Monthly Archives: June 2011
Design fans, philatelists, and design-loving philatelists, take note! Today the United States Postal Service issued its highly anticipated new “Pioneers of Industrial Design” stamps (now on sale at post offices nationwide) and celebrated with a dedication ceremony at—where else?—the Smithsonian’s … Continue reading
On 18th February 1911, a French Pilot, Henri Pequet flew a small Sommer biplane carrying 6,500 letters from Allahabad to Naini. The Journey was brief and lasted just thirteen minutes. This was the world’s first official airmail flight. Among the … Continue reading
Liberia will issue two sheets of chocolate themed postage stamps commemorating one of their leading exports, cocoa. Postage stamps on the first sheet are designed to appear as blocks of chocolate in an unwrapped candy bar, while the second sheet … Continue reading
Manx cat postcards is featured on a new set of stamps released by Isle of Man Post Office.The stamp images have been gleaned from period postcards from an era when holiday making was the Island\’s main industry.The set of six … Continue reading
The Russian Post has issued a stamp congratulating the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on the 200th Anniversary of Independence.The stamp depicts the silhouette of the monument to Simon Bolivar on the background of the national flag of Venezuela.
Canada Post has issued stamps and 250,000 souvenir sheets of the royal wedding on 28th June 2011. They feature the duchess waving, flashing a modest smile in her famous laced Sarah Burton wedding gown, with the prince next to her … Continue reading
Senior Philatelist of Surat (Gujrat) Hiren M. Zaveri created this envelope on the day of Lunar Eclipse.He used children day stamp of 2007 and border of the miniature sheet of Astrological sign as design.Everything on the envelope is interesting , … Continue reading
Army Postal Service has issued 4 covers during the months of April and May 2011.
By Datta Dharmadhikari As a supporter of Children’s Health Camps since 1929 New Zealand is issuing “Children’s Health stamps” which are surcharged. The surcharge on the stamps goes directly to “Te Puna Whaiora—the New Zealand Foundation for Child and Family … Continue reading