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Year of the Rat celebrated on Jersey stamps

The Year of the Rat is the subject of Jersey Post’s first stamp issue of 2020, to be released on Friday 3 January. Illustrated by Wang Huming in Beijing, China, the issue comprises a single stamp and a Miniature Sheet
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Jersey Post announces the first half of its 2020 stamp programme

Please find below details of the first half of Jersey Post’s 2020 stamp programme:3 January                Lunar New Year – Year of the Rat12 February            Jersey Artists: Claude Cahun                  26 March                Beethoven – 250th Birth Anniversary7 April                     EUROPA – Ancient Postal
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Luxembourg new stamp issues in December 2019

Post Luxembourg is issuing a new series of stamps on December 3rd of 2019.A special series for Christmas 2019  will be released featuring the classic motive of the decorated tree.The architecture of the Moselle region will be highlighted on the
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Guernsey releases mini sheet to mark 100th anniversary of Armistice Day

Guernsey Post’s Philatelic Bureau announces that it has issued a commemorative miniature sheet stamp to mark the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, released on 11 November 2019.The stamp design, which has been created by local agency The Potting Shed, depicts the
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Guernsey Post & Go gets festive

Guernsey Stamps announces that its GG02 Series Post & Go stamps will feature a seasonal message during December.
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Yearbook celebrates this year’s Guernsey stamps: philatelic bureau also announces its 2020 stamp programme

Guernsey Stamps announces the publication of its 50th Anniversary 2019 Yearbook, which features the complete collection of Guernsey and Alderney stamps released this year.
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Luxembourg new stamp issues in November 2019

Post Luxembourg will be issuing a new series of stamps on November 8th 2019.A stamp block will be released illustrating a portrait of Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor an Duke of Luxembourg, one of the most powerful European rulers in
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Jersey’s festive stamps to feature a children’s nativity play

A children’s nativity play is the subject of Jersey Post’s 2019 Christmas stamp issue which will be released on 20 November. Designed by Sharif Tarabay, the eight self-adhesive stamps feature colourful illustrations of children performing in their Christmas play.
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An Icelandic tradition of making your own Christmas tree

Iceland is a land where forests are scarce… the native forests are mostly composed of birch trees, and so the tradition of ornamenting Christmas trees as we know them is relatively new. The first Christmas trees were imported to Iceland
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Paper cut designs give creative twist to Guernsey’s Christmas stamps

Guernsey Post is excited to announce that this year’s Christmas stamps, which depict scenes from The Nativity, have been created by a local artist using paper-cutting techniques (stamp issue date: 30 October 2019).Guernsey Post’s head of philatelic, Bridget Yabsley, explains:
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