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Luxembourg new stamp issues in May 2019

On 07 May, Post Luxembourg is issuing a special stamp illustrating the 175th Anniversary of the “Maîtrise (the choir) de la Cathédrale Notre-Dame”. Another special stamp will promote the 2019 European elections which will be held between the 23 and 26
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The Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s first wedding anniversary to be celebrated on Jersey stamps

Six stamps and a Miniature Sheet will be issued by Jersey Post on 2 May 2019 to celebrate the first wedding anniversary of Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Designed by Up Studio, the stamps feature photographs
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Europa stamps 2019 – National birds of Iceland

On April 11th, Iceland Post will release two beautiful Europa stamps. The theme for Europa 2019 is „National birds”. In conjunction with the PostEurop Birdproject 2019, the stamps have an exciting special feature this year: by scanning the stamps with your smartphone
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Colourful house from bygone days adorns Åland Sepac stamp

On 9 May, Åland Post highlights a certain type of carpenter’s house that was common in Åland around the turn of the century 1900. Old residential buildings are in focus on the 2019 Sepac stamp series issued by small European
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Provincial bird of Åland in flight on 2019 Europa stamp

Issued on 9 May is this year’s Åland contribution to the popular Europa stamp series. The 2019 theme is national birds and the magnificent white-tailed eagle, the provincial bird of Åland, spreads its wide wings on the Åland Europa stamp.
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Iceland – Tourist stamps VIII – Diving and Northern lights tours

Iceland may be renowned for its pristine and unusual landscapes, but some of its “waterscapes” are certainly not lacking! Þingvellir National park is quite unique – situated roughly on the limit between the north American and the European tectonic plates,
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Puppies and foals

Animal lovers will be happy in April, as the third set in our series on the young of Iceland’s domestic animals is about to be released. Previously, the series have featured kids and kittens  and calves and lambs – this
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Luxembourg new stamp issues in April 2019

On 1st  April, Post Luxembourg is issuing a special stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of the death of Dominique Lang. He is considered to be one of Luxembourg’s most important artists of the 20th century. Furthermore, the 25 years of efforts to raise
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World-renowned ballerina celebrated on Jersey stamps

World-renowned ballerina, Dame Margot Fonteyn DBE, is the subject of a set of six stamps and a Miniature Sheet to be issued by Jersey Post on 2 April 2019. Illustrated by fashion illustrator, Christian David Moore, the stamps celebrate the
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Did you know?…

Did you know that Vestmannaeyjar, or the Westmann Islands, are an archipelago of 15 islands, south of Iceland?  The story goes that Westmann Islanders are so proud of their islands that they consider “Main Iceland” as the northernmost island of
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