Monthly Archives: March 2011

Cancellation:Importance in Philately

By Sreejesh Krishnan A cancellation (or cancel for short; French: \”oblitération\”) is a postal marking applied on a postage stamp or postal stationary  to deface the stamp and prevent its re-use. Cancellations come in a huge variety of designs, shapes, sizes and colours. The … Continue reading

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My Stamp:Abhinav with Flying High

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My Stamp:Sandip Chaurasia with Full Steam Ahead

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NIEU:Royal Wedding Stamps

Nieu released setenant stamps on Royal Wedding on 23rd March 2011.The highly anticipated Royal wedding will take place on 29 April 2011 and will be watched by millions of well wishers around the world. The se-tenant set consists of a … Continue reading

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San Marino:50th Anniversary of the first Men in Space

San Marino will release a special stamp on 5th April 2011.The stamp of €0.50 portrays Gagarin set against the Soviet Union flag and the stamp of € 2.40 portrays Shepard set against the American flag.The Soviet Union Aboard the Vostok … Continue reading

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Slovakia:Stamp on Ice Hockey

Slovakia post issued a set of stamps to commemorate Ice Hockey World Championship2011 on 25th March.

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Austria Released Stamp on Karl Golsdorf

Karl Golsdorf (1861 to 1916) was introduced to the complicated design of locomotives by his father at an early age. From 1880 to 1884 he was a student at the University of Technologyin Vienna.You can’t save a ton of weight on … Continue reading

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Vatican Stamp on Easter

Vatican has issued a stamp on Easter on 21st March  2011.Stamp featuring the central moment of the salvific mission of Our Lord as seen in a detail of a wall mural located at the main entrance to the Sistine Chapel. The fresco … Continue reading

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Royal Mail Will Release Stamps on Royal Wedding

The Royal Mail has planned to issue two official stamps to commemorate the wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton.The stamps will feature photographs taken by Mario Testino to mark the couple\’s engagement and will be available at post office … Continue reading

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INDIPEX 2011:Micronesia MS

By Sreejesh Krishnan Micronesia released 2 Sov.Sheets on Mahatma Gandhi during INDIPEX 2011 at New Delhi.

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