Monthly Archives: March 2014

Medical Philately:Ibn-al-Nafis

By Dr.Pradeep Jain

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Canada Issued Five Definitive Stamps in Baby Wildlife Series

Canada Post is continuing its Baby Wildlife definitive series with five new stamps March 31. The stamps fulfill new postage rates in effect that day.In addition to the five self-adhesive stamps in different formats, the set will include a perforated souvenir … Continue reading

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Sweden Issued Stamps on Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Sweden has issued stamps  featuring Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, drawing strong interest from fans as well as collectors. \”We have sold five million stamps in advance and that is a lot,\” Posten\’s head of stamps, Britt-Inger Hahne, told news agency TT. … Continue reading

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Royal Mail:Stamp on 350 Years of Royal Marines

The Royal Marines, whose \”spiritual\” home is the Westcountry, is this year celebrating the 350th anniversary of its founding.The Royal Mail has now unveiled a limited edition set of stamps which depicts key moments from the corps\’ history since it … Continue reading

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New Stamps of Denmark

Battle of Dybbøl in 1864 Post Danmark is issuing two stamps to mark the 150th anniversary of the war in 1864, which cast dark shadows across Denmark. The loss of land which had always been considered intrinsically Danish was an extremely … Continue reading

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How To Remove Stamps From An Envelope

Removing stamps from an envelope requires patience and all due care. Removing stamps from an envelope by scratching or simply peeling it apart should never be a practice. Experienced philatelists know the trick(s) that \”Soaking\” is by far the easiest and … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on Prof.CNR Rao

By Jagannath Mani The special cover released on 28.03.2014 at 03.30 pm on the occasion of Bharat Ratna conferred to Prof CNR Rao during the Dr.Kulapati K.M.Munshi Memorial lecture under the presence of Hon\’ble Governor of Karnataka at Khincha Auditorium, … Continue reading

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UNPA: Happiness Day Stamp Issue

On 17 March 2014, the United Nations Postal Administration (UNPA) will issue a set of 6 stamps on the theme “International Day of Happiness”.The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 20 March as the International Day of Happiness. It is a … Continue reading

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Hungary Issued MS on Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden

Magyar Posta is issuing a commemorative miniature sheet entitled Animal Cubs featuring twelve young residents of the Budapest Zoo and Botanical Garden.Sempala the giraffe, Sid the two-toed sloth, Jakab the Barbary sheep, Moira the orang-utan, Bangita the blackbuck, Maszat the prairie … Continue reading

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