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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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Åland archipelago mice illustrate Year of the Rat

On 24 October, the Year of the Rat is in line to appear in Åland Post’s popular series of stamps illustrating the Chinese zodiac signs. Designed by artist Martin Mörck, the cute mice on the miniature sheet welcome everyone to
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Åland stamps capture the frozen beauty of snow crystals

This year’s two sparkling Christmas stamps from Åland Post appear on 24 October. Through the versatile use of watercolour, Swedish artist and summer Ålander Anette Gustafsson has explored the magic of snow crystals.
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George Eliot commemorated with Jersey stamps

The 200th birth anniversary of George Eliot, one of the most important writers of the 19th century, is to be commemorated with a set of six stamps to be issued by Jersey Post on 1 November 2019.Born on 22 November
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Jersey Post celebrates 50 years of postal independence with commemorative stamps

To celebrate 50 years of postal independence, Jersey Post will issue a set of eight commemorative stamps and a prestige booklet on 1st October 2019. Designed by local agency, TPA, the eight stamps illustrate the growth and change that has
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Gibraltar launches new Post & Go DKU unit

The Gibraltar Philatelic Bureau is extremely pleased to announce that a new Post & Go Desktop Kiosk Unit (DKU) has been installed at the Gibraltar Philatelic Bureau’s head office located at 9/3 Cooperage Lane, Gibraltar. The DKU unit will vend
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Luxembourg new stamp issues in September 2019

On 17 September, Post Luxembourg will issue a special stamp illustrating the 100 years of universal voting rights.Another special stamp will commemorate the centenary of the referendum from 1919.   At that point a large majority of the Luxembourgish population  was in favor  that Grand
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Popular Harvest Festival in Åland celebrated with stamps

With the release of a stamp booklet on 20 September, Åland Post pays tribute to the Harvest Festival, one of the largest and most popular recurrent Åland events. Åland photographer Therese Andersson has captured the lovely moments from the festival
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Guernsey marks 50th anniversary of postal independence with two commemorative stamp sets

Guernsey Post’s Philatelic Bureau is delighted to announce that it will issue two commemorative stamp sets to mark the 50th anniversary of postal independence – the first in celebration of developments in postal operations and the second featuring a stamp
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Iceland’s 2019 SEPAC stamp

On 12th September, Iceland post’s next stamp issue will be released. It includes the 2019 Sepac stamp on the theme Old residential buildings.The building chosen to feature on the Icelandic stamp is the Factor’s House in Nedstikaupstaður, Isafjordur. It is
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