Conquest of Everest Anniversary 2012- FDC -New Zealand On 29th May 2012 the World celebrated anniversary of Conquest of Everest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay An FDC and a set of Five stamps were released on 05 November 2008 by New Zealand on Sir Edmund Hillary who was a multi faceted personality apart from [...]
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Stamps on Native Postmarks of Nepal – Nepal -2011 Nepal released a set of Five stamps on Native Post Marks of Nepal in 2011. Postmark/ Kathmandu 1881 - Rupee one stamp The Postmark Kathmandu is the first postmark used after the introduction of stamps in Nepal in 1881. This is a Hexagonal postmark with curvy [...]
Stamps on Volcano – Iceland A stamp issued by Iceland in 1948 showing Mt Hekla in Eruption.
Post card – Saltoro Expedition 1960 It was launched to explore K 12 in Karakoram range entering from Saltoro Valley . It was launched to make first ever traverse through two of the greatest Glacial systems in the World – Siachen Glacier and Baltoro Glacier. Posted at Postal Point no 4. A post card from [...]
Flowers on Stamps -Kulap Khao – Thailand Thailand issued a set of 12 stamps under the Amazing Thailand series and this was the second series issued on 25 Feb 2000. The stamps show the endangered Kulap Khao flowers in a meadow. The sheetlet shows the meadow of Kulap Khao at Doi Chiang Dao , Chiang [...]
First Day Cover – India – Tribes of India – Special Place Cancellations A stamp was issued by India Post on Khiamngan Tribe as part of Tribes of India set. This tribe inhabits the Tuensang Districts of Nagaland. A First day cover cancelled at Kohima (Nagaland).
First Day Cover – India – Tribes of India – Special Place Cancellations A stamp was issued by India Post on Toda Tribe as part of Tribes of India set. This tribe inhabits the Mountains of Nilgiris. A First day cover cancelled at Udagamandalam.
Olympic Games – Torch Relay – Olympic Flame at Mt Everest The olympic Flame of Beijing was successfully taken atop the Mt Everest or Qomolangma . This set a record as it was the first time that torch was lit on top of world. China National Philatelic Corporation issued a commemorative cover on this event. [...]
FDC – Aus Antarctic Territory A set of five stamps released on 18 Jul 1984 by Australia Antarctic Territory depicting beautiful scenes of Antarctic. The stamps with deniminations of 5c , 25c ,30c , 75c , and 85c show different scenes like dog sledge, iceberg, peak of Mt Coates , Antarctic coastline behind icecles and [...]
Special Cover – Coonoor – Udhagamandalam Railway Line A special cover was released on 09 Nov 2008 on Centenary Year of Coonoor – Udhagamandalam Railway Line . The cover has the Nilgiris in the background and the Nilgiri Mountain Railway train with cancellation at Udhagamandalam.
Postal Stationary – Mountains Two Aerogrammes, one Post Card and an envelope issued by Nepal depicting the Mountains.
First day Cover – Mountains A First Day Cover issued by Namibia with four stamps on Mountains in Namibia. 20c – Karas Mountains ,25c – Gamsberg Mountain , 45c Brukkaros Mountain , 60c – Erongo Mountains.