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First flight Cover

First flight cover, also known by the acronym FFC, is mail that has been carried on an inaugural flight   of an airline, route, or aircraft, normally postmarked with the date of the flight often of the arrival destination proving it was … Continue reading

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What Is Postal stationery ? (3)

Wrappers The manufacture of wrappers for the sending of newspapers or periodicals began in the U.S. in 1861. The first wrappers were rectangular pieces of paper with gum to seal it on one end and an embossed envelope stamp or … Continue reading

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What Is Postal stationery ?(2)

Postal cards:Postal cards are postal stationery and have a printed or embossed indicium   and are sold by governmental  postal authorities. In the United States, they were first produced in 1873. Some of the forms taken by postal cards include the regular … Continue reading

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What Is Postal stationery? (1)

A piece of postal stationery is a stationery item, such as a stamped envelope,letter sheet,post card,letter card,air mail ,aerogram or wrapper,  with an imprinted stamp or inscription indicating that a specific rate of postage or related service has been prepaid. It does not, however, include … Continue reading

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Foreign Personalities on Indian Stamps: Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt was the first foreigner appeared on any Indian stamp on 10th December 1963 when postal department issued a  commemorative postage stamp on  Universal declaration of human rights. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady throughout her husband President … Continue reading

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Indian Theme on Foreign Stamps: UNPA

International Day of Yoga On 21 June 2017, UNPA issued a new special event sheet to commemorate the International Day of Yoga. (Price $14.95)The United Nations proclaimed 21 June as the International Day of Yoga to raise awareness worldwide of … Continue reading

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Remembering YSR Reddy on his Birth Anniversary

Yeduguri Sandinti Rajasekhara Reddy (8 July 1949 – 2 September 2009), popularly known as YSR, was a two-time Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh   serving from 2004 to 2009. Reddy was elected to the 9th,10th,11th and 12th Lok Sabha from the Kadappa constituency … Continue reading

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Today is Doctor’s Day

“Medicines heal doubts as well as diseases.”- Karl Marx By Dr. Pradeep Jain Every year Doctor’s Day is celebrated in India on the 1st of July. This observance fulfills a need to show the doctors and physicians in our lives how important … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamps on BHU

MOS Commutation Mr. Manoj Sinha released a setenent stamp on Bananas Hindu University at ‘Swatantrata Bhavan'(BHU campus) on 28.6.2017. Mr.Y.P. CPMG UP Circle ,  Mr.S.K. Rai,DPS Varanasi circle and Mr. Grish Chand Tripathi Vice Chancellor BHU were also present on the … Continue reading

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Indian Theme on Foreign Stamps:Fiji

Indian Immigrants to Fiji On 14th May  1879, the Leonidas, a ship carrying the first group of indentured servants from Calcutta, dropped anchor near Fiji.After the British Empire annexed Fiji in 1874, the new governor banned the exploitation of native workers, particularly on … Continue reading

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