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Italia 2018 International Philatelic Exhibition ,Verona, Italy "Italy 2018 " International Philatelic Exhibition was held at Verona, Italy from 23-25 November 2018.

Armenia Issued Stamps on Yerevan's 2800th Anniversary A souvenir sheet with four stamps dedicated to the theme “Armenian history: 2800th anniversary of the foundation of Yerevan” has been put into circulation by “HayPost” CJSC in the premises of Yerev…

Special Cover Released on St.John's Academy Allahabad A special cover and special cancellation for Saint John's Academy was released on 8.12.18 to commemorate the silver jubliee celebrations of the school. The cover was released by Shri. S B Yadav, Asst Director Allahabad Region in the presence of Shri C.

New Stamps Released from Croatia It has a proportionally large and dry head, wide forehead, tall and nicely curved long neck, low and slightly exposed withers, long and wide body, good back and round croup with a high dock. Its chest is wide and deep, legs are firm, bony and strong with clearly exposed tendons.

1347. 🇲🇼🇿🇦🇱🇰 Malawi Vultures, South Africa Big Five And War In Ceylon. 🇲🇼🇿🇦🇱🇰 Malawi Vultures, South Africa Big Five And War In Ceylon. 🇲🇼 Malawi Post issued a set of 6 stamps sold in a sheetlet plus 5 single stamp miniature sheets on 3 December 2018 on the subject of Vultures of Africa.

OTD: John McCrae's 'In Flanders Fields' published in Punch magazine On today's date in 1915, the poem In Flanders Fields was published in Punch magazine. Written by Canadian doctor and Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, the poem immortalized the poppy and inspired the adoption of handmade poppies to be worn in memory of those who died in the war.

Special Cover Released on India's Clean City Mysuru Phila Mirror - The Indian Philately Journal.

1346. 🇦🇺 Australia Post To Promote US Culture On New 'Sticker Stamps'. 🇦🇺 Australia Post To Promote US Culture On New 'Sticker Stamps'. 🇦🇺 According to my arithmetic Australia Post has so far issued 321 stamp items during 2018. But, it seems, those who are charged with screwing money out of collectors are not satisfied with that dubious achievement.

Harry Potter PSB error - an upright pane! Labels: 2018 Programme, error, prestige stamp booklet, special stamps News about British stamps - welcome to Norvic Philatelics' blog News as we get it relies on what I find and what other people find, so please send your news!

India and Singapore Celebrating 25 years of Maritime Bilateral Exercises with Releasing a Stamp Final phase:"We are proud of having the longest planned exercises continuously for 25 years," Admiral Lanba said on board INS Sahyadri at the Naval Base here. Rear Admiral Hong said the simultaneous release of postal cover and stamps by Indian and Singaporean Postal Departments typified the significance of the relationship between the two nations.

Club News Organ donation is the gift of an organ to a person with end stage organ disease and who needs a transplant. The organs that can be donated are: Liver, Kidney, Pancreas, Heart, Lung, Intestine. The tissues that can be donated are: Cornea, Bone, Skin, Heart Valve, Blood Vessels, Nerves and Tendon, etc.

1345. 🇺🇸 IGPC Recycling Old Stamps After 32 Years. 🇺🇸 IGPC Recycling Old Stamps After 32 Years. 🇦🇬 In a comment at the end of Blog 1340, Chris de Haer asks a question about the 100 gold foil 'stamps' currently being sold on the IGPC website which depict 'Rare stamps of the World'.

OTD: First national declaration of Black History Month in Canada On today's date in 1995, the House of Commons officially recognized February as Black History Month after a motion was introduced by the first Black Canadian woman elected to Parliament, Jean Augustine, who was MP for the riding of Etobicoke-Lakeshore from 1993-2006.

Indian Winners at Thailand 2018 World Stamp Exhibition THAILAND 2018 was an extraordinary world stamp exhibition organized by the Philatelic Association of Thailand under the Patronage of H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn from November 28 to December 3, 2018 at the Royal Paragon Hall, Siam Paragon, Bangkok, Thailand on the auspicious occasion of the First Anniversary Celebration of H.M.

UNPA Issued Stamps on International Dance Day UNPA has issued an overprinted special event sheet on 28th November 2018 to commemorate the Thailand 2018 world stamp exhibition in Bangkok.The sheet depicts International Dance Day.

OTD: Les Canadiens de Montréal celebrate 100th anniversary On today's date in 2009, Mike Cammalleri scored a second-period hat trick as the Montreal Canadiens celebrated their 100th anniversary with a 5-1 victory against the Boston Bruins.

OFDCs cancelled at printer warehouse After receiving a reader's question about how official first-day covers are postmarked, CSN inquired with Canada Post to find out how the Crown corporation handles the postmarking process.

OTD: Murray's 'Good News' tops Billboard country chart On today's date in 1983, Anne Murray's single A Little Good News reached No. 1 on Billboard's country chart for the week of Dec. A Little Good News was released in September 1983 as the lead single from Murray's 20th album, which shares the same name.

Philatelic Exhibition Kuttispex 18 Concluded A philatelic exhibition Kuttispex-18 was organized at Tiruchirapalli on 30th November 2018.The exhibition was organized by India post.

A controversial hero The man depicted in portrait form and as the main character on the stamps issued by China in 1960 was a Canadian physician, medical innovator, and noted communist. He became expert in thoracic surgery and developed or modified more than a dozen new surgical tools.

OTD: Ti-Cats lose by one point in famed 'Fog Bowl' On today's date in 1962, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats by one point in the 50th Grey Cup, which became known as the "Fog Bowl." The game began the previous day, on Dec. 1, at Toronto's Exhibition Stadium, a multi-purpose venue that formerly stood at Exhibition Place.

USPS will Issue Stamps on Marvin Gaye and Gregory Hines Entertainment icons Marvin Gaye and Gregory Hines will soon be honored with Forever stamps, the United States Postal Service announced this week.The late legends will be featured among new c…

1344. 🇬🇧 First 2018 Issues From Universal Mail And Barbados. 🇬🇧 First 2018 Issues From Universal Mail And Barbados. 🇬🇧 Although a number of reprints have been released during 2018, new issues from Universal Mail United Kingdom have not been numerous. As far as I can see there are only 4 new strips of 5, each sold for £6.25p, that have been released so far during 2018.

'It isn't money that keeps you from stamps; it's time,' says 50-year RPSC member John Jamieson, long-time philatelist and owner of Saskatoon Stamp Centre, was presented with an honorary life membership certificate and medal this October after 50 consecutive years as a member of The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada. "You know what's nice about 50 years of membership?

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