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“Our boys at the World Cup in Russia in 2018”

Those of you who combine love for football and a keen interest in philately will be delighted to find out that Postphil Iceland will issue a stamp in honour of the Icelandic national football team and of their supporters this
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Stamps celebrate reformation of ‘Guernsey’s Own’ 201 Squadron as RAF marks centenary

  Guernsey Post will release stamps to celebrate the reformation of No 201 Squadron, which will be back in action from 2021 flying the new P-8 anti- submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft (stamp issue date – 3 April 2018).
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Jersey Post commemorates 100 Years of the RAF

On 31 March 2018, Jersey Post will issue six stamps, a Souvenir Miniature Sheet and a Prestige Stamp Booklet to commemorate 100 Years of the RAF. 
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Luxembourg new stamp issues in March 2018

POST Luxembourg is releasing a commemorative series of 3 stamps as well as two special stamps on March 2018. “SOS Kannerduerf Letzebuerg“ (SOS Children’s Village Luxembourg) will be especially honored this year. Their 50th anniversary stamp will be illustrated by
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New franking labels from Åland present lovely orchids

On 13 March 2018, Åland Post launches a new type of self-adhesive franking labels. The first series is a set of four types of lovely scented orchids that thrive in the Åland soil.
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2018 Nordic issue from Åland focuses on Atlantic salmon

Focus lies on Nordic species of fishes as the series of stamps from the Nordic postal administrations continues. Salmon has been of great importance to professional fishing in Åland. On 13 March, Åland Post issues a stamp flaunting a silvery
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America built sailing ships on first 2018 Åland stamps

  On 1 February 2018, the fourth issue in the 6-year series of Sailing ship stamps appears. Exploring the Åland era of sailing ships, artist Allan Palmer has depicted two impressive vessels built in America, full-rigged clipper Albania and schooner
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Bicentenaries of the National Library of Iceland and writer Jón Thoroddsen

On February 15th, Iceland Post will release two new stamps, both relating to literature in their own way. Issue 659A celebrates the bicentenary of the National Library of Iceland, which was Iceland’s central library from its foundation in 1818 until it merged
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Europa 2018: Jersey Bridges & Causeways

  Jersey Post will issue a set of four stamps on 9 March 2018 entitled Jersey Bridges & Causeways. ’Bridges’ is this year’s theme set by ‘PostEurop’, the trade association which represents the interests of European public postal operators.
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Black Rhino depicted on Guernsey’s endangered species stamp

Guernsey Post announces that it will issue a miniature sheet stamp of the black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis), which is classified as critically endangered on the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) Red List (issue date 14 February 2018).
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