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Coastal Landscapes of the Falkland Islands – Stamp Issue

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The Falkland Islands, an archipelago composed of a large number of islands, are situated in the South Atlantic

Generally speaking the entire Falkland coastline is broken into many different sections all having their own characteristics. However, it could be said that some four areas present

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published June 15th, 2012


Flora – Old Slavic sacred trees – Stamp Issue

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Long before a belief on various pagan deities, prehistoric people began to respect nature. Along with the cult of water, fire, lightning in the sky and bright sun, and developed the cult of the tree. Sometimes people believed to be in the tops of trees are the

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published June 15th, 2012

The Bahamas – Olympic Games – Stamp Issue

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Bahamas Celebrates its Participation in the London 2012 Olympic Games.

The 2012 Olympic Games are the third to be held in London. In 1908 the games were scheduled to take place in Rome, but the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 1906 led to them being moved to London. The 1944 Olympics were also to have been held in London, but were deferred to 1948 due to

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published June 14th, 2012


Erasmus – 25 Years – Stamp Issue

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Erasmus
The first one, an important personality of the Renaissance, a scholar and traveller, fought for dialogue in a time of theological disputes and religious intolerance.
The second one celebrates the 25th anniversary and is “Santo-e-Senha”  of a community of nearly three million people, spread across Europe, united by the identity ties of a

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published June 14th, 2012

30th Anniversary of Liberation- Stamp issue

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The 14th June 2012 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Falkland Islands. The people of the Falklands trace their ancestry in the Islands over 170 years, some with family ties going as far back as nine generations.

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published June 13th, 2012


Olympic Games, The Road to London – Stamp issue

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Australian athletes have competed in all Olympic Games of the modern era. Our first Olympian was Edwin Flack, who won two gold medals and one bronze at the first modern Olympiad in Athens in 1896.

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published June 13th, 2012

Open Sandwiches- Stamp issue

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“That sandwiched aren’t food, and love isn’t hate, that’s all I know for now about sandwiches and love”.

So wrote Danish poet Johan Herman Welsh on the occasion of a social gathering in the 10770’s at which only open sandsiches were served. At that time Danes ate two hot meals a day and sandwiches were regarded as something of a last resort. Bread slices with fat or butter and maybe a little salami were certainly not seen as high style.

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published June 11th, 2012


Mail a Smile Forever Stamps Celebrate Disney Pixar Characters- Stamp issue

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Amid a sea of smiles, the U.S. Postal Service celebrated the issuance of 125 million new stamps today featuring popular Disney•Pixar characters. The Mail a Smile Forever stamps official First-Day-of-Issue dedication ceremony took place at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort.

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published June 11th, 2012

London – 30th Olympic Games, Stamp issue

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Sport and Republic of San Marino. The Olympic Games and the philatelic issues of San Marino. Two goals and a long complicity celebrated in the souvenir-sheet designed by M. Fontana and dedicated to the 30th edition of the most famous world sport event.

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published June 7th, 2012


Europa Visit- Stamp issue

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Coloured hands as symbol of the various world’s ethnic groups. Joy and happiness to represent jubilation.The Azienda Autonoma di Stato Filatelia e Numismatica di San Marino gave its feed back to the request of PostEurop with a stamp of Paolo Maniglio.

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published June 6th, 2012

The London 2012 Olympic Games- Stamp issue

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Royal Mail will issue a special mini-sheet of stamps to coincide with the spectacular opening of the London 2012 Olympic Games on 27 July.

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published June 5th, 2012