Vatican and Argentina Issue Joint Postage Stamps Honoring Pope Francis (UPDATED)

Joint Vatican - Argentina Stamps

You philatelists out there might be able to tell me whether this is as unusual as it seems:  I have never in my life heard of two nations collaborating on the printing of postage stamps.That’s what happened today, though.  A four-stamp collector’s set of stamps, each featuring a photographic image of Pope Francis, has been issued jointly by the Vatican City State and Argentina.  The set marks the beginning of the new pope’s pontificate, and includes four different stamps with the values of €0 … [Read more...]


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