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Bikes from past and present in Åland motorcycle booklet

  On 28 May, the 2018 stamp booklet from Åland Post presents to you a cavalcade of the history of motorcycles, documented by Åland photographer Daniel Eriksson.
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Beekeeping in focus on Åland stamp

On 28 May, Åland Post focuses on beekeeping in Åland. Seeing that bees are invaluable to fruit and berry growers in the islands, we find the honey bee, designed by Swedish artist Torbjörn Östman, among the apple flowers.
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Luxembourg new stamp issues in May 2018

Post Luxembourg issues new series of stamps on May 15th 2018 Post Luxembourg is releasing a special series of EUROPA stamps. The visuals used are drawings from students of primary and secondary classes For the primary students, the theme was
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Jersey stamps celebrate 150 years of JSPCA caring for animals and wildlife

150 Years of the JSPCA - Mint Set On 25 May 2018 Jersey Post will issue a set of eight stamps to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (JSPCA).
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Guernsey stamps to mark the 65th anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation

Guernsey Post is delighted to announce the release of stamps to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen (stamp issue date: 23 May 2018).
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Guernsey to issue stamps celebrating the marriage of HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Guernsey Post is delighted to announce that it will issue stamp products, including a miniature sheet, to celebrate the occasion of the forthcoming marriage of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle on 19thMay 2018 (issue date: 2 May).
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The Dam Busters – 75th Anniversary of Operation Chastise

On 16th May 2018, Jersey Post is releasing a set of six stamps and a Miniature Sheet commemorating the 75th Anniversary of Operation Chastise – a WWII mission that became more popularly known as The Dam Busters Raid.
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Eggert Ólafsson – 250th Anniversary

Eggert Ólafsson (December 1, 1726 – May 30, 1768) was a poet, a writer and naturalist from Svefneyjar islands in the northwest of Iceland. He studied natural sciences, classics, grammar, law and agriculture at the University of Copenhagen and was
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This year’s Åland Sepac stamp captures nature’s drama

9 May sees the next issue from Åland Post in the Sepac series of stamps issued by small European posts. The joint 2018 theme is Spectacular views and, with the sea as next-door neighbour, Åland Post chose to illustrate the
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Well-kept 1950s arch bridge adorn Åland 2018 Europa issue

9 May sees Åland Post’s contribution to the 2018 Europa theme Bridges. Designed by Åland graphic designer Sandra Henriksson, the rectangular stamp motif depicts the Bomarsund Bridge connecting the ruins of the Bomarsund fortress with the island of Prästö.
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