Monthly Archives: January 2013

Special Cover Released on Gandhiji’s Lathi from Patna

By Anil Kr Pujara A beautiful Special Cover was released at Gandhi Sanghralaya Patna on 30.01.2013 by Sh. Sidhdheshwar Prasad Ex-Governor Tripura at SARVDHARAM PRARTHANA Sabha. The unknown aspect of this beautiful Special Cover is that replica of Gandhi Ji,s … Continue reading

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Special Cover:Ardh Kumbh 2007

India Post released a special cover on Ardh Kumbh in 2007.This year in 2013 Kumbh Mela India Post is issuing 6 special covers to commemorate the fair.For more details about these special covers contact Mr.M.Gulrez .      gulrez.gulrez@gmail.com

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My Stamp at Kumbh Mela Post Office

ALLAHABAD: In sync with the changing scenario, the postal department is coming up with series of innovative experiments with postage stamps. While scented stamps with fragrances of sandal, rose and jasmine and golden postage stamps in association with Hallmark were … Continue reading

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New US Stamp on Tufted Puffin

The U.S. Postal Service issued a stamp on 23rd January 2013 on Tufted Puffin (Fratercula cirrhata), an unmistakable bird named for the striking tufts of long, yellow feathers that grow from the sides of its head during breeding season, by issuing … Continue reading

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French Polynesia Issued Stamps on Daily Life Scenes

These stamps feature street musicians and the legendary Quinn\’s Bar.The Quinn\’s Bar was established in the 1940s, and was one of the most famous night clubs in the vast Pacific Ocean. It was known to every seaman and they were … Continue reading

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Andora Issued Stamp on Catalan Language Poet Salvador Espriu

Andorra has issued a stamp to celebrate the centennial of famous poet of Catalan language Salvador Espriu (1913-1985). Translated into several languages, Espriu\’s work has obtained international recognition, most notably the Montaigne prize (1971). He was also given the Award … Continue reading

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Remembering Gandhiji through Rare Maxim Cards: Gandhiji\’s Urdu Handwriting

Contributed by-Raman Kumar Mandal Max cards  of Mahatma Gandhi\’s letter. These 2 Autographed letters (post cards) to Maulana Abdul Bari (an Islamic scholar and leading figure in the Khilafat movement) in Urdu. The letters referred to Hindu-Muslim relations .Maulana Bari (1878-1926) … Continue reading

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Homage to Martyr\’s

By Pratyancha Jain 30th January is a black day for the Indians, as our Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated while he was proceeding for his usual evening prayers. The Day is now considered as Martyr\’s Day to … Continue reading

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Minerals on Stamps:Hematite

French Southern and Antarctic Lands issued a set of two stamps on iron ore Hematite. Hematite is a mineral species composed of ferric oxide with traces of titanium, aluminum, manganese and water. This is a very common mineral, colored black … Continue reading

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Spain:Stamp on I Need Spain Logo

Spain has issued a stamp on tourism logo I Need Spain.In early 2010 the new official logo \”I Need Spain\” was introduced as a variation of Miro\’s sun. The aim of this new design is to renew the brand image … Continue reading

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