Monthly Archives: August 2017

Indian Theme on Foreign Postmark: Czech Republic

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe  Zoologie Pecock Feather This pictorial postmark will be issued on 6th October 2017 from Jilemnice (Czech Republic).It is featuring a feather of a peacock.

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New Stamps and Postmarks from Korea

By Wolfgang Beyer Beautiful Roads of Korea Date of Issue:28th  September 2017 Seals of the Joseon Dynasty (3rd series) Date of Issue:1st September 2017 Postmarks (August and September 2017)

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Special Cover Released on National Sports Day

By Suresh Rao The “National Sports Day (Rashtriya Khel Divas)” is observed every year across India on 29th August to mark the birth anniversary of one of the greatest sports legends – Hockey King Shri Dhyan Chand Singh (born on … Continue reading

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China Issued “Magpie” Stamp to Mark Qixi

China has issued a “Magpie” stamp to mark Qixi or China’s Valentines Day  , which falls on August 28 2017. The face value of the “Magpie” stamp is 1.20 yuan. On the stamp, the two magpies are ogling each other, … Continue reading

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UNPA will Issue Stamps on International Day of Peace

The United Nations Postal Administration will release stamps on International Day of Peace on 21st  September 2017. In addition to inscriptions in English, the stamp includes the Chinese characters that translate to “peace” in the bottom center of the design.The … Continue reading

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Japan will Issue Stamps on 10th Anniversary of Hastune Miku

The stamps will be released on 31st August 2017 from Hokkaido Post office.Stamps  featuring the internationally famous vocaloid character Hatsune Miku. The post office has released stamp sets using the “Snow Miku” arts every year, but this is the first time … Continue reading

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Petition for Yoga Postage Stamp

The Committee for Yoga/Meditation Stamp has announced that the United States Postal Services has informed it that this topic remains under consideration as a possible future postage stamp. This topic will remain under consideration until the Citizen’s Stamp Advisory Committee … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Monaco

The Audiovisual Archives of Monaco Created in 1997, the Audiovisual Archives of Monaco Association aims to record, collect, restore, protect, conserve, disseminate and showcase all of the sounds, images and audiovisual documents, professional or amateur, relating to the Principality of … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on  Raipur Municipal Corporation

By Suresh Rao Raipur Municipal Corporation situated at the heart of city came into existence on May 22 1867. Raipur Municipal corporation Headquarters, Popularly known as Nagar Nigam “White House” because of its marvelous design.Many unique projects like Indoor Stadium, Statue … Continue reading

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Spain Issued Stamps on Origami

Spain issued the first stamp in the world of origami with the shape of the bird painted or bow tie in Spain.Origami is defined as the art of creating paper figures without cutting or using glue, only folding a square … Continue reading

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