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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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India Post Released Stamp on Yogoda Satsang Society

India Post has issuind a commemorative postage stamp on centenary of Yogoda Satsang Society on 7th March 2017.For more than 95 years, Yogoda Satsanga Society of India (YSS) has been dedicated to carrying on the spiritual and humanitarian work of its … Continue reading

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Malaysia Issued Stamps on Orchids

According to Pos Malaysia Group chief executive officer Dato’ Mohd Shukrie Mohd Salleh, the ‘National Definitive Series’ featuring garden flowers was last issued in 2010. “It is reported that there are over 20,000 types of orchids grown worldwide.“For this stamp … 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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India Post Released Stamp on Centenary Year of Ramjas College

India Post has issued a postage stamp to commemorate the Centenary Year of Ramjas college Delhi.Founded in 1917 by the great educationist and philanthropist, RaiKedarNath, Ramjas College is one of the oldest colleges of Delhi, predating the University of Delhi itself. Beginning … Continue reading

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Stamps on Headgears

India Post issued this unique series on 10th February 2017.According to brochure no seprate stamp sheets issued and only 3 million sheetlets  have been printed but this so called sheetlet is not fulfilling norms of a sheetlet.Infact it is miniature … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamp on The Poona Horse

India Post has released a commemorative postage stamp on 17 Poona Horse.The stamp was released at Merrut Cant on 11th February 2017 by Daughter of Col Tarapore PVC and Maj Vikram of APS.

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First in India : Saints

First saint appeared on Indian commemorative stamps was saint Kabir on 1st October 1952 when a series of six stamps was issued on Indian saints and poets. Kabir Das, a mystical poet and great Saint of India, was born in … Continue reading

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Special Covers:Balaka Birbhum Stamp Exhibition 2016 Shantiniketan

Rabindranath and Tripura Date of Release:1 December 2016 Jaydev-Kenduli Mela Date of Release:2 December 2016 Ramkinkar Baij Date of Release:3 December 2016

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Malaysia Issued Stamps on Festive Food

There will be three different stamp designs highlighting festive must-haves such as mandarin oranges, nian gao (kuih bakul), spring rolls, lotus root soup and poon choi, a dish made up of various seafood to symbolise a bountiful harvest. Pos Malaysia stamp and philately … Continue reading

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