Category Archives: Tips

World’s Smallest Postage Stamp

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.

Posted in Articles, Education, Themes, Tips | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

World’s Biggest Postage Stamp 

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

Posted in Articles, Asian Philately, Education, Themes, Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Articles, Asian Philately, Education, Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Articles, Asian Philately, Education, Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Articles, Asian Philately, Commemorative Stamps, Discussion, Education, History Behind A Stamp, SARC Philately, Themes, Tips, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Medical Philately:Roger Sperrey and Split Brain Function

By Dr.Pradeep Jain 

Posted in Articles, Commemorative Stamps, History Behind A Stamp, Themes, Tips | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Asian Philately, Commemorative Stamps, Education, History Behind A Stamp, Miniature Sheet, New Stamps, News, Themes, Tips, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Royal Mail: Horseracing Stamp Issue

This year to mark the 40th anniversary of Red Rum’s history-making third Grand National win, Royal Mail has teamed with an artist to launch a unique collection.The stamps feature eight champion horses achieving their greatest wins on UK race courses … Continue reading

Posted in Commemorative Stamps, History Behind A Stamp, New Stamps, News, Themes, Tips, World | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Articles, Asian Philately, Interview, Philatelists, Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Letter from Santa Claus Post Office

By Dr.Pradeep Jain Merry Christmas- Santaclaus Post office in Lapland .On the Christmas eve I am in the home of SANTA In Lapland at arctic circle in north Pole and I visited Santa Post office.There was long queues to post … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Education, Themes, Tips | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment