Thursday, February 28, 2013

Love Theme of New Chinese Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 28, 2013 - China

China has issued a new postage stamp with the theme Love.

The design of the stamp features a red heart with a bouquet of flower.

Learn more at: CNPC

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Hong Kong Stamps Honor the Red Cross

First Day of Issue: February 28, 2013 - Hong Kong

Hong Kong has issued a set of four new postage stamps celebrating the 150th anniversary of the International Red Cross.

The Red Cross was born at the initiative of one man, Henry Dunant. He helped injured soldiers at the Battle of Solferino in 1859, and then encouraged political leaders to take greater measures to protect war victims.

Learn more at: Hongkong Post

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Tahitian Queen Pomare IV Honored on Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 28, 2013 - French Polynesia

French Polynesia has issued a new postage stamp celebrating the 200th birthday of Queen Pomare IV.

Pomare IV, who belonged to the dynasty of Tahiti Pomare , was Queen of Tahiti. She was the daughter of Pomare II, King of Tahiti.

Learn more at: La Poste

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Vatican City Issues 2013 Easter Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 28, 2013 - Vatican City

The Vatican City has issued their new postage stamp for Easter.

The subject chosen by the Philatelic and Numismatic Office for Easter this year is an image of Christ rising with open arms and an expression marked with suffer, symbolizing his passion and an undefined chaos which represents death.

The sculpture is the work of Italian artist Pericle Fazzini (1913-1987), and this year marks the centenary of his birth.

Learn more at: Vatican City Philatelic and Numismatic Office

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Gibraltar Postage Stamps Celebrate
Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee

First Day of Issue: February 28, 2013 - Gibraltar

Gibraltar has issued a set of four postage stamps and a miniature sheet with one postage stamp celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee.

The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II was the ceremony in which the newly ascended monarch, Elizabeth II, was crowned Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Ceylon, and Pakistan, as well as taking on the role of Head of the Commonwealth.

The coronation, however, was held more than a year after the accession, on 2 June 1953; this followed the long standing tradition that a joyous festival such as a coronation was inappropriate during the period of mourning that followed the death of the preceding sovereign.

Learn more at: Gibraltar Stamps

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Miracle of Bolsena Celebrated on Vatican Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 28, 2013 - Vatican City

The Vatican City has issued a new miniature sheet with one postage stamp celebrating the 750th anniversary of the Miracle of Bolsena.

According to tradition, during the summer of 1263 a Bohemian priest by the name of Peter went on a pilgrimage to Rome in order to confront the doubts he was having about his faith and the resulting crisis in his vocation. His faith was renewed after praying at the tomb of the apostle Peter.

During his journey home, he happened to celebrate Mass in the Church of Santa Cristina in Bolsena. During the liturgy of the Eucharist, the host miraculously began to bleed.

Learn more at: Vatican City Philatelic and Numismatic Office

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Flavors of Air and Fire Theme of Portugal Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 28, 2013 - Portugal

Portugal has issued a set of eight postage stamps and a souvenir sheet with two postage stamps as the second group for their series Flavours of the Air and Fire.

Learn more at: ctt

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Year of Faith Theme of Vatican Postage Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 28, 2013 - Vatican City

The Vatican City has issued a set of three new postage stamps with the theme Year of Faith.

The Year of Faith declared by Pope Benedict XVI begins on 11 October 2012 and ends on 24 November 2013. The Pope chose October 11th as the start date given two important anniversaries which fall on this day: the 50th of the opening of the Second Vatican Ecumenical Council and the 20th of the promulgation of the new Catechism of the Catholic Church.

The image chosen to celebrate the Year of Faith is a symbolic representation of faith depicted in the oil painting by Raffaello Sanzio dated 1507. The work is housed in the Pinacoteca of the Vatican Museums and is one of the predella panels of the “Pala Baglioni” altarpiece.

Learn more at: Vatican City Philatelic and Numismatic Office

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Uvs Nuur Basin Theme of Russian Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 27, 2013 - Russia

Russia has issued a new souvenir sheet with one postage stamp featuring the Uvs Nuur Basin as part of their World Natural Heritage of Russia series.

In 1993, in the territory of Uvs Nuur Basin there was created a Russian natural biospheric reserve, which is the Russian part of trans-boundary Russian-Mongolian UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site.

There are more than 80 species of mammals and about 350 species of birds in the basin. In addition, ancient graves, prehistoric cave drawings and stone images have been found.

Learn more at: rusmarka.ru

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La Maison Chartier Theme of New Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 27, 2013 - St. Pierre & Miquelon

St. Pierre & Miquelon has issued a new postage stamp with the theme La Maison Chartier.

Learn more at: Philatélie de Saint-Pierre et Miquelon

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Porsche 356 Theme of Austrian Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 28, 2013 - Austria

Austria has issued a new postage stamp featuring the Porsche 356 automobile.

The Porsche 356 was the company's first production automobile. Production started in 1948 at Gmünd, Austria, where approximately 50 cars were built.

Learn more at: Austrian Post

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Salzburg Puppet Theater Theme of Austrian Stamp

First Day of Issue: January 27, 2013 - Austria

Austria has issued a new postage stamp celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Salzburg Marionette Theater.

The Salzburg Marionette Theatre was founded in 1913 by Professor Anton Aicher and is one of the oldest continuing marionette theatres in the world.

Learn more at: Austrian Post

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Locomotives Theme of Bosnian Serb Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 7, 2013 - Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Serbian Post Banja Luka has issued a set of four new postage stamps with the theme Narrow-Gauge Steam Locomotives.

Learn more at: Serbian Post Banja Luka

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Old Weapons Theme of Bosnian Serb Stamps

First Day of Issue: January 10, 2013 - Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Serbian Post Banja Luka has issued a set of three new definitive postage stamps featuring the theme Old Weapons.

Learn more at: Serbian Post Banja Luka

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Chess Theme of Bosnian Serb Postage Stamps

First Day of Issue: January 10, 2013 - Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Serbian Post Banja Luka has issued a set of three new definitive postage stamps featuring the theme of chess.

The stamps depict images of each chess piece with two per stamp. The king is paired with the queen, bishop with the rook, and knight with the pawn.

Learn more at: Serbian Post Banja Luka

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Presidential Inauguration Theme of Korean Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 25, 2013 - South Korea

South Korea has issued a new postage stamp celebrating the inauguration of the 18th president.

On February 25, 2013, Park Geun-Hye became the first woman to hold the post of President of the Republic of Korea (i.e. South Korea).

Learn more at: Korea Post

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Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Spanish Stamp Celebrates Kingdom of Granada

First Day of Issue: February 26, 2013 - Spain

Spain has issued a new postage stamp celebrating the 1000th anniversary of the Kingdom of Granada.

The Caliphate of Cordoba and, consequently, the Umayyad dynasty began to collapse in 1009 and the Al-Andalus territories were split up into small, short-lived states called “kingdoms of taifa”.

One of the first of these kingdoms was Granada, founded in 1013 by the Muslim Berber Zawi ben Ziri.

Learn more at: Correos

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Armenia Postage Stamp Celebrates St. Sargis Day

First Day of Issue: January 29, 2013 - Armenia

Armenia has issued a new postage stamp celebrating Saint Sargis Day.

St. Sargis is the patron saint of young love. Unmarried Armenian women eat a piece of salty bread, ideally after fasting all day, in the hope of dreaming about their future husband. According to tradition, the man who brings them water in their dream will be the man they marry.

The stamp depicts Saint Sargis pictured on the miniature of “St. Sargis” of Van school gospel dated 14th century.

Learn more at: Haypost

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Greek Stamps Celebrate Liberation of Ioannina

First Day of Issue: February 21, 2013 - Greece

Greece has issued a set of three new postage stamps celebrating the 100th anniversary of the liberation of Ioannina.

The war waged by the Balkan allies against the Ottoman Empire ended with many issues unresolved. In early 1913, operations on the Epirus front had ground to a halt, and the Hellenic Army was endeavouring to liberate Ioannina.

After many months of struggle, the much-anticipated liberation would be achieved by force and not by negotiation. On 21 February 1913, the Hellenic Army entered Ioannina.

Learn more at: Hellenic Post

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Bertha Von Suttner Honored on Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 13, 2013 - Czech Republic

The Czech Republic has issued a new postage stamp honoring Baroness Bertha von Suttner.

Baroness Bertha Felicitas Sophie von Suttner, née Countess of Wchinitz and Tettau (9 June 1843, Prague - 21 June 1914, Vienna) was a Czech and Austrian radical pacifist, journalist and novelist.

On 10 December 1905, she became the first woman in the world to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

Learn more at: Ceská Pošta

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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Bosnian Croat Stamp Features Edict of Milan

First Day of Issue: January 26, 2013 - Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Croatian Post Mostar has issued a new postage stamp celebrating the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan.

The Edict of Milan was an agreement in February 313 by Constantine I, emperor of the western part of the Roman Empire, and Licinius, a ruler of the Balkans. One of the items agreed to by the two rulers was that they would treat Christians benevolently.

Learn more at: Croatian Post Mostar

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Year of the Snake Theme of Bosnian Croat Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 10, 2013 - Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Croatian Post Mostar has issued a new postage stamp celebrating the Year of the Snake.

The Snake is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac and related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Snake begins on February 10, 2013, and ends on January 30, 2014.

Learn more at: Croatian Post Mostar

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Serbia Issues Year of the Snake Postage Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 2013 - Serbia

Serbia has issued a pair of new postage stamps celebrating the Year of the Snake.

The Snake is one of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac and related to the Chinese calendar. The Year of the Snake begins on February 10, 2013, and ends on January 30, 2014.

Learn more at: Post of Serbia

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Roman Athenaeum Theme of Romanian Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 22, 2013 - Romania

Romania has issued a pair of new postage stamps celebrating the 125th anniversary of the inauguration of the Roman Athenaeum in Bucharest.

The Literary Society Romanian Athenaeum was established in1865 as a promoter of the spreading of cultural and scientific knowledge. The most famous of its members included Constantin Esarcu, V.A. Urechia and Dr. N. Kretulescu.

Learn more at: Romfilatelia

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Great Jewish Temple Theme of Romanian Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 8, 2013 - Romania

Romania has issued a pair of new postage stamps celebrating the 130th anniversary of the Great Jewish Temple in Radauti.

On 18 August 1883, on the birthday of Emperor Franz Joseph I, the Great Temple was inaugurated in the center of the town.

The Great Temple is a massive building constructed in a Moorish style having two high towers, each ending in a dome, giving the building the aspect of an Orthodox cathedral. The three arcades from the entrance are sustained by four massive columns.

Learn more at: Romfilatelia

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Flowers' Clock Theme of New Romanian Stamps

First Day of Issue: January 25, 2013 - Romania

Romania has issued a set of six postage stamps with the theme Flowers' Clock.

This issue is the first of a two part series. Each stamp combines the image of a flower with an exhibit from the Nicolae Simache Clock Museum in Ploiesti.

Learn more at: Romfilatelia

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Seafood Theme of Faroe Islands Postage Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 25, 2013 - Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands has issued a set of four new postage stamps featuring seafood.

The cold North Atlantic with its strong currents, cold temperatures and a benign maritime flora and fauna are providing excellent breeding grounds for the abundance of fish and shell fish prewailing in these waters, yielding a truly tasty and healthy gastronomical experiences for both the locals as well as the growing numbers of gastronomical travellers. The seafood depicted on the stamps includes Brown Crab, Deep Sea Red Crab, Shrimp, and Lobster.

Learn more at: Faroe Islands Post

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Netherlands Honors Marken with Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 25, 2013 - Netherlands

The Netherlands has issued a new postage stamp honoring Marken as part of their Beautiful Netherlands series.

Marken is a peninsula in the IJsselmeer, in the Netherlands and a former island in the Zuiderzee, located in the municipality Waterland in the province North Holland. It is the namesake of the Markermeer, the body of water which surrounds it. The former island is nowadays connected to the North Holland mainland by a causeway. Also, Marken is a well-known tourist attraction, well known for its characteristic wooden houses.

Until 2011, the “Beautiful Netherlands” series was dedicated to cities. For 2012 and 2013 PostNL has opted for a new coherent thematic approach and has chosen historic country houses and regional dress respectively.

This stamp features the round casque, a complex head cover, consisting of at least twelve loose parts held together with pins. The round casque was worn on Sundays and holidays with an embroidered ribbon, the colour of which showed if the wearer was in mourning, and if so, in which stage of mourning she was.

Learn more at: postNL

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Way of St. James Theme of French Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 25, 2013 - France

France has issued a miniature sheet with four stamps featuring The Way of St. James (French: Chemins de St. Jacques de Compostelle).

The Way of St. James is the pilgrimage route to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in northwestern Spain, where tradition has it that the remains of the apostle Saint James are buried.

Today thousands of Christian pilgrims set out each year to make their way to Santiago de Compostela. Most travel by foot, some by bicycle, and a few travel as some of their medieval counterparts did, on horseback or by donkey.

Learn more at: La Poste

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Netherlands Postage Stamp Honors Walcheren

First Day of Issue: February 25, 2013 - Netherlands

The Netherlands has issued a new postage stamp honoring Walcheren as part of their Beautiful Netherlands series.

Walcheren is a former island in the province of Zeeland in the Netherlands at the mouth of the Scheldt estuary. Polders and a dam across the Oosterschelde have connected it to the (former) island of Zuid-Beveland, which in turn has been connected to the North Brabant mainland.

Until 2011, the “Beautiful Netherlands” series was dedicated to cities. For 2012 and 2013 PostNL has opted for a new coherent thematic approach and has chosen historic country houses and regional dress respectively.

This stamp features an open embroidered underbonnet with a so-called ‘langettemuts’ over it (‘langet’ is the name for a white cotton band with ribs woven into it).

Learn more at: postNL

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Lambs Theme of Faroe Islands Postage Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 25, 2013 - Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands has issued a new postage stamp featuring lambs. This stamp issue is part of the 2013 SEPAC joint issue on Baby Animals.

Around the end of April appears the greatest and most valued signs of spring. Everybody, grown ups and children, are looking forward to the event. We observe the meadows wistfully, especially where we know that the first tends to show up. And then suddenly it is there - the first lamb.

Learn more at: Faroe Islands Post

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Burgers Zoo Theme of Netherlands Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 25, 2013 - Netherlands

The Netherlands has issued a set of ten new postage stamps celebrating the 100th anniversary of Burgers' Zoo.

Popular with both the Dutch and German people, Burgers' Zoo is a 110-acre zoo in Arnhem, the Netherlands, and is one of the biggest zoos in the country.

Learn more at: postNL

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Paris Agricultural Show Theme of French Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 25, 2013 - France

France has issued a new postage stamp featuring the 50th annual Paris International Agricultural Show.

For the last half a century, the Paris International Agricultural Show has been the annual meeting place for all key players in the world of agriculture. It is the flagship event in its sector, not only in France but around the world.

This year the show will be held in Paris from 23 February to 3 March 2013.

Learn more at: La Poste

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Faroese Rowing Boat Theme of Postage Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 25, 2013 - Faroe Islands

The Faroe Islands has issued set of nine postage stamps featuring the traditional Faroese rowing boat.

The traditional Faroese rowing boat is a clinker-built boat. Clinker building is the old Nordic method of building boats with overlapping wooden planks.

Using this construction, Norsemen built their boats over one thousand years ago, and with them the Vikings sailed and left their mark on settled as well as yet unexplored lands in the North Atlantic.

Learn more at: Faroe Islands Post

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Dance of the Bear Theme of Andorran Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 23, 2013 - Andorra (French)

French Andorra has issued a new postage stamp honoring the Ball de l'Ossa in Encamp.

Encamp is one of the parishes of Andorra, located on the Riu River. The stamp depicts the Ball de l'Ossa (Dance of the Bear) which is one of many events during the four days of the carnival in Encamp.

Learn more at: La Poste

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Italian Artist Mattia Preti Honored on Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 23, 2013 - Italy

Italy has issued a new postage stamp honoring Italian artist Mattia Preti who was sometimes called Il Cavalier Calabrese (the Knight of Calabria).

Preti was an Italian Baroque artist who worked in Italy and Malta. The stamp shows a detail of the work “Saint John the Baptist preaching, with a self-portrait of the artist”, painted around 1672.

Learn more at: Poste Italiane

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Lithuanian Laser Industry Theme of New Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 23, 2013 - Lithuania

Lithuania has issued a new postage stamp in their Scientific Achievements series dedicated to the laser industry.

The stamp designed by the artist Evelina Paukštytė features laser waves.

Lasers are used in a variety of applications: science, medicine, industry, home, entertainment, and for military purposes. In 1974, the barcode scanner was introduced. This was one of the first applications of the laser in daily life.

Learn more at: Lithuania Post

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Musical Instruments Theme of Spanish Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 22, 2013 - Spain

Spain has issued a set of five new postage stamps featuring some of the most popular percussion instruments that accompany all major and philharmonic orchestras.

The five musical instruments illustrated on the stamps are a drum, tambourine, castanets, cymbals, and kettledrums.

Learn more at: Correos

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Russian Stamp Honors WWII Soviet Flying Ace

First Day of Issue: February 22, 2013 - Russia

Russia has issued a new postage stamp celebrating the 100th birthday of Alexander Ivanovich Pokryshkin, a WWII Soviet flying ace.

During World War II, Pokryshkin was the commander of the 16th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment and the 9th Guards Fighter Air Division. He developed new tactics for air patrols and by May 1944 the flying ace had personally shot down 50 German aircraft.

Learn more at: rusmarka.ru

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Largest African Disaster Relief Agency Honored
on South African Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 22, 2013 - South Africa

South Africa has issued a miniature sheet with two stamps honoring the Gift of the Givers Foundation.

Gift of the Givers is the first international humanitarian organisation accredited by Proudly South African and has been rated as one of the most trusted and admired non- governmental organisations (NGO’s) in the country.

Founded on 6 August 1992 by Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, Gift of the Givers Foundation is the largest disaster relief agency of African origin and has delivered life-saving aid in the form of search and rescue teams, medical personnel, medical supplies,food and water to people in 37 countries.

Learn more at: South Africa Post Office

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Equal Pay for Women Theme of Spanish Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 22, 2013 - Spain

Spain has issued a new postage stamp in their Civic Values series which draws attention to the gender discrimination against women in their pay checks.

European Union figures show that women earn less than men and that the percentage varies a great deal from one country to another.

For this reason, and in order to create awareness amongst its citizens of these salary differences, the European Parliament has declared 22nd February European Equal Pay Day, an event which has become international.

Learn more at: Correos

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Monday, February 25, 2013

Freshwater Life in Ponds Theme of U.K. Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 22, 2013 - United Kingdom

The United Kingdom has issued a set of six new postage stamps in their series Freshwater Life. The stamps in this issue are based on the theme Ponds.

Designed by Kate Stephens and illustrated by Chris Wormell, the Ponds stamp set showcases three common species – the Three-spined Stickleback, Emperor Dragonfly and Smooth Newt – and three endangered species: Lesser Silver Water Beetle, Fairy Shrimp and Glutinous Snail.

Learn more at: Royal Mail

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Postage Stamps Feature Popular Muscle Cars

First Day of Issue: February 22, 2013 - United States

The United States has issued a set of five new postage stamps featuring the Muscle Cars of the 1960s and '70s.

The Muscle Cars stamps celebrate an exciting era in American automotive history. Typically equipped with big, powerful engines, these high-performance vehicles first roared onto our roads in the 1960s. The stamps feature five iconic muscle cars: the 1966 Pontiac GTO, the 1967 Shelby GT-500, the 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona, the 1970 Plymouth Hemi 'Cuda, and the 1970 Chevelle SS.

Artist Tom Fritz based his artwork on photographs of the cars, using bright-colored oil paints on hardboard to try to "capture the emotive quality" of each one. Growing up in Southern California, Fritz became familiar with the power of muscle cars and calls these paintings "a projection of my memories of the vehicles."

Learn more at: beyondtheperf.com

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Stamps Honor Heroes of the Russian Federation

First Day of Issue: February 22, 2013 - Russia

Russia has issued a set of five new postage stamps honoring heroes of the Russian Federation.

The stamps depict the portraits of five men who were posthumously awarded the title of Hero of the Russian Federation for extraordinary acts of heroism.

Learn more at: rusmarka.ru

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Mountains in Springtime Theme of Postage Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 22, 2013 - Japan

Japan has issued a set of postage stamps with the theme Mountains in Springtime.

This is the second release in a series of stamps featuring mountains in Japan. The mountains in the current issue depict images of the mountains as they appear in spring.

Learn more at: Japan Post

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Estonian Flag Featured on Postage Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 22, 2013 - Estonia

Estonia has issued a new postage stamp depicting the Estonian flag. This is the first Estonian self-adhesive postage stamp with non-traditional perforation.

The combination of the blue, black and white colours of the Estonian national flag is one of the most important and most beloved national symbols. Of the colours, blue represents the nation’s bright future and indicates the Nordic sky, with black recalling the past of the nation as well as the black earth, while white symbolizes aspiration of the people for enlightenment and alludes to the white snow and the summer light nights.

Learn more at: Estonian Post

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Canadian Stamped Envelope Honors Olds College

First Day of Issue: February 22, 2013 - Canada

Canada has issued a new stamped envelope honoring the 100th anniversary of the Olds College in Olds, Alberta.

With the main campus in Olds and a satellite campus in Calgary, the college now boasts 4,000 students focusing on agriculture, horticulture and land management education.

Learn more at: Canada Post

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U.K. Postage Stamps Honor Author Jane Austen

First Day of Issue: February 21, 2013 - United Kingdom

The United Kingdom has issued a set of six new postage stamps to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, one of Britain's most revered authors.

All six published Jane Austen novels are featured on the stamps depicting original, newly commissioned artwork by illustrator Angela Barrett.

Learn more at: Royal Mail

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Dogs Theme of New Croatia Postage Stamps

First Day of Issue: February 21, 2013 - Croatia

Croatia has issued a set of four new postage stamps as part of their series Children's World: Pets. This issue features four different breeds of dogs.

The stamps were designed by Natasa Odak from Zagreb and depict the following dogs: Bichon, Yorkshire Terrier, German Shepherd, and Golden Retriever.

Learn more at: Croatia Post

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Road to Seu d'Urgell Theme of Andorran Stamp

First Day of Issue: February 21, 2013 - Andorra (Spanish)

Spanish Andorra will issue a new postage stamp celebrating the 100th anniversary of the inauguration of the road to Seu d'Urgell.

La Seu d'Urgell is a town located in the Catalan Pyrenees in Spain. It is also the seat of the Bishop of Urgell who is one of the Andorra co-princes.

Learn more at: Correos

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