Category Archives: Education
By Sudhir Jain Hindi Divas (Day) is celebrated on 14 September because on this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India had adopted Hindi written in Devnagri script as the official language of the Republic of India . But this didn’t … Continue reading
Commemorative stamps and postmarks from a post office in the Taiwan-held Dongsha Island in the South China Sea are in high demand among philatelists in Taiwan, particularly as such products are not easily available.Dongsha, also known as Pratas Island, is … Continue reading
The world’s smallest stamp measures 8 mm by 9.55 mm or .315 inches by .376 inches. It was issued by Bolivar, a province of Columbia, in 1863 and is called the Bolivar 10c green.
World’s biggest postage stamp currently is Mother of Emirates postage stamp issued by UAE in 2013. It also holds the Guinness World Records for the largest postagestamp.Oct 10, 2016 In celebration of Mother Day on 22nd March 2013, it was revealed the largest postage stamp in the world dedicated … Continue reading
By Arpita Raj Jayaprakash Sarda, 45, started stocking stamps since he was 10. By 1997, his collection included stamps issued by India Post since 1947.It was then that a roadside stamp dealer in the Fort area of Mumbai introduced him … Continue reading
Aerophilately is the branch of philately that specializes in the study of airmail.Philatelists have observed the development of mail transport by air from its beginning, and all aspects of airmail service have been extensively studied and documented by specialists. The scope … Continue reading
By Dr.Pradeep Jain