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Interesting Facts about Stamps

By Anurag The United Kingdom is the only country that doesn\’t have its name on its stamps. (Usually they have the monarch\’s head.) Before stamps were invented, the person who received the letter was charged by the number of pages, … Continue reading

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Stamp Collection :Pleasant and Popular Hobby

Compiled by Ganesh Prasad Chowdhary (Retd Postmaster Ranchi GPO) Stamp collection is very pleasant and popular hobby worldwide. Building a habit for collection of stamps is a way of creativity and passion. There are many subjects, themes or topics on … Continue reading

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Inauguration of National Philatelic Museum at New Delhi

Interactive Platform for Promoting Philately and Stimulating Interest in the Hobby Smt Radhika Doraiswamy, Secretary, Department of Posts inaugurated National Philatelic Museum at New Delhi on 11th July 2011. Speaking on the occasion Smt Radhika said that the museum attempts … Continue reading

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Philately in Tanzania

By Anurag Vajpeyi Tanzania is a beautiful country situated in East Africa.The country has vast natural and mineral resources which is reflected in its postal stamps.In Dar-es-Salaam there is a philatelic bureau in General Post Office and commemorative stamps and … Continue reading

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