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Isle of Man Issued Stamps on D-Day To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Isle of Man Post Office has issued a new set of stamps, a dedicated collection honouring all the Manx men and women involved in the historic landings. The…
1425. 🇨🇾🇲🇾 Cyprus Commemorates Former President And Malaysia Commemorates Its Kings. ð¨ð¾ð²ð¾ Cyprus Commemorates Former President And Malaysia Commemorates Its Kings. ð¨ð¾ Cyprus Post will issue a single stamp on 24 April 2019 to commemorate the Centenary of the birth of Glafkos Clerides who was the fourth President of Cyprus holding office from 1993 for the 10 years up until 2003.
Hanse Across the Sea The Hanseatic League, or Hanse, was formed as a northern European trading organisation, founded in the middle of the twelfth century in the north German city of Lubeck and continued as a powerful force for around 500 years.
'Sweet Canada' stamps serve up traditional Canadian desserts Traditional Canadian desserts offer more than a scrumptious end to a meal; behind many sweet treats is lore about Canada's history, such as a pie made from the berries that once helped Indigenous communities survive long prairie winters to the tarte au sucre that reminded colonists in New France of their former homeland.
1424. 🇳🇿 New Zealand Post To Illustrate Legend Of First Polynesian Visitor To New Zealand. ð³ð¿ New Zealand Post To Illustrate Legend Of First Polynesian Visitor To New Zealand. ð³ð¿ New Zealand Post will issue a set of 8 very colourful, attractive and interesting stamps on 5 June 2019 to illustrate the arrival of the legendary Kupe in New Zealand.
OTD: Marco Polo launched On today's date in 1851, James Smith launched his square-rigged clipper ship Marco Polo at Marsh Creek near Courtenay Bay in Saint John, N.B. The Canadian-built clipper ship had the body of a cargo ship above the water line and the configuration of a much-faster clipper ship below.
1423. 🇮🇳 India Post Remembers The Amritsar Massacre. ðð³ India Post Remembers The Amritsar Massacre. ðð³ On 13 April 2019 India Post issued 2 stamps and 1 miniature sheet to commemorate the Centenary of the Amritsar Massacre which is also called the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre.
'Young Collectors' turn up in full force at Trajan's 'National Show' Bidding was fierce between dozens of eccentric juniors vying for nearly 40 lots of material in the Young Collectors Postage Stamp and Coin Auction this March.
Four to sign RDP, philately's highest honour Four philatelists from around the world recently received an invitation to add their signatures to the Roll of Distinguished Philatelists, which is the highest philatelic honour possible. Founded in May 1921, the RDP is comprised of prominent philatelists who are recognized for their achievements and service to philately.
176 Countries Another country received today…Guinea. The Philatelic "establishment" has been critical of impoverished countries issuing stamps that have little relevance to the country. It is obviously designed to appeal to thematic / topical collectors.
WTSC to host annual club exhibition next month The West Toronto Stamp Club is hosting its annual club exhibition this May, and organizers are calling on members to tell their philatelic stories.
1422. 🇪🇬🇸🇩🇸🇸 An Egyptian Revolution And Sudanese Coups And Wars. ðªð¬ð¸ðð¸ð¸ An Egyptian Revolution And Sudanese Coups And Wars. ðªð¬ The postal service of Egypt issued a single stamp on 9 March 2019 which commemorates the Centenary of what it calls the Egyptian revolution of 1919.
India Post Issued Stamps on 100 Year's of The Jallianwala Bagh massacre India Post has issued a set of two commemorative postage stamps and a miniature sheet on 100 years of The Jallianwala Bagh massacre.The Vice President of India Mr. Vainkaia Naidu released the stamps on 13th April 2019 at Amritsar.
OTD: Queen approves Canadian Philatelic Society's request for 'Royal' prefix Royal*2019*Royale, this year's convention of The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada, will celebrate 60 years since Canada's national stamp club earned its "Royal" designation. The RPSC can trace its roots back to 1887, when advertisements were placed in Canadian and U.S.
Special Cover Released on Ranjit Sagar Pond The special cover was released during Bhilwarapex 2019 on 14th February 2019.Ranjit Sagar pond is situated at Gurlan in Bhilwara district of Rajasthan.This pond is a habitat of many Indian and migr…
175 Countries Today I received an ebay purchase. Commercial mail from Tonga.
OTD: Spring storm separates mainland from Toronto Islands, destroys island hotel On today's date in 1858, John Quinn's Peninsula Hotel was destroyed when a spring storm coming off Lake Ontario separated the mainland from the what's now known as Toronto Islands. In 2005, Canada Post issued five 50-cent definitive stamps featuring the Canadian flag billowing in the wind.
1421. 🇨🇦 Canadian Desserts, Turtles And Bridges To Be Shown On New Issues. ð¨ð¦ Canadian Desserts, Turtles And Bridges To Be Shown On New Issues. ð±ð° Sri Lanka Post issued a single rather uninteresting stamp on 11 April 2019 to commemorate the Centenary of the International Labour Organisation. A worthy subject but a dull design.
Special Cover Released on LBSNAA Mussoorie On the occasion of 150th Anniversary year of Father of Nation 'Mahatma Gandhi', a Festival of Literature and Art is being organized in which Governance, Fiction and Contemporary Issues and Writings in Hindi and Indian Language will be carried out along with organizing of painting exhibition, Philately exhibition and photograph exhibition.
Special Cover : Periyar Tiger Reserve Department of Posts takes pride in associating itself with the commemoration of the 40th year of Periyar Tiger Reserve and the release of Special Cover on 21/12/2018. Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked. Comment. Name.
Croatia Issued Miniature Sheet on Winner of the 2018 Davis Cup This edition was realised in cooperation with the Croatian Tennis Association.In 2004, Nikola Pilić led Croatia into the Davis Cup project. First, they had to reach the world group, and in 2005 they began their victory march.
174 Countries Another delivery today…Syria. Every envelope tells a story. Posted from Aleppo in the 1950s and a reminder that Syria was once a very stable country. Impossible not to reflect on how it is today.
PHILAMUSICA 2019, Luxembourg A special philatelic exhibition on Music theme will be held from June 8th to June 10th 2019 in Mondorf-les-Baines.Indian Philatelists and philatelists from other countries will be participating in this exhibition. A special pictorial postmark for the Exhibition PHILAMUSICA will be provided during exhibition in Luxembourg.
'National Show' door prize winners each take home $50 prize Two of 166 entrants into the National Postage Stamp and Coin Show door prize sweepstakes came home with a special gift courtesy of Trajan Publishing Corp., owner of the popular two-day show as well as CSN and CCN.
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