Monthly Archives: February 2017

Special Cover Released on Pandit Ram Prasad Bismil

By Raman Kumar Mandal Philatelic Exhibition at Gorakhpur GOPEX 2017 was concluded on 25th February 2017.This special cover was released during the exhibition. Earlier in 2000 special cover on same theme was released during Gopex 2000.

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New Stamps from Isle of Man

The Sapphire Anniversary of HM Queen To celebrate HM Queen being the first ever British Monarch to celebrate a Sapphire Jubilee, Isle of Man has issued a set of six stamps. This collection is a celebration of the diplomatic work … Continue reading

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The Crest of Jersey Stamp Issue

With the same design which features on Jersey Post’s 2015 Definitive stamps and 2016 Post & Go stamps, six special stamps are issued with a new seasonal palette of colours suitable for the spring months, and bearing the latest postage … Continue reading

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New Special Covers Released on 30th January

National Cleanliness Day Date of Release:30 January 2017,Bangaluru 69th Martyr’s Day Date of Release:30 January 2017

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Malta Issued Fourth Set of Flora Stamps

The fourth set from the Maltese Flora series was issued on 24th  February 2017. This includes three stamps each bearing a face value of €0.26, €0.42 and €1.25 and respectively depict the Fan-Lipped Orchid (Maltese: Orikida Ħamra), the Yellow Bee-Orchid (Maltese: Żunżana) and … Continue reading

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New Postmarks from Germany and Poland

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Goup ArGe Zoologie Germany: Mussel The postmark is featuring a  scallop(Pecten maximus).Issue Date- 20 March 2017 Poland:Bird The postmark is featuring a White stork(Ciconia ciconia). Issue Date- 20 March 2017

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Picture Postcards Released on Magh Mela

By M.Gulrez India Post has released a set of six picture postcards on Magh Mela on 24th February 2017 at Allahabad.The Magh Mela is an annual gathering of Hindu pilgrims in Prayag, on the banks of Triveni Sangam (the confluence … Continue reading

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Hungary Issued Stamp on 500 Years of Arrival of Regiomontanus

Regiomontanus (1436-1476; original name: Johannes Müller) was a mathematician, astronomer and astrologer. As was the custom at the time, he adopted the Latin name of his town of birth, Königsberg in present-day Germany. He worked and lived in Buda for years, and as a … Continue reading

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Norway:Tråante 2017 Stamp Issue

With the Southern Sami name for Trondheim, on February 6 the Sami people celebrate 100 years since the Sami held their first national congress in Tråante – Trondheim. The congress was an important event in Sami history. It gathered the … Continue reading

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Croatia:Valentines Day Stamp

Issue Date: 03.02.2017 Designer: Katarina Lončar, designer from Zagreb Printer: AKD d.o.o., Zagreb Process: Offset Size: Stamp in the shape of heart, in field 48.28 x 40.54 mm Values: 3.10 HRK

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