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JOINT ISSUE WITH ITALY – AEROGRAMME FIFTH CENTENARY OF THE LIBERATION OF ST. JEROME EMILIANI – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.0/5

Born into a noble family in Venice in 1486, as a young man he was responsible for the defense of the fortress of Quero (Belluno) during the war against the League of Cambrai, the biggest conflict in Italy during the Renaissance. Despite a vigorous resistance, the fortress fell and he was captured.

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published September 4th, 2012


90´s stars – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.0/5

The stamp series on Finnish music has reached the 1990´s.

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published September 3rd, 2012

110th Anniversary of Nanjing University – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.1/5

Nanjing University evolved from Sanjiang Normal School founded in 1902, and meanwhile merged with the Nanking University founded in 1888.

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published September 3rd, 2012


Jersey Birdlife VI – Threatened Birds – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.7/5

Jersey Postʼs sixth set of stamps in the Jersey Birdlife series feature species that are classed as ʻthreatenedʼ. As in many other places worldwide, it is inevitable that Jersey is also seeing a markeddecrease in certain bird species. Whether through the surreptitious shift in climate or, closer to home, thechange or complete loss of habitat, certain species are currently experiencing great difficulty in adapting.Much is currently being undertaken by certain local environmental groups to restore lost habitat, especiallyon selected coastal and agricultural land. By so doing, such positive restoration and land management will hopefully prove of future benefit, not only to the threatened birds themselves, but for biodiversity as awhole.

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published September 2nd, 2012

CENTENARY OF THE ESKOLA ARMORY – Stamp Issue

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To celebrate the centenary of the Eskola Armory in Eibar (Gipuzkoa), a commemorative stamp is issued depicting a motif allusive to this institution.

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published September 2nd, 2012


Greenlandic Mining III – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.1/5

Ina Rosing has once again created two elegant stamps with

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published September 1st, 2012

Signs of the Zodiac: Leo—Official First Day Cover – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 2.6/5

This stamp in honour of Leo, the fifth sign of the zodiac, features a stylized lion in the foreground, with the constellation from which it originates in the background. The dominant colour used is yellow, a fitting shade for a sun sign.

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published September 1st, 2012


London Olympic Games 2012 – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.2/5

Commemorating the London 2012 Olympic Games with a set of two stamps within a miniature sheet.

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published August 31st, 2012

Australian Nobel Prize Winners – Stamp Issue

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Australia has a strong tradition of innovation and scientific achievement and, in per capita terms, is one of the world’s leading Nobel Prize-winning countries. Since 1915, when Australian William Lawrence Bragg shared the Prize in Physics, there have been some 11 Australian Nobel Laureates.

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published August 31st, 2012


Beaver – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 3.9/5

People often just call me “Hi Beaver!”, but basically, I try to steer clear of humans altogether and keep as low a profile as possible.

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published August 30th, 2012

JOINT ISSUE WITH GERMANY RAPHAEL: THE SISTINE MADONNA AND THE MADONNA OF FOLIGNO – Stamp Issue

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Rating: 4.2/5

The Madonna of Foligno, found today in the Vatican Pinacoteca, and the Sistine Madonna, conserved in Dresden, Saxony (Germany), were produced almost at the same time by Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio, 1483-1520). In 1511 Sigismondo de’ Conti, private and later political secretary to Pope Julius II, commissioned the artist to create a new altarpiece for Santa Maria in Aracoeli.

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published August 30th, 2012