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Special Cover Released on INS Rajali

INS Rajali, also informally known as Arakkonam Naval Air Station, is an Indian Naval Station   located near  Arakkonam in Tamilnadu . It has the longest military runway in Asia   The airfield at Arakkonam was constructed in early 1942, for use by … Continue reading

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UNPA Issued Stamp Sheet on Australian Animals

United Nations Postal Administration has released a stamp sheet on 3oth March 2017.This depicts animals of Australia.

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Slovakia: Easter 2017 Stamp

A folk painting from the Vajnory church of Our Lady of Sorrows has become the motif of the new postal stamp. On the painting is a pelican, Christological symbol as the pelican was once thought to piece its own breast … 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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Special Covers:Katakpex 2017

Dhabaleshwar Setu Date of Release:20 January 2017,Cuttack Ravenshaw University Date of Release:20 January 2017,Cuttack Ruchi Foodline Date of Release:21 January 2017,Cuttack

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New Stamps and Postmark on Fauna and Flora

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie Croatia:Bats Croatia:Easter Taiwan:Postmark on Deer The postmark will be released on 17th May 2017 at Taidung Post Office for ATM stamps.The postmark  features a Sika deer(Cervus nippon … 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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Oman Issued Stamps on Childhood

The special postage stamp for children was launched under the theme “Childhood: Right and Participation” under the patronage of Sheikh Salim bin Mustahail Al Ma’ashani, Advisor at the Diwan of Royal Court. The launching ceremony was attended by Sheikh Mohammed … Continue reading

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Cyprus Issued Stamps on European Capital of Culture Pafos

The stamps are a set of three valued at 64 cents each, portraying ancient monuments, the sea and the natural environment.The series was designed by Nikos Ierodiakonou from Nicosia and printed in Athens by specialists Veridos-Matsoukis.“It would be inconceivable for … Continue reading

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USPS: ‘Delicioso’ Forever Stamps

USPS is celebrating the influence of Central and South America, Mexican and Caribbean foods and flavors on American cuisine.The stamps feature bright and playful illustrations of tamales, flan, sancocho, empanadas, chile relleno, and ceviche. Each illustration was created by applying … Continue reading

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