Monthly Archives: July 2011

Jakarta:Solo Post Office Launches Harry Potter Stamps

SURAKARTA:The Solo Post Office has launched a Harry Potter stamp collection to mark the opening of the latest Harry Potter film, The Deathly Hallows Part 2.The four types in the collection are the Dark Arts, Forbidden Forest, Dumbledore\’s Army and … Continue reading

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Burried Treasure on Jersey Stamps

By Datta Dharmadhikari On 30th August, 2011, an island nation of Jersey will be issuing five  stamps, depicting  various coins which form part of the bord of 2500 Celtic coins and pieces of jewellery which were unearthed by a farmer on … Continue reading

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IBM Selectric Typewriter Celebrates Its 50th Birthday with Stamp Series

This July 31st is somewhat of a milestone day for geeks everywhere, since it is the birthday of the IBM Selectric typewriter, which turns 50. People might not actually use typewriters anymore, but the 50th anniversary of the IBM Selectric … Continue reading

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Korea Philatelic Exhibition 2011

Children look at the most expensive stamps in Korea, whose price is estimated at around 160 million won ($152,000), at the “Korea Philatelic Exhibition 2011” being held at the COEX Mall in Samseong-dong, southern Seoul. Organized by Korea Post, the … Continue reading

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Cayman Islands Will Release Royal Wedding Stamps

Cayman Islands Postal Service will release stamps on  wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middletonon  4th  August 2011. The commemorative issue simply titled, “Royal Wedding”, includes four stamps — 25¢; 75¢; 80¢ and $2. Each stamp highlights a part of the … Continue reading

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PPC:Harappan Civilisation, Lothal

 By RamanMandal Lothal, the pride of indus valley civilization situated about 87 Kms. south-west of Ahmedabad was discovered in 1954. Lothal remains show a settlement of Harappan era dating back to 2200 BC and add a new chapter to the History … Continue reading

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Permanent Pictorial Cancellation:Gandhi Ashram, Ahmedabad

 By Raman Kumar Mandal Gandhiji established Satyagrah Ashram on the bank of river Sabarmati in Ahmedabad in 1917. Ashram which is now more commonly known as Sabarmati Ashram. The Ashram was established to carry on the search for truth and for creating … Continue reading

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Spain:Stamps on Cinema

Spain released two stamps in cinema series on 22nd July 2011.This Spanish cinemas series is devoted to Luis García Berlanga and Rafael Azcona, two prominent names in the Spanish film industry.Film director Luis Garcia Berlanga (Valencia, 1921-Madrid, 2010) studied in the … Continue reading

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Edgemont Post Office Offers Special Postmark

100th Anniversary of the Fall River County Fair Celebrated On Friday, Aug. 5, the Edgemont Post Office will offer a special commemorative postmark celebrating 100 years of the Fall River County Fair.The collectible postmark will be available 10 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Released Stamps on Athletes

 Costa Rica has recently  issued a set of stamps on famous Costa Rican athletes: boxer Hanna Gabriels, sprinter Nery Brenes, football player Bryan Ruiz and rider Andrey Amador.  

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