Monthly Archives: February 2011

Barbados-stamps made of natural colour shells

The Barbados post office has released 4 commemorative  stamps featuring \”Sailors\’ Valentines\”.The Sailors\’ Valentines represented in this issue were all made of natural colour shells, collected mostly from Barbados beaches and around the world.  

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A rare private cover of 1948

By-Dr.Pradeep Jain

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Pakistan-new stamp on Census

Pakistan Post released a new commemorative stamp on 6th Population and Housing Census 2011 on 10th Feb. 2011.Denomination of stamp is 10 Rs.Census will cover entire territory of Pakistan.All persons living in the country at the time of census dates … Continue reading

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Royal Mail will issue stamps on the Royal Shakespeare Company

Royal Mail is celebrating the 50th anniversary of one of the world’s most famous theatre companies with a set of six new stamps. The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) stamps, will be issued on 12 April, highlights six productions from the … Continue reading

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Costa Rica stamps on art work

The Costa Rica post has released a set of stamps on the  art work of the famous artist Jimenez Deredia.Jorge Jimenez Deredia is a universal artist, born in Costa Rica, but Italian by adoption, an expert on the Renaissance and … Continue reading

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South Africa released stamps on wild cats

South Africa released a set of 5 stamps on wild cats. Africa\’s wealth of wildlife includes a number of beautiful small wild cats. Many of them are rarely observed, as they are nocturnal, shy and solitary. However, artist, Annemarie Wessels … Continue reading

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Stamp on Digital TV

The New Caledonian Post released a stamp dedicated to the Digital Terrestrial Television spreading in the country.Since November 30, 2010, analog television in New Caledonia has given way to digital technology, incorporating sound and images in high definition.

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Israel Post – 100 Years of Clalit Health Services

Israel Post released a stamp on Clalit Health Services – Israel’s largest and leading healthcare organization and the second largest of its kind in the world – was founded in 1911 by the “Labor Federation of Agricultural Workers in Judea”. Clalit … Continue reading

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Rotary International with Pulse Polio Project

By-Sudhir Jain Today is Pulse Polio Sunday.Rotary International had started Polio Plus pro gramme in the year 1986.All the Rotary clubs of the world are actively involved in the project.Lot of stamps,FDCs,Special cover\’s and cancellations have been issued by various countries on … Continue reading

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India Post started new franking system

By-Sudhir Jain India Post now started using new system of franking.Instead  of using stamps, Rs. 5 value of postage is also being franked on envelopes. 

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