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Liechtenstein issue “Chinese Signs of the Zodiac – Rooster”

Also this year the Philately is continuing the artistically designed series of Chinese zodiac signs. For the “Year of the Rooster 2017” (value CHF 2.00), it is issuing a new self-adhesive special stamp depicting a filigree silhouette that was created
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Liechtenstein issue “Christmas – Nostalgic Christmas cards”

A selection of postcards on Christmas themes, the originals of which can be viewed in the Principality of Liechtenstein’s postal museum, adorn this year’s traditional Christmas stamps. The four motifs Lamplight (value CHF 0.85), Exchanging Christmas Presents (value CHF 1.00),
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Åland Post focuses on the Year of the Rooster

  On 11 November, in time for the Year of the Rooster, a miniature sheet featuring two roosters will be issued. Created by Swedish stamp engraver and artist Martin Mörck, the miniature sheet is an issue in the Åland Post’s
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Liechtenstein issue “Liechtenstein without us”

What would happen to Liechtenstein if there were no more people? Swiss illustrator Angelo Boog put this hypothetical question to himself. The answer can be found in his three collages which provide the motifs for the new three-part souvenir sheet
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Liechtenstein issue “Artistic photography: Erich Allgäuer”

  Liechtensteiner Erich Allgäuer (b. 1939) was inspired to take his first steps in photography after a visit to Rome in 1960. Since then he has become passionate about photography, to the extent that he is never seen without a
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Liechtenstein issue “Collections in Liechtenstein: Motorcycles”

Motorcycles from the last century round off the Collections in Liechtenstein series. In 1928, the “M. Thun” (value CHF 0.85) rolled out of the motorcycle works in Vienna. Equipped with a 490 ccm JAP engine, the motorcycle was ridden in the
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Liechtenstein issue “Joint issue with the Czech Republic”

The painting entitled “A Young Woman on a Balcony” (value CHF 1.50) from the 17th century graces the new, completely steel-engraved joint issue stamp of the Czech Republic and Liechtenstein. The work by the Dutch artist Gerrit Dou (1613-1675) hangs
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Liechtenstein issue “Fraternities in Liechtenstein”

Fraternities are religious organisations devoted to voluntary works of piety and charity. Such fraternities were also founded in Liechtenstein between the 16th and 18th centuries. The Philately has commemorated three such fraternities in special stamps. The “Maria Hilf Fraternity” was
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