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The railway has played an incredibly important part in the lives of billions of people over the years. The first public railway which used only steam locomotives all the time, the Liverpool...
Rookworst (smoked sausage), wortelen (carrots), hagelslag (chocolate sprinkles)? These and other typically Dutch cuisinal ingredients are almost even more anchored in the culture of the Netherlands than tulips and windmills. A good reason for PostNL to publish...
Quite often when browsing stamps I come across items regarding certain people or subjects of which I previously had no knowledge. But that’s part of the fascination of stamp collecting as a hobby – it can be...
A pair of stamps issued by the Republic of Chad in 1969 commemorated the travels of two German explorers of the continent of Africa. The right-hand stamp...
The Deutsche Post (DP) was the state-owned postal and telecommunications monopoly of what was - from 1949 until the reunification of Germany on the 3rd of October 1990 - the German Democratic Republic (East...
Among the hundreds of items recently added to PostBeeld's vast stock is a large quantity of WWF stamps, some of which are shown in this article, beginning with this minisheet from Niue...
In 1963 a 6-stamp commemorative set was issued by Swiss Post, two being of 50c. value. The 5c. stamp commemorated 50 years of the Swiss Boy Scout League and the 10c, seen below, the centenary of the Swiss Alpine Club.
Quite often when browsing stamps I come across items regarding certain people or subjects of which I previously had no knowledge. But that's part of the fascination of stamp collecting as a hobby - it can be...
For Pope John Paul II's visit to Austria in 1983, a postcard with a printed 3 schillings stamp, the 'Bischofsmütze', was produced as part of the 'Get to know Austria' postcard series....
Pos Malaysia Berhad always looks for something different and unusual to feature on its stamps. In 2008 it produced six 'glow-in-the-dark' stamps featuring nocturnal animals native to Malaysia. The miniature stamp sheet...
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