Monthly Archives: November 2012

Story of Special Cover’s on 25 Year’s of Speed Post (28):CBPO

By Anil Kr Pujara I heaved a sigh of relief when I completed the mission of collecting Cancelled Special Covers from all the 66 Civilian Bureaus of India, but one of my senior philatelic friends suggested that I should .have … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Viet Nam

The communist militant Nguyen Thi Minh Khai (1910 – 1941) Nguyen Thi Minh Khai (1910-1941) was born in Vinh City, Nghe An province. She soon joined the revolution. In 1930, she joined the Indochinese Communist Party and became one of … Continue reading

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Monaco Issued Stamp on Olympia

Painted by Edouard Manet in 1863, Olympia was inspired by Titian\’s Venus of Urbino but deviates from the academic canon in its style. At the time, Olympia shocked in many way: both the provocative attitude of the woman and the realismof … Continue reading

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INDIA:Stamp Released on 25 Years of Consumer Protection Act

The President of India Pranab Mukharjee today released a commemorative postage stamp   to mark the 25th anniversary of the Consumer Protection Act in 2012.The Consumer Protection Act-1986 completes 25 years this year. It aims to give protection to the … Continue reading

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New T-shirts from Post Greenland

POST Greenland has made three new T-shirts with beautiful stamp designs from the issues of the year.The first T-shirt shows an image of the stamp \”Knud Rasmussen\’s Folk High School 50 Years\”, drawn by Miki Jacobsen. Then there is the beautiful … Continue reading

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Namibia: Collection of Stamps and Stories Launched

Gondwana Collection Namibia in cooperation with Namibia Post Limited on Monday night launched a book called \’Stamps & Stories\’, which contains 50 entertaining and illustrated stories with pictures of Namibian postage stamps.Among the fascinating stories in the book are the … Continue reading

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South Africa: Set of Stamps Honours Alex

The South African Post Office has issued a souvenir folder with five stamps made up of the artists\’ work in celebration of the township\’s centenary.The five-stamp set costs R33 from post offices with philatelic counters.Alexandra, also known as Gomorra, was … Continue reading

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India Isreal joint Issue:Perforation Shifted in Sheetlet

By Anil Kr Pujara Recently India released in the sheetlet form also INDIA-ISREAL JOINT ISSUE. One of the sheetlets that received had major perforation shift on the left side of the vertical strip of all five stamps making the strip vertically IMPERF.The … Continue reading

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Poland Issued Stamp on Piotr Kwit

Poland has issued a stamp on famous polish painter Piotr Kwit.Kwit was a folk artist who sculpted saints,birds ,music composers and historical monuments.

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Serbia Issued Stamp on 75 Anniversary of the First World Philatelic Exhibition

First earthly philatelic exhibition (ZEFIB) was held in Belgrade from 12 to 29 September 1937 in the organization of Yugoslav philatelic union, which had at that time 26 members. (companies) with 1150 registered philatelists. Serbia issued a stamp to commemorate … Continue reading

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