Category Archives: First Day Cover

Jersey Issued Stamps on Ancient Artifacts

The island of Jersey, with its close proximity to France and mainland Britain, is perfectly situated to attract visitors from near and far. Throughout history, nomadic hunter-gatherer tribes, the first Neolithic settlers, Romans and Gauls, have all left their mark … Continue reading

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Namibia Issued Stamp on 500 Years of Reformation

The three Lutheran churches in Namibia will be commemorating 500 years of Reformation which is internationally celebrated on 14 May in Windhoek. A total of 3,300 first day covers, 20,000 single stamp souvenir sheets and 15,000 post cards were issued.A … Continue reading

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India Post Released Definitive Stamp on Gopinath Bardolai

India Post has issued a definitive postage stamp (denomination 5 Rs.)on Gopinath Bardolai.Earlier a commemorative stamp was also released on Bardolai on 5th August 1991.Bharat Ratna Gopinath Bordoloi was the first Chief Minister of the state of Assam, India, after … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamp on Ramanujacharya

India Post has released a commemorative postage stamp (Denomination 25 Rs) on Ramanujacharya on 1st May 2017.In the year 1017 A.D., Ramanuja was born in the village of Perumbudur, about twenty-five miles west of Madras. Ramanuja was a very brilliant … Continue reading

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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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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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Stamp and MS Issued on Bharat Ratna Bhimrao Ambedkar Institute of Telecom Training

India Post has issued a commemorative postage stamp (denomination 15 Rs.) and a miniature sheet on Bharat Ratna Bhimrao Ambedkar Institute of Telecom Training Jabalpur. Instistute had its origin at Calcutta where it initially started functioning in the 1920 as Telecom Training … Continue reading

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Indian Theme on Foreign Stamps:Malaysia

Tamil Calligraphy Malaysia issued stamp series for three major festive greetings in Malaysia on 28th March 2017. The stamp series  features calligraphy for greetings in three different languages, namely ‘Selamat Hari Raya’, ‘Gong He Xin Xi’and ‘Iniye Vaalthukal Deepavali’, and … Continue reading

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New Zealand will Issue Stamps on British and Irish Lions

The British and Irish Lions rugby Tour was first dreamt up by a couple of English cricketers by the names of Alfred Shaw and Arthur Shrewsbury. The first Tour had the team playing 19 games of Aussie rules football, but … Continue reading

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New UNPA Stamps

International Day of Happiness Even a small Smurf can make a big difference! The Smurfs Campaign for Happiness or #SmallSmurfsBigGoals campaign is designed to promote the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals and to encourage people to take action to protect … Continue reading

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