Category Archives: Themes

Indian Theme on Foreign Stamps:Fiji

Indian Immigrants to Fiji On 14th May  1879, the Leonidas, a ship carrying the first group of indentured servants from Calcutta, dropped anchor near Fiji.After the British Empire annexed Fiji in 1874, the new governor banned the exploitation of native workers, particularly on … Continue reading

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New German Postmark on Stamps on Stamps

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie The pictorial postmark is featuring two stamps (the stamp featuring the Inverted Jenny from USA and the first canadian stamp from 1849 featuring a american beaver). The … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Latvia

My Family Issue Date: 16.05.2017 XIX Century Historical Ships Issue Date: 16.05.2017

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Special Covers:Environment Day

By Suresh Rao Environment Day Special covers of the following places attached. Visakhapatnam  – Green Colour Cancellation,2. Chennai,3. Kolkata

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New Stamps from Switzerland

125 Years of the Brienz Rothorn Railway The Brienz Rothorn railway (BRB) was commissioned in 1892, just 15 months after construction work began. At the time, it was the highest steam-powered rack railway in the world. The fascination with this … Continue reading

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Special Cover Released on World Milk Day

By Suresh Rao Shivamogga, Davanagere & Chitradurga District Co-Operative Milk Union Ltd. is one of the leading milk unions among the 14 district milk unions of Karnataka, is an ISO 22000-2005 Certified Organisation, registered on 25-11-1987. The union is committed to … Continue reading

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New Sepac Stamps on Handicrafts

Guernsey ‘The humble Guernsey – Flying the flag the world over’ This stamp issue includes four stamps each depicting one of the many countries throughout the world where Guernseys are exported today.The Guernsey has not changed in design over the … Continue reading

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New Indian Stamps

By Anil Kr Pujara 50 Years of Passport Act The stamp was released on 23rd June 2017 by Minister of External Affairs Mrs.Sushma Swaraj and MOS Communication Mr.Manoj Sinha.Stamp depicts two types of passports. 250 Years of Survey of India … Continue reading

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New Stamps from France

Paris 2024 Olympic Games Candidature The stamp issued on the occasion of the officialization of the candidature of Paris to the organization of the Olympic Games of 2024. Issue Date: 16.05.2017 Designer: Laurent Mathilde Process: Heliogravure Size: 40 x 30 mm timbre et 26 … Continue reading

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Coffee Presentation Pack

India Post released a beautiful scanted stamp on coffee this year.A pack of this issue was also booked by epostoffice which is now reaching at homes who booked this pack. Cost of the pack was 1000 Rs.After a long time … Continue reading

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