2nd Definitive Series-Five Year Plan-Issued on 26th January,1955

India”s 2nd.Definitive Series popularly known as “Five Year Plan”,issued on 26th.Jan.1955,
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Description of 2nd. definitive series F.D.C.: –

India’s second Definitive Series issued on 26th. Jan.1955 on the occasion of 5th. anniversary of Republic Day.This series depicted the Five year Plans of India i.e.Agriculture & Multipurpose Projects, Cottage Industries, Health, Rare Earth, Industries, Transport & Communications, Total stamps in series are 18 & All 18 stamps are in single FDC are very uncommon.

Contributed by H.K.Jain

1st Definitive Series-depicting Archaeological & Historical objects

Description of first Philatelic Bulletin: –
India’s first Philatelic Bulletin folded in three folds i.e. one vertical & two horizontal making six equal parts or twelve faces front & back side all together.

Philatelic Bulletin issued by Director General of Indian Posts & Telegraphs. Bulletin designed by Administrative Intelligence room in New Delhi & printed at the Survey of India office (H.L.O.) Dehra Dun. Only 8000 copies were printed.

Contributed by: H.K.Jain

1st Definitive Series First Day Cover depicting Archaeological & Historical Object

FDC: India’s first series of definitive stamps i.e. archaeological series issued on 15 Aug.1949.

Description of 1 st definitive series F.D.C’s.: –
India’s first Definitive Series depicting Archaeological & Historical objects. Total stamps in series are 19, out of 19 stamps 16 stamps issued on 15 Aug.1949 i.e.2nd Anniv. Of India’s Independence Day. All 16 stamps are in single FDC are very rare. Remaining 3 stamps of series are cancelled on another cover i.e. combination cover issue dates are 15-o7-50 & 30-o4-51 respectively.

Contributed by H.K.Jain

Ist Anniversary-07.07.08,Taj Mahal-The great symbol of Love

Taj Mahal in the morning mist,Agra.

On 07.07.07,The new seven Wonders of the World were announced at the declaration ceremony in Lisbon,Portugal on July 7,2007.The number 7 was choosen because the Greeks belived it to be magical.All the 7 new wonders are equal among rank.

Maxim Card -Taj Mahal -Taj mahal Stamp-Special Cancellation-7.07.07

Contributed By Ankit Sabharwal,Delhi

Special Cover

125 years of shimla GPO Building

The three-storeyed,mainly wooden,structure is a nice example of English hill architecture.It is one of the oldest Post Offices in the country.

Date of issue-06.07.2008