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India on First Postage Stamp ‘Penny Blac

A commemorative postage stamp on the 150th Anniversary of the 1st Postage Stamp : Issued by India Issued on May 6, 1990 Description of Design : The stamp depicts the Penny Black on a cover “cancelled as the first postage stamp“. The stamp has been designed by Madhukar Deogawanka. The First day cover reproduces an outline of the Mulready envelope. Cancellation design is […]

India on Aldabra Giant Tortoise

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on Adwaita, the Aldabra Giant Tortoise from Alipore Zoo, Kolkata : Issued by India Issued on Aug 2, 2008 Issued for : Department of Posts is proud to issue a set of two commemorative postage stamps on Aldabra Giant Tortoise. Designs : The specially designed stamps are unique in the sense that they are hexagonal […]

Spices of India 2009

A Miniature Sheet consisting of 5 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Indian Spices : Black pepper, Cinnamon, Turmeric, Coriander, Chilly, Cardamom and Clove : Issued by India Issued on Apr 29, 2009 Issued for : India Post is proud to issue a set of five commemorative postage stamps on ‘Spices of India‘. Credits : Stamp & FDC : Suresh Kumar […]

The Bombay Sappers

A commemorative postage stamp on the Bombay Engineer Group : Presentation of Colours 1990 : Issued by India Issued on Feb 21, 1990 Designs : Courtesy the Bombay Engineer Group, Corps of Engineers. Type : Stamp, Postal Used Colour : Multi Colour Denomination : 60 Paise Overall size : 5.25 x 2.62 cms. Printing size : 4.90 x 2.45 cms. Perforation : 13 x 13 Paper : Imported Un W/M Adhesive Gravure […]

Agni-II

A commemorative postage stamp on the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) of India : Issued by India Issued on Jan 1, 2000 Issued for : Through the issue of this stamp, commemorating, the successful flight testing of intermediate range ballistic missile – Agni-II, the Department of Posts highlights the successful efforts made by Defence Research & Development Organisation to enhance India’s […]

Monaco in XVIII Olympic Games, Tokyo

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the 18th Olympic Games, Tokyo : Issued by Monaco Issued on Dec 3, 1964 Issued for : 1964 Summer Olympic Games held at Tokyo, Japan. Picture : Different Events at the Olympic Games : Weight Lifter, Judo, Pole vault, Archery Colour : Multicoloured Type : Stamps, Mint condition Watermark : No Denomination : 1, 2, 3 & 4 Centimes Perforation : 13 x 13

Wild Roses

Complete Set of 6 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Roses : Issued by Nicaragua Issued on Jan 15, 1986 Issued for : Wild roses [Rosas Silvestres] Picture : 1cor – Spinosissima, 1cor – Canina, 3cor – Eglanteria, 5cor – Rubrifolia, 9cor – Foetida and 100cor – Rugosa Colour : Multicoloured Type : Stamps, Mint condition Denomination : 1, 1, 3, 5, 9 & 100 Córdoba [5, 9 & 100cor stamps are Air Mail] Perforation : 12½ x 12½

Kamala Nehru

A commemorative postage stamp on the 75th Birth Anniversary of Kamala Kaul Nehru, wife of 1st Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru : Issued by India Issued on Aug 1, 1974 Issued for : The P & T Department feels honoured to bring out a commemorative postage stamp on the occasion of the 75th Birth Anniversary of this heroic woman. Type : Stamp, Mint […]

Voluntary Aides of the Army

Complete Set of 4 nos of postage stamps on the Voluntary Aides of the Army : Issued by Russia Issued on Oct 28, 1959 Issued for : Honoring voluntary aides of the army. Picture : Different voluntary aides of the army :- 10 k – Helicopter, 25 k – Diver, 40 k – Motorcyclist and 60 k – Parachutist. Colour : 10 k – Violet Blue & Maroon, 25 k – Blue & Brown, 40 k – Red Brown & Indigo and 60 k – Blue & Olive […]

Flights

Complete Set of 8 nos of postage stamps on different Flights : Issued by Hungary Issued on Jun 25, 1954 Picture : Different Flights :- 40 f – Model Glider, 50 f – Boy flying Model Glider, 60 f – Gliders, 80 f – Pilot leaving plane, 1 Ft – Parachutists, 1.20 Ft – Biplane, 1.50 Ft – Plane over Danube and 2 Ft – Jet planes. Colour : 40 f – Brown, Olive & Dark Blue Gray, 50 f – […]

Mushrooms

Complete Set of 8 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Mushrooms : Issued by Poland Issued on May 8, 1959 Issued for : Various Mushrooms Picture : Different types of Mushrooms : 20 g – Amanita Phalloides, 30 g – Boletus Luteus, 40 g – Boletus Edulis, 60 g – Lactarius Deliciosus, 1 z – Cantharellus Cibarius, 2.50 z – Psalliota Campestris, 3.40 z – Amanita Muscaria and 5.60 z – Boletus Scaber. Colour : 20 g – Yellow, Green & Brown, 30 g – Multicolored, 40 g – Multicolored, 60 g – Yellow, Green, Brown & Ocher, 1 z – Multicolored, 2.50 z – Blue, Green […]

Roses of Hungary 1959

Complete Set of 2 nos of commemorative postage stamps on Labor Day, May 1, 1959 : Issued by Hungary Issued on May 1, 1959 Issued for : Labor Day, May 1, 1959 Picture : Roses. Colour : 60 f – Lilac, Deep Carmine & Green & 1 Ft – Light Brown, Dull Red & Green. Type : Stamps, Postal Used Watermark : No Denomination : 60 Filler & 1 Forint Perforation : 11

Hungary in XV Olympic Games, Helsinki

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on Hungary’s participation in the Olympic Games, Helsinki, 1952 : Issued by Hungary Issued on May 26, 1952 Issued for : Issued to publicize Hungary’s participation in the Olympic Games, Helsinki, 1952 Picture : Different events shown of the Olympic Games, Helsinki, 1952 : 30 f – Runner, 40 f – Swimmer, 60 f – Fencer & 1 Ft – Woman Gymnast. Colour : 30 f – Dark Red Brown, 40 f – Deep […]

Gold medals in Olympics

Complete Set of 6 nos of commemorative postage stamps on Romania’s gold medals in 1956, 1960 Olympics : Issued by Romania Issued on Oct 30, 1961 Issued for : The Gold Medals won by Romania in 1956, 1960 Olympics Picture : Gold Medals : 10 b – Boxing, 35 b – Pistol shooting, Melbourne, 40 b – Sharpshooting, Rome, 55 b – Wrestling, 1.35 l – Woman’s high jump & 1.75 l – Three medals for canoeing. Colour : Medals in Ocher. 10 […]

Sant Ravidas 1971

A commemorative postage stamp on Sant Raidas (Saint Rohidas), an Indian mystic poet-sant of the Bhakti movement : Issued by India Issued on Feb 10, 1971 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department feels privileged to bring out a special commemorative stamp in honour and memory of this great saint, and reformer, Sant Ravidass. Description of Design : The design of the stamp is pictorial […]

 
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