INDIPEX 2011 –Fourth Day Updates – 15 Feb 2011
The unexpected rains worked as a dampner today. The crowds after the weekend were thin. A large number of school Children were seen in the exhibition hall which was good for Philately. A magic show was held for them , Books and Badges of INDIPEX were distributed free of Cost to them.
– Release of Special Covers – Three Special covers were released today to mark Technology Day. The cancellation was same for all covers. The covers have been listed today – The quality of cancellation speaks for itself – there is a large scope of improvement in this aspect.
-Sethu Institute of Technology
– HCL Infosystems
– hp Dream Screen
– INDIPEX -2011 SHOW DAILY – Mr Vijay Seth , Vice President West Delhi Philatelic Club and his team are bringing out a daily Bulletin on INDIPEX 2011 activities . It is aptly named – INDIPEX -2011 SHOW DAILY. Four issues in attrctive color format have been brought out till today. IT IS THE OFFICIAL SHOW DAILY. Our heartiest congrats to him and his team for an excellent effort.
Todywala Auctions – The Second Todywala auction was held in the evening . Hectic bidding for items was seen and good items were on offer to the Collectors , Investors and others. Modern India items seem to be attracting more number of Bids. It was well organised and good learning experience for the Youngsters.
Legendary Heroines of India – The Covers , Stamps and Miniature sheet were available today in Exhibition hall.
Passport – Passport was issued today and a large number of visitors and Collectors were seen pasting stamps and getting cancellations done from Foreign Postal Administration stalls . These stalls had good sales as minimum cost of stamps for Passport varied from Rs 20 to Rs 50 whereas you could get Indian Stamp worth Rs 5/- cancelled on Passport.
GANDHI KHADI – The Miniature sheet with the Folder was available today for Rs 250/-.
Personalised Stamp The Demand was low ,the queues smaller and easily available today.
Stamps on 100 Years of Airmail. Stamps were available today . Miniature sheets not yet seen in INDIPEX 2011 venue Postal Counter .
Stalls at Exhibition Complex – Stalls of Dealers and Foreign Philatelic Postal Departments were buzzing with activity. INDIPEX Stamps /Miniature sheets/Covers issued by USA, Germany, Pitcarin Islands , Malaysia were seen in the Postal Counters.
Exhibits – The hall where Exhibits were displayed was buzzing with people trying to understand and see the collections which was a great sign.
Flown Covers – Covers Flown from Allahabad to Naini were being sold for Rs 1000 with Autographed cover costing Rs 5000/-.