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An Island Nativity - Malta Christmas 2014 Malta's set of Christmas stamps for  2014 shows the birth story of Jesus Christ. One stamp shows Mary and Joseph out in the cold under a star lit sky, some distance from a fire. Two more show Mary and Joseph with t
Theotoo · 1126 days ago

Children, Come to the Children's King New Zealand usually supplies the first Christmas stamps to fall through the letter box each year. 2014 was no exception with these colourful stamps and cheerful faces postmarked on 1st October. Christmas is the festiva
Theotoo · 1143 days ago

The Nativity Scene. For a long time representations of the Christmas stable scene have been on display in Churches, homes and public places. These have utilised models, sculptures, carving, figurines, manikins as well as real human beings. They have varied
Theotoo · 1507 days ago

Welcome to the Stable. This Christmas issue from the Bahamas dates from 1998 and really does tick all the boxes for me. The issue is light, bright, uncluttered and comprehensive, giving a real message as to what is central to the Christmas festivities. The
Theotoo · 1528 days ago

The Irish Christmases of 1997 and 1998 - (2) 1998 Here we have two successive Christmas Issues. Each have a religious theme but the art is quite different. The 1998 stamps show the Holy Family in one stamp with the visitors to the stable in the other two.
Theotoo · 1534 days ago

The Irish Christmases of 1997 and 1998 - (1) 1997 Here we have two successive Christmas Issues. Each have a religious theme but the art is quite different. The 1997 issue uses the imagery of stained glass to put over the meaning of Christmas. The 28 value
Theotoo · 1534 days ago