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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 Stamps from Finland

Sound of Silence The Calm and tranquil stamps depict Finnish nature in different seasons and are suitable for international postcards and light letters. The sheet designed by Stiina Hovi contains fifteen international no-value indicator stamps. Issue Date: 24.02.2017 Designer: Stiina Hovi Colours: 4 … 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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NewZealand:Darkest Hour Stamp Issue

As the war continued its persistent trudge into 1917, New Zealanders began to grow weary of this Great War that seemed to have no end in sight. Those on the Western Front were living in cold, wet trenches, and would … Continue reading

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Faroe Islands Issued Stamps on Eider

The Faroese eider is a subspecies of Somateria mollissima (Somateria mollissima faeroensis), found only in the Faroe Islands. It is a non-migratory bird, seen along coastal areas in the islands all year round, being the Faroes’ most widespread and largest wild duck … Continue reading

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New Stamps and Meter Cancellations on Birds and Animals

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the German Philatelic Group ArGe Zoologie Czech Republic This sheetlet was issued on 15th March 2017 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Zoological garden Jihlava in the Czech Republic.The stamps are featuring Hyacinth Macaw, Red … 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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Germany:Pictorial Postmark and Stationary on Geologist

By Wolfgang Beyer, Vice Chairman of the Gerrman Philatelic Collector Group ArGe Zoologie The postmark is featuring the German geologist Abraham Gottlob Werner.It will be released on 24th March 2017 in 98617 NEUBRUNN. Stationary Four envelopes of this issue will … Continue reading

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Medical Philately:Bernardini Ramazzini

By Dr.Pradeep Jain  

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