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Part 10 in this series of articles begins in the year 1998 with a stamp commemorating Madam C.J. Walker (1867-1919). Madam C.J. Walker created hair-care and cosmetic products, particularly specialising in products for African-American hair. She developed a very...
A stamp issue from the South Arabian postal administration of Aden in 1968 was dedicated to the old and, what might have been considered by its designers in 1968, new wonders of the world. The stamp sheet has two...
The set of definitives shown here was issued in 1903 by Madagascar, a French colony from 1897 to 1958. The stamps' artwork features a Zebu (a cattle breed) a small tree and a Lemur. The tree is the ornamental...

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Pro Patria, in Latin, means 'for one's country'.  The Pro Patria Association is a Swiss patriotic and charitable association whose aim is to promote Swiss National Day, which now takes place every August, and to collect funds to benefit disadvantaged groups and minorities.  Much of...
Unfriendly dogs can often be hindrance to postmen when delivering mail and although this story doesn't have a particularly happy ending, one medium-size mongrel's memory lives on at America's Smithsonian National Postal Museum in Washington D.C. In America towards the...
Here's a small sample of stamps from the thousands added to PostBeeld's vast stock in the last weeks. With cancellation of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the possibility of the games taking place this...
At the end of May Royal Mail issued a set of 12 special stamps to celebrate one of the UK’s most successful songwriters and greatest music icons, Paul McCartney. The main stamp set features a selection of eight LPs which have...
In 1981 Mongolia issued a set of stamps to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the German LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin airship polar flight. The special feature of the set is Arctic fauna, with the inclusion of copies of stamps issued...
Continuing with our series of articles regarding the U.S. Post "Black Heritage" series of stamps we have reached the year 1994 when Allison Davis (1902-1983) was featured on the 1994 Black Heritage stamp. Dr. William Allison Davis was an...
Cuckoos are just one of around 127 species of birds that make up the family Cuculidae. These birds are mostly tropical in distribution, but some species also breed in the temperate zones. Many species are parasitic breeders, laying their...
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