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EUROPA STAMPS DEPICT SINGING BAILIWICK BIRDS

Stamps featuring stunning photographs of birds found in the Bailiwick of Guernsey are to be issued by Guernsey Stamps for its EUROPA issue. The set includes two Europa stamps, which incorporate a special feature for smartphone users, as they can be
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STAMPS DEPICT THE WORK OF CELEBRATED GUERNSEY ARCHITECT

Guernsey Stamps announces that the work of one of Guernsey’s best-known architects will be depicted across its latest stamp issue (release date 13 February 2019).
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GUERNSEY STAMPS COMMEMORATE SINKING OF SS STELLA 120 YEARS AGO

Guernsey Stamps announces that it has produced a special issue commemorating the tragic day, 120 years ago, when the SS Stella hit Les Casquets reef north of Alderney and sank (issue date: 13 February 2019).
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Nordic skating – an increasingly popular winter activity in Åland

On 8 March 2019, Åland Post focuses on Nordic skating, an increasingly popular recreational winter activity. Based in Stockholm, the photographer behind the motif, Lasse Kärkkäinen, is an ardent skater.
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80th anniversary of Ålander Uno Ekblom’s Atlantic adventure

In 2019, 80 years have passed since Ålander Uno Ekblom set off on the voyage of his life, an extraordinary adventure. On 8 March, Åland Post commemorates his implausible achievement as the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean to
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See multicoloured northern lights on Åland stamp

8 March sees a stamp issue by Åland Post featuring the fascinating luminous phenomenon aurora borealis. The chance of experiencing Nordic lights in Åland is pretty good from mid-August to April when nights are dark. Ålander Ingmar Eriksson, experienced photographer
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Symbolic, singing birds to feature on Jersey stamps

A set of six stamps featuring birds which can be sighted in Jersey will be issued by Jersey Post on Tuesday 5 March as part of the 2019 Europa stamp issue, National Birds. Illustrated by Mark Wilkinson, the set includes
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Final stamps in the series on Icelandic Contemporary Design to be released on 7th February 2019

Almost every year since 2008, Iceland Post has issued four stamps dedicated to Icelandic contemporary design, focussing on the Iceland Design Centre’s member associations. The stamps (36 in total) span a period of 10 years of Icelandic design, and have
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Jersey announces a schedule of Post & Go events for spring

 A new issue, exhibition overprints and third kiosk herald a busy time for Jersey Post & Go this February.  New Post & Go Design The new Post & Go design, Durrell: Saving Primates, will be launched by Jersey Post on
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STAMPS DEPICT THE WORK OF CELEBRATED GUERNSEY ARCHITECT

Guernsey Stamps announces that the work of one of Guernsey’s best-known architects will be depicted across its latest stamp issue (release date 13 February 2019).
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