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Issued on 1 June 2004 for the 50th Anniversary of the Young Pioneers newspaper              (Vietnam)




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Eric Gill
Issued on 10 August 2004 for the 250th anniversary of the Royal Society of Arts.          (Great Britain)



Issued on 21 March 1995   Decor from "All the Love Poems of Shakespeare" (Eric Gill)    (Great Britain)

All the Love Poems of Shakespeare by William Shakespeare, Eric Gill (Illustrator)
First published in 1947, the distinguished English sculptor and engraver Eric Gill designed the format and also contributed the attractive decorations that appear in this edition.


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Issued on 9 October 1974 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first Independent Newspaper                    (Australia)



The chap on the stamp is W.C. Wentworth, co-founder of "The Australian"



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Issued on 2 September 1976 for the 75th Anniversary of Royal Netherlands Printing Association



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Issued on 16 April 2024   EFIRO 2024 Philatelic Exhibition, Bucharest               (Romania)



150 ani - Legea timbrului și înregistrări = 150 years of the Stamp and Registration Law

The design shows fiscal stamps of 1874 and printing press


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Issued on 16 September 1971 for the 50th Anniversary of El Universo newspaper             (Ecuador)



The chap on the stamp is Ismael Pérez Pazmińo, founder of the newspaper.

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Some First Day Covers for the Frederic Ives stamp in post 253 on page 17







Issued on 9 February 2019 in an issue for Liberty Ships
The SS Frederic E Ives was launched on 23 September 1944 and was sold in 1947 and scrapped in 1968





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