by Faroes!!

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Rating: 3.9/5

Brown Rat
Rattus norvegicus
The brown rat is larger than the black rat and the male is larger than the female. An adult brown rat weighs around 200-400 g and is approx. 21-29 cm long, with a tail length of approx. 17-23 cm.

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published May 3rd, 2013

Estonia’s Europa 2013 issue!

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Rating: 3.6/5

On Estonian and Livonian roads mail was carried on horseback until the middle of the 18th century.

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published May 3rd, 2013

Lydia Mendoza commemoration issue by United States Post!

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Rating: 3.6/5

The U.S. Postal Service stamp honors the life of one of the first and greatest stars of Tejano music. Lydia Mendoza (1916-2007) is seen strumming her 12-string guitar on this lively stamp, one of several that inaugurates the Music Icons series.

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published May 2nd, 2013

Ireland issues a new stamp presenting contemporary visual arts!!

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Rating: 3.9/5

Contemporary visual art is the name given to art that has been produced by practising visual artists of our time.

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published May 1st, 2013

University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) Centennial Commemorative Stamps!

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Rating: 3.3/5

In March 1913, UP President Murray Bartlett sowed the seeds of the University of the Philippines Alumni Association when he urged College of Law Dean George Malcolm to call a meeting for the purpose of forming such an association.

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published April 30th, 2013

Switzerland’s White Stork!

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Rating: 3.9/5

In 1949, Switzerland’s white stork population disappeared, leaving a landscape totally devoid of bill clattering.

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published April 29th, 2013

Isle of Man’s issues a stamp celebrating the 60th Anniversary Of Queen Elizabeth II’s Reign!

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Rating: 4.1/5

Heralded as the dawn of a new Elizabeth era, the Queen’s Coronation was held on 2 June 1953 at Westminster Abbey in London.

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published April 28th, 2013