Saturday, October 30, 2010

Rath Yatra - Set of 11 FDCs of MS and Stamps

For the First time, India-Post issued the same Miniature Sheet in 7 different types. It is not clear how many nos. of each type are issued out of the total quantity of 0.4 million Miniature Sheets.

Type 1 - MS with Traffic Light on top right

Type 2 - MS with Traffic Light on bottom right

Type 3 - MS with Traffic Light on top left

Type 4 - MS with Traffic Light on bottom left

Type 5 - MS with blank margin on left side

Type 6 - MS with blank margin on right side

Type 7 - MS with golden border only - without extra paper

Type 8 - Stamp with Traffic Light on top right

Type 9 - Stamp with Traffic Light on bottom right

Type 10 - Stamp with Traffic Light on top left

Type 11 - Stamp with Traffic Light on bottom left

Friday, October 29, 2010

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Monday, October 25, 2010

Homi Bhabha - Birth Centenary

A set of 2 Commemorative coins - Rs. 10 and Rs.100 is recently issued by India Government Mint, Mumbai; commemorating Birth centenary of HOMI BHABHA.

On 01.03.2009 a Definitive stamp of Rs.4.00
was issued in this commemoration.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Boom in Philately

Philatelists collecting stamps of INDIA will have reasons to rejoice with their possessions by referring the new PHILA INDIA 2011-2012 GUIDE BOOK.

Please CLICK on the page to get enlarged view


Postal Heritage Buildings - 13.05.2010

Monday, October 18, 2010

Special Cover - Amitabh Bachhcan visiting Porbandar

Amitabh Bachchan, after appointed as Tourism Ambassador of Gujarat State, visited Kirti Mandir : the Birth place of Mahatma Gandhi in city of Porbandar. This cover depicts pictorial cancellation of Kirti Mandir and 11.10.10 - the birthday of Amitabh Bachchan.

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Se-tenant FDC

Postal Heritage Buildings from MS - 13.05.2010

CWG : Stadiums from MS - 01.08.2010

CWG : 4 Games from MS - 03.10.2010

Second strip has extra color in bottom - Error

Princely States Stamps from MS - 06.10.2010

Monday, October 11, 2010

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Brihadeeswarar Temple - A rare Combination

The one and only Monument which has honor to appear on an Aerogramme, a Postage stamp, a Coin and a Banknote issued by Government of India. A rare collectible combination for Philatelists and Numismatists.

Aerogramme of Rs. 8.50

Postage stamp of Rs. 5/-

Coins of Rs. 1000/- and Rs. 5/-

Banknote of Rs. 1000/-

TANJORE TEMPLE inscription

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Wild Life Week

Every year Wild Life Week is observed from 2nd to 8th October. On 2nd October 1972 a special commemorative Greetings Forces Letter was issued depicting a Royal Bengal Tiger with a block letter inscription PRESERVE WILD LIFE. The printing was done in 2 colors : Black and Blue. And also, the color trial was made in Orange color.

Orange color - Color Trial

Blue color

Black color

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

A unique cover by English Heritage honoring the Greats and Famous with stamp of Great Britain and the Blue Plaque of Mahatma Gandhi, with Autograph of renowned actor Saeed Jafferey.

Maxim Card issued by Germany on 02.10.1969