Category Archives: Philately

New Special Covers from Davangere (2)

Ta Ra Su Date of Release:20 January 2017,Davangere Karnataka Channagiri  Clock Tower Date of Release:20 January 2017,Davangere Karnataka Molkalmuru Handloom Sarees Date of Release:21 January 2017,Davangere Karnataka Padmashree Chindodi Leela Date of Release:21 January 2017,Davangere Karnataka 75 Years of Dharmpravartha … Continue reading

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Tunisia Issued Stamps on Internet Activist

By  Mariam Nabbout March 13 is a National day for internet freedom in Tunisia.After the fall of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali’s regime in 2011, the day was initiated in 2012 by then-president Moncef Marzouki in honor of cyber dissident … Continue reading

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Singapore Issued Stamps on National Service

A new set of stamps that commemorates 50 years of national service (NS) here released on 14th March 2017. The NS50 stamp set celebrates key milestones of NS since its introduction in 1967.They include the passing of the NS Bill … Continue reading

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China Issued Stamps on Seasons

China has issued a set of four stamps titled Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter, priced at 5.4 yuan (78 US cents), on 20th March 2017.Designed by established artist Feng Yuan, each stamp portrays a landscape and speaks to a philosophy … Continue reading

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New Special Covers from Davangere (1)

Tula Bhavan Date of Release:21 January 2017,Davangere Karnataka Harihareshwara Temple Date of Release:21 January 2017,Davangere Karnataka Davangere Post Office Date of Release:19 January 2017,Davangere Karnataka Bheemappa Nayaka Date of Release:21 January 2017,Davangere Karnataka B.N. Shantaram Date of Release:20 January 2017,Davangere … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Faroe Islands

Natural Dye The colour samples on the stamps are: Smæra – White Clover (Trifolium repens), which give pale yellow hues. Klokkulyngur – Bell Heather (Erica cinerea), which gives light green hues. Korki – Ochrolechia (Ochrolechia tartarea), a lichen that grows on rocks and … Continue reading

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NewZealand:Darkest Hour Stamp Issue

As the war continued its persistent trudge into 1917, New Zealanders began to grow weary of this Great War that seemed to have no end in sight. Those on the Western Front were living in cold, wet trenches, and would … Continue reading

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Niue will Issue Stamps on Reptiles

30c Mourning gecko – Lepidodactylus lugubris-Not only has this sociable gecko been known to make a great pet, it has caused great interest in the scientific world due to its ability to reproduce without a male. The females are able to … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands Issued Stamps on Eider

The Faroese eider is a subspecies of Somateria mollissima (Somateria mollissima faeroensis), found only in the Faroe Islands. It is a non-migratory bird, seen along coastal areas in the islands all year round, being the Faroes’ most widespread and largest wild duck … Continue reading

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New Special Covers

50 Years of Indian Forest Service Forestry in Andman and Nicobar Islads Date of Release-February 2017,Port Blair First T20 Match in UP Date of Release-26 January  2017,Kanpur

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