Monthly Archives: May 2011

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation Sun Temple Modhera

By Raman Kumar Mandal SURYA – The Sun God has been an inseparable part of the religious ethos of our country. However, very few temples are dedicated to the SUN GOD. The SUN TEMPLE at MODHERA is one such rare … Continue reading

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Ascension Island will Release Stamp on The Peony

The Peony is named after Paeon, a student of Asclepius, the Greek God of medicine and healing. When Asclepius became jealous of his pupil, Zeus saved him by turning him into the Peony flower.This particular issue, which will be released … Continue reading

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Slovakia:Stamp on Year of Forests

Slovakia has released a stamp on year of forests.The  issue  is dedicated to the National Park Poloniny.This park is the eastern-most Slovak large protected area. It lies on the Slovak-Polish-Ukrainian border. The forests are dominant in the national park – … Continue reading

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Spain:Stamp on 150th Anniversary of the Property Act

To celebrate the 150 anniversary of the Property Act Spain released a stamp in the “Anniversaries” series depicting the official logo made on occasion of this commemoration. The Property Act was passed on February 8 1861 under the reign of … Continue reading

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India:First Sheetlet

By Dr.Pradeep Jain

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India:Stamp with Sandal Perfume

By Dr Pradeep Jain

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Malta:Year of Forests Stamps

The United Nations General Assembly declared 2011 as the International Year of Forests to raise awareness on sustainable management, conservation and development of all types of forests. The United Nations was founded immediately after the Second World War by 51 … Continue reading

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Croatia:Year of Forests Stamps

Croatian Post has issued two new commemorative postage stamps from the Europa series, which features forests as this year\’s theme.

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Year of Forests Stamps by Ireland,Lithuania and Italy

An Post issued two stamps for the annual Europa series on 5th My 2011.One stamp shows a little girl sitting under the Tulip Tree, at Knockabbey Castle and Gardens, Co Louth. These gardens date back to 1730 and in just … Continue reading

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Time is Right to Buy into Indian Stamp Market

Diversify your portfolio by investing in stamps Keith Heddle, Investment Director, Stanley Gibbons, tellsChandralekha Mukerji, in an e-mail interview, why it is a good time to diversify your portfolio through stamps. How do you view the Indian stamp market from … Continue reading

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