Monthly Archives: October 2011

Philatelic Tourism in Kashmir

By Anil Kr Pujara In the third week of August 2011 , a news brought Srinagar in limelight . Srinagar came to lime light no not for any political reason, but for the reason that 2 beautiful special covers on … Continue reading

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Czech Republic Released Stamps on Roses

Originally issued in 2003 with a CZK 6.40 face value, the stamp is now coming with redesigned colours and face value replaced with a letter.The stamp, inspired by Seifert’s verses about Prague, is a symbol of his most beloved flower, … Continue reading

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Lithuania Issued Stamps on Vilnius Historic Centre

On October 29th, 2011 Lithuania Post issued a new set of postage stamps \”The World Heritage Objects. Vilnius Historic Centre\” (designer I. Ratkevičiūtė). First Day Cover with postage stamps set, First Day Cover with small sheet \”The Gate of Dawn\”, … Continue reading

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Germany:Mourning Stamp

As a motif of the stamp Calla flower is chosen. The white Calla is symbolic of mourning and solidarity with the grieving people. The black bar at the bottom of the stamp underlines its symbolic meaning.Mourning stamp from Germany Despite … Continue reading

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Christmas Stamps 2011:Belarus

Belarus will issue the stamps \”Happy New Year!\” and \”Merry Christmas!\” on 11th Nov. 2011. Designer: Anna Romanovskaya. Printing: offset. Colour: full colour. Paper: chalk-surfaced, gummed. Perforation: comb 141/4: 14.Size of the stamps: 28×30 mm. Sheet composition: 9 (3×3) stamps. Size of the sheets: 106×112 mm. While printing the stamps they used relief stamping and … Continue reading

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INDIA:APS Cover\’s Sep.2011

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Spain:Stamp on Mario Vargas Llosa

Spain issued a stamp on Mario Vargas Llosa on 3rd Oct 2011.Llosa won the Nobel Prize in Literature 2010, is internationally acknowledged as one of the most significant contemporary writers in Spanish. He was born in 1936 in Arequipa (Peru) … Continue reading

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Algeria Released Stamp on Press Service

Algeria has released a stamp on 27th Oct on Algeria Press Service.On December 1, 1961 was issued in Tunis headquarters of the Provisional Government of the Algerian Republic (GPRA), the first newsletter of the agency \”Algeria Press Service.\” So the idea … Continue reading

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Vatican:Stamp on Apostolic Journeys of his Holiness Benedict XVI

The Holy Father Benedict XVI made five pastoral journeys outside Italy in 2010. The first one took place in April when he travelled to Malta for the 1950th anniversary of shipwreck of Paul of Tarsus. In May he went to … Continue reading

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Isle of Man Issued Stamps on Birds

IOM has issued a set of 6 stamps on winter birds on 28th Sep 2011.The work of BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year 2011 finalist Jeremy Paul features on this beautiful stamps.The Europa stamp is the 68p value while the … Continue reading

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