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Philatelic Institutions in India (1) The Philatelic Society of India

Founded on 6th March 1897 1897-1907 :The foundations of philately in India were laid by a few enthusiastic British philatelilsts then serving in various capacities in India. In January 1897 a band of British Philatelists headed by Mr.(later Sir) Charles … Continue reading

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Sri Lanka Issued Stamp on Golden Jubilee of the Philatelic Bureau

The Philatelic Bureau of Sri Lanka was established in the early half of 1967 by a Special Act of Parliament and at the beginning it was under the control of the Postmaster General and the Director of Telecommunications.The first Advisory … Continue reading

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Andora Issued Stamp on Philatelic Philandorre Association

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the philatelic Philandorre association, a stamp was released with attached sticker. On the sticker without value of postage: the logo of Philandorre.The stamp pays tribute to the first series of stamps of the Principality … Continue reading

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 First Swiss Digital Stamp

Swiss Post has issued stamps with multimedia elements as part of its efforts to win the attention of consumers and philatelists.The first stamp edition of the current year contains interactive elements, such as surveys and competitions and can be accessed … Continue reading

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Special Cover: Olymphilex India 2016

Karnataka circle of India Post has released a special cover on 19th August 2016 in memory of noted Olympics philatelist TN Prahlada Rao.

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A Report on 6th KPS 40th Year Celebration and KPS -RPSL Joint Meeting

By Suresh Rao Karnataka Philatelic Society, Bengaluru 40th anniversary celebrations and a joint meeting with Royal Philatelic Society of London was held on 6th December 2015 at Meghdoot Hall, GPO, Bengaluru.Karnataka Philatelic Society (KPS) was founded in 1975 in Bangalore by late … Continue reading

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Philatelic Congress of India Elections

By Sudhir Jain Philatelic Congress of India (PCI) is the apex national body of all the Philatelic associations of India. After a long gap, election of Governing Council of PCI conducted at Mumbai on 13th Dec. 2015. Following are the … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Austria

125th Birth Anniversary of Friedrich Kiesler The Austro-American architect, designer, painter and stage-set designer was born on 22 September 1890 to a Jewish family in Czernowitz. This visionary is still today regarded as an important model by modern architects and … Continue reading

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Newly Elected Office Bearers of Karnataka Philatelic Society

Left to Right (Sitting – New office-Bearers) : Mr. Suresh.R , Mr. Bharat Kumar, Mr. Nikhilesh Melkote, Ms. Sridevi, Mr. Chaitanya Dev, Mr. Mani Krishnan, Mr. Manish Jain Left to Right (Standing -outgoing office Bearers) Mr. Jagannath Mani, Mr. Kannan … Continue reading

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Special Covers: Criteria of Pricing !

By Anil Kr Pujara Recently two days Patpex-2015 was organized in Patna (Bihar) on 13.02.2015 n 14.02.2015. To commemorate the event two special covers were released. One special cover was released on 13.02.2015 on Mahatma Gandhi -Bapu depicting the image of … Continue reading

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