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Article about Wolfgang Beyer

German website about philately http://www.bdph.de acknowledged senior philatelist and active writer for philamirror Mr. Wolfgang Beyer.We are publishing original article in German and its English translation.This article was published on 28th March 2017. Kooperation mit Indien:Philatelisten finden eine gemeinsame Sprache … Continue reading

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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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Display of 400 Stamps on Mother Teresa

Inspired by Mother Teresa, a Vellore-based philatelist started to collect stamps issued in honour of her in 1997. Today, C. Tamilvanan has to his credit a collection of 400 stamps and first day covers issued by 100 countries in honour … Continue reading

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Philamirror in German Philatelic Journal

Senior philatelist of Germany Wolfgang Beyer is a serious collector of Indian stamps.He exhibits Indian stamps in many german philatelic exhibitions.Recently leading philatelic Journal of Germany  DBZ of Germany(in german language) published an article about philatelic cooperation between India and … Continue reading

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An Unsung Indian Philatelist

With 20 gold medals in his kitty Anil Suri is still an unknown Indian. Unlike celebrities and cricketers, his noteworthy gold prizes which are as good as Olympics medals are unrecognized in his own country. Suri has represented India at … Continue reading

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A Teacher with a Passion for Stamp Collection

Thiruvananthapuram : Enter the High School block of the St Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Pattom, and one will find a variety  of postage stamps and coin exhibits arranged neatly in three of the classrooms. Inside one of the classrooms, a group … Continue reading

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Stamp of Creativity

By Arunima Mazumdar Artist CR Pakrashi’s memoir describes the birth of stamps, 56 in all, on his drawing boardChitta Ranjan Pakrashi is 94 years old. We meet him at his Kailash Colony residence in New Delhi over a typical Bengali … Continue reading

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The Year Book of Indian Philately: 2013 Edition is Out.

By Madan Midha You must have seen some of the earlier editions of the Year Book. The Year Book has carved a special place for it on the contemporary Indian Philatelic Literature scene. Earlier editions of the Year Book were … Continue reading

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Reliving History with a Passion for Stamps

By Mrudu Naik Muscat: Philatelist Raman Shah is a passionate collector. Despite having a collection of over 50,000 carefully preserved stamps, he is never satisfied. At 75, he likes adding not only to his stamp albums but also to his impressive … Continue reading

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This Philatelist does Covers

By Revati Bhat in Indian Express A Bangalorean philatelist holds the rare distinction of owning cancelled postal covers dating back to 1864 and spanning 60 years of pre-Independence India.H M Ananda Murthy has been collecting cancelled covers whose combined worth is estimated … Continue reading

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