Monthly Archives: December 2011

Malpractices in Philatelic Exhibitions

By Virendra Kumar Philatelists are booming. All over India, Philatelic Exhibitions are being organized on the behest of India Post. Distt. level exhibitions followed by State level exhibitions are being organised in the zest to Promote philately. Actually what reports … Continue reading

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South Africa Released Stamps to Mark Arrival of Indian

A series of postage stamps in commemoration of the arrival of the first indentured Indian labourers to South Africa 151 years ago have been launched in Dec.2011.In partnership with the Department of Arts and Culture, the Department of Communications and … Continue reading

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Macedonia:Stamps on Butterflies

The Macedonian Post has issued a  set of stamps belonging to the \”Macedonian flora and fauna\” series. The stamps feature  butterflies: a Mountain Apollo (Parnassius Apollo), a Southern Festoon (Zerynthia polyxena), a Clouded Apollo (Parnassius Mnemosyne) and an Eastern Greenish … Continue reading

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Christmas stamps 2011:Spain

One stamp depicting the sculpture of the Holy Family with the baby Jesus beginning to walk, by Spanish artist Luisa Roldan (1654-1704), whilst the other stamp features a neoclassical version of the Holy Family by painter J. Carrero.

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KERAPEX 2012:A Curtain Raiser

By Sreejesh Krishnan KERAPEX- 2012: 12th Kerala State Philatelic Exhibition of Kerala State will be held from Feb 14-17, 2012 at Calicut, Jubilee Memorial Hall of Calicut Corporation, Tali. This is the third time Calicut is hoisting the State Philatelic Exhibition . … Continue reading

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Poland:Stamp on Raspberry

Poland has issued a new stamp under \”Flowers and Fruits\” series. The stamp depicts raspberry. The author is Marzanna Dabrowska.The raspberry or hindberry is the edible fruit of a multitude of plant species in the genus Rubus. Raspberries are perennial, … Continue reading

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Different Types of Folders-5

INDIPEX-73 FOLDER By Sudhir Jain. For the first time in India, an International Philatelic Exhibition INDIPEX-73 was organized at New Delhi in the month of January 1973. Four multicolored stamps were issued to commemorate this exhibition on different dates. First stamps … Continue reading

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Official Stamps of the London 2012 Olympic Games unveiled

With just 213 days remaining until the start of the London 2012 Olympics, the official stamps commemorating the Games were released by the Royal Mail.The range of ‘definitive’ stamps – the most commonly used kind – includes some bearing the … Continue reading

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Ukraine:EUROPA Stamps

Ukrainian Post has released a set of two stamps on 20th Dec 2011 to maintain the EUROPA international issue of this year dedicated to the protection of forests.

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Monaco:Stamp on Circus

Monaco has issued a stamp commemorating the 36th Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival. The International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo is an annual festival held since 1974 in Monte Carlo, Monaco. The festival includes the awarding of the Clown d\’Or (Golden Clown) … Continue reading

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