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Europa 2015 – Luxembourg

Europa 2015 - Luxembourg

Luxembourg post issued a series of postage stamps featuring the toys of yesteryear under EUROPA 2015 theme old toys, together with the ‘A Possen’ Museum in Bech-Kleinmacher where the doll’s house furniture and the building box are now on display. …

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Olympic Games 2012 in London – Luxembourg

The Luxembourg Olympic Committee (COSL) was founded in 1912, the same year as its first participation in the Stockholm Olympic Games. Since then, the COSL has participated in all Summer Olympic Games’ venues (with the exception of the Los Angeles …

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Europa 2012 – Luxembourg

Studies have revealed that among the points made when one chooses one cultural destination over another, three elements prevail: cultural heritage, contemporary art, and design. The ‘Europa’ stamps, created for 2012 by the artist Linda Bos, trace precisely these three …

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Christmas 2011 – Luxembourg

The Christmas 2011 stamp shows a happy family seated around a table and eating biscuits. Christmas decorations, including a tree, garlands, and golden stars, emphasise the festive side and magic of the moment. Christmas Day is an annual holiday generally …

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30 years of fighting AIDS

Thirty years have passed since the discovery of the acquired immune deficiency syndrome, better known as AIDS. It was 30 years ago, during the summer of 1981, that the American medical authorities officially recognised a mysterious pneumonia and a rare …

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Luxembourg SEPAC

The Small European Postal Administration Cooperation (SEPAC) is an organisation that brings together Europe’s small postal administrations or operators. They are Åland, the Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Greenland, Guernsey, Iceland, the Isle of Man, Jersey, Liechtenstein, Malta, Monaco and Luxembourg.

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International Year of Forests – Luxembourg

2011 has been declared the “International Year of Forests” by the United Nations. This is why the theme selected for this year’s Europa stamps series will focus on the “forest” topic. Forests are vital to the survival of mankind and …

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