Tuesday, January 24, 2012

MY STAMP of Singapore

MY STAMP issues are becoming increasingly popular in India. Singapore-Post is issuing similar product since many years. Interesting to note is the different designs. There is also a note for users mentioned somewhere on the sheetlet.

Sunday, January 22, 2012

50 Years of Ahmedabad Philatelic Bureau

A special cover was released during AMPEX-2012 celebrating 50 years of Ahmedabad  Philatelic  Bureau.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Booklet on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Booklet on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was released today by Shri Dinsha Patel - Honourable Minister of State for Mines / Government of India ; during opening ceremony of AMPEX-2012 : Ahmedabad District Philatelic Exhibition held at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Memorial Society, Ahmedabad-380004.

Autograph of Shri Dinsha Patel

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Complete List of Se-tenant stamps (1974 - 2011)

Please view the complete list of Se-tenant stamps from 1974-2011 onhttp://stampsofindia.com/lists/se-tenant.htm
My sincere Thanks to Mr.Madhukar Jhingan for updating this list on his website.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Color Trial of Forces Letter

Forces Letters with Season's Greetings message in hindi and english with picture of MIG Plane in normal Black color, special Blue color and Color-trial in Orange, issued by 99APO in year 1972 is a very nice collectible item useful for exhibits on many themes.

Color Trial in Orange

Friday, January 6, 2012

Same design stamps issued again

In year 2001, stamps on Panchtantra Tales were issued in denomination of 400p. After 10 years, the same design stamps are issued in smaller size and higher value of 500p.

In year 1962 and 1963, stamps on Wild Life were issued in denomination of 15p, 30p, 50p and 1 Rupee. After 48/49 years, the same design stamps are issued again in different shades and denomination of 500p.

In Year 1976, 4 stamps on Locomotive series were issued in denomination of 25p, 50p, 100p and 200p. After 35 years, same 4 stamps are issued in larger size and in higher value of 500p.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

12 stamps of "Astrological Signs" in 2 different Types

A remarkable difference is found in 12 stamps issued in 2010 and 2011. The main design and value is the same but color and inscription differs in all 12 stamps. For benefit of collectors all 24 stamps are shown, with a strong recommendation to include these stamps as well as all 29 stamps of 12.02.2011 issued thru MY STAMP Sheetlets; in their collection of INDIAN Stamps.