Friday, October 30, 2009

Se-tenant FDC - Heritage Jain Temples - 14.10.2009

Reverse Se-tenant Pair from Sheetlet

Normal Se-tenant Pair from Sheetlet

Set of Stamps from 2 different Sheets

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi - FDC Collection

These all different FDCs honouring Mahatma Gandhi
were issued in USA & are part of graceful collection
of Dr.Hemant V.Kulkarni,Milwaukee,USA;
who has kindly sent the scans for this publication.
Thanx a lot,Doc!

Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi - FDC Collection

FDCs issued by USA on 26.01.1961

Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi - FDC Collection

FDCs issued by South Africa on 02.10.1995

Miniature Sheet

Joint Issue similar to Indian stamp design

Friday, October 23, 2009

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Mahatma Gandhi honoured by United Nations - 02.10.2009

UNITED NATIONS issued 1 $ stamp honouring Mahatma Gandhi in a Sheet of 20 stamps with UN Emblem & Color Control Points on all 4 sides, on 02.10.2009

Special Folder with Block of 4, signed by Mr.Ki Moon Ban
UN Secretary General, and
Mr.S.M.Krishna-External Affairs Minister of India

First Day Cover with 1 $ stamp and cachet of Mahatma Gandhi

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Monday, October 12, 2009

Maxim Cards - Wild Life Stamps - 1976

In October, every year, the Wild Life Week is observed.
These are beautiful Maxim cards issued by India-Post in 1976.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

Personalised Se-tenant Stamps

One can avail Personalised Stamps attached with variety of
stamps from Wheel on Post @ Changi Airport, Singapore.
These are unique Se-tenant stamps for a life time memory.

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Post on Wheels (Mobile Postal Buggy)

Palace on Wheels we all know, but Post on Wheels we don't! Singapore Post has introduced very recently "Post on Wheels" to cater the postal needs of travellers on Terminal 1 and 3 of Changi International Airport which is available for 18 hours every day.


Magnetic Photo Frame / Singapore Post

Monday, October 5, 2009

Asiatic Lions - 04.10.1999

Exatctly 10 years back, on 04.10.1999, then Chief Minister of Gujarat State Mr. Keshubhai S.Patel released a set of 4 stamps, and a special VIP Folder of WWF-India on Asiatic Lions of Gir Forest, Gujarat ; in a grand function held at Indroda Park, Gandhinagar.

Special VIP Folder of WWF-India

This FDC bears the signature of
CM Mr.Keshubhai S.Patel
and date 04.10.1999

Letter posted on 04.10.1999 with special cancellation
of Lion and Lioness posted from Sasan Gir Post office.

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi - FDC Collection


On 140th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, a philatelic tribute is paid to him by preparing a collection of First Day Covers of Commemorative and Definitive stamps issued by India-post directly or indirectly involving his picture, name or statue.

First Anniversary of Independence - 15.08.1948

Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi - FDC Collection

Birth Centenary of Mahatma Gandhi - 02.10.1969
Sabarmati Ashram Post Office cancellation

Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi - FDC Collection

India National Stamp Exhibition - 23.12.1970