Monthly Archives: July 2013

Moldova Issued Personalized Stamp on Mahatma Gandhi

Moldova issued a commemorative personalized stamp on Mahatma Gandhi on 30 January 2013.A private FDC was also issued.Stamp sheet,stamps and FDC are available at Moldova post office.

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Ireland Issued Stamps on Cork Harbour and Port of Cork

An Post and the Port of Cork Company unveiled a new postage stamp collection  on 17th July celebrating the Port of Cork and Cork Harbour.The three stamps, designed by Steve Simpson, feature MV Queen Elizabeth berthed at Cobh Cruise Berth, … Continue reading

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Lithuanian Issued Stamp on First National Olympics

The new stamp is featuring running sportsmen banded with the national tricolour. The stamp has been created by the painter Tomas Dragunas. The stamp is released in the edition of 80 thousand copies with a nominal value of LTL 1.35. … Continue reading

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Romania – Russian Federation Joint Stamp Issue

Celebrating 10 years since the signing of the Basic Political Treaty (2003) on Friendly Relations and Cooperation between Romania and the Russian Federation, Romfilatelia joins the project initiated by the Romanian and Russian Ministries of Foreign Affaires and marks this … Continue reading

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First Flight Cover:Mumbai-Tehran

By Datta Dharmadhikari These are first flight covers of Sabena Belgian Airlines dated 2-11-1967  from Mumbai to Tehran ( Iran) and Mumbai to Athense (Greece) .  The Belgian Airlines is not   in existence now.

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New Stamps on Royal Baby

Isle of Man: £1 stamps to mark Prince George’s birth Isle of Man Post Office is to become the first postal administration to mark the third in line to the throne’s birth as they release a sheetlet of eight £1 … Continue reading

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South Africa First to Launch Stamps for Transplant Games

The 13th World Transplant Games was due to kick off in Durban with more than 1,800 athletes from 50 countries set to compete in the largest sporting event for recipients of donor organs.To mark the occasion the South African Post … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on Central Tuber Crops Research Institute

By Sreejesh Krishnan India Post, Kerala Postal Circle released a special cover (KL-5/203) on 09-07-2013 on the auspicious Golden Jubilee Celebration of Central Tuber Crops Research Institute at Thiruvananthapuram.The Central Tuber Crops Research Institute (CTCRI), a constituent Institute under the Indian Council … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Pakistan

Pakistan Post has issued 3 new stamps in Men of Letters series.This series is dedicated to prominent writers of Pakistan. Mumtaz Mufti Date of Issue: 12 June 2013,Width:44.6 mm,Height:32.3 mm.Denomination:8 Rs,Number in set:18,Perforation:13 C,Printer:Pakistan Security Printing Corporation Karachi Ishfaq Ahmed … Continue reading

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Vivek 150 Celebrations in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda by releasing postage stamps issued by Philatetic Bureau of Sri Lanka. First Day Cover was also ceremonially handed by the postmaster General to his excellency Mahindra Rajapakasa, President of Sri Lanka at the … Continue reading

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