Tag Archives: Stamp Collecting

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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Top 6 Tips to Inexpensive Stamp Collecting

Many people may be under the impression that stamp collecting or philately is an expensive hobby. It can be expensive if you\’re into rare and famous stamps which are mostly acquired through auction houses. But if you\’re collecting stamps for … Continue reading

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Philately Losing its Charm?

By Sumit Bhattacharjee When a youngster approached the Chief Post Master General of Andhra Pradesh B.V. Sudhakar and asked about the status of philately, he quoted the famous cartoon character Homer Simpson who once said in a TV show, “Son, … Continue reading

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A Paying Hobby

By K. Jeshi Philately still holds considerable charm, not just as a hobby but also as an investment It was Bhaskara Sethupathy (1868 to 1903), the raja of Ramnad, who sponsored Swami Vivekananda’s visit to Parliament of the World’s Religions, … Continue reading

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Ludhiana Stamp of Desolation on Philatelic Museum

By Aditi Gyanesh LUDHIANA: The Philatelic Museum, opened in April, 1999, was meant to be a treasure trove for stamp collectors and aficionados in the city, but few people know about its existence today. If the government knows, they have … Continue reading

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Philatelic Census:Philamirror Launches New Initiative

Who is a Philatelist? People define it in many ways and you will find several individual versions. In our opinion a person who has more than two stamps with him and have a desire to add a third one in … Continue reading

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Indipex 2011:A Lifetime Experience of Witnessing A Mega Phil-Event

By Dr.Pradeep Jain I am in stamp collecting since last thirty five years but it was the first time that I attended any International philatelic exhibition.It was great opportunity for so many things. In the Capital of India, Pragati Maidan , the best … Continue reading

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INDIPEX2011:India Feels The Attraction and Beauty Of Postal Stamps

The world of postal stamps is mesmerizing in itself.It is an altogether different experience at the Pragati Maidan,New Delhi where the International philately event, The 6th World Philatelic Exhibition,INDIPEX 2011 is running in to its fifth day. Philatelists, exhibitors, and … Continue reading

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When in Rome: Vatican Stamp Collecting

By Kimberly Sullivan at Europe a la Carte Vatican City also mints its own coins (it is within the euro zone) , maintains its own postal service (since 1929) and issues its own postage stamps. On your next visit to … Continue reading

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How to Mount Stamps

Kenmore Stamp Company\’s guide to mounting postage stamps.

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