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A commemorative postage stamp on Badr–1, Pakistan‘s first experimental, artificial and digital communications satellite : Issued by Pakistan Issued on Jul 26, 1990 Designer : Syed Ali Afsar (PSPC) Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : Rs. 3/- Colour : Multi colour Size of stamp : 50.8 x 32.5 mm Size of print : 47 x 28.5 mm Perforation […]

India on Solar System

Complete set of 8 nos. of commemorative postage stamps on the Solar System : Issued by India Issued on Mar 20, 2018 Issued for : Department of Posts is pleased to issue a set of 8 Commemorative Postage Stamps depicting 8 planets of our Solar System on the theme “The Solar System”. Credits : Stamps/Sheetlets/Miniature Sheet/First Day Cover/Brochure : Shri Suresh Kumar Cancellation […]

Evershed Effect

India Stamp 2008, John Evershed, centenary, discovery, solar, Sun

A commemorative postage stamp on Centenary of the Discovery of the Evershed Effect (Radial Flow of Gas across the Photospheric Surface of Sunspots) : Issued by India Issued on Dec 2, 2008 Issued for : India Post is proud to issue commemorative postage stamp on centenary of the discovery of Evershed Effect. Credits : Stamp & FDC : Suresh Kumar Cancellation : Alka […]

APPLE Satellite

India Stamp 1982 pic

A commemorative postage stamp on the 1st Anniversary of ‘APPLE’ (Ariane Passenger Payload Experiment) Satellite, an experimental communication satellite with a C-Band transponder launched by ISRO in 1981 : Issued by India Issued on Jun 19, 1982 Issued for : Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department is happy to issue a commemorative stamp on the first anniversary of the launching of APPLE satellite. Description of Designs : The […]

Pakistan Boy Scouts Association 1973

A commemorative postage stamp on the 25th Anniversary of the Pakistan Boy Scouts Association (PBSA) : Issued by Pakistan Issued on Nov 11, 1973 Issued for : The Pakistan Boy Scouts Association is celebrating its Silver Jubilee Jamboree on completion of 25 eventful years of its life after Independence. Design : The format of the stamp is vertical. A boy scout wearing […]

Pakistan on Nicolas Copernicus

A commemorative postage stamp on the 500th Birth Anniversary of Nicolaus Kopernikus : Issued by Pakistan Issued on Feb 19, 1973 Design : The stamp which is horizontal in format and depicts the famous Polish astronomer Copernicus whose 500th Birth Anniversary is being celebrated all over the world. The design of the stamp is basically based on a painting in […]

India on International Astronomical Unio...

A commemorative postage stamp on the 19th General Assembly of International Astronomical Union (IAU), New Delhi : Halley’s Comet : Issued by India Issued on Nov 19, 1985 Issued for : The Department of Posts is happy to mark the occasion of the first International Astronomical Union General Assembly to be held in India by the issue of a commemorative stamp. Type : Stamp, Postal Used […]


A commemorative postage stamp on the Launch of ‘SLV 3’ Rocket with ‘Rohini’ Satellite : Issued by India Issued on Jul 18, 1981 Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Multicolour Denomination : 100 Paise About :  SLV-3, India‘s first Satellite Launch Vehicle, successfully took off from Sriharikota Range (SHAR) in Andhra Pradesh on 18 July, 1980 and lofted 35 kg ROHINI Satellite in […]

India in Space 2000

Complete Set of 4 nos of postage stamps on the Indian Space Programme : Issued by India Issued on Sep 29, 2000 Stamp Designs : The first two stamps are on OCEANSAT-1 and INSAT-3B respectively, representing the country’s latest achievements in satellite technology. The third stamp in setenant format carries a painting by S. Praveen, winner of the 1st prize in […]

International Radio Scientific Union

A commemorative postage stamp on the 14th General Convention of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI), Tokyo : Issued by Japan Issued on Sep 9, 1963 Issued for : To commemorate the 14th general convention of the international radio scientific union at Tokyo from 9 sept. 1963, a special stamp was issued as following. Design : Parabora–antena (Radio telescope) Designer : Mr. K. […]

Tokyo Astronomical Observatory

A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary of the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan (NOAJ) : Issued by Japan Issued on Nov 1, 1978 Issued for : A postage stamp was issued to commemorate the centenary of Tokyo Astronomical Observatory. In 1878, an astronomical observatory was founded in the site of Tokyo University, near the center of Tokyo. Design : Reflecting telescope and […]

Indo-Soviet Joint Manned Space Flight

A commemorative postage stamp on the Indo–Soviet Joint Space Flight : Salyut 7 space station with 2 Soyuz spacecraft : Issued by India Issued on Apr 3, 1984 Issued for : Indian Posts and Telegraphs Department is proud to issue a special stamp on this historic occasion. Description of Designs : The stamp depicts the Soviet SALYUT-7 space station with SOYUZ space ships docked […]

Indian Remote Sensing Satellite 1991

A commemorative postage stamp on the Completion of 3 years in Orbit of IRS–1A, first remote sensing mission undertaken by ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) : Issued by India Issued on Mar 18, 1991 Issued for : Deptt. of Posts is privileged to issue a special stamp on the completion of three years in orbit of IRS-1A. Description of Design : The stamp and the […]

Project Rukmani

A commemorative postage stamp on the Project Rukmini (GSAT-7 or INSAT-4F), a multi-band military communications satellite developed by ISRO for Indian Navy : Issued by India Issued on Feb 14, 2015 Issued for : Department of Posts is pleased to release a commemorative postage stamp on “Project Rukmani”. Credits : Postage Stamp/FDC/Brochure : Suresh Kumar Cancellation : Alka Sharma Type : Stamp, Mint Condition Colour […]

India-Republic of Korea : Joint Issue

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the 30th Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between India and South Korea : Ancient Observatories : Issued by India Issued on Dec 10, 2003 Issued for : India Post, through the release of this joint issue of stamps, conveys the message of further consolidating its friendship, cooperation and partnership with ROK for the Twenty First […]

India-France : Joint Issue 2015

A Miniature Sheet consisting of 2 nos. of commemorative postage stamp on the 50 years of Space Cooperation between France and India : Issued by India Issued on Apr 10, 2015 Issued for : Department of Posts is happy to release a set of two stamps and miniature sheet on the theme of India–France : 50 Years of Space Cooperation featuring […]

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