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Stamp Day 1967

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative Semi–Postal stamps on the famous French Personalities: Issued by France Issued on Feb 4, 1967 (Emile Zola & Beaumarchais), Jun 24, 1967 (St. Francois de Sales & Albert Camus) Issued for : Great Philosophers of France Picture : Different French Personalities : Emile Zola, Beaumarchais [pen name of Pierre Augustin Caron], St. Francois de Sales (1567-1622), Albert Camus (1913-1960) Colour : Emile Zola – Slate Blue & Blue, Beaumarchais – Rose Brown & […]

India on Rabindranath Tagore 2011

A Miniature Sheet consisting of 2 nos. of commemorative postage stamps on the 150th Birth Anniversary of Gurudev Rabindra Nath Tagore : Issued by India Issued on May 7, 2011 Issued for : India Post is feeling proud in releasing the set of stamps to commemorate 150 years of Rabindranath Tagore birth anniversary. Design : The design of the stamps depicts; Tagore‘s writing – background shows Upasana ghar at Santiniketan; […]

India on Albert Einstein

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Albert Einstein, a German theoretical physicist, received 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics, developed the theory of relativity : Issued by India Issued on Mar 14, 1979 Issued for : The P & T Department feels privileged to bring out a commemorative postage stamp on the birth centenary of this great scientist. Description of Design : The design of the […]

India on Marconi

A commemorative postage stamp on the birth centenary of Guglielmo Marconi, 1st Marquis of Marconi, an Italian inventor and electrical engineer, known for his work on long-distance radio transmission and radio telegraph system, received Nobel Prize for Physics in 1909 : Issued by India Issued on Dec 12, 1974 Issued for : The Indian P & T Department deems it a great privilege […]

C. V. Raman

A commemorative postage stamp on the 1st Death Anniversary of Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman, an Indian physicist, recipient of Nobel Prize for Physics in 1930 : Issued by India Issued on Nov 21, 1971 Issued for : The P & T Department are privileged to honour this illustrious son of India who helped put India on the scientific map of the modern world. The commemorative stamp which is […]

India on Dr. Martin Luther King

A commemorative postage stamp on Martin Luther King Jr., an American Baptist minister, a leader in civil rights movement of United States, 1st President of Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) (1957-68) : Issued by India Issued on Jan 25, 1969 Issued for : India has honoured Dr. King by posthumously bestowing upon him the Nehru Award for International Understanding for 1966. The Indian […]

India on Marie Curie

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Marie Skłodowska Curie (Madame Curie), a Polish physicist and chemist, received Nobel Prize in Physics (1903) and in Chemistry (1911) : Issued by India Issued on Nov 6, 1968 Issued for : Science knows no national barriers. The entire world is celebrating the birth centenary of Madame Curie. The Indian P&T Department is happy to join in these celebrations […]

India on UNICEF 1974

A commemorative postage stamp on the 25th Anniversary of the UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) in India : Issued by India Issued on Nov 14, 1974 Issued for : The P & T Department consider it their privilege to highlight the services rendered by the UNICEF in India by the issue of a commemorative postage stamp on the occasion of […]

India on Mother Teresa 1980

A commemorative postage stamp on Saint Teresa of Calcutta, an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary : Issued by India Issued on Aug 27, 1980 Issued for : Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department feels honoured to issue a stamp to commemorate the noble work of Mother Teresa and her band of devoted associations. Description of Design : The stamp carries the portrait of […]

India on Rabindranath Tagore 1961

A commemorative postage stamp on the Birth Centenary of Kabiguru Rabindranath Thakur, 1st non-European to win Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913 : Issued by India Issued on May 7, 1961 Issued for : In 1952, the Posts and Telegraphs Department brought out the first photogravure series of stamps depicting Saints and Poets which included Rabindranath Tagore. The Department deems […]

Indian Saints & Poets 1952

Complete Set of 6 nos of commemorative postage stamps on Indian Saints & Poets : Issued by India Issued on Oct 1, 1952 Issued to Commemorate the Saints & Poets of India Picture :  Kabir : A mystic saint of the 15th century. His poetry and his teachings represent a synthesis of the Hindu and Muslim thought. He condemned bigotry and religious hypocrisy and believed […]

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