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100th Anniversary of friar Nikola Simovic’s death – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 2.8/5

Friar Nikola Šimović, given name Marko, was born on April 25 1839 in Zvirovici (then Gradnići parish and today Studenci). In 1853 he comes at Seminary in Široki Brijeg, and in 1855. he enters into Novitiate which he finished in 1856 and laid solemn vows.

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published September 18th, 2012


85th Stamp Day – Kalocsa – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.4/5

Magyar Posta traditionally greets this greatest festival for stamp collectors by issuing stamps. In addition to the souvenir sheet with extra charge, a dual denomination stamp series and a special version of it will come out. Magyar Posta will devote the surcharge sum (200 Forints per sheet) to supporting organised stamp collecting activity in Hungary.

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published September 17th, 2012

DOG BREEDS – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.2/5

The dog, the first animal tamed by humans, is a carnivorous mammal belonging to canidae family.

Until recently they believed that the taming of this animal took place 14–15,000 years ago. Recent discoveries of some canidae skulls at Goyet (Belgium) andRazboinichyaCave(Siberia) attest that dogs were tamed by more than 33,000 years ago.

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published September 17th, 2012


Parks IV – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.1/5

The Akureyri Park is run by the town as a botanical garden and a nature park. The latter was formally opened to the public in 1912 while the botanic garden opened in 1957. The Park Society was founded in 1909 with Sigridur Sæmundsdóttir as its first president.

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published September 16th, 2012

Europa – Visit Ireland – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.4/5

Every year, the postal administrations of Europe jointly issue stamps on a selected theme bearing the Post Europ Europa logo. This year’s theme is ‘Visit……’ (Ireland) and An Post selected two scenic attractions to feature on these stamps.

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published September 16th, 2012


70th Ann Award of George Cross to Malta – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.0/5

Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the award of the George Cross to Malta on 15 April 1942.

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published September 15th, 2012

LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES – Stamp Issue

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The 30th Olympic Games took place in London from 27 July to 12 August 2012.

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published September 15th, 2012


Joint Issue Israel Nepal – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.3/5

Israel and Nepal established full diplomatic relations in 1960. The Prime Ministers at the time were David Ben Gurion of Israel and B.P. Koirala of Nepal. Nepal was among the first Asian countries to establish relations with Israel and one of the only bold nations that did not support the 1975 United Nations resolution equating Zionism with racism.

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published September 14th, 2012

Space Science – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 4.0/5

ROYAL MAIL BLASTS INTO OUTER SPACE FOR FASCINATING JOURNEY ROUND SOLAR SYSTEM

The Space Science stamps will mark 50th anniversary of Ariel 1, the first British satellite

Featuring images from the Sun and Saturn, the set of six stamps is designed to celebrate Britain’s role in space exploration

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published September 14th, 2012


The North by the Sea – Life at the Coast – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.1/5

Coastline surveillance by air and maintenance of the lighthouses along the

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published September 13th, 2012

Pop Art – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.4/5

Pop! – Off comes the lid, and things start to bubble over,

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published September 13th, 2012