Monthly Archives: July 2012

Remembering Munshi Premchand on 132nd Birth Anniversary

Premchand was born on 31 July 1880 in a village near Varanasi in India to Munshi Ajaib Lal, a clerk in the post office. His parents died when he was still very young. His mother died when he was no more than … Continue reading

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Special Cover: “OLYMPHILEX INDIA 2012”

By Jagannath Mani On the occasion of the Games of the XXXth Olympiad London 2012, Olympic and Sports Philately Exhibition OLYMPHILEXINDIA 2012 is being organized  in Bangalore at the GPO Philately Museum from 27 July to 5 August, 2012. A special … Continue reading

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New Stamps on London Olympic Games 2012

Croatia Croatian Post issued a postage stamp of Olympic Games LONDON 2012 featuring Olympic rings and Olympic flame. Date of Issue: 27 July 2012 Denominations: 3,1 kn Bulgaria Bulgaria Post issued a postage stamp to commemorate XXX Summer Olympic Games London 2012. … Continue reading

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Story of Special Cover on 25 Year’s of Speed Post (4):Jammu and Kashmir

By Anil Kr Pujara In my pursuit to collect Special Covers of 25 years of Speed Post from all the Bureaus of India Post across the country, I started the journey from J&K. As all know that there is only … Continue reading

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Gibraltar:New Definitive Stamps

Red-necked Nightjar (Caprimulgus ruficollis) Two species of Nightjar are found in Europe, both of which migrate past Gibraltar.The Red-necked Nightjar breeds only in the western Mediterranean and migrates to tropical Africa during the autumn, returning in the late spring. They are most … Continue reading

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Ukranie:New Stamps on Railway Theme

Ukraine post has released a set of 3 stamps on 27th July 2012 on  Carriage building. First day cancellation of these stamps will be at post offices in Kiev and Kremenchuk.Quantity-170000

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US Stamp on Innovative Choreographers

USPS has released \”Innovative Choreographers\” Stamps on 28th July 2012. Bob Fosse the Tony Award-winning director and choreographer who changed the energy of Broadway dance by adding slinky sexuality and incorporating cocked, Chaplinesque limbs, appears on this postage stamp released on … Continue reading

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Maxim Cards on Buddha

By Dr.Pradeep Jain These max cards were prepared during Ladakh Festival.

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New Stamps on London Olympic Games 2012

Royal Mail A series of stamps have been released by Royal Mail to mark the beginning of the London 2012 Olympic Games.Created by Hat-trick Design, the stamps have been created to celebrate the sport and landmarks around the city, featuring … Continue reading

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Srl Lanka:New Stamps to Mark Nallur Festival

Three new stamps were issued by the Postal Department of Sri Lanka to mark the renowned Nallur Kanthaswamy Kovil Annual Festival on 24th July. The Rs 5 stamps depicting the historic temple were released on the flag hoisting day.Nallur Kandaswamy … Continue reading

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