Commemorative

1959 Ceylon – Institution of Pirivena Universities

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1959 - Ceylon Postage Stamp

This commemorative stamp from Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) was issued in 1959 to celebrate the Institution of the Pirivena Universities, […]

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1964 CCCP stamp celebrating Tokyo Olympics

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CCCP - 1964 - Equestrian Sports at the Tokyo Olympics

This 1964 stamp featuring the equestrian sport of show jumping was issued by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (CCCP) […]

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Pluto, Donald Duck and Goofy on the moon!

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Pluto, Donald Duck and Goofy on the moon

The recent space shuttle mission reminded me of this set of stamps, although I waited till the crew got home […]

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The Defeat of the Spanish Armada

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The Defeat of the Spanish Armada

I was lucky enough to have got tickets for the première showing of Elizabeth: The Golden Age starring Cate Blanchett […]

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