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Pakistan on Save Moenjodaro 1984

Complete set of 2 nos. of commemorative postage stamp on the UNESCO World Heritage Campaign of Mohenjo Daro : Issued by Pakistan Issued on Dec 31, 1984 Issued for : Now, Pakistan Post Office is issuing, on December 31, 1984, two special postage stamps of the denomination of Rs. 2/- each on Moenjodaro, in the World Heritage Monument series, as a part of “Save […]

Japan Philately Week 1950

Complete set of 2 commemorative postage stamps on the Philately Week 1950 : Issued by Japan Issued on Apr 21, 1975 Issued for : As pair of special postage stamps was brought out to mark the Philately Week 1950 which began on April 20. The designs of the stamps had been adapted from the genre scene known as “Matsuura […]

Stories from Panchatantra

Complete Set of 8 nos (setenant 4 pairs) of commemorative postage stamps on the Panchatantra, an ancient Indian collection of inter-related animal fables in Sanskrit, written by Vishnu Sharma : Issued by India Issued on Oct 17, 2001 Type : Stamps, Mint Condition Colour : Four Colour Denomination : 400 Paise each (4/Setenant) Overall size : 3.91 x 8.7 cms. (Setenant) Printing Size : 3.91 x […]

Freedom Forty-Swaraj

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the 40th Anniversary of the Independence of India : Swarajya : Issued by India Issued on Aug 16, 1988 Issued for : 15 August, 1988 brings to a close the commemoration of 40 years of India’s Independence. To mark this occasion the Department of Posts is issuing a stamp commemorating the contribution of Bal […]

Children’s Books

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the International Year of the Child : Issued by Great Britain Issued on Jul 11, 1979 Issued for : International Year of the Child Picture : Different pictures taken from different Books of Children : 9p – Peter Rabbit, 10½p –  The Wind in the Willows, 11p – Winnie the Pooh and 13p – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Colour : Multicoloured Type : Traffic Light […]

Archaeological Survey of India 2011

A set of 2 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the 150th Anniversary of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), an Indian government agency under Ministry of Culture, responsible for archaeological research, conservation and preservation of cultural monuments : Issued by India Issued on Dec 20, 2011 Issued for : Despite the challenges and limitations, the ASI is serving the country credibly. On the […]

Ship Series II : “Goshuinsen” & “Tenchim

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the Historic Ships : Issued by Japan Issued on Sep 25, 1975 Issued for : As the second of the Japanese ship series, two 20 yen postage stamps (se-tenant) will be issued featuring “Goshuin-sen” and “Tenchi-maru” respectively. Picture : Goshuin–sen was a large-sized foreign trader authorized by the shogunate. It was active in trade with Southeast Asia […]

Amphibians in Israel 2014

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Amphibians in Israel : Issued by Israel Issued on Jun 23, 2014 Description of the Stamps and the First Day Cover : Near Eastern Fire Salamander stamp and tab, Southern Banded Newt stamp: photos by Guy Haimovitch. Eastern Spadefoot Toad tab and stamp, stamp sheet margins and FDC: photos […]

Construction of Hainan Special Economic ...

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the Construction of Hainan Special Economic Zone : Issued by People’s Republic of China Issued on Apr 13, 1998 Picture : Different construction view of Hainan Special Economic Zone :- 1. 50 f – Urban construction, Haikou, 2. 50 f – Economic development zone, Yangpu, 3. 150 f – Phoenix International Airport, Sanya and 4. 150 f – National tourism and resort zone, Yalongwan Type […]

India on Michelangelo

A commemorative postage stamp on the 500th Birth Anniversary of Michel Angelo, an Italian sculptor, painter, architect and poet of High Renaissance born in Republic of Florence : Issued by India Issued on Jun 28, 1975 Issued for : The Posts & Telegraphs Department feels privileged to honour this great artist by issuing a commemorative stamp during 1975 when his […]

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