2012 London Olympics 55 Days to go- Stamps on Atlanta 1996-Hong Kong

2012 London Olympics 55 Days to go- Stamps on Atlanta  1996-Hong Kong

Hong Kong issued a Miniature sheet with one stamp of 10 HK dollar denomination  to commemorate 1996 Atlanta  Olympics. This is def issue series and marks Hong Kong participation in Centennial Olympics.

APS Cover 71 Field REGIMENT – India –APR 2012 Release

APS Cover 71 Field REGIMENT – India –APR  2012 Release

New APS Cover issued during Apr 2012

Golden Jubilee 71 Field Regiment

Issued on 15 Apr 2012.  Serial no  18/2012


25 Years of Speed Post Special Covers – India Post

25 Years of Speed Post Special Covers – India Post

India Post issued a special cover on 07 May 2012 to mark 25 Years of  Speed Post. Our sources and the Information Brochure mentions that 7500 covers have been released. As usual Covers are not available. It is reliably learnt that 100 blank covers have been sent to the Philatelic Bureaus and were to be released on 7th May,2012 but the catchet design/catchet is still awaited – as on 26 May 2012. As a result of this Philatelic bureaus are unable to cancel and sell the covers.

Strange are the ways in INDIA POST. Firstly information is never made Public on time -if that be so then material is not available on time.

Lighthouses on Stamps – Canada

Lighthouses on Stamps – Canada

Canada issued a set of Four stamps on 03 Oct 1985  titled Modern Lighthouses of Canada. Three stamps used on the cover are shown

Haut Fond Prince      Sisters Islets       Rose  Blanche Cains Islands

Pelee Passage (not on Cover)

2012 London Olympics 68 Days to go-Stamps on Sydney 2000- China

2012 London Olympics 68 Days to go-Stamps on Sydney  2000- China

China issued a miniature sheet to mark the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

2012 London Olympics 69 Days to go-Stamps on Beijing 2008- Australia

2012 London Olympics 69 Days to go-Stamps on Beijing 2008- Australia

Australia issued a set of three stamps on Beijing 2008 Olympics on Gymnastics, Cycling and Basketball. A presentation pack containing these stamps is listed below.

Special Cancellation 11-11-2011 – Palindrome Date – Nagpur

Special Cancellation 11-11-2011 – Palindrome Date – Nagpur

A Special cancellation “Once in a Millennium’ was provided at Nagpur to celebrate Palindrome date 11-11-2011.This is once in a Millennium event.

2012 London Olympics 80 Days to go-Stamps on Beijing 2008-Macau Odd Shaped

2012 London Olympics 80 Days to go-Stamps on Beijing 2008-Macau Odd Shaped

Macau issued a irregular Hexagonal shaped miniature sheet showing Beijing stadium to mark Beijing 2008 Olympics .

FDC – Pt. K. Santanam – By India Post

First Day Cover – Pt. K. Santanam – By India Post

Pt. K. Santanam was born on 25th August, 1885 to Krishnamachari Iyengar who was then the Dewan of Mysore. He took active part in the Non-Cooperation Movement. He was arrested on 2nd December 1921 along with Lala Lajpat Rai. He held several important positions in the Congress Committee. He also took part in the Salt Satyagraha Movement. Pt. K. Santanam was known for his progressive thoughts, He shunned certain rituals and practices and rejected the cast system. He was a successful lawyer, freedom fighter and an enterprising businessman with foresight. He passed away on 30th August 1949.

Date Of Issue;-25.08.2011.

Error & Varieties – Indian Stamps – Festivals of India – By India Post

Error & Varieties – Indian Stamps –  Deepavali Lamps – By India Post

Complete Vertical Imperf in the sheet,  Major error , . Good Error. Marked with arrows.

Date Of Issue:- 07.10.2008.

Contributed By:- Dr Gambhir, New Delhi