Author Archives: Philatelist

How To Remove Stamps From An Envelope

Removing stamps from an envelope requires patience and all due care. Removing stamps from an envelope by scratching or simply peeling it apart should never be a practice. Experienced philatelists know the trick(s) that \”Soaking\” is by far the easiest and … Continue reading

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Top 6 Tips to Inexpensive Stamp Collecting

Many people may be under the impression that stamp collecting or philately is an expensive hobby. It can be expensive if you\’re into rare and famous stamps which are mostly acquired through auction houses. But if you\’re collecting stamps for … Continue reading

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Sir Edmund Hillary:A Philatelic Retrospective

By Kevin Morgan Sir Edmund Hillary, Mountaineer, Explorer, Statesman, Philanthropist died on 11th January 2008 aged 88. This New Zealand mint pair of stamps was issued in 2003 for the 50th anniversary of the Conquest of Everest. Beginnings Edmund Hillary … Continue reading

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How Much To Collect:A Dilemma Before Every Collector

By Anil K. Pujara A collector went to the Bureau to take one stamp of every new commemorative issue available at the counter. There he found one senior philatelist who was preparing a want list for the “Counter-in-Charge” and writing … Continue reading

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PHILATELIC CENSUS-2012 presents the first ever Philatelic Census-2012 to all the philatelists today. You can download the Census report here. DOWNLOAD

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Philatelic Census 2012 Will Be Published April 1st,2012

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The First Ever Philatelic Census Set To Go Online

“Philatelic-Census” an innovative initiative up-taken by Philamirror a few months ago has received remarkable response and philatelists will sure be happy to know that the “Philatelic Census” has now reached to an optimal level. The task of compiling census data was … Continue reading

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Gap Analysis Reveals Contradictions in Indian Stamps Listing

Sunday Feature Post By Dinu This is an attempt to analyze statistical data related to the stamps issued by India Post since 2008.  The analysis helps understand the overall scenario of the Indian Philately for a period of more than … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released From Mumbai

By Anil K.Pujara

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9/11:Philatelic Expressions

Terrorism is now a global phenomenon.9/11 is the day that the world can never forget. The September 11, 2001 attacks on America left an indelible mark on a generation. No happening is as well documented as the attacks on the … Continue reading

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