Category Archives: Asian Philately

Olympian Dipa Karmakar Honoured with SpecialCover

A rare honour for sporting personalities in the country, Olympian gymnast Dipa Karmakar has found a proud place on a special cover released by India Post. The Indian postal department on  released a special cover featuring  the Olympian during a district-level … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on Dr Gaya Prasad Katiyar

Date of Release:26 December 2016,New Delhi

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Special Cover’s:Magrapex

India Post has released two special covers on the occasion of philatelic exhibition Magrapex 2016.Magra is a region of Rajasthan .Beawar is the main city of this region and special covers were also released from Beawar of Ajmer district. First … Continue reading

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Taiwan: Postmark on Year of Rooster

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie The postmark is featuring a rooster  and a hen. It´s for the year of the rooster and for philatelic use  for this day(23rd February 2017) only.

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Octogenarian Artist who Weaves Magic out of Postal Stamps

By Tamara Mathias​ Meet the 82-year-old woman who has spent over 40 years painstakingly creating beautiful artwork from discarded Indian postage stamps and her son who passionately preserves philately. Deepa Melkote speaks at the lightening pace of a woman on a … Continue reading

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India Post Released Stamp on Centenary Year of Ramjas College

India Post has issued a postage stamp to commemorate the Centenary Year of Ramjas college Delhi.Founded in 1917 by the great educationist and philanthropist, RaiKedarNath, Ramjas College is one of the oldest colleges of Delhi, predating the University of Delhi itself. Beginning … Continue reading

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Vietnam Issued Stamps on Year of Tourism

The design for domestic use is a photo of terraced rice fields on high mountains with yellow crops, while the design for international use features a spectacular sunset over the 3,143m-high Fansipan peak, which is covered with a blanket of … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on Sun Temple Konark

By Anil KrPujara India Post has released a special cover on Konark Temple on 3rd February 2017 from Konark.The special cover is cancelled with My Stamp of Konark Temple.

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Stamps on Headgears

India Post issued this unique series on 10th February 2017.According to brochure no seprate stamp sheets issued and only 3 million sheetlets  have been printed but this so called sheetlet is not fulfilling norms of a sheetlet.Infact it is miniature … Continue reading

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Special Cancellation on Gandhi Smriti Vahan

India post issued a special cancellation on Gandhi Smriti Vahan (Gandhi Memorial Vehicle ) at Allahabad. In a function at Allahabad HPO, S.F.H. Rizvi,      PMG Allahabad region and DPS Sunil Kumar Rai released the cancellation. Cancellation conceived by eminent philatelist … Continue reading

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