Nehru Park Post office -Floating Post Office Dal Lake – Special Cover

Nehru Park Post office -Floating Post Office Dal Lake – Special Cover

The Nehru Park Post Office in Srinagar Pincode 190001 has existed on a houseboat since British times. On 13 Sep 1978, a special pictorial cancellation featuring a houseboat was introduced. This post office became “Floating Post Office,  Dal Lake” in 2011.

A Special Inaugural Cover was released on 13 Sep 1978 to commemorate the introduction of Houseboat/Shikara Pictorial cancellation.

INDIA S CVR NEHRU PARK PO
INDIA Special Cover1978 – NEHRU PARK PO-Floating Post Office
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Cancellation on First Anniversary of Republic – India 1951

Cancellation on First Anniversary of Republic – India 1951

India became a Republic on 26 Jan 1950 and a Postmark dated 25 Jan 1951 on the first Anniversary of Republic Day is listed. We celebrate 69th Anniversary of our Republic Day on 26 Jan 2019.

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INDIA CANCELLATIONS -25 Jan 1951

Four Evenings of Wonder-International Pyromelodic Fireworks Competition.

Four Evenings of Wonder-International Pyromelodic Fireworks Competition.

The Four Evenings of Wonder-International Pyromelodic Fireworks Competition is held every year in Monaco in July (Two evenings ) and Aug (Two Evenings). It was established by Monaco Townhall in 1966 and involves pyrotechnics shows of quality. A very powerful sound system has been installed on the whole of Port Hercule, allowing spectators to fully enjoy these unique spectacles from Quai Albert Ler. Countries compete with each other over the Monegasque sky in technical salvoes with visual and musical effects. This Monte Carlo show is one of the best in the World.

A Special Cancellation on this show is listed.

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MONACO INTERNATIONAL PYROMELODIC FIREWORKS COMPETITION
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MONACO PYRO FIREWORKS

International Exhibition of Culinary Art- Special Cancellation Germany 1976.

International Exhibition of Culinary Art- Special Cancellation Germany 1976.

The International Exhibition of Culinary Art (IKA) or culinary Olympics was a Quadrennial Chef  Competition held in Frankfurt from 1900 to 1986, Berlin in 1986 and then in Erfurt from 2000.

A Special Cancellation was provided by Germany for the competition held in Frankfurt from 21-28 Oct 1976. The Cancellation also mentions International Trade Fair for the Hotel and Resturant Industry.

GERMANY CANCELLATION CUINARY FESTIVAL
GERMANY CANCELLATION/POSTMARK CUINARY FESTIVAL FRANKFURT 1976

Special Cancellation Germany 1976- Bonn

A Special Cancellation was provided by Germany on Bonn on 29 Apr 1976.  The stamp is a commemorative stamp to celebrate 100th Birt Anniversary of Dr Konrad Adenauer who was the First Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1949 to 1963.

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GERMANY CANCELLATION BONN 1976

Franking Meter Cancellations of the World – Bahrain 2006

Franking Meter Cancellations of the World – Bahrain 2006

Bahrain started using Meter Franking Cancellations from 1950. These are also referred to as International Postage Meter stamp.

A Bahrain cancellation is listed below.

BAHRAIN METER FRANKING A13
BAHRAIN METER FRANKING A13

A-13 Hasler (Switzerland) Type Meter Marking/Cancellation

Horizontal rectangle with single -line outer frame

“BAHRAIN” at the bottom, “FILS” horizontal at left,”POSTAGE” vertical at Right.

M# with or without H prefix breaks bottom frame line.

Franking Meter Cancellations of the World – Taiwan (ROC) -1985

Franking Meter Cancellations of the World – Taiwan (ROC) -1985

Taiwan or ROC started using Meter Franking Cancellations from 1949. These are also referred as International Postage Meter stamp.

A Taiwan (ROC) cancellation is listed below.

TAIWAN METER FRANKING
TAIWAN METER FRANKING 1985

This design is used in Post Offices . The other details are

PO-A4.Hasler “F 88” Type. (Ascom Hasler machine of Switzerland)

Upright frank with straight line border with ornamental designs within.

Chinese inscription at Top above ‘REPUBLIC OF CHINA’

POSTAGE at bottom above M#

Type A – M# 201 – 201 used by Directorate General of Posts.