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Longest Stamps in the World

Thailand Post has released a set of five of the longest stamps in the world on 1st April 2017, each of which depicts a photo of the late HM King Rama IX while he was working in the fields.The stamp … Continue reading

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Andora Issued Stamp on Philatelic Philandorre Association

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the philatelic Philandorre association, a stamp was released with attached sticker. On the sticker without value of postage: the logo of Philandorre.The stamp pays tribute to the first series of stamps of the Principality … Continue reading

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New Stamps from France

Germaine Ribière Born in Limoges in 1917, Germaine Ribière fought very early against the dangers of Nazism. She participated in the networks “Christian friendship” and “combat” during the second world war.She organized numerous rescues of Jewish children in several regions, … Continue reading

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Maxim Cards: Means of Transport Through The Ages (1)

Palanquin Meeana Palanquin Boutcha Palanquin Chowpaul Palanquin Long Palanquin

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New Stamps from Belarus

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector  Group ArGe Zoologie Minsk Metro Belarus issued two stamps  on “Minsk Metro” on 27th February 2017.The station Maskouskaya was opened in 1984 when on 30 June the regular movement of … Continue reading

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New Special Covers

The Tamilnadu Circle Postal Cooperative Bank Ltd. Date of Release:27 March 2017,Chennai 31st All India Athletic Meet Date of Release:21 March 2017,Ludhiana Clock Tower Ludhiana Date of Release:23 March 2017,Ludhiana  Odisha State Maritime Museum Date of Release:24 January 2017

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New Stamps from France

55th Anniversary of the Algeria Ceasefire Issue Date: 20.03.2017 Designer: Youz Process: Héliogravure Size: 26 x 40 mm Values: 1.30€ Eiffel Tower Issue Date: 16.03.2017 Designer: Huitieme Jour Process: Offset Size: 143 x 148 mm, 210 x 95 mm Values: 6.70€, 5.30€ European Capitals : Valletta Capital of the Republic … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamps on Telugu Saints and Poets

India Post has released a set of three stamps on poets and saints of Andhra Pradesh  on 26th April 2017. Atukuri Molla (1440–1530) was a  Telugu poet who authored the Telugu-language Ramayana  . Identified by her caste, she was popularly known as … Continue reading

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 Was India Post there in Stone Age?

By Anil Kr Pujara Recently I received a very beautiful special cover issued by Jharkhand circle. The theme is forests of Jharkhand. Indeed the cover is good and makes value addition in the thematic collection. But surprisingly the date of … Continue reading

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Aland Issued Stamp on Cultural Diversity

Date of Issue:14th March 2017

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