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This video provides a short introduction to the postage stamps of Vatican City. It includes information on how to learn more about stamp collecting.
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The United States and Vatican City established full diplomatic relations for the first time in 117 years. In 1867 the U.S. Congress had prohibited deplomatic relations with Vatican City in a show of anti-Roman Catholic sentiment and had withdrawn the American minister.
Pope Julius II founded the Pontifical Swiss Guard. See the 'Swiss Guard In Postal History' by Greg Pirozzi in Vatican Notes
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St. Francis de Sales was born to a noble and was both intelligent and gentle. From a very early age, he desired to serve God. Read more in Vatican Notes
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We have members in the U.S. and around the world. They range from beginners to specialists, and their interests encompass every possible branch of Vatican philately: stamps, first and last day covers, postal history, aerophilately, maximum cards, and much more.
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Everyone should do something special for their 80th birthday. Pope Benedict XVI signed stamps issued for his 80th birthday! See the details
The 382th issue of Vatican Notes was mailed to VPS members in early December. This issue includes a great article entitled A 'Philatelic Face' for Jesus. (read article)
The VPS publication Vatican Notes is on-line with issues starting from the 1950's. New issues are published quarterly.Visit Library
Golden Series Covers: A listing by K. Thomas Adkins