Monthly Archives: August 2012

Story of Special Cover’s on 25 Year’s of Speed Post (11):Madhya Pradesh

By Anil Kr Pujara After completing collection from U.P. and Uttarakhand, I now move to Madhya Pradesh. As all know there are 4 Bureaus in Madhya Pradesh namely-Bhopal, Indore, Lashkar,and Jabalpur. Though it is called Lashkar but actually it is … Continue reading

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Royal Mail: New Stamp Set on Farm Animals

Royal Mail rounds off its British Farm Animals series of Post & Go stamps with its third and final issue featuring six examples of cattle breeds found in the British Isles. The Post & Go Cattle stamps issued on 28 … Continue reading

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Postage Stamp Dedicated to Lithuania’s Christianization

This year Lithuania celebrates the 625th anniversary of Christianization. To mark this occasion, on March 24 Lithuania Post is going to issue the stamp 625th Anniversary of Lithuania’s Christianization.The new stamp features the scene from the Saint Pierre la Jeune fresco in the Strasbourg Church (France) depicting the countries having adopted … Continue reading

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Story of Special Cover’s on 25 Years of Speed Post (10):Painful Cancellation

By Anil Kr Pujara The journey of collection of Special Covers was not that smooth as it appears to. It was quite arduous one. Here is one example out of many and varied ones. I contacted Kanpur Bureau and I … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Germany

Gaubodenfest, Straubing The first Gaubodenfest was opened on October 12, 1812. The festival started out as a way to improve local agriculture by giving prizes for the best farm animals. Today the Gaubodenfest is the second largest Octoberfest in the … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Bangladesh

Colourful Butterflies of Bangladesh Date of Issue : June 14th, 2012 Denomination : 160.00 Taka No. of Stamp in Set : 4 No. of Stamps in Each Sheet : 16 Size : 188×135 mm Perforation : 12.5 Color : Multicolor Process of Printing : Offset Printer : The Security … Continue reading

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Story of Special Cover’s on 25 Year’s of Speed Post (9):Uttarakhand

By Anil Kr Pujara Once a part of undevided UP, Uttrakhand has only one Bureau i.e. Dehradun. Again, once a hub of big philatellic activity, Dehradun is very much active but not that much in news.The cancellation is good, impression … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Germany

German Animal Shelters The German animal welfare society has shelters in almost all large cities and towns in Germany. These shelters have about 300,000 animals. Most are runaways or abandoned house pets. It is illegal to abandon an animal in … Continue reading

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A Philatelic Tribute to Neil A. Armstrong

Neil A. Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio, on August 5, 1930. He began his NASA career in Ohio.After serving as a naval aviator from 1949 to 1952, Armstrong joined the National … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Bangladesh

75 Years of Rotary International in Bangladesh Date of Issue : July 1st, 2012 Type : Official Denomination : 20.00 Taka Stationary Value : 10.00 Taka Paper : Offset Color : Multicolor Process of Printing : Offset Printer : Postal Printing Press, Tongi, Gazipur,. Designer : Syed Lutul Haque … Continue reading

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