The world of philately shows immense potential and it is so fascinating that a philatelist always looks for something more. The collection with a philatelist never gets completed and there is always a demand for more information and details.
Philatelic literature of several kinds is created and most of it is by the philatelists themselves. Every year umpteen publications surface out with one or other kind of portfolios in prime focus. Philatelists by and large love most of such publications. But the \”Year Book\” always stands out with a very special importance in philately.
While passing through middle of the year 2011, a much awaited breather and perfectly needed “Year Book of Indian Philately 2010\” has now touched the market-base in philatelic realm.
\”Main objective of the Year Book of Indian Philately include the promotion of philatelic writings by new philatelic writers\”, says Madan Midddha, editor of the Year Book.
\”Inclusion of the texts by new writers provides us new views and new perspectives to the hobby”, he says.
The Year Book begins with specific details about the Indian winners at various international philatelic events during the year 2010.
The articles published in the \’Year Book collectively denote informative and philatelists would sure find these articles immensely useful. \”Mobile Philately\” and \”Maxim-Covers\” are two noteworthy innovative concepts introduced to the Indian philately in recent years and Deepak Modi and Madan Middha have explained it quite lucidly. Articles of Naresh Agarwal, Ashok Bayanwala, Shrikant Parikh, Ajit Kumar Das are knowledgeworthy indeed.
The Year Book encompasses almost everything that happened in the philatelic world of India during the year 2010. It contains details about all types of stamps issued, postal stationary, special covers FDCs, and other philatelic materials as well.
‘Philatelic periodicals of India’ is a dedicated section wherein philamirror also gets a last mention.
The Year Book proves that India is indeed a happening place in terms of philately.
Philately is quite colourful in itself and Indian philatelic products are no less colourful. Indian philatelists would have been delighted more with a colour Year Book. Nevertheless, the Year Book is sure an asset to all the philatelists in India as well as abroad.