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Rare Mahatma Gandhi Stamps Sold at Record Price

A set of four rare stamps which feature the portraits of Mahatma Gandhi has been auctioned for a record-breaking 500,000 British Pounds in UK. According to the UK-based dealer Stanley Gibbons, this is the highest price ever paid for Indian … Continue reading

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Special Covers Released on Gandhi

By Anil Kr Pujara India Post has released special covers on 2nd October 2017 on Gandhi theme from all philatelic bureaus of India.

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Collecting Gandhi Souvenirs is his Passion

By Arpita Raj Jayaprakash Sarda, 45, started stocking stamps since he was 10. By 1997, his collection included stamps issued by India Post since 1947.It was then that a roadside stamp dealer in the Fort area of Mumbai introduced him … Continue reading

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India Post Issued 3 Stamps and MS on Centenary of Champaran Satyagrah

India Post has released a set of 3 stamps( 5 Rs.,10 Rs. And 25 Rs.) and a MS (40 Rs.) on the occasion of centenary of Champaran Satyagrah on 13th May 2017.A hundred years ago, on a day very much … Continue reading

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Collection of Stamps on Indira Gandhi

Compiled by Ganesh Prasad Chowdhary Stamp collecting is a creative hobby and gives a lot of happiness and satisfaction. We learn from the hobby about countries that issued the stamps, its people, its scenery, its famous persons man or woman, … Continue reading

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Gandhi Memorial Picture Postcard

India Post has issued a special cancellation on Mahatma Gandhi on 30th January 2017.This cancellation was printed on a picture¬† postcard .On the other side of the postcard images of Gandhi sstamps of 1948 is printed.Price of the postcard is … Continue reading

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Remembering Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel and Mrs.Indira Gandhi

India is today remembering its two great leaders.Today is the birth anniversary of first Deputy PM of India Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. Mrs. Indira Gandhi,former PM was assassinated on 31st October 1984.

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Stamps Released on Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

India Post released two commemorative postage stamps of denomination Rs5 and Rs25 on Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary on 02.10.2016.Theme of the stamps is swachh Bharat.

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Tiruchi Stamp Exhibition

The Government Museum and Tiruchirappalli Philatelic Club have laid out a vast collection of stamps to present at an expo.N. Ananthi, District Chief Education Officer, inaugurated it this week. The two-day event showcases stamps and postal stationery from philatelic bureaux … Continue reading

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The Stamp Maker

When you see a five-rupee postage¬†stamp depicting Gandhiji working on a charkha, Ustad Bismillah Khan playing the shehnai, J R D Tata’s historic flight, Shivaji the war- rior, Sherlock Holmes busy detecting a case, or Jai Bangla flag on a … Continue reading

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