Monthly Archives: October 2012

Great Indian Cartoonists Work on Stamps

By R.K.Mishra

Posted in Articles, Asian Philately, Special Cover | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bosnia and Harzegovina :New Stamps on Savings Day – Coins from Daorson

By Ivica Dragicevic In the area of eastern Herzegovina, between Mostar and Stolac to the coast of Trebisnjica River, the Illyrian tribe Daors were inhabited, that had religious, administrative and political center in Ošanići near Stolac. Due to its favorable … Continue reading

Posted in History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Netherlands Issued Pop-up Stamps

Netherland has issued the world\’s first pop-up stamps on 8th October 2012.The stamp sheet with the three-dimensional stamps on the occasion of the Children\’s Book Week is a world first. The special paper architecture changes the 2D character of these … Continue reading

Posted in New Stamps, News, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Liechtenstein:New Overprinted Stamp

Liechtenstein issued a stamp on butterfly in  June 2011 it was appeared in the self-adhesive form. That issue depicted two particularly beautiful harbingers of spring, the Orange Tip and Peacock butterflies, the \”Orange Tip\” (Anthocharis cardamines) being assigned the value … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Israel-India Joint Stamps

By Pradeep Jain

Posted in Articles, Asian Philately, Commemorative Stamps, First Day Cover, History Behind A Stamp, Joint Issues, Miniature Sheet, New Stamps, News, SARC Philately, Sheetlets, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Taiwan: New Stamps on Ancient Chinese Painting “Three Friends and a Hundred Birds”

To promote appreciation of the beauty of ancient Chinese art, Chunghwa Post is releasing two souvenir sheets on the painting \”Three Friends and a Hundred Birds\” by the Ming Dynasty painter Pien Wen-chin from the National Palace Museum collection. One … Continue reading

Posted in Asian Philately, History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

San Marino:Stamp and Coin Cards 2012

The \”Cards\” (85,55 mm x 54mm) which will open the way to this new series will be sold in many shops of San Marino and put together philately and numismatic. The stamps won the 57th edition of the most popular competition organized by … Continue reading

Posted in New Stamps, News, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Maxim Cards of Australia

By R.K.Mishra

Posted in Max Card | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

INDIA:First Day Cover’s of Definitive Stamps(1)

By Dr.Pradeep Jain First Day Covers of Definitive stamps of Post-Independence period 1. First series on anniversary of Independence. Archaeological and Historical Monuments. These stamps were issued to replace the then existing King George VI series These stamps were printed on imported … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Asian Philately, Definitive Stamps, Education, First Day Cover, History Behind A Stamp, SARC Philately | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Stamps on Christmas 2012

Malta On October 31, MaltaPost will issue the Christmas 2012 stamp set which consists of three stamps depicting Old Master paintings representing The Holy Family.The stamps have a face value of €0.20, €0.37 and €0.63 reproducing the paintings: “The Adoration … Continue reading

Posted in New Stamps, News, Themes, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment