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World’s Smallest Postage Stamp

The world’s smallest stamp measures 8 mm by 9.55 mm or .315 inches by .376 inches. It was issued by Bolivar, a province of Columbia, in 1863 and is called the Bolivar 10c green.

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New Stamps from Kyrgyzstan

Historical and Cultural Ties between Kyrgyzstan and China :Li Bai This miniature sheet comprises two postage stamps. China and Kyrgyzstan are neighboring countries, with friendly relations. Mutual understanding and support have developed between them. China was one of the first countries … Continue reading

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Philatelic Exhibition at Manipal University

The Philatelic and Numismatics Club of Manipal University is organising a two-day exhibition and competition at Dr TMA Pai Hall on August 19-20. The event, Tulunadpex-2017, will be open to the public from 10 am to 6 pm. The event … Continue reading

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World’s Biggest Postage Stamp 

World’s biggest postage stamp currently is Mother of Emirates postage stamp issued by UAE in 2013. It also holds the Guinness World Records for the largest postagestamp.Oct 10, 2016 In celebration of Mother Day on 22nd March 2013, it was revealed the largest postage stamp in the world dedicated … Continue reading

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India Post Issued Stamps on 75th Anniversary of the Quit India Movement

India Post has released a set of 8 stamps and a miniature sheet on the occasion of 75th Anniversary of the Quit India Movement on 9th August 2017.The President Shri Ram Nath Kovind released the stamps  at the ‘At Home’ … Continue reading

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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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Spain Issued Stamp on Tarragona under 12 Months 12 Stamps Series

A new stamp becomes part of the series released by Correos this year 2017, 12 months, 12 stamps where the protagonists are the Spanish provinces, whose stamp will be used as the only type of postage for all shipments admitted … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Norway

UCI Road World Championships 2017 The Bergen region is hosting the UCI Road World Championships September 16-24.Several municipalities are sharing the event, and Bergen and Hordaland are set to show that they are prepared and ready for one of the … Continue reading

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What is Aerophilately?

Aerophilately is the branch of philately   that specializes in the study of airmail.Philatelists have observed the development of  mail transport by air from its beginning, and all aspects of airmail service have been extensively studied and documented by specialists. The scope … Continue reading

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New Stamps from French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Places at the End of the World Issue Date: 09.03.2017 Designer: Gravier Nelly Process: Offset Size: 210 x 105 mm Values: 7,50€ Tuna Seiner Fishing Issue Date: 02.01.2017 Designer: Nadia Charles  : Offset Taille-douce Size: 110 x 88 mm Values: 1,24€ Arctic Tern from Tromelin Island Issue Date: 02.01.2017 Designer: Claude Andréotto … Continue reading

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