Monthly Archives: April 2012

India Post:Different Dates on Stamp and FDC

By R.K.Mishra India Post has not yet released stamp issue programme for 2012.It is assumed that India Post is simply following its traditions of delay and creating confusion among philatelists.Sant Tukdoji Maharaj born in April 1909 ,was a freedom fighter … Continue reading

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Australia Issued Stamps on Rising Sun Badge

Australia post issued a set of 5 stamps featuring Rising Sun badge worn by Australian Army personnel. The stamp traces the design evolution of the Rising Sun badge, also known as the General Service badge, worn by Australian Army personnel. … Continue reading

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Stamps on 100 Year’s of Titanic Tragedy:Bulgaria

The Bulgarian Post has issued a stamp commemorating the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the legendary RMS Titanic. The stamp design is by Hristo Aleksiev.RMS Titanic sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912 after colliding with … Continue reading

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Europa 2012 Stamps:Romania

Romania issued 2 stamps under Europa theme.This year’s theme of Europa stamps is –visit.

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India:Recent Special Cover\’s

Tulip Garden Srinagar Bureau of Civil Aviation Security

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Maritius:Stamps Issued on Law Day

Mauritius Post has issued a set of stamps on 4th April 2012 on the occasion of Law Day.First Day Cover is available   at all Post Offices and the Philatelic Bureau located in the Postal Museum, Port Louis.

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NewZealand:Tokelau Scenic Definitives 2012

Each of the nine gummed stamps depicts the stunning scenery found throughout the three coral atolls of Tokelau – from picturesque coastlines to enticing fishing and diving spots. Date of issue: 11 April 2011 Number of stamps: Set of nine … Continue reading

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National Clothes stamps from Belarus

The Belarusian Post has issued a set of stamps featuring the Belarusian national clothes. The first stamp illustrates the costume of Turov and Mozyr region, the second one features the costume of Liahovichi region. The stamp design is by Tamara … Continue reading

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Special Cover on Jainism Released at Patna

By Anil Kr Pujara Bihar Philatelic Society with the approval of CPMG  Bihar issued a special cover on 27th April 2012  at Patna to commemorate the auspicious event of consecration of idols of Jain Saint Shri Dada JinDutta Suri, Ghantakaran … Continue reading

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NewZealand Issued Stamps on Shells

The shells depicted are the map cowrie (Leporicypraea mappa), geography cone (Gastridium geographus), partridge tun (Tonna perdix) and tiger cowrie (Cypraea tigris).The intricate illustrations were created by John Henry Tagaloailuga in Niue in 1990. They are based on shells collected … Continue reading

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