Monthly Archives: November 2011

Philatelic Study of A Registered Postcard

By R.K.Mishra  

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Croatia Issued Stamp on 50th Anniversary of the Institute of Art History

Fifty years ago, on 26th January 1961, the Institute of Art History was founded in Zagreb, an institution that during half a century of its existence and continuous work played an important role in the development of the art history … Continue reading

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Christmas Stamps 2011:Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands Postal Service will be celebrating the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible with the release of its 2011 Christmas stamps.  The five-set series features King James I, the monarch who was responsible for organising the translation … Continue reading

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India:Different Type\’s of Folder\’s-2

By Sudhir Jain On the occasion of 67th Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, two stamps were issued on 23rd January 1964. For this set, a 12 page booklet was issued. This booklet was in English language only and contained photos … Continue reading

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Germany Issued Stamp on Emil Wiechert

The German Post has issued a stamp on the 150th birthday anniversary of Emil Johann Wiechert (26 December 1861 – 19 March 1928), German geophysicist who presented the first verifiable model of a layered structure of the Earth. He was … Continue reading

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Spain:Stamp on 50th Anniversary of the Barcelona Boat

To celebrate the 50 Anniversary of the Barcelona Boat Show, a commemorative stamp is issued depicting a sailboat at sea.The Barcelona Boat Show is the largest gathering of the nautical and recreational navigation industry in Spain and one of the … Continue reading

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Paper Economy Cover

By R.K. Mishra This envelop was introduced during World war IInd to cope with the shortage of paper.2 Anna paper economy envelop having Meter cancellation. A loose slip dated Dec. 1954 Bombay pasted over the Envelop of (O.I.G.S.). back with cancellation … Continue reading

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Iceland:Stamps on Volcano\’s

Iceland released beautiful stamps on volcano\’s on 22nd July 2011. Designer: Borgar H. Árnason, Hany Hadaya, H2 hönnun Printer: Joh. Enschedé Security Print Process: Offset Litho Colours: 4-colour offset Size: 31,50 x 39 mm Values: 97.00, 165.00, 220.00 ISK

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Sri Lanka:Bird\’s MS

Srilanka Issued this beautiful miniature sheet few years ago.

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India :New Stamp on The Grand Lodge of India today

The Grand Lodge of India was formed on 24th Nov 1961.India Post is today issuing a commemorative stamp on the occasion of Silver Jubillee.The honor of receiving Freemasonry in India goes to Calcutta. In 1730 officers of the East Indian … Continue reading

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