Monthly Archives: June 2016

New Special Covers from Haryana and MP

Sanatan Dharm College Date of Release:26 April 2016,Ambala,Haryana Shinhasth Mahaparv Date of Release:21 May 2016,Ujjain,MP

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New Stamps from Luxembourg

500 Years of the Passage of the Thurn & Taxis Postal Route The first postal routes were born from the necessity to exchange messages among the royal, imperial and pontifical courts. Since the 15th century, the Taxis family was known … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on Seth Shankardan Nahata

By Sudhir Jain A special cover and special cancellation has been issued at Bikaner (Rajsthan) on 28th June 2016 on Jain personality Seth Shankardan Nahata. He was multi-talented orator, diligent entrepreneur, philanthropist and social leader. In a grand release function organized at Bikaner, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Switzerland

Nocturnal Animals Swiss Post has issued a set of special stamps to four native nocturnal animals: the tawny owl, the garden dormouse, the European glow-worm and the hedgehog. Issue Date: 04.05.2016 Designer: Sonja Burger, Wildegg Printer: Cartor Security Printing, La Loupe, France Process: Offset … Continue reading

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New Special Covers

Indian Naval Air Squardron 30 To mark the induction of MIG29K and deinduction of Sea Harrier INAS300 a special cover was released by Maharashtra Circle of India Post at A P Dabolim on 11.05.2016. Brave Fighter Narvir Shivaji Date of … Continue reading

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Portugal Issued Stamp on Shrines of Europe

“Whiter than if he was made of snow”: on the centenary of the apparition of the Angel in Fátima.When, in 1937, Lúcia de Jesus (1907-2005) wrote the memoirs of the extraordinary days that she experienced in her infancy, she clarified … Continue reading

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Estonia Issued Stamp on Painter Ants Laikmaa

Ants Laikmaa (1866 -1942) was one of the most colourful persons of the Estonian art history, known as portrait painter, landscape painter whose favourite technique was pastel. Until the Estonianization in 1935 his name was Hans Laipman. After studies in … Continue reading

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Aland Issued Stamps on Medicinal Plants

Issue Date: 09.05.2016 Designer: Jonas Wilén Printer: Österreichische Staatsdruckerei Process: Offset  Colours: 4 Colours Size: 52 x 23,83 mm

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New Special Covers from Maharashtra and Karnataka

Indian Institute of Architect Date of  Release: 12 May 2016,Mumbai Shantheyanda Okkada Hockey Date of  Release: 3 May 2016,Madekeri,Karnataka

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New Stamps from Switzerland

Gottardo 2016 Two special stamps with a gutter document a strengthened sense of togetherness. The Gotthard Base tunnel is opening up new prospects for the north and south. At 57 kilometres in length, it is a world-re- cord-breaking tunnel. 28,200,000 tonnes of … Continue reading

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