Category Archives: Asian Philately

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

Palanquin Meeana Palanquin Boutcha Palanquin Chowpaul Palanquin Long Palanquin

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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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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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Special Cover Released on Kurisumala Pilgrim Centre

The  special cover was released from  Thiruvanathapuram on 27/3/2017  to commemorate Diamond Jubilee of Thekkan Kurisumala Pilgrimage 2017.

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Singapore is Issuing Stamps on Kingfishers

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector  Group ArGe Zoologie The stamps will be released on 26th April 2017. 1st local: Black-capped Kingfisher (Halcyon pileata),70 cent: Blue -Eared Kingfisher (Alcedo meninting) ,90 cent: Black Backed Kingfisher(Ceyx erithaca),$ … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Korea

By Wolfgang Beyer Korea National Park Service Issue Date: 29th May 2017  Love, Happy The stamps are based on Postage Stamp Design Contest. Issue  Date: 2nd May 2017 Stamps : Love by Lee soojeong, Love by Jeong seohan, Happy by … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on Badri Tulsi Ban Tulsi

Date of Release:4 March 2017,Dehradun This special cover was released at Dehradun on 4th March 2017 on the occasion of Spring Festival at Raj Bhawan. The Origano plant is considered sacred as its leaves and flowers are offered at the … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Coffee Flavoured Stamp

By Suresh Rao India Post has released a coffee flavoured miniature sheet of stamp (100 Rs.) on 23rd April 2017.Commerse Minister Nirmala Sitaraman released the stamp at Bengalure.Price of FDC of this stamp is 110 Rs. The saga of Indian … Continue reading

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