Monthly Archives: February 2014

History of Meghdoot Postcard

The first  MEGHDOOT Post Card of  India issued as on 02.09.2002 on  a film advertisement with  a  photo of Tamil  cinema star  Rajnikant .Features of the postcard   were  unique .  Meghdoot  Postcard  is priced cheaper than normal postcard at … Continue reading

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Taiwan Issued Stamps on Conservation of Birds

Taiwan has issued a  set of four stamps and a souvenir sheet featuring the Swinhoe’s pheasant. 1. Four stamps in a se-tenant block: (1) Immature (NT$5): Immature young males have a mottled plumage that resembles a mix of adult male … Continue reading

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Centenary of Australia’s Polar Expedition Stamp Issue

Australia Post is releasing the final stamp issue in a four-year series commemorating the centenary of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE) of 1911–14.This Australian Antarctic Territory stamp issue comprises three domestic base-rate (60 cent) stamps and two large letter-rate ($1.20) … Continue reading

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New Spanish Stamp Released on 125th Anniversary of the Peral Submarine

On the 125th Anniversary of the launching of the Peral submarine, a stamp was put into circulation by the Spanish post. The stamp reproduces the portrait of Isaac Peral, inventor of the submarine that appears beside him.Isaac Peral y Caballero (Cartagena, … Continue reading

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Dr.Kotnis:An Indian Doctor Honored on Chinese Stamp

By Anurag VajpeyiDwarkanath Shantaram Kotnis (10 October  1910-9 Dec. 1942) was one of five Indian physicians dispatched to China to provide medical assistance during the Second Sino-Japan War  in 1938. Besides being known for his dedication and perseverance, he has also been … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Portugal

Extreme Sports Issue Date: 10.02.2014 Designer: João Machado Printer: INCM Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Size: 30.6 x 27.7mm Values: €0,40 €0,50 €0,70 €0,80 €1,70 CTT Public Company Issue Date: 27.01.2014 Printer: Cartor Process: Offset Colours: 4 Colours Madeira Self-Adhesive Stamps Madeira is known for the harmonious forms and contrasting colours of the many exotic plants from almost every continent, … Continue reading

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INDIA:New Special Cover’s

Gaya Stamp Festival 2014 Date of Release:22 February 2014 50 Years of St. John\’s College, Anchal Date of Release 10 February 2014 MEGHAPEX 2014 : Cherrapunjee Post Office Date of Release:19 February 2014 Akbar Fort AjmerDate of Release:24 February 2014

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IOM: World War I Trench Art Stamp Issue

Isle of Man Post Office\’s commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the start of World War One, a unique miniature sheet recognising \’trench art\’, an aspect of the \’war to end all wars\’ which reveals more about the people involved … Continue reading

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Faroe: Nordic Issue 2014 :

Ships Freight and passenger transportation It goes without saying that an archipelago in the middle of the North Atlantic has a certain maritime history to look back on, when it comes to transporting people and goods. From the reliable knarrs … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs Is Getting A Stamp

According to a list of upcoming subjects obtained by The Washington Post, Steve Jobs is set to get a limited release stamp in 2015 alongside the likes of Johnny Carson, Elvis Presley, James Brown, and an as-of-yet unnamed group of … Continue reading

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