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New Special Covers Released from Kolkata

By Suresh Rao The Friends of Tribals Society The Friends of Tribals Society (FTS), or Vanbandhu Parishad, is a volunteer organization formed in 1989 with the goal of improving literacy and health among the Adivasi, rural tribal people in India. The … Continue reading

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Stamps Released on Ramayana

India Post has issued a set of 11 stamps( 10 stamps 5 Rs each and one 15 Rs.) one miniature sheet(65 Rs) and a sheetlet (65 Rs) on Ramayana on 22nd September 2017.Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the stamps(Price 65 … Continue reading

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Netherlands Issued Stamps on Viktor and  Rolf

Viktor Horsting (born in Geldrop, 1969) and Rolf Snoeren (born in Dongen, 1969) have been the face of Dutch fashion on the international scene for the past 25 years. The two designers met in the late 1980s at ArtEZ Institute … Continue reading

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Ross Dependency Issued Stamps on Historic Huts

$1.00 Scott’s Discovery Hut :Scott established this base for the National Antarctic (Discovery) Expedition 1901–1904. It was the first hut to be erected on Ross Island and became an important staging post for every subsequent heroic-era expedition. Built of Douglas … Continue reading

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Portugal Issued Stamps on 40 Years of Star Wars

Issue Date: 25.08.2017 Designer: Francisco Galamba Illustrator: © 2017 & TM Lucas lm LTD. Printer: Bpost Process: Offset Size: 25 x 30 mm Values: 2 x €0.50, 2 x €0.80, 2 x €0.85, 2xN20g, 2xE20g, 2xI20g

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Special Cover Released on Kannada University, Hampi

By Suresh Rao Kannada University was established with a big dream to research, document and preserve the identity of Kannada. Materializing its set aims and goals, the University has completed 25 years. This special cover is released on 12.09.2017 to commemorate the … Continue reading

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New Stamps Released on Princes Diana

Guernsey The stamps issued on 1 September 2017 to mark the 25th anniversary of The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment (PWRR) including a miniature sheet depicting Diana, Princess of Wales, who was the Regiment’s Colonel-in-Chief from 1992-1997. Formed on the … Continue reading

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India –Canada Joint Stamp Issue

A set of two commemorative postage stamps  and a miniature sheet  issued jointly by the Government of India and Canada on the theme of Indian festival Diwali on 21st September 2017. Stamp denomination 25 Rs and 5 Rs.Ms 30 Rs. … Continue reading

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New Postmark on Polar Bear from Norway

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie This postmark will be released on 7th  October 2017  in TROMSO , Norway. The pictorial postmark featuring a Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus)

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