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1499. 🇮🇳 India Post Commemorates The Role Of Indians In World War I. ðð³ India Post Commemorates The Role Of Indians In World War I. ðð³ India Post issued 15 stamps and 4 miniature sheets on 20 August 2019 to commemorate the role played by people from India during the First World War.
Sangam Philatelic Club's Souvenir Released at Allahabad A Souvenir of Sangam Philatelic Club has been released at Allahabad last week.The souvenir was released by by ADGP Mr. S.N.Sabat and SSPoS Mr. Sanjay D. Akhade along with club’s president Mr….
Full week of lectures, seminars coming to Canada for Stamp Collecting Month Toronto's Vincent Graves Greene Philatelic Research Foundation is sponsoring and organizing a week of lectures and seminars to celebrate Stamp Collecting Month this October. From Oct.
OTD: First report of 'Seaway Invert' made in Winnipeg VF, NH 'Seaway Invert' brings nearly $10K at recent auction. On today's date in 1959, the first report of the famed Saint Lawrence Seaway invert error was made in Winnipeg, where a young boy working in the office of the downtown Marlborough Hotel purchased 30 stamps from a post office outlet in a nearby Eaton's.
Forthcoming Stamp Exhibitions PCI NATIONAL STAMP SHOW INPEX 2019 NATIONAL PHILATELIC EXHIBITION 18 to 22 DECEMBER 2019 The PCI NATIONAL STAMP SHOW INPEX 2019 will be held at the World Trade Centre, Expo Center, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai-400 005 from 18 to 22 December 2019.
Filling Deep Blue: France, Mongolia, Germany additions Batum - "Aloe Tree" Forgeries. Bavaria. Bavaria 1849-1862 and Mill Wheel Cancels. Bavaria "Coat of Arms" 1867-1911. Bechuanaland Protectorate. British Bechuanaland - a closer look. Bechuanaland Protectorate - a closer look. Belgium. Belgium 1849-1865 - Epaulettes and Medallion Issues.
Highlands Collection exceeds $4.3M Prices include buyer's premium. Hailed by its auctioneers as "one of the greatest BNA properties ever to come to market," the Highlands Collection realized more than $4.3 million across three sales beginning last November.
1489. 🇺🇬 New Uganda Issue Stresses Links With China. ðºð¬ New Uganda Issue Stresses Links With China. ðºð¬ It's astonishing that western governments have not recognised the power of the postage stamp as a medium of publicity / propaganda in stressing their links with less well off countries in the way that The People's Republic Of China have done.
OTD: Long-time TCP editor Tony Shaman announces retirement On today's date in 2016, long-time philatelist and Fellow of The Royal Philatelic Society of Canada Tony Shaman announced his retirement as editor of The Canadian Philatelist during the 88th RPSC Convention in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont. That year's convention ran from Aug.
India Post Released Stamps on Gandhian Heritage India Post has issued a set of two commemorative postage stamps on Gandhian heritage in modern India on 15th August 2019. The stamps depicts statues of Mahatma Gandhi.
OTD: Dempster Highway opens On today's date in 1979, the Dempster Highway - Canada's only all-weather road across the Arctic Circle - was officially opened. First championed by former prime minister John Diefenbaker more than 20 years earlier, the Dempster Highway traces its roots back to the August 1959 oil discovery in the Eagle Plains area.
OTD: Canadian entrepreneur signs deal with Henry Ford On today's date in 1904, Canadian entrepreneur Gordon McGregor, owner of the Walkerville Wagon Works near Windsor, Ont., signed an agreement with Henry Ford's Detroit company to establish the Ford Motor Company of Canada.
HSPL announces autumn hours This autumn's "Open Saturday" dates were recently announced by the Toronto-based Harry Sutherland Philatelic Library. Located at 10 Summerhill Ave., the library is part of the Vincent Graves Greene Philatelic Research Foundation and its regular hours of operation are Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Intriguing tours highlight third annual PHSC Symposium While a two-day bourse is held towards the tail end of the annual Postal History Society of Canada Symposium, there's plenty of off-site action to interest even the most adventurous collectors.
OTD: New Brunswick celebrates 150th anniversary On today's date in 1934, Canada's Post Office Department issued a two-cent commemorative stamp marking the 150th anniversary of the founding of New Brunswick.
1488. 🇳🇿 First Antarctic Buildings Depicted On New Ross Dependency Issue. ð³ð¿ First Antarctic Buildings Depicted On New Ross Dependency Issue. These huts were the first human-built structures in the Antarctic continent. The expedition overwintered there and were picked up in January 1900.
Smithsonian awards go to philatelic trio Three acclaimed philatelists are slated to receive the 2019 Smithsonian Philatelic Achievement Awards from the U.S.-based National Postal Museum this October. Alfredo Helú, of Mexico, as well as Janet Klug and Charles Shreve, both of the U.S., are slated to receive the honour during a gala at the museum on Oct.
Mechanised Mail Sorting in the 1990s, and meter marks. Labels: 2019 programme, mechanisation of mail, postal history News about British stamps - welcome to Norvic Philatelics' blog News as we get it relies on what I find and what other people find, so please send your news!
Richard Stock elected as new RPSL president At its annual general meeting this June, the Royal Philatelic Society London elected Richard Stock as its new president. Also confirmed in office were:.
1487. 🇳🇿 Pleasant Scenery Depicted On Upcoming New Zealand Issue. ð³ð¿ Pleasant Scenery Depicted On Upcoming New Zealand Issue. ð³ð¿ New Zealand Post will issue a set of 6 stamps and 1 miniature sheet on 4 September 2019 on the subject of the Te Araroa hiking Trail. This is a pleasant issue depicting some attractive rural and coastal scenery of New Zealand.
1486. 🇺🇸 IGPC Products To Commemorate Lunar Landing And Singpex. ðºð¸ IGPC Products To Commemorate Lunar Landing And Singpex. ðºð¸ It appears to be a relatively quiet month from the USA-based philatelic agency, IGPC, with its philatelic products mostly dedicated to the Singapore 2019 philatelic exhibition and the 50th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing.
'Seaway Invert' brings nearly $10K at auction Described by auctioneers as a "never hinged, fresh and very fine example of this popular rarity," a 1959 five-cent Saint Lawrence Seaway invert error realized $7,500 US at auction in New York this August. With a starting bid of $7,000 US, this example - Lot 1845 - is one of about 400 with the central vignette printed upside down.
OTD: Canso Causeway opens On today's date in 1955, the Canso Causeway was opened to traffic, linking Cape Breton Island to the Nova Scotia mainland over the Strait of Canso. In 2005, in celebration of the causeway's 50th anniversary, Canada Post issued a 50-cent stamp as part of its Canadian Bridges issue.
New Stamps from Netherlands Erwin Olaf Photography Erwin Olaf attended the School of Journalism in Utrecht, and after his graduation he focused successively on reportage photography and staged photography.
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