Sheet Let – Orchids – Type 5 – By India Post

Sheet Let – Orchids – Type 5 – By India Post

Date of Issue:-08.08.2016.

Orchid Sheet let 2016

Guernsey Post 2016 -First Day Cover – Alderney LONGIS Nature Reserve

Guernsey Post 2016 -First Day Cover – Alderney  LONGIS  Nature Reserve

Date of Issue : 17.2.2016

LONGIS nature reserve
LONGIS nature reserve

Special Cover MAHAPEX 2016- Nashik The City Of Grapes- By India Post

Special Cover  MAHAPEX 2016- Nashik The City Of Grapes- By India Post

Date Of Issue:-17.01.2016.

MAHAPEX 2016- Nashik City of Grapes
MAHAPEX 2016- Nashik City of Grapes

Special Cover –Allahabad Philatelic Exhibition Allaphilex 15– By India Post

Special Cover –Allahabad Philatelic Exhibition  Allaphilex 15– By India Post

Allahabad’s Guava

Date Of Issue:- 10.01.2015.

Contributed By:- Mr Murad  Pathak, Lucknow
Ser UP/03/2015
Ser UP/03/2015

Post Card Vine Farm-South Africa

Post Card Vine Farm-South Africa

A Beautiful Pre Paid post card issued by South Africa 0n 01 Oct 1992 on 2ooth Anniversary of Nederburg Vine Farm.

 

Post card -Vine Farm - South Africa

Stamps on Easter

Stamps on Easter

Indian Stamp Ghar extends Easter Sunday Greetings to all its readers across the Globe being celebrated today.

Easter  is a Christian feast and Holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion at Cavalry  as described in New Testament. Easter is preceded by Lent , a forty day period of Fasting ,prayer and Penance. The last week of Lent is called Holy Week and it contains Maundy Thursday  commemorating Maundy and the Last Supper as well as Good Friday commemorating the crucifixion and death of Jesus. Easter is followed by a fifty day period called Easteride or the Easter season ending with Pentecost Sunday . The festival is reffered to in Western Christianity by a varierty of  names like Easter Day, Easter Sunday ,Resurrection Day and Resurrection Sunday. Easter Eggs is a speciality of this day.

Some stamps issued to mark Easter are shown below.

Sheetlet on Export Items 2003 – Pakistan

Sheetlet on Export Items 2003 – Pakistan

Pakistan issued a sheetlet of 16 stamps on 10 Billion exports. All stamps are of One Rupee denomination. The stamps are on  Leather Garments,Towels, Readymade Garments, Karachi Port Trust and Port Qasim,Fisheries, Yarn, Sports Goods,Fabrics,Furniture,Surgical Instruments, Gems and Jewellery,Leather Goods,IT, Rice,Auto parts,Carpets,Marble & Granite,Fruits, Cutlery & Engineering Goods.

Rare Fruits of Malaysia on Stamps – Sheetlet – Beruas

Rare Fruits of Malaysia on Stamps – Sheetlet – Beruas

A sheetlet of 10 Stamps (RM 1) issued by Malaysia on 28 Mar 2006.It shows one of the rare fruits of Malaysia called Beruas.

Beruas (Garcinia Hombroniana)

The shape of the Beruas tree and its leaves very much resemble that of the mangosteen trees. The flowers are scented and blooms at the end of the branch in clusters of 6-8 blooms or flowers. Fruits are 4cm – 5cm in width and round shaped with pointed tips attached with the stigma. The skin is dark, red and shiny while the thin flesh consists of 8-10 segments and is white in color as well as sour in taste. The tree can be used as beautiful landscape plants.

Rare Fruits of Malaysia on Stamps – Sheetlet – Cermai

Rare Fruits of Malaysia on Stamps – Sheetlet – Cermai

A sheetlet of 10 Stamps (50 Sen) issued by Malaysia on 28 Mar 2006.It shows one of the rare fruits of Malaysia called Cermai.

Cermai (Phyllanthus Acidus)

The small sized tree bears fruits in bunches from the branch or stalks and are non-seasonal. The fruit is small, measuring about 2 cm in width and 1.5 cm in length. When ripe, the fruit is yellow, translucent and shiny. The shape of the fruit is round and slightly flattened. The surface of the fruit has 6-8 lobes while the flesh is usually sour in taste with stony seed. Besides eating fresh, the fruit can be pickled, made into dried candy and used in rojak mixture.