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150th Anniversary of Railway in Australian Stamps

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Cartophilately: A Specialized Area in Philately

Cartophilately is the collection of postage stamps which display maps. Stamp collectors are quite similar to map collectors, in that some are generalists and collect anything and everything, while others choose to specialize in certain areas or certain themes. Cartophilately is one of the more challenging thematic specialities in stamp collecting. Map of UT Jammu […]

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New Special Covers Released from Tamilnadu

By Suresh Rao Centenary Celebrations of Indian Red Cross Society The Mission of the Indian Red Cross Society is to inspire, encourage and initiate at all times all forms of humanitarian activities so that human suffering can be minimized and even prevented and thus contribute to creating more congenial climate for peace. Indian Red Cross […]

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New Stamps Released from New Zealand

Parrots In te reo Māori, the indigenous language of Aotearoa New Zealand, kākāriki is the term used to describe the small parakeets found on the mainland and surrounding islands. All species and subspecies of New Zealand parakeet share the characteristic of green plumage, and kākāriki also serves as the word for this colour.The stamps depicts […]

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Newly Issued German Envelopes

Anniversary letter “150th birthday Ernst Barlach” Ernst Barlach – pioneer of modernity:Shaped envelope with special postage stamp and information sheet (A4) and postcard (format: 18 × 13 cm). Date of Release:2nd January 2020,Format: 23.0 × 16.2 cm 175 Years of the German Physical  Society The German Physical Society will celebrate its 175th anniversary in January […]

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150 Years of Estonian Students Society Stamp

The Estonian Students’ Society, the oldest Estonian student organisation, was founded in 1870 at Tartu University and has continuously been active ever since. In 1940, EÜS was shut down in Estonia by the occupying Soviet authorities. In 1944, however, EÜS chapters were opened in both Finland and Sweden, and later in many Western countries. EÜS resumed […]

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New Stamps Released from Romania

100 Year’s of Politehnica University Timisoara The postage stamps issue, that contains a stamp and a perforated souvenir sheet, is dedicated to the anniversary of the Politehnica University Timișoara, which celebrates, this year, a century since its establishment and marks the Centenary of the first higher education institution in the west of the country. On […]

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Mount Everest Expedition 1924

By Dr. Pradeep Jain John Baptist Lucius Noel Post card with his autograph and details about the film 1924 Mount Everest. This expedition was led by Gen C G BRUCE, C.B. It was posted from base camp. John Baptist Lucius Noel was an English mountaineer and filmmaker best known for his film of the 1924 […]

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India Post Released Stamp on Dr Madhav Shrihari Aney

India Post  today released a commemorative stamp on Dr Madhav Shrihari Aney.Aney  (29 August, 1880- 26 January, 1968)was a politician. He was one of the founder of the Congress Nationalist Party. He was one of the eminent disciples of Lokmanya Tilak. In 1937, he was elected to the Central Legislative Assembly. During 1941-1943, he was a member of Governor […]

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USPS Issued Forever Stamps on Harlem Renaissance

Stamps commemorate one of the United State’s most culturally rich periods, the Harlem Renaissance. The sheath of 55-cent forever stamps brandish stylized portraits of key Harlem figures Nella Larsen, Alaine Locke, Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, and Anne Spencer.Spanning the 1920s, the movement brought to the fore a generation of literary, musical, and artistic minds, and this […]