Tag Archives: Post Office

Stamps, Postmarks from Dongsha Island Gain Popularity

Commemorative stamps and postmarks from a post office in the Taiwan-held Dongsha Island in the South China Sea are in high demand among philatelists in Taiwan, particularly as such products are not easily available.Dongsha, also known as Pratas Island, is … Continue reading

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UNPA Issued Stamp Sheet on Australian Animals

United Nations Postal Administration has released a stamp sheet on 3oth March 2017.This depicts animals of Australia.

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Postal Department still Celebrating Republic Day

By  Sudhir Jain I have received this envelope bearing seal of Bhawani Shankar Road Post Office Mumbai (Pincode 400028)  with a slogan franking “HEARTIEST GREETINGS FOR REPUBLIC DAY”.

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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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Royal Mail:Post Office at War Stamp Issue

Royal mail has issued a set of stamps on 21st June 2016 to commemorate 100 years of the First World War.

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Bahrain Issued Six Stamps to mark First Dinar

Bahrain issued six new commemorative stamps to mark the 50th anniversary of the first Bahraini dinar. The stamps feature a portrait of His Majesty King Hamad and are available from all post offices for 300 fils, while a souvenir sheet … Continue reading

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Malaysia Launched Seabed Post Box in Layang Layang

Layang Layang is an island located 300km from Sabah .New Attraction of the Island is an undersea Post Box Pos Malaysia has launched a special post code for Layang-Layang, one of the world’s best diving destinations.The 88005 special post code … Continue reading

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100000th Post Office of India

Today India has the largest Postal Network in the world with over 1, 55,015 Post Offices (as on 31.03.2009) of which 1, 39,144 (89.76%) are in the rural areas. At the time of independence, there were 23,344 Post Offices, which … Continue reading

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What Do You Know About Postal Stationery?

By Professor Rodney L. Mott What Is Postal Stationery?:Postal Stationery may be defined to include all the stationery issued by the postal authorities on which a design has been made showing its value for postage. The most common forms are: … Continue reading

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Postal Museum Inaugurated

By Laiqh A. Khan Bengaluru:Bells, shining badges, spears, weighing scales and a host of other paraphernalia associated with the postman of yore were unveiled recently at the Postal Museum, situated in the Postal Training Centre (PTC) here.Set up in an … Continue reading

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