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India on Merry Christmas 2008

India Stamp 2008

A set of two commemorative postage stamps on Merry Christmas : Issued by India Issued on Dec 8, 2008 Issued for : India Post is proud to commemorate the festival of Christmas with the issue of postage stamps on the theme “Merry Christmas” and wished everyone happiness, joy and prosperity. Credits : Stamp : Bharti Mirchandani Cancellation : Alka Sharma […]

Pakistan on New York World’s Fair 1964-6

Complete set of 2 nos. of commemorative postage stamp on the New York World’s Fair : Issued by Pakistan Issued on Apr 22, 1964 Design : 13–paisa : Depicts the Fair symbol the ‘UNISPHERE’, and the Pakistan Pavilion; the two are placed side by side and are in white shaded blue against a blue background. Rs. 1.25 : Depicts the Pakistan […]

India Season’s Greetings 2016

A Miniature Sheet consisting of 2 nos. of special postage stamp on the Christmas : Issued by India Issued on Dec 23, 2016 Issued for : The Department of Posts in an attempt to make the medium of communication more evocative, is bringing out two stamps on the theme of Season’s Greetings. Credits : Stamp / Miniature Sheet / Sheetlet / […]

Red Machchhindranath Festival

A commemorative postage stamp on the Red Machhindra Nath Festival (Bunga Dyah Jatra), Lalitpur : Issued by Nepal Issued on Apr 27, 1979 (corresponding to 14 Baisakh 2036) Issued by : His Majesty’s Government Postal Services Department Nepal Philatelic Bureau Kathmandu Designer : K. Karmacharya Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : 75 Paisa Colour : Red Brown and Red Sienna Size : 4.06 x 2.28 Cms. Perforation : 14 x 14½ […]

Thinking of You

Complete Set of 3 nos of special postage stamp on St. Valentine’s Day : Issued by Australia Issued on Feb 3, 1994 Design : The stamps feature superb images of beautiful blooms. Photographed by Lariane Fonseca of Geelong, Victoria. A book of her flower photographs, If Passion were a Flower …. was published in 1992. Type : Stamps, Postal Used Colour : Multi colour Denomination […]

Christmas – Antique Toys

Complete set of 4 special postage stamps on the Antique Toys : Issued by United States of America Issued on Nov 5, 1970 Issued for : These 6-cent Christmas stamps will be first placed on sale November 5, 1970 at Washington, D.C., in non-precanceled and precanceled forms. Design : Each pictures a toy of yesterday. These 19th century bits of Americana are becoming prize collectors’ items […]

Christmas 1970

A commemorative postage stamp on the Nativity, by Lorenzo Lotto (1480–1556) : Issued by United States of America Issued on Nov 5, 1970 Issued for : This 6-cent Christmas stamp will be first placed on sale November 5, 1970 at Washington, D.C., in non-precanceled and precanceled forms. Design : The stamp reproduces “The Nativity“ by Lorenzo Lotto, 16th Century Italian painter. It hangs in the National Gallery of […]

Christmas 1968 – The Annunciation

A commemorative postage stamp on the “The Annunciation” by Flemish artist Jan van Eyck : Issued by United States of America Issued on Nov 1, 1968 Design : The 6¢ 1968 U.S. Christmas stamp reproduces the figure of the Angel Gabriel from van Eyck’s “The Annunciation”. Designed by R. J. Jones, it was first placed on sale in Washington, D.C., on […]

Lord Dhanvantari

A commemorative postage stamp on the birth anniversary (Dhanteras/Dhanatrayodashi) of Dhanwantri, the Hindu Health God : the Health Day : Issued by Nepal Issued on Nov 9, 1977 (corresponding to 24 Kartik 2034) Issued by : His Majesty’s Government Postal Services Department Nepal Philatelic Bureau Kathmandu Designer : K. Karmacharya Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : 30 Paisa Colour : Jade Green Size : 2.9 x 3.8 Cms. […]

Krishnastami 2023

A commemorative postage stamp on the Janmashtami, the birthday of Sri Krishna : Issued by Nepal Issued on Sep 7, 1966 Issued by : His Majesty’s Government, Postal Services Department, Nepal Philatelic Bureau, Kathmandu Stamp designed by : Uttam “Nepali” Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : 15 Paisa Colour : Deep Yellow and Purple Size : Pictorial 3.91 cms. x 2.90 cms. Perforation : 13 x 13 Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive stamp paper on reels […]

International Festival of Islamic Artisa...

A commemorative postage stamp on the First International Festival of Islamic Artisans at Work, Islamabad : Issued by Pakistan Issued on Oct 7, 1994 Design : Furnished by Lok Virsa, Islamabad Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : Rs. 2/- Colour : Multi colour Size of Stamp : 38.5 x 28.5 mm Size of Print : 34.5 x 24.5 mm Perforation : 13C Paper : 102 gsm crescent & star […]

Pakistan National Horse and Cattle Show ...

A commemorative postage stamp on the National Horse and Cattle Show of Pakistan : Issued by Pakistan Issued on Mar 13, 1963 Design : The stamp has been designed by a Pakistani Artist, Mr. Syed Jahangir of Rawalpindi. The motif depicts an interesting scene from the National Horse and Cattle Show i.e. a horse dancing to music alongwith a camel and […]

Samyak Pooja

A commemorative postage stamp on the Samyak Puja, an alms-giving Buddhist festival celebrated in Kathmandu Valley : Issued by Nepal Issued on Jan 15, 1980 [1st Magh 2036] Issued by : His Majesty’s Government Postal Services Department Nepal Philatelic Bureau Kathmandu Designer : K. Karmacharya Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : 30 Paisa Colour : Bicolour (Light brown and light buff) Size : 42.5 x 26.5 mm Format : Horizontal Perforation : 13½ […]

Gommateshwara

A commemorative postage stamp on the Millennium of Bhagawan Bahubali (Gomateshwara, son of Rishabhanatha, first tirthankara of Jainism) Statue at Shravanabelagola : Issued by India Issued on Feb 9, 1981 Issued for : Indian Posts & Telegraphs Department is privileged to commemorate the occasion by issuing a special stamp. Description of Designs : The stamp design depicts the upper portion of the statue at Shravanabelgola. The […]

Emperor Hirohito’s Accession to the Thro

Complete set of 2 commemorative postage stamps on the Golden Jubilee of the Emperor’s Accession to the Throne : Issued by Japan Issued on Nov 10, 1976 Issued for : In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Emperor‘s accession to the throne a set of two commemorative stamps and a miniature sheet were issued. Colour : Multicolour Type : Stamps, Postal Used Denomination […]

Chinese and Western Wedding Customs

Complete Set of 6 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Chinese and Western Wedding Customs : Issued by Hong Kong Issued on Jul 23, 2013 Issued for : “As I have held thy hand, so I shall grow old with thee.“ Marriage is a lifelong promise between a man and a woman. It is also an important event in a couple’s life. In […]

Nabakalebara 2015

A commemorative postage stamp on the Nabakalebara, a symbolic recreation of the wooden forms of four Hindu deities (Jagannath, Balabhadra, Subhadra, and Sudarshana) at Jagannath Temple, Puri : Issued by India Issued on Jul 17, 2015 Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to release a commemorative postage stamp on the occasion of Nabakalebara 2015. Credits : Stamp/FDC/Cancellation : Alka Sharma Type […]

India-Israel : Joint Issue

Complete Set of 2 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the 20 years of diplomatic relations between India and Israel : Festival of Lights, Deepavali and Hanukkah : Issued by India Issued on Nov 5, 2012 Issued for : As Israel and India celebrate twenty years of diplomatic relations, the relationship between the two countries continues to develop and grow. Department of Posts is happy […]

 
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