Kargil Divas – 26 Jul 2015
Today , 26 Jul 2015 is 16th Anniversary of ‘OP VIJAY ‘ . We at Indian Stamp Ghar pay our homage to Martyrs who laid down their lives for the Motherland. None of us can forget the “Yeh Dil Mange More ” more aptly used by our Kargil Hereos . Let us spare a thought for The Kargil Heroes and Their Families.
A APS Cover issued during Jul 2009 - 10th Anniverasary ‘OP VIJAY’ : 2009. The Cover shows the Param Vir Chakra Awardees and the Kargil Memorial. Cancellation contains the Slogan ” Remembering The Sacrifices ”
Forthcoming Issues – India Post – 2015
India Post has announced forthcoming issues in the next two months
Samrat Ashoka- 02 Aug 2015
BHEL -Aug-Sep 2015
10th World Hindi Conference -10 Sep 2015
Dr B R Ambedkar -Sep 2013
Women on Currency Notes – USA
The USA has recently announced that its redesigned ten dollar being issued in 2020 would include the face of a Woman., a first for USA. The strong contenders for the face on the notes are Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, Rosa Parks – Civil Rights Icon, Harriet Tubman , Suffragette Susan B Anthony or anyone else.
Some Nations that already have Women Leaders on their Notes are
Argentina – Former First Lady Eva Peron or Evita is the face of the 100 Peso Bill .On the 20 Peso Bill Manuela Rosas is featured with her Father Juan Manuel de Rosas.
Australia – Australia has Queen Elizabeth II on the front of notes . On the back of $5,$10,$20 bills are social reformer and writer Mary Gilmore, Businesswoman Mary Reibey & Politician & Social worker Edith Cowan. Soparno Nellie Melba features on $ 100 Currency note.
To be Continued
Birds On Stamps -Marshall Island – 2013
A Miniature sheet issued by Marshall Islands in 2013- Fourth in the Series containing 10 stamps. The Birds on the stamps are
Golden Conure, Major Mitchells Cockatoos,Eastern Bluebirds , Giant Scops Owl,Thick Billed Parrot,Blue Crowned Pigeon, American Kestrels, white Breasted Silver Eyes, St Lucia Amazon, California Condors
conure,Cockatoos,Bluebird,Scops Owl, Parrot ,Pigeon,Kestrels, Silver Eye
Miniature Sheet – Egypt 2012- His Holiness Chenonda III
A Miniature sheet was issued by Egypt on 17 Mar 2012 on His Holiness Chenonda III – Pope Of Alexandria.
Miniature Sheet- Russia – Aviation History 2014
A Miniature was issued by Russia on 18 April 2014 on Aviation History -Air Rams. The Sheet contained eight stamps.
Classic Cars on Stamps – Germany 2015 – BMW & Mercedes
Germany issued stamps on Classic Cars on 02 April 2015. Two stamps on BMW 507 (1956-59) & Mercedes Benz220s (1959-65) are listed below.
Birds On stamps – Vultures- Israel 2013
Israel issued a set of three stamps under he theme “taking Vultures Under our Wing”. The Three species on stamps on a FDC are LAMMERGEIER, EGYPTIAN VULTURE & EURASIAN GRIFFON.
Lammergeier, Egyptian Vulture , Eurasian Griffon
France India Joint Issue -50 Years of Space Co-operation-April 2015
A set of Two were stamps were issued by India & France on 10 April 2015 to mark 50 Years of Space Co-operation. A Folder was issued by France containing both sets of Stamps.
Money Order Through three Countries – India ,Burma& Pakistan
An Interesting MO form is listed below which has travelled through three different Countries -Burma,India & Pkistan- between Aug 1948 & Oct 1948.
Started Burma -Rangoon 05 May 1948
Calcutta postmarked 09 Aug 1948
Delivered – Annapoornabari – Distt Chittagong -Erstwhile East Pakistan (Now Bangladesh)- 02 Oct 1948 .
Stamps of Burma used on MO form & All dates and places marked by ARROWS. A postal History item which can be used by collectors of Four countries India, Burma (Myanamar),Pakistan & Bangladesh.
Postmarked Rangoon, Calcutta & Chittagong
Stamps of Burma on MO form originated from Burma
APS Covers –Golden Jubilee 27th Course NDA – Nov 2014
New APS Cover issued during Nov 2014
Issued on 29 Nov 2014. Serial no 60/2014
APS Covers –Golden Jubilee 20th Battalion The Punjab Regiment– Nov 2014
New APS Cover issued during Nov 2014
Issued on 28 Nov 2014. Serial no 59/2014
First Day Cover – International Day Of Yoga – By India Post
Date of Issue:-21.06.2015.