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17.10.2006 - Long term planning 2007
Now that 2006 is nearing its end, many editors will be busy planning their 2007 issues. For anyone who likes to take advantage of the fact that next year a number of jubilees with regard to first

Now that 2006 is nearing its end, many editors will be busy planning their 2007 issues. For anyone who likes to take advantage of the fact that next year a number of jubilees with regard to first stamp issues can be celebrated, here are some important dates:

150 years ago:

01.01.1857 Newfoundland

01.06.1857 Natal

24.08.1857 Ceylon

01.12.1857 Peru

10.12.1857 Russia

160 years ago:

24.04.1847 Trinidad (private ship post ‘Lady McLeod’)

01.07.1847 United States of America (Federal Post)

21.09.1847 Mauritius

It is, of course, possible to use other jubilees as a reason for editorial attention, like 140 or 130 years. And there is no doubt that for your own region other jubilees can be celebrated, if you look for them.