India Post Issued Special Cancellation on Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam

apj abdul kalam special coverIndia Post has released a special cancellation of Dr. A.P.J.Abdul Kalam on his first death anniversary.

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Royal Mail: Beatrix Potter Stamp Issue

royal mail beatrix potter stampsRoyal Mail has issued stamps on  one of Britain’s greatest ever children’s authors – Beatrix Potter. Her charming  Beatrix Potter books have delighted generations across the world.

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Czech Pictorial Postmark and Registration Label on Animals 

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie

czech postmarkA new pictorial postmark will be available on September 16th 2016 in Dvur Kralove nad Labem(Czech Republic. The postmark is featuring a  Okapi (Okapia johnstoni).

 Special Registration Label

czech registration labelThis label   featuring a rhinoceros .  Date of issue 16.09.2016 and available in Dvur Kralove nad Labem(Czech Republic).It´s for the 70th Anniversary of Zoological Garden in Dvur Kralove  nad Labem(Czech Republic).

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Carried Cover on Kabali

kabali carried coverBy Suresh Rao

Karnataka circle of India Post has issued a carried cover on Rajnikant’s film Kabali.This cover was carried by Air Asia.Cover number- KTK/09/2016

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New Meghdoot Postcard 2016:Vidhya Sagar Womens College Chengalpattu

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New Meghdoot Postcard 2016:TMB

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Portugal-Vietnam Joint Stamp Issue

vietnam portugal joint stamp issueThe stamp set is celebrating 500 years of bilateral trade between Vietnam and Portugal.The stamp set comprises two designs, each featuring the national flags of Vietnam and Portugal, a panorama of Hoi An or Lisbon, accompanied by a traditional ceramic artifact of one of the two countries.

portugal vietnam joint issueOne of the designs depicts a piece of Vietnamese Chu Dau pottery against the background of a blue ocean and a panorama of Hoi An Ancient Town.The white, garlic-shaped vase, dating back to 1450, features blue lotus-and-daisy patterns, and is currently on display at the Topkapi Museum in Turkey.The other design illustrates a Portuguese ceramic plate against the background of the ancient coastal city that is Lisbon.

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USPS: Soda Fountain Definitive Stamps

usps soda fountain stampsThe U.S. Postal Service celebrates soda fountain favorites, the sweet treats beloved by people of all ages, with the cold and fizzy Forever stamps.The act of savoring cool, fizzy confections is a national pastime that dates back generations.Each of the 20 self-adhesive Soda Fountain Favorites stamps showcases one of these five illustrations.A double scoop ice cream cone, an egg cream, a banana split, a root beer float, and a hot fudge sundae.

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New Europa 2016 Stamps:Belgium

belgium europa stampsIssue Date: 16.06.2016 Designer: Myriam Voz Printer: Stamps Production Belgium Process: Offset Colours: 4 Size: 112 mm x 166 mm Values: €5,65

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Special Cover Released on Chandra Shekhar Azad

special cover chandrashekhar azadspecial cover allahabadallahabad coverBy M.Gulrez

A special cover released on the birth anniversary of Amar Shaheed CHANDRA SHEKHAR AZAD at Allahabad.  The cover was released at Amar Shaheed CHANDRA SHEKHAR AZAD park Allahabad where on 27th February 1931 he shot himself fighting against British police.

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