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Charming Swiss town to host Stamp Day 2012!!

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Rating: 4.1/5

Altstätten, in the heart of Canton St. Gallen’s Rhine Valley region,

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published November 25th, 2012

Portuguese Post highlights the progress of engineering in Portugal!

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Rating: 4.2/5

Over time, Engineering and Engineers have played a role of stimulating progress, of projects leading to innovation, from engines to the development of society and the economy, breaking many barriers, many of which were natural ones, in order to advance humanity.

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published November 24th, 2012

Hungary releases a traditional Hungarian Stamp for Christmas!

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Rating: 3.9/5

Erzsébet Udvardi, Kossuth Prize winning painter’s work entitled Madonna with Angels on this year’s Christmas stamps.

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published November 24th, 2012

Folk Tales are the main motif for Iceland Posts’ Christmas Stamp.

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Rating: 3.8/5

The motifs for the 2012 Christmas stamps are based on the story of the Night Troll which is included in the Jón Árnason collection of Icelandic folk tales.

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published November 23rd, 2012

Fascinating tourists destinations chosen for you on stamps by Korean Post!

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Rating: 3.6/5

The second installment of Fascinating Tourist Destinations in Korea introduces Gungnamji Pond in Buyeo, the Sheep Ranch in Daegwallyeong, Cheonjiyeon Waterfall in Jeju Island and Dinosaur Ridge on Mt. Seoraksan. Gungnamji Pond in Buyeo The welcoming wooden bridge unfolds widely over the pond. When the bridge is crossed, a cozy pavilion awaits.

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published November 23rd, 2012

WOPA-stamps.com wins a prestigious Business Award

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Rating: 3.2/5

The online philatelic business, www.wopa-stamps.com which is a division of the Gibraltar Philatelic Bureau has been awarded the 2012 Federation of Small Business Award for Innovation & Achievement in Gibraltar.

WOPA competed against many other businesses for the award and the prize was awarded to its Managing Director, Glendon Martinez at the Federation of Small Business annual dinner held on the 15th November 2012 which was attended by over 150 business managers and saw presentations from the Chairman of the Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses and the Chief Minister of Gibraltar. (read more)

published November 22nd, 2012

Classical Chinese Poetry presented on a stamp by Chinese Post.

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Rating: 4.0/5

Following the Tang Dynasty (618-907) poetry, ci, a kind of classical Chinese poetry, of the Song Dynasty (960-1279) marked a new pinnacle in Chinese literary history. Huanxisha, a representative work by the renowned poet Yan Shu, expresses the sentiment about spring time, containing the reflection of life.

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published November 22nd, 2012

Six precious insect species found in Hong Kong celebrated by Hong Kong Post!

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Rating: 3.6/5

Characterised by metropolitan hustle and bustle, Hong Kong is also blessed with a countryside rich in ecological resources. This favourable habitat is home to a great variety of insects, many of which are rare species.

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published November 22nd, 2012

Centenary of Estonian scouting – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.1/5

Scouting first arrived in Estonia in 1912 when the first Boy Scout unit launched activity at the Pärnu Boys’ Gymnasium (high school). As a result Estonia is among the first half a hundred countries where scouting, set up on the initiative of Baden-Powell in Great Britain in 1907, established its foothold.

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published November 21st, 2012

China’s bustling Capital city to host the 2012 stamp expo!!!

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Rating: 3.5/5

The expo will be held at the Exhibition Hall of the China World Trade Center in Beijing – China’s bustling capital city. It will provide an opportunity for Chinese and international exhibitors to showcase their numismatic and philatelic products on a global scale.

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published November 21st, 2012

A Biblical Scene is the main focus for Ireland’s Christmas Stamp.

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Rating: 3.9/5

The two Stamps on a Roll (SOAR), stamps are based on paintings of Biblical scenes, while the self-adhesive stamp features a secular image.

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published November 20th, 2012