Miniature Sheet on First Day Cover – Tourism In India – By India Post

Miniature Sheet on First Day Cover – Tourism In India – By India Post

Date Of Issue:-15.08.2016.

FDC Tourism In India 2016

Miniature Sheet – Tourism In India – By India Post

Miniature Sheet – Tourism In India – By India Post

Date Of Issue:-15.08.2016.

Tourism In India 2016

 

ATM Stamps – Spain – Theme Architecture

ATM Stamps – Spain- Theme Architecture

ATM – the German abbreviation for  “Automatenmarken”,  i.e. postage labels from electronic stamp vending machines – exist since 1969. They are – according to the Postal Law of the UPU (passed at the UPU Congress at Hamburg, 1984) – postage stamps that are printed by electronic stamp vending machines. After inserting the necessary amount of money (coins, banknotes etc.) the customer usually gets a stamp directly printed on (security) paper by the machine. In all respects (denomination of value and country, symbol of the postal authorities etc.) this stamp corresponds to the traditional postage stamp.

Five ATM stamps from Spain on Architecture theme issued from different Cities like Madrid,Zaragoza,Lagrono etc. The Postal tariff and date are printed through the vending Machine.

This is an amazing relatively new field of Philately. We shall cover on this aspect in days to come.

Special Cover – World Heritage Of Rajasthan Jantar Mantar – Rajpex 2010 – By India Post

Special Cover – World Heritage Of Rajasthan Jantar Mantar – Rajpex 2010 – By India Post

The Jantar Mantar is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Maharaja (King) Jai Singh II at his then new capital of Jaipur between 1727 and 1734. It is modeled after the one that he had built for him at the Mughal capital of Delhi. He had constructed a total of five such facilities at different locations, including the ones at Delhi and Jaipur. The Jaipur observatory is the largest and best preserved of these. It has been inscribed on the World Heritage List as “an expression of the astronomical skills and cosmological concepts of the court of a scholarly prince at the end of the Mughal period.

Date Of Issue:-03.12.2010.

Contributed By:-Ashwini Dubey, Gorakhpur