Monday , July 24 2017

Europa 2015 – Norway

Europa 2015 - Norway

Norway post issued two stamps featuring Anne dolls and Tomte toy cars under Europa 2015 with theme of Old toys. Girls growing up in the 1950s and 1960s dreamed about the Anne doll. I remember that my mother won an …

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Norwegian Lighthouses IV

Norwegian Lighthouses IV

Norway post issued a set of four postage stamps in the series “Lighthouses”. Kvitsoy Lighthouse, Rogaland Established in 1700, automated in 1969. Outside of Stavanger is a lighthouse that for more than 300 years has made it safer to sail …

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Islands of Australia

Islands of Australia

Australian islands are the source of some of our most stunning and diverse terrain. The Islands of Australia stamp issue presents four Australian islands at ground level, to highlight their natural, yet distinct, beauty. Featured are Phillip Island in Victoria, …

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Colours of the AAT

Colours of the AAT

Only two of the world’s continents lie entirely within the Southern Hemisphere: Australia and Antarctica. Australia lies quite close to the equator, while Antarctica is situated about the South Geographic Pole. Antarctica is almost entirely covered by an ice sheet. …

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Collections Australia

Collections Australia

Museums are treasure houses. They collect, preserve and exhibit important objects and stories, and generate research that builds knowledge and enables innovation. Museum collections vary widely and the objects featured in this stamp issue reflect on cultural contexts and historical …

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