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Sale of Postal Stamps Decreased in India

 The total revenue earned by Department of Posts   (DoP) has grown over 11 per cent to about Rs 12,940 crore in 2015-16, Parliament was informed today. DoP earned revenue of Rs 10,730.42 crore in 2013-14, which grew to Rs … Continue reading

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New Pictorial Postmarks from Germany and Italy  

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie Germany:Parrot On April 27th 2017 this postmark will be available in 12057 BERLIN. The postmark is featuring a Scarlet Macaw(Ara macao). Germany: Arctic Explorer This postmark and envelope will … Continue reading

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Means of Transport Through Ages Stamp Issue

India Post has released its mega stamp issue on means of transport on 25th March 2017. This includes  20 stamps,six sheetlets and four miniature sheets. The stamps  were released at Heritage Transport Museum at Tawdoo near Delhi. The series of … Continue reading

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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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First Wild Life Animal on Indian Stamps

Rhino is the first wildlife animal depicted on Indian stamp on 1st October 1962. The Indian rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) is the largest of the three Asian rhino species , and has a single horn which can grow to approximately 60 centimetres in … Continue reading

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Fruits of Portugal Stamp Issue

Issue Date: 22.02.2017 Designer: Natali Nascimento, TerraProjectos Printer: INCM Process: Offset Size: 30,6 x 40 mm Values: €0.47, €0.58, €0.75, €0.80

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Estonian Issued Stamp and Max Card on National Fish Baltic Herring

The Baltic herring (Clupea harengus membras) is a sub-species of the Atlantic herring that lives in the Baltic Sea. It is mostly about 20 cm long with a silvery lustre and dark bluish green back that has adapted to the … Continue reading

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Medical Philately:Bernardini Ramazzini

By Dr.Pradeep Jain  

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New Stamps from Spain

International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development The year 2017 has been declared by the United Nations as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development and with this, it aims to raise awareness on this issue, with special interest in … Continue reading

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Korea will Issue Stamps on ‘Stories of the Mysterious Universe”

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie The full sheet contains 10 different stamps and will issue on 21st March.The stamps depicts Aurora,Horsehead Nebula,Triangulum Galaxy,Bode’s Galaxy,Cigar Galaxy,Orion Nebula,Comet Lovejoy,Pleiades Star Cluster,Rose Nebula,Milky Way

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