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Nagpur Tercentenary (1702-2002)

India Stamp 2002, 300 years, Orange City, Maharashtra, Raghuji Bhonsle

A commemorative postage stamp on 300 years of Nagpur (Orange City), 3rd largest city of Maharashtra : Issued by India Issued on Nov 11, 2002 Issued for : Nagpur, the small settlement started in 1702 by Bakht Buland Shah by integrating twelve nondescript hamlets of Rajapur–Barsa, is today a sprawling urban centre with a population of 2.2 million. It is an […]

Apple in Japan

A postage stamp on the Centenary of Apple Cultivation in Japan : Issued by Japan Issued on Sep 17, 1975 Issued for : To celebrate the centenary of the cultivation of apples a 20 yen postage stamp will be issued depicting an apple. Colour : Multicolour Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : 20 Yen Stamp Size : 27 mm x 22.5 mm Quantity Issued : 40,000,000 […]

Israel-Thailand : Joint Issue

A commemorative postage stamp on Israel–Thailand, 60 Years of Friendship (Joint Issue) : Issued by Israel Issued on 5 Jun, 2014 Picture : The stamp features two types of fruit that are characteristic of their countries – a pomegranate from Israel and a mangosteen fruit from Thailand. In addition to their tastiness, each of these fruits has symbolic significance in the traditions […]

Wild Berries

Complete Set of 5 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Wild Berries : Issued by Sweden Issued on Sep 8, 1977 Issued for : Wild Berries Designed by : Lennart Helje [a Swedish painter/ illustrator, fairy tale artist] Picture : Different Types of Wild Berries in Sweden. 75o – Blackberry, 75o – Cranberry, 75o – Raspberry, 75o – Whortleberry & 75o – Alpine Strawberry. Colour : Multicoloured Type : Stamps, Postal Used Watermark : No Denomination : 75 Öre each Perforation : 14 on […]

India on Coconut Research 1976

A commemorative postage stamp on the Diamond Jubilee of the Coconut Research : Issued by India Issued on Dec 27, 1976 Issued for :  The Posts & Telegraphs Department is happy to bring out a postage stamp to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Coconut Research in India. Description of Design : The stamp depicts a young hybrid (between tall and dwarf forms) coconut palm. Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour […]

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