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United States Post celebrates the life of Rosa Parks!

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Rating: 3.6/5

The U.S. Postal Service 2013 Rosa Parks stamp honors the life of this extraordinary American activist who became an iconic figure in the civil rights movement.

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published February 4th, 2013


Contemporary Art VII from Greenland!

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Rating: 3.9/5

The issue on 14th January is completed with three stamps in the series ”Contemporary Greenlandic Art”.

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published February 3rd, 2013

Timeless Jane Austen Works to become the pride of Royal Mail!

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Rating: 3.9/5

Jane Austen, the author behind timeless works such as Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility and Emma, is to have her work celebrated on a set of Royal Mail Special Stamps.

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published February 3rd, 2013


NEW Diamond Anniversary of the Coronation by Gibraltar Post!

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Rating: 3.8/5

The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II was the ceremony in which the newly ascended monarch, Elizabeth II, was crowned Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Ceylon, and Pakistan, as well as taking on the role of Head of the Commonwealth.

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published February 2nd, 2013

Magyar Posta celebrates the bicentenary of the birth of Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi with unusual stamp releases!

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Rating: 4.0/5

In March 2013 Magyar Posta will release “audible” postage stamps to mark the bicentenary of the birth of Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi.

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published February 2nd, 2013


Bicentenary Of The Birth Of Richard Wagner & Giuseppe Verdi by Portugal!

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Rating: 4.2/5

They share the birth year and a masterful talent that catapulted them to the forefront of the history of music. There is no record of them ever having crossed in life. But they were companions in time and brilliant artists in a romantic Europe shaken by major social and political upheavals.

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published February 1st, 2013

1700th Anniversary of the Edict of Milan.

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Rating: 4.1/5

Christianity was rapidly spreading throughout the Roman Empire for which Jesus’ Apostles were responsible by preaching the good news to the world – the gospel. They all gave their lives for the Christ, only John the Evangelist died of natural causes at the advanced age.

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published February 1st, 2013


Tristan da Cunha – The Tristan Song Project

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Rating: 3.9/5

The Tristan Song Project is an unlikely collaboration between children from the most remote inhabited island in the world and pupils from Norfolk, England.

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published January 31st, 2013

Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of The Coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II!

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Rating: 4.1/5

Following on from the issue commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the Accession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in 2012 and taking note of the excitement that surrounded the celebrations, the Ascension Island Post Office is now releasing a very special series of stamps to celebrate the next milestone in Her Majesty’s life which is the 60th Anniversary of the Coronation.

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published January 30th, 2013


Falkland Islands – Referendum 2013

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Rating: 3.9/5

The Falkland Islands is home to 2563 people (2012 census), a community who through nine generations have lived their lives and worked in these beautiful Islands.  Our community has been formed through voluntary immigration and settlement over the course of nearly two hundred years.  We are a diverse society, with people from around the world having made these Islands their home.

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published January 29th, 2013

Gibraltar issues its first ever stamp celebrating the Chinese New Year!

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Rating: 3.9/5

According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2013 is the Year of the Snake, beginning on February 10, 2013 and ending on January 30, 2014.

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published January 27th, 2013