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CROATIAN UNDERSEA WORLD II

Type: R  |  Date: 15.06.2015.
Stamps have been issued in a self-adhesive common sheetlet of four definitive postage stamps with the “Priority/Airmail” label integrated in the stamp. There is also a First Day Cover (FDC) issued by Croatian Post. Motifs: long-snouted seahorse, violescent sea-whip, cylinder anemone, Neptune’s lace
Number: 1017

CROATIAN UNDERSEA WORLD II - Neptune’s Lace

Neptune’s lace, lat. Reteporella beaniana (King, 1846), 'belongs to bryozoans. Bryozoans are communities of animals that develop colonies of various forms and sizes, only rarely bigger than about ten centimetres.

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Number: 1016

CROATIAN UNDERSEA WORLD II

Cylinder Anemone, lat. Cerianthus membranaceus (Spallanzani, 1784), is an unusual organism which belongs to cnidarians, or more precisely to actiniaria. It lives partly implanted into the soft sea bed inside its waxen, wrinkled cylinder which she herself produces.

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Number: 1015

CROATIAN UNDERSEA WORLD II - Violescent Sea-whip

Violescent sea-whip is a colony of thousand polyps similar to a small fan-like, branchy tree. It grows up to one centimetre a year, so that some specimens that reach the height of one metre are probably more than hundred years old.

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Number: 1014

CROATIAN UNDERSEA WORLD II - Long-snouted Seahorse

Long-snouted seahorse, lat. Hippocampus guttulatus (Cuvier, 1829), belongs to best known sea fish although at first sight it is not at all similar to a fish. His head and neck are similar to horse's head and neck and therefore, according to the Greek word hippos (horse) a part of its genus name is Hippocampus.

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LIGHTHOUSES 2015

Type: P  |  Date: 10.06.2015.
The stamps have been issued in 10-stamp sheetlets and there is also a First Day Cover (FDC).
Number: 1013

LIGHTHOUSES 2015 - SVETI ANDRIJA

The island has been proclaimed an ornithological reserve since there dwell flocks of many migratory birds. The lighthouse was built in 1873. Today, apart for the lighthouse men, also tourists can be accommodated in it.

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Number: 1012

LIGHTHOUSES 2015 - GREBENI

The lighthouse is today entirely renewed and used in tourist purposes. Although the rocks of Grebeni are of a total area of 2200 square metres, just some of its parts are accessible.

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Number: 1011

LIGHTHOUSES 2015 - GLAVAT

Glavat is the highest island in the archipelago of Vrhovnjaci, and by its configuration was convenient for the lighthouse which was built in 1884. Precipitations are here more often than on other islands on the high seas in the Adriatic.

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Number: 1010

LIGHTHOUSES 2015 - DAKSA

The remains of the lighthouse building Daksa at the western coast, testify that here one of the smallest Adriatic lighthouses was built. Today, Daksa is a favourite excursion place of the inhabitants of Dubrovnik.

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CASTLES OF CROATIA

Type: P  |  Date: 20.05.2015.
Motifs: Castle Marković/Kulmer, Cernik; Castle Janković, Daruvar; Old town Đurđevac; Castle Erdödy-Rubido, Gornja Rijeka Stamps have been issued in 9-stamp sheetlets and in common sheets of 8 stamps (2 x 4) and 8 labels and there is also First Day Cover (FDC) issued by Croatian Post.
Number: 1009

CASTLES OF CROATIA - GORNJA RIJEKA

The castle was built on the place where an old manor house stood, between 1650 and 1663, by the Orehoczy family. In 1730, through marriage, it becomes possession of the counts from the family Keglević (until1763), counts Chamaré (until 1818) and then the counts Erdödy.

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Number: 1008

CASTLES OF CROATIA - ĐURĐEVAC

During first centuries of its existence the Old Town was a feudal centre, but because its military role from the 16th century it developed into a lowland tower-castle of the type Wasserburg. It was connected with the settlement by a 326 steps long bridge laid on marshland

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Number: 1007

CASTLES OF CROATIA - DARUVAR

A baroque castle with the U-shaped ground plan (the so called three-winged castle was built from 1771 to 1777 by Antun Janković. It is considered one of the most valuable and most beautiful baroque castles in Croatia.

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Number: 1006

CASTLES OF CROATIA - CERNIK

At the place of today’s castle there stood a medieval, patrician, fortified town (fortress) of the type Wasserburg. When the nobleman Stjepan Marković/Markovich succeeded him in 1756 it was renewed in the baroque style and it was given features of a castle.

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150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION (ITU)

Type: P  |  Date: 15.05.2015.
Motif: Communication - past and present Stamp has been issued in a 10-stamp sheetlet and there is also First Day Cover (FDC) issued by Croatian Post.
Number: 1005

150th ANNIVERSARY OF THE INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION (ITU)

ITU was founded in Paris on 17 May 1865, by signing of the first International Telegraph Convention entitled International Telegraph Union. Today ITU numbers 193 member states and the Republic of Croatia is a full member since June 1992

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EUROPA – OLD TOYS

Type: P  |  Date: 7.05.2015.
Motifs: TO TAK and porcelain doll Stamps have been issued in 20-stamp sheets and there is also First Day Cover (FDC) issued by Croatian Post.
Number: 1004

EUROPA – OLD TOYS, PORCELAIN DOLL

Golden age of dolls is still the late 19th and the early 20th century. Numerous factories in Europe were producing their porcelain heads and their wooden, leather or composite bodies … in millions.

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Number: 1003

EUROPA – OLD TOYS, TO-TAK

We are dealing here with 14 elements of turned wood of various size and shape, which can be put together actually in an unlimited number of combinations. By simple mutual insertion of small rods, annular and cone shaped parts, various animal shapes are created.

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