Birds on Stamps – Argentina – Pro Infancia

Stamps on Birds issued by Argentina . These stamps are also Child Welfare stamps with surcharge and marked PRO INFANCIA.

20+10 - Slender Tailed Woodstar 1970 , 7+3.50 -Plush Crested Jay 1976

Set of 3 Special Cover-DEPEX ’76′

Darjeeling Philatelic Exhibition-5-11.76 to  7-11-76

Superb Cachet and Cancellation

FDC – Bhutan -Lunar Tiger Year 2010

Bhutan issued a set of TWO stamps on 14 Feb 2010 to mark Lunar Tiger Year 2010 . It also promotes SAVE THE TIGER CAMPAIGN. A FDC with the stamps is shown.

Birds on Stamps – Argentina – Pro Infancia

Stamps on Birds issued by Argentina . These stamps are also Child Welfare stamps with surcharge and marked PRO INFANCIA.

120+60- HOODED SISKIN 1974 , 70+30 - DOUBLE COLLARED SEEDEATER 1974

Set of 3 Exhibition Cover-Children Little Theatre

Aban Mahal, Calcutta

Date Of Issue:-24.12.76 to 26.12.76

Fruits on Stamps - UAE – Dates of UAE

UAE issued  FDC on 22 Oct 2008 on Dates of UAE . Seven Varieties of Dates are Shown.  A Se-tenant Block of Four and a Se-tenant  strip of Three was issued.

FDC – UAE – Dates of UAE

UAE issued  FDC on 22 Oct 2008 on Dates of UAE . SEven Varieties of Dates are Shown.

FDC – UAE – Arab Postal Day 2008

UAE issued a MS containing two stamps to mark Arab Postal Day 2008.

Set Of 3 Special Cover-Akola Philatelic Exhibition,Pictorial Cancellation

Date Of Issue:-12.11.76 to 14.11.76

Birds on Stamps – Belgium

Belgium issued  stamps on Birds

9 F -European Gold Finch 1985 ,  10 F  - European Green Finch 1991

NEWS -REVISION OF RATES SPECIAL CANCELLATIONS /COVER RELEASE BY INDIA POST

We have reliable information from our sources that INDIA POST has revised the rates being charged from proponents of Special Cancellations /Covers wef 01 Aug 2010. Para 57 of Hand BOOK ON philately may  be amended accordingly.

Such a steep hike in rates is not warranted as Philately is already a dying and distinct hobby and this will act as deterent and dampener for Stamp Collectors . INDIA POST should rethink about this steep increase . The Cost of covers will rise manifold and go out of reach of  common collector especially Children of Schools and Colleges.

The old and revised rates are given below

Department fees OLD RATES SPECIAL CANCELLATIONS /COVER

NEW  RATES SPECIAL CANCELLATIONS /COVER

Per day at post office Per day at sponsors place Per day at post office Per day at sponsors place
Working days Rs 1500 Rs3000 Rs 5000 Rs 10000
Sundays/holidays Rs 3000 Rs 6000 Rs 10000 Rs 20000

Error & Varieties-Rath Yatra Puri- Miniature Sheet

Miscut and Perforation shifted left, resulted in Temple out of perforation, IA of India cut, , denomination cut, Indipex logo on white margin cut.Gap between year printed and perforation is more as compare to normal miniature sheet.

A square divided into four quadrants by one horizontal and vertical line intersecting and a smaller square inside which is totally shaded black also cut.Horses legs cut, Extra picture of other miniature sheet along with left side golden border.

Contributed By:-D.K.Jain, Ratnagiri

Error Miniature Sheet

Normal Miniature Sheet

Set of 3 Special Cover-GUNPEX 76-Pictorial Cancellation

Cover Illustration:-Mangalagiri Gopuram-

MANGALAGIRI is situated on the Bezwada-Guntur road and is about 8 miles by road from Vijayawada. On the top of the Mangalagiri hill there is a famous temple called the Panakala Nrusimhaswamy temple, which has been attracting pilgrims from a very long time, and from all parts of the country.

Date Of Issue:-13.03.76 to 15.03.76



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