Archive for the ‘Unusual Material’ Category

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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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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