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Postage Stamps of Hyderabad

By Sunil Mungara The Nizam government had set a rare record not only in printing its own currency and minting coins, but also managing its own post offices. It was the only princely state in the British empire to print its … Continue reading

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New Stamps Released from Hungary

Saint Ladislaus Memorial Year Hungary issued a definitive stamp with a label to mark the Saint Ladislaus Memorial Year. The emblem of the Memorial Year can be seen on the label attached to the definitive stamp Your Own Message Stamp … Continue reading

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New Stamps on Postal History

Guernsey:500 Years of Postal History The history of the postal service in the UK reflects the enormous societal and political change that has taken us from sixteenth century Tudor England to the United Kingdom today.The stamps depict some of the … Continue reading

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Oman Issued Stamps on Golden Jubilee of Postal Service

Oman Post has issued six commemorative stamps to mark the golden jubilee of the Sultanate’s postal services.At a cost of 250 baisas for each stamp, people can purchase the special edition at an Oman Post office in Ruwi near the … Continue reading

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New Meghdoot Postcards 2015

By Sudhir Jain. Two Meghdoot Postcards issued in the year 2015 related to Tamilnadu. One is printed in English and other is in Tamil. Both printed at Security Printing Press, Hyderabad.

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Book of Wonder

By Dipanita Nath A new book for young adults has arrived on the shelves, written by an author who hates it when there’s too much stupid in a room. B G Verghese declares himself to be a “young man of … Continue reading

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Spain Issued Stamp on EXFILNA 2014 National Philatelic Exhibition

The Spanish National Philatelic Exhibition, EXFILNA 2014, will be celebrated this year in Torremolinos (Malaga). In its 52nd edition, it will coincide with the 1st European Convention for Collectors (ECC) which takes place in Spain. This show embraces different areas of collecting, such … Continue reading

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BIRDPEX 2014

By Srinivasan Paramasivam BIRDPEX is an international philatelic exhibition on \”birds\” that takes place every four years. After Christchurch (New Zealand , 1990), Rosenheim (Germany, 1994), London (United Kingdom, 1998), Leek (the Netherlands, 2002), Nørresundby (Denmark, 2006) and Antwerp (Belgium, … Continue reading

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New Stamp on SARC by Afghanistan

By Anurag Afghanistan has a long philatelic history but due to internal region this newest member of SARC is not able to issuing much stamps. This year Afghanistan has not issued any stamp so far .In 2012 Afghan Post released … Continue reading

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A Flashback on Indian Stamps

In its long and diverse postal history, India has produced a huge number of postage stamps. These are produced primarily for mail postage and revenue. India’s postage stamps are created using a number of techniques including typography, line engraving, lithography, … Continue reading

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