Monthly Archives: February 2018

Philatelic Institutions in India(3): South India Philatelists’ Association

South India Philatelists’ Association popularly known as “SIPA” is a non – profit body, with its main objectives to promote philately, create an awareness of the hobby among people from all walks of life and do further research in philately. … Continue reading

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Azerbaijan will Issue Stamps on Centenary of the Republic

Azermarka LLC will issue an exclusive series of post stamps dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijan Republic. The  stamps will be issued in a limited number and are to be presented at the exhibition organized by Azermarka and dedicated … Continue reading

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Portugal Issued Stamps on Traditional Sweets

Bean Tarts :The tradition of making sweets from legumes combined with the ubiquitous bitterness of almonds was already well established long before the arrival of beans into Portuguese kitchens from the Americas. Appearing in the Tratado de Cozinha e Copa [Treaty … Continue reading

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Beautiful Netherlands 2018 Stamp Issue

PostNL issued  three new stamp sheetlets in the Beautiful Netherlands series, depicting the city gates of Vianen, Bergen op Zoom and Hattem. The Beautiful Netherlands series has focused on local history, cultural wealth and scenic beauty since 2005. In recent … Continue reading

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21st February: International Mother Language Day

International Mother Language Day has been observed annually since 2000 to promote peace and multilingualism around the world and to protect all  mother languages. It is observed on February 21 to recognize the 1952 Bengali Language Movement in Bangladesh.  The day … Continue reading

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New Pictorial Postmarks from Germany and South Korea

By Wolfgang Beyer, German Philatelic Federation (BDPh) Germany 1.The postmark  featuring a European Wildcat (Felis Silvestris), animal of the year 2018 in Germany will be issued on 11th March 2018 from 74072 HEILBRONN.  . 2.The postmark featuring a Rainbow-billed toucan(Ramphastos … Continue reading

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Portuguese Autochthonous Breeds Stamp Issue

About 10 thousand years ago, humans began to domesticate animals for use in labour and as a source of food, clothing (furs, wool) and fat (biofuel) for daily survival. Since then, necessity led to empirical genetic selection based on animals’ … Continue reading

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Australia Issued Stamps on  80th Anniversary of Superman

Australia Post will issue stamps on  Superman’s 80th anniversary on 13th March 2018 . The tabs of the stamps feature images of the Man of Steel from throughout his 80 year history.

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Special Cover:32nd All India Postal Badminton Tournament 2017-18

By M Gulrez Date of Release:19th  February 2018,Patna

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Romania Issued Stamp and MS on 600th Death Anniversary of  Micea The Elder

On the stamp with the face value of Lei 8 is illustrated the statue of Mircea the Elder, from the patrimony of the National Museum of Romanian Literature. The statue is created by the sculptor Paul Vasilescu (1936-2012), an artist … Continue reading

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