First Day Cover- First Flag hoisting at Port Blair- India 2018
Port Blair was the First Indian territory liberated from Imperial British Rule. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose hoisted the Tricolour at Gymkhana Ground in Port Blair on 30 Dec 1943. India Post issued a set of three stamps on 30 Dec 2018 to commemorate this historic occasion. The cancellation features Netaji, leader of INA.
75th anniversary of the first flag hoisting at Port Blair-Miniature Sheet India 2018
Port Blair was the First Indian territory liberated from Imperial British Rule. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose hoisted the Tricolour at Gymkhana Ground in Port Blair on 30 Dec 1943. India Post issued a miniature with a face value of Rs 75 and containing three stamps to commemorate this historic occasion. The stamps feature
The Paikas were traditional Militia of Odisha. They served as Warriors and did Police functions during Peacetime. The Paika rebellion was India’s first struggle for Independence. It was an armed rebellion against British India Company’s rule in Odisha in 1817.
A Commemorative Postage stamp was issued by India Post on 24 Dec 2018 to mark Bicentenary of Paika Rebellion. A FDC is listed.
Pro Patria Archaeological Findings -Stamps of Switzerland 1974
The theme for Pro Patria issue of 1974 was Archaeological Findings. Swiss Post issued a set of Four Stamps on 30 Mar 1974. A FDC with First Day Cancellation of Bern is listed. The design of FDC includes a gold foil replica of Golde robe-clasp.
The findings featured on stamps are
15+5 ct – Glass jar from Lucarno-Muralto (50 AD).
30+10 ct – Bronze Bull-head from Martigny (Roman age).