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25 Years of Alderney Stamps PDF Print E-mail
This year year Alderney celebrates 25 years of issuing postage stamps, independant from the other channel islands. The first set of definitives contained 17 stamps, and contained pictorial images of the island. The stamps were designed by Gordon Drummond, and the illustrations ranged from a map to some beaches and from a lighthouse to a lifeboat.

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Alphabet Stamps From New Zealand PDF Print E-mail
New Zealand Post are to issue a new set of stamps based upon the letters in the alphabet. The issue is due on the 6th August, and all 26 stamps have a value of 50c.

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Start Collecting Stamps PDF Print E-mail
Throwing your stamps into a box or drawer may cause them to tear, become creased, or soiled reducing their value. Always store your collection in albums specifically designed for postage stamps.

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Provisional Stamps PDF Print E-mail
The introduction of postage stamps in the UK in May 1840 was received with great interest in the United States (and around the world). A private carrier, Alexander M. Greig of New York City, established a "City Despatch Post" on February 1, 1842 which covered New York City. He issued stamps, bearing a portrait of Washington, printed from line engraved plates.

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Postage Stamps on India-China Relationship PDF Print E-mail
The stamps depicting two famous Buddhist temples, the Mahabodhi Temple of India and the White Horse Temple of China were released by the Communications and Information Technology Minister Thiru A Raja in the presence of Indian and Chinese officials in New Delhi on 11th July, 2008.

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Double Geneva Stamp PDF Print E-mail
The Double Geneva is a rare Swiss stamp that was issued by the City of Geneva in 1843, making it the second-oldest stamp of the European continent after the Zurich 4 and 6

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Royal Mail Stamps PDF Print E-mail
Royal Mail is the national postal service of the United Kingdom. Historically, the General Post Office was a government department, which included and still does the Royal Mail delivery business; but it became The Post Office, a state-owned corporation, in 1969 and then a Public Limited Company wholly owned by HM Government in 2000. The name initially registered with Companies House was Trushelfco and this was changed to Consignia plc on 26th January 2001.

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