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A Stamp’s Story

150 years of Stamp Production in Haarlem

Joh. Enschedé started printing postage stamps in 1866, and 150 years later is has become a world player in the production of stamps in all possible shapes and sizes, with clients on every continent. Royal Joh. Enschedé combines the printer’s traditional craftsmanship with creativity and the use of innovative technologies. ...

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Why Collectors Collect Stamps by Theme?

To be reputed as a serious stamp collector, most collectors who become professional in stamps collecting moved to thematic stamp collecting.  Usual topics and themes could be almost anything like birds, boats, horses, scientist or events on stamps as they participate in exhibitions worldwide.  Not only that they have to ...

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Are Postage Stamps fading out?

I am not a philately or i do not collect stamps but i am always with collectors. Recently i wonder if postage stamps are fading out because people prefer to send emails rather than letters.  And this was answered by a stamp printing company in Holland, Royal Joh Enschede  They developed a technology ...

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New Technology on Stamp Printing

There is a new technology for stamps printing recently develop by Royal Joh. Enschede company in Haarlem, Netherland. Each stamps comes alive by creating a sound when you use a device pointing at it. Video below in arabic using this device directed to stamps of 75 birds species.

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Iraq Postage 1948

Faisal I bin Hussein bin Ali al-Hashimi, (Arabic: فيصل بن الحسين بن علي الهاشمي‎‎, Fayṣal al-Awwal ibn al-Ḥusayn ibn ‘Alī al-Hāshimī; 20 May 1885[1][2]or 1883[5] – 8 September 1933) was King of the Arab Kingdom of Syria orGreater Syria in 1920, and was King of Iraq from 23 August 1921 ...

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