Monthly Archives: January 2016

Special Cover and Picture Postcards Released on Martyrs Day

By M.Gulrez India Post as released a set of three picture postcards and a special cover on Gandhiji on 30th January 2016 from Lucknow.

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New Stamps from Sri Lanka

Centenary of Sri Lanka School of Agriculture Sri Lanka issued a new stamp to commemorate the Centenary of Sri Lanka School of Agriculture in the denomination of Rs. 10.00 on 16th January, 2016. Sri Lanka School of Agriculture is the … Continue reading

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Norway Issued Stamps on Winter Youth Olympic Games

Norwegian postal service, has launched a set of special stamps in conjunction with Lillehammer 2016 to mark the country hosting the Winter Youth Olympic Games. The stamps have been designed by Live Andrea Sulheim, Marianne Ågotnes, Anja Rullestad and Marte Stensrud, who … Continue reading

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Commercially Used Special Cover from Dharasana to Dandi

By M.Gulrez Gandhi ji spent the night of April 5,1930 in SAIFFE VILLA after his 241 miles long famous DANDI MARCH from Sabarmati. The next morning he picked up salt on the sea-front to break the salt law.

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Canada Issued Stamp on WWI Batallion under Black History Month

The No. 2 Construction Battalion, formed 100 years ago in 1916.When their country went to war, they stepped forward to do the same. But before they could battle the Germans in World War I, the elements, the 60-hour weeks of … Continue reading

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Greenland Issued Stamps on Regional Costumes

Greenland issued stamps featuring the seasons, national costumes and children’s rights on 18th January 2016.The Seasons stamps are part of the Sepac multination series for 2016. Sepac’s themes for previous years include scenery, animals, flowers, and culture.On the new stamps … Continue reading

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Philippines Issued Stamp on  400 Years of Mabitac

The “Mabitac: Ikaapat na raang taon” commemorative stamps features the old church of the town of Mabitac which was established by the Franciscan missionaries in 1616 with the official seal of the municipality at the background.The first church is situated … Continue reading

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India Post Released Presentation Pack for International Fleet Review 2016

India Post is selling a presentation pack for International Fleet Review 2016 through epostoffice website.Price of the pack is 200 Rs.

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New USPS Stamps

Richard Allen The 39th stamp in the Black Heritage series commemorates preacher, activist, and civic leader Richard Allen (1760-1831), an inspiring figure whose life and work resonate profoundly in American history. This stamp coincides with the 200th anniversary of Allen’s founding of … Continue reading

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Special Cover:22nd All India Forest Sports Meet

By Anil Kr Pujara Date of Release: 19 December 2015,Bengaluru

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