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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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Iceland’s calves and lambs…

The second set in Postphil’s series “The young of Iceland’s domestic animals” will be released in April this year. After kids and kittens in 2017, in 2018, the  “animals of honour” featured on our stamps are calves and lambs. Spring
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Royal Engagement Stamp Issue

Prince Henry of Wales is the second son of Charles, Prince of Wales and Diana, Princess of Wales. He and Meghan Markle, an American actress, have been in a relationship since June 2016. On 27 November 2017, Clarence House announced
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“Our boys at the World Cup in Russia in 2018”

Those of you who combine love for football and a keen interest in philately will be delighted to find out that Postphil Iceland will issue a stamp in honour of the Icelandic national football team and of their supporters this
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Stamps celebrate reformation of ‘Guernsey’s Own’ 201 Squadron as RAF marks centenary

  Guernsey Post will release stamps to celebrate the reformation of No 201 Squadron, which will be back in action from 2021 flying the new P-8 anti- submarine warfare (ASW) aircraft (stamp issue date – 3 April 2018).
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Jersey Post commemorates 100 Years of the RAF

On 31 March 2018, Jersey Post will issue six stamps, a Souvenir Miniature Sheet and a Prestige Stamp Booklet to commemorate 100 Years of the RAF. 
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Luxembourg new stamp issues in March 2018

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New franking labels from Åland present lovely orchids

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