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MV Victoria

Reading Time: < 1 minute Originally published May 6, 2017. Issued in 1981 as one in a set of 4 commemorating Norwegian lake shipping the Motor Vessel (MV) Victoria is featured on the 1k.30 value. Built in …

MF Storegut

Reading Time: < 1 minute Originally published May 6, 2017. Issued in 1981 as one in a set of 4 commemorating Norwegian lake shipping the Motor Ferry (MF) Storegut is featured on the 2k.30 value. The MF Storegut was constructed …

PS Skibladner

Reading Time: < 1 minute Originally published May 5, 2017. Issued in 1981 as one in a set of 4 commemorating Norwegian lake shipping the Paddle Steamer (PS) Skibladneris featured on the 1k.10 value. The PS Skibladner is the …

MS Fæmund II

Reading Time: < 1 minute Originally published May 5, 2017. Issued in 1981 as one in a set of 4 commemorating Norwegian lake shipping the Motor Ship (MS) Fæmund is featured on the 1k.50 value. The MS Fæmund is a …

Canadian Corvettes

Reading Time: < 1 minute Originally published May 2, 2017. On July 1st, 1942, the Canadian government issued a series of stamps to celebrate Canada and Canadianscontributions to the war effort. The 20¢ value was titled Corvette …

Solidarity

Reading Time: < 1 minute Originally published February 21, 2017. Solidarity was an independent Polish Trade Union that was founded on the 17th of September 1980, under the leadership of Lech Walęsa at the Lenin Shipyard …

The Sombrero Galaxy

Reading Time: < 1 minute Originally published October 12, 2016. Discovered in 1871, the Sombrero Galaxy is located in the constellation of Virgo a mere 28 million light years from Earth. It is 30% the …

Celebrating Peacekeeping

Reading Time: < 1 minute Originally published October 4, 2016. Peacekeeping is the maintenance of peace by an armed force. This is usually done in the context of a United Nations peacekeeping mission. It is …

The Austrian State Opera and Theatre House

Reading Time: < 1 minute Originally published October 4, 2016. Issued by Austria in 2005 the country of Austria celebrated the 50th Anniversaries of the reopening of their national opera and theatre houses. The Opera …