Flora on Stamps – France 1992

Flora on Stamps – France 1992

On 12 Sep 1992 La Poste issued a set of four stamps on Flowers under the theme Flora. The Flora featured on stamps are

2f – Pancratium Maritimum or Sea Daffodil

3F -Drosera rotundifolia or Round-leaved Sundew

4F -Orchis Palustris -Orchid native to Central and Western Europe

5F -Nuphar Luteum or Yellow water-lily.

FRANCE FLOWERS 92
FRANCE FLOWERS 1992
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Fauna on Stamps – France 1991

Fauna on Stamps – France 1991

On 14 Sep 1991 La Poste issued a set of four stamps on Animals under the theme Fauna. The Fauna featured on stamps are

2f – Brown Bear    3F -Hermann’s Tortoise   4F -Eurasian Beaver 5F -Common Kingfisher.

FRANCE ANIMALS 91
FRANCE ANIMALS 1991

Special Cover Sathianadam Centenary Celebrations -1977

Special Cover Sathianadam Centenary Celebrations -1977

A Special Cover was issued at Ernakulam on 05 Feb 1977 to commemorate Sathianadam Centenary celebrations (1876-1976).

INDIA S CVR SATHIANADAM
INDIA SPECIAL CVR 1977 -SATHIANADAM CENTENARY

Special Cover Meenakshi Temple Madurai – TANAPEX-75.

Special Cover Meenakshi Temple Madurai – TANAPEX-75

TANAPEX-75 Philatelic exhibition was held on 07 Sep 1975 and a Special Cover brought out features the Meenakshi Temple of  Madurai on Cover. The Cancellation features a horse driven chariot.

Meenakshi temple also referred to as Meenakshi Amman or Meenakshi-Sundareshwara Temple is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of Vaigai river in the temple city of Madurai in Tamil Nadu. It is dedicated to Meenakshi, a form of Parvati, and her consort Sundareshwar, a form of Shiva. The temple finds a mention in Sangam Literature of 6th Century AD. Lord Vishnu also finds mention in many narratives and hence temple and Madurai is sometimes as “Southern Mathura” for followers of Shaivism tradition.

INDIA S CVR TANAPEX 1976 MEENAKSHI TEMPLE
INDIA S CVR TANAPEX 1975 MEENAKSHI TEMPLE MADURAI

Special Cover Srirangam Temple – Tripex-76

Special Cover Srirangam Temple – Tripex-76

The Ranganthaswamy Temple or Thiruvarangam is a Hindu temple dedicated Ranganathan, a reclining form of Hindu deity Maha Vishnu, located in Srirangam, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu. It is constructed on Dravidian architecture and is located on an island between Kaveri and Kollidam rivers. It finds mentions in Sangam literature in 4th Century AD.

Tripex 76 Philatelic exhibition was held on 19 June 1976 and a Special Cover brought out features the Srirangam Temple of Trichy on Cover Design in Golden Foil. The Cancellation features the Main Guard Gate of Temple.

INDIA S CVR TRIPEX 1976 SRIRANGAM TEMPLE
INDIA SPECIAL COVER TRIPEX 1976 SRIRANGAM TEMPLE

 

First Day Cover India 2018 – Scott Christian College, Nagercoil

First Day Cover India 2018 – Scott Christian College Nagercoil

India Post issued a stamp to commemorate 125th Anniversary of Scott Christian College Nagercoil on 28 Jun 2018. A FDC is listed.

INDIA FDC 2018 SCOTT CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
INDIA FDC 2018 SCOTT CHRISTIAN COLLEGE

First Day Cover India 2018 – Lions International -Centenary

First Day Cover India 2018 – Lions International -Centenary

Lions Club international founded by Melvin Jones in Chicago, Illinois in 1917. India Post issued a stamp to commemorate the centenary of Lions International on 25 May 2018. A FDC is listed.

INDIA FDC 2018 LIONS INT
INDIA FDC 2018 LIONS INTERNATIONAL