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Picture Postcards on Meghalaya

India Post and Meghalaya Government jointly issued picture postcards.The postcards are showing rich natural and cultural heritage of  Meghalaya.

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New Stamps from Monaco

Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters 2017 The famous tournament held as part of the ATP’s prestigious Masters 1000 series is set to host the world’s best players from 15 to 23 April. Issue Date: 09.03.2017 Designer: Andrew DAVIDSON Process: Offset Size: 30 x 40,85 mm vertical … Continue reading

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New Special Covers Released from Kerala

Special Cover with 3D features on Attukal Bhagavathy Temple Date of Release-10 March 2017 Diamond Jubilee of Teachers College Date of Release:15 March 2017,Thiruvalla ,Kerala

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New Stamps and Stamp Booklets on Animals

Czech Republic By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie. These stamps will be issued in September this year. France -Cats Stamp Booklet Issue Date: 27.02.2017 Designer: Youz Process: Offset Size: 45 x 37 mm (horizontal) Values: €6.60 France- Livestock … Continue reading

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First Ship on Indian Stamps

First ship on Indian stamps was appeared in 1954.A stamp was released to commemorate the postage stamp centenary on 1st October 1954.This stamp depicts a ship ,an aero plane a train and a cycle mail runner.

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New Stamps from Spain

150th Birth Anniversary of Blasco Ibañez Blasco Ibañez was a writer, politician and Spanish journalist. The work of Blasco Ibáñez could be cataloged within the literary naturalism but always with costumbristas and regionalist touches, sometimes of historical character and others … Continue reading

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Sale of Postal Stamps Decreased in India

 The total revenue earned by Department of Posts   (DoP) has grown over 11 per cent to about Rs 12,940 crore in 2015-16, Parliament was informed today. DoP earned revenue of Rs 10,730.42 crore in 2013-14, which grew to Rs … Continue reading

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Slovenia will Issue Stamp on Prehistoric Animal

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie The stamp, FDI-postmark and FDC are featuring a European   cave Lion(Panthera Leo spelaea).The stamp will be issued on 31st March 2017.

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 UAE  Issued Stamps on International Day of Happiness

Emirates Post Group has issued a set of eight new commemorative stamps to celebrate the International Day of Happiness.The new stamps feature the sun, the UAE flag, a smiling face, family and friends, the sea, the date palm tree, clouds, … Continue reading

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Canada -France Joint Stamp Issue on Wimy Centenary

These stamps will be issued on 8th April 2017 to commemorate the centennial of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. The battle itself, from April 9-12, 1917, is generally regarded as the defining moment in Canada’s emergence as a nation. For … Continue reading

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