Saturday, December 22, 2012

National Mathematics Day - 22.12.2012

Exactly before 2 years, this stamp was scheduled to be issued on 22.12.2010. For unknown reasons the release was postponed and it is officially released today. Philatelists have witnessed some hectic activities during last 2 years as the stamp was prematurely released in the market. The issue year 2010 is clearly seen on the stamp; as well as the logo of INDIPEX 2011 : under the color markings on the sheet margin.
Sheet of 40 stamps

Wednesday, December 12, 2012


This unique combination of Date, Month and Year 12.12.12 is remembered today with special cancellation of Charkha (spinning wheel) of famous Gandhi Ashram, Ahmedabad.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

First Day Covers - India Israel Joint Issue

Collectors of First Day Covers have interesting varieties to build their collection from this beautiful Indo-Israel Joint issue of 05.11.2012.

All 4 Se-tenant pairs on 1 FDC

2 Horizontal Se-tenant pairs

2 Vertical Se-tenant pairs 

FDC with set of stamps from Sheet
: showing white paper of the Sheet

FDC with set of stamps from Sheet
& with Se-tenant pair from Sheetlet

Wednesday, November 21, 2012


Hyderabad Mint issued 11 Proof coins of commemorative coins in very attractive color pattern and packing 

Rabindranath Tagore - 5 Rupees

Dr. Rajendra Prasad - 5 Rupees

 Shaheed Bhagat Singh - 5 Rupees

Mother Teresa - 5 Rupees

C.Subramaniam - 5 Rupees

Income Tax - 5 Rupees

XIX Commonwealth Games : Delhi - 5 Rs.

Brihadeeswara Temple - 5 Rupees

Shri Guru Granth Sahib - 10 Rupees

XIX Commonwealth Games : Delhi - 2 Rs.

Louis Braille : 2 Rupees

Hyderabad Mint's details

Friday, November 9, 2012

Pairs and Blocks - India Israel Joint Issue

The Sheetlet is designed in such a way that collectors of Se-tenant stamps will keep in mind to include following Pairs and Blocks in their collection :

2 x Horizontal Se-tenant Pairs

2 x Verical Se-tenant Pairs

2 x Se-tenant Blocks of 4

Monday, November 5, 2012


India-Post issued 2 stamps on Deepavali and Hanukkah both known in India and Israel as Festival of Lights, in form of  Se-tenant Sheetlet of 20 stamps and Sheets of 40 stamps

Se-tenant Sheetlet of 20 stamps

Sheet of 40 stamps

Sheet of 40 stamps


Friday, October 26, 2012

Maxim Cards : Bio-Diversity : 16.10.2012

Set of 4 official Maxim cards are issued by India-Post 

Hoolock Gibbon

Bagun Liocichla

Venated Gliding Frog

Nicobar Megapode

Monday, October 22, 2012

Species of Indian Bio-Diversity - 16.10.2012

India-Post issued 4 stamps and 1 Miniature Sheet on Endemic Species of Indian Bio-Diversity Hotspots.

Se-tenant Pairs from M/S
Bagun Liocichla - Nicobar Megapode
Hoolock Gibbon - Venated Gliding Frog

Pair with Gutter-margin

Stamps from Sheet of 48
Bagun Liocichla- 2500 P
 Nicobar Megapode - 500 P
Hoolock Gibbon - 500 P
Venated Gliding Frog - 500 P

Miniature Sheet - 4000 P