Monthly Archives: September 2013

Permanent Pictorial Cancellation:Chandigarh

By Anil Kr Pujara

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Romania :New Stamps on Birth Centenary of Maria Tanase

Romania has issued stamps to commemorate  Birth Anniversary of Maria Tanase, a complex and representative artist of the Romanian musical culture and spirituality, a genius singer of the Romanian genuine folk music, according to some musicologists.This stamp issue presents scenes … Continue reading

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Croatia Issued Stamps on Lighthouses

Croatia has issued three stamps featuring famous Croatian lighthouses – Pločica, Stončica and Sućuraj. Pločica 43° 01,8′ N / 016° 49,2′ E: many respectable European and American magazines have published their reports about the beauties of the tourist offer of Pločica … Continue reading

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New Spanish Stamps on Bridges

Spain has issued two stamps and two souvenir sheets on important bridges of the country.The stamps depicts  Dragon Bridge in Alcala de Guadaira (Seville), the Puente Ingeniero Carlos Fernandez Casado (Leon), the Roman Bridge in Merida (Badajoz) and the Puente … Continue reading

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India Post is confused over Definition of Miniature Sheet, Souvenir Sheet and Sheetlet

By Sreejesh Krishnan As per “HAND BOOK ON PHILATELY” published by Department of Posts, India, definition of the Miniature sheet, souvenir Sheet and Stamp Sheetlets are as follows.  Now India Post issued a set of 12 stamps on Wild Flowers … Continue reading

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A Stamp of Approval for New Irish Faces

By Breda Heffernan The faces of the new Irish are featured on a collection of stamps issued by An Post to celebrate Ireland\’s integrated society. The cover stars (above, clockwise from top left) include Garda Dongdong Zheng, originally from China and now … Continue reading

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Faroe Issued Christmas Stamps

Faroe Islands issued a set of two stamps under series “The Christmas Gospel 1″ dedicated to the coming Christmas 2013.Stamps are  designed by Edward Fuglo. In the first picture, it appears that there is only room for the Message of Joy … Continue reading

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Andora Issued Stamps on Epistolary Correspondence

Andorra Correos jointly with the Secretariats of Development and Finance and Public Administration of Principality of Andorra issued a block with one stamp “Epistolary Correspondence – 2013, write letters to your friends”. The block depicts a boy and a girl … Continue reading

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Delayed Deliveries of the Last Telegrams

By Deepak Dube The ghost of the abolished Telegram shall continue to haunt the annals of the  philatelic and communicational history of this country forever.On 19th September, I received 10 of the \’ last telegrams\’  sent to me from all … Continue reading

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Latvia Issued Stamp on 150 Year’s Latvia University of Agriculture

Latvia has issued a stamp on the occasion of 150th anniversary of the Latvia University of Agriculture (LUA) .The stamp designed by artist Ludis Danilans depicts the Jelgava Palace and the coat of arms of the LUA with the motto of the … Continue reading

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