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India has made many interesting collaborations with other countries regarding joint issues. In 2003 a joint issue with South Korea featured the Cheomseongdae Observatory, built during the reign of Queen Seondeok (632-647), a great landmark in Gyeongju, capital of...
In 2018, Malawi produced a miniature stamp sheet with a major error, resulting in the withdrawal of the sheet from sale. Featuring a Vulture, and part of an issue entitled 'Vultures of Malawi' (see stamps below), it was missing...
100 years of Bulgaria's Rhodope narrow-gauge railway was commemorated with this stamp sheet. The railway has been under threat for many years due to lack of investment but there is hope that as a tourist attraction the line will...
Some great additions to stock this week include many fine fauna and flora stamps from Albania. Illustrated beautifully, these Albania bird stamps show a European Crested Tit, an Atlantic Canary, a Common Linnet, a Rock Thrush, a Goldcrest and...
The USPS Black Heritage stamp series issue for 2010 featured Oscar Micheaux. He was an author, film director, screenwriter, and producer who between 1919 and 1948 wrote, produced, directed, and distributed more than 45 films for African-American audiences. He...

Andorra

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The Principality of Andorra is the only country in the world with two foreign postal organisations in the same country - the French and Spanish postal services. Andorra is a tiny independent country, situated in the Pyrennees, bordered by...
The charitable foundation Pro Juventute was set up in Switzerland in 1912. It is dedicated to supporting the rights and needs of Swiss children and youth. Since 1912 (with the exception of 1914, the year the First World War began), ...

Year of the Tiger

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This commemorative miniature sheet features an illustration by Chinese artist Wang Huming. The miniature sheet seen here, issued by Jersey Post, shows two tiger cubs playing with their mother. The Chinese hanzi (written character) for Tiger is featured in the...
First issued by the US postal Service in December 1993, the Legends of the West stamps shown here promised to be a very popular set. But one incorrect image made it one of the most infamous errors in American...
1st ClassLetter1st ClassLarge Letter 2nd ClassLetter2nd ClassLarge Letter Following a successful national trial Great Britain's Royal Mail will now be adding unique barcodes to all of its regular ‘everyday’ Definitive and Christmas stamps. Each barcoded stamp will have a digital twin...
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