Monthly Archives: April 2014

India Post Released Two Commemorative Stamps Today

G B Pant Hospital Delhi The Foundation stone of Govind Ballabh Pant Hospital was laid in October 1961 and was commissioned by the then Prime Minister late Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru on 30th April 1964. From a very humble beginning with … Continue reading

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Canada Post Issued Stamps and MS on Royal Ontario Museum

To mark the Royal Ontario Museum\’s Centennial, Canada Post issued two new commemorative stamps featuring images of iconic objects from the Museum\’s world-renowned collection. The stamps feature carefully curated photographs of five of the ROM\’s most notable objects including Shiva Natajara Sculpture, … Continue reading

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Ascension Island’s Issued Stamps on Bicentenary of British Settlement

This series of postage stamps, consisting of four items, celebrates Ascension Island’s Bicentenary of British Settlement, showing historical scenes, paintings and illustrations from the Napoleonic Years. Stampnews.com found out which images and historical scenes will be depicted on these stamps. … Continue reading

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Karnataka Postal Circle Released Beautiful Sets of Picture Post Cards

By Suresh Rao Two Sets of Picture Post Cards are made available at Bangalore GPO. The first set Heritage Bangalore  has 10 nostalgic post cards housed in a small boxed folder. priced at Rs 35/- (price not printed). The second … Continue reading

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R.K.Mishra Passed Away :Loss to Philatelic World

Philatelic world in general n Philatelic fraternity in Patna particularly suffered a jolt on account of sudden demise of Late R.K.Mishra. Ex employee was of State Bank of India who was very active n vibrant in the philatelic circle in … Continue reading

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USPS:New Forever Stamps on  Hot Rods

USPS will issue  Hot Rods forever stamps on 6th June 2014.The designs of these two Hot Rods forever were already revealed in mid-April by the United States Postal Service. The stamps illustrate two different styles of 1932 Ford “Deuce” roadsters that … Continue reading

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Croatia Issued Stamp on William Shakespeare’s 450th Birth Anniversary

William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616), the great English writer and the most performed worldwide dramatist whose work has been translated to all languages of the world. His work hasn’t just deeply reverberated in worldwide theatres, but also in other artistic … Continue reading

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Uruguay Issued Stamp on 185 Years of the Battalion

Uruguay has issued a stamp on 6 March 2014 on  185 years of Florida battalion.Act participated, the Vice-President of the Republic and President of the General Assembly, CR. Danilo Astori; the President of Uruguayan mail, Ms. Solange Moreira; the Director … Continue reading

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Press Telegram Authority

By Mohd.Munnavar This Telegram Authority was used by press reporters to send news by telegram.It was a card issued by telecom authority and very useful tool for  sending news stories.

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Costa Rica Issued Stamps on FIFA World Cup 

Costa Rica  launched a special limited edition of 30,000 stamps to commemorate Costa Rica’s participation in the upcoming World Cup Brazil 2014.The stamp series called FIFA World Cup 2014 portrays the tournament mascot, the World Cup trophy and Costa Rica’s … Continue reading

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