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Montenegro’s 2021 stamps

Montenegro’s 2021 stamps

Montenegro's post office does an excellent job in presenting their stamps and covers. Not only is the site easy to wander around, they also supply high quality images, (including cancels). It's nice being able to super size a stamp and examine it in detail. Many...

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I’m here for the scares!

I’m here for the scares!

I thought, since Halloween will be here soon, I'd take a look at ghosts & monsters on stamps. I learned something in the process. Don’t read ghost stories from Greenland if you are alone, it’s dark and the wind is rattling the balcony. Just … don’t. Holy Hanna...

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Soldiers of Valour Road

Soldiers of Valour Road

Canada Post released this year's Remembrance Day stamp, Valour Road, October 21, 2021. It honours 3 Victoria Cross winners - Lionel (Leo) Clarke, VC (1892-1916), Robert Shankland, VC, DCM (1887-1968) and Frederick William Hall, VC (1885-1915).  64 Canadians won the VC...

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Themes: Glass blowing on stamps

Themes: Glass blowing on stamps

If you are looking for a challenging theme to chase down, look no further than glass blowing. You can find hundreds of stamps about glassware, stained glass, glass art, but very few featuring glass blowing. I suspect a person could have an entire collection just on...

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Canadian stamps by Steven Slipp

Canadian stamps by Steven Slipp

Steven Slipp & Stephen Slip Design    "Prior to starting Steven Slipp Design in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Steven was a partner in Semaphor Design Co. Inc. in Halifax from 1995 to 2011. He was also president of GDA Inc., Halifax, where he was designer, art director...

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Germany 2021 July to Dec stamps

Germany 2021 July to Dec stamps

Germany 2021 July to Dec stamps picks up with a great weather set and ends with Christmas. Lots of thematics to collect with the usual outstanding cancels – ships, architecture, anniversaries and angels. So much to collect and so little time.  When I started this...

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