Darjeeling Himalayan Railway-Special Cover

Toy Train Mail

Mail Carried by Eng No-7888(Tusker),From Siliguri to Sukna.

First time in the philatelic history one highest altitude Railway running philatelic exhibition in Toy Train by Darjeeling Himalayan Mountaineering Railways between Siliguri and Sukna.Only a few known covers with autograph by Train Driver,guard,R.M.S. P.O. station Master etc.Now only known cover in existence.Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) is a UNESCO World Heritage Area.

First Day Covers-Birds of China

2-FDCS on Birds issued by China on 28 Feb 2008.

OF THE 9000 SPECIES OF BIRDS ON EARTH 1200 CAN BE FOUND IN CHINA .BIRDS ON THESE STAMPS ARE TAIWAN BLUE MAGPIE, KOSLOW’S BUNTING,YELLOW BELLIED TRAGOPAN,BLACK FRONTED LAUGHING THRUSH,GOLDEN PHEASANT, AND WHITE TAILED GROUND JAY.

Contributed by Sahil Thapar,Trichy,Tamilnadu

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