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This innovative stamp features the iconic door to Bag End in the Shire, home of Hobbit Bilbo Baggins and his nephew Frodo Baggins, protagonist of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ motion picture trilogy. The door on the stamp is unique – in that it has been created using actual wood from the Hobbiton™ party tree,

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The stamps contain an extra exciting feature, which is glow-in-the-dark ink. Technical Details: Stamp issue date: 20 August 2014 Artwork: JWS Longland Stamp size: 28.28 x 43.29mm Stamp sheet size: 122 x 143 mm Paper: Self-adhesive 247 gsm Gum: / (Self-adhesive) Print quantity: 100 000 sheets Colour: CMYK Printing process: Offset Lithography Printed by: Cartor

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A piece of music has been imprinted on the “record” part of the souvenir sheet using a special coating. When you take the circular, ready-for-postage stamp off the souvenir sheet and place it on your record player, it plays a brass band version of the Swiss national anthem at 33 rpm with a single puck.

This stamp is printed onto gummed stamp paper with the flock technique giving the stamp a soft, smooth textured feel to the surface. More than a hundred years ago breeders of Estonian country breed cattle realized that good production results could only be expected if it was possible to make a choice among the animals.

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Stamps with gold-foil  Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Cultural heritage and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration. What makes the concept of World Heritage exceptional is its universal application. World Heritage sites belong to all the

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A small sheet of the whole Alderney Bayeux final tapestry containing one stamp. Miniature Sheet size: 48mm deep x 198mm wide Stamp size: 40.6mm deep x 29.8mm wide This sheet has been printed on to 100% combed cotton with a thread count of 167 x 167. With special thanks to Jan Messent whose book The

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A special stamp issue incorporating real poppy seeds will be issued by Jersey Post on 6 May 2014 to help raise funds for the Poppy Appeal throughout the year. The stamp issue consists of six stamps and a Miniature Sheet which feature specially commissioned paintings of poppies to commemorate the historic and significant occasion of

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translated from German: Perfectly formed, timelessly beautiful and made by hand – so, the world-famous Viennese Augarten porcelain for almost 300 years. Exquisite COFFEE and tea service, stylish vases and lamps as well as artful figures delight collectors and aesthetes alike – over generations. The precious porcelain with the distinctive blue shield as signing is also used

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The “Fédération des Sociétés philatéliques du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg” was founded in the City of Luxembourg on 22 February 1934. The articles of incorporation were signed by the four presidents of the “Philatelia Diff erdange”, “Cercle d’Echanges Phila Dudelange”, “Cercle philatélique d’Esch sur Alzette” and “Union des Timbrophiles de Luxembourg” associations. The following reasons were

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Technical Details Issue Date: 06.03.2014 Designer: Daniel Dreier, Berne Printer: Cartor Security Printing, La Loupe, France Process: Offset & Hot Foil Stamping Colours: 4 Colours Size: 40.5×43.5 mm

Macao Post, established in 1884, reaches its 130 years this year, it witnesses the continued evolution of economy, society and technology development in Macao. To mark this anniversary and important historic milestone, Macao Post will issue the stamp theme “130th Anniversary of Macao Post” on 1st March, 2014. This issue includes a set of four stamps illustrates the four main

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