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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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Iceland – Tourist stamps VIII – Diving and Northern lights tours

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Puppies and foals

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Did you know?…

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September will be maritime…

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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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Bicentenaries of the National Library of Iceland and writer Jón Thoroddsen

On February 15th, Iceland Post will release two new stamps, both relating to literature in their own way. Issue 659A celebrates the bicentenary of the National Library of Iceland, which was Iceland’s central library from its foundation in 1818 until it merged
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Jersey Post stamps look back to the 60s

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Jersey Post new issue: Lunar New Year – Year of the Dog

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Nature Reserves in Liechtenstein – Gampriner Seelein

With a surface area of 1.53 hectares, Lake Gampriner Seelein was created through extreme erosion, known as “scouring”, during a flood of the Rhine River in 1927. In 1961, the scenic spot was declared a protected area by the government.
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