Switzerland issued a 500 ct stamp using Wood on 07 Sep 2004. This was another unique stamp from Swiss Post after the Chocolate and Embroidery stamps. The wood used for the stamps from high quality 120 years old timber grown in Seon and Staufen, each tree’s diameter is 70-80 cm and each tree is unique and so is each stamp with a thickness of 0.7mm. The Print quantity is 1,100,000 and is printed by Sericora Koniz Suisse with a size of 50×40 mm.
The stamp used on cover from Switzerland and posted to India is listed.
First Day Cover on 250th Session Rajya Sabha Nov 2019 – India
India issued a stamp on the 250th Session of Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of Indian Parliament. It was issued on 26 Nov 2019. A First Day Cover is listed. It is a round stamp of Rupees Five denomination, printed at Hyderabad and 617,000 stamps were printed.
First Day Cover on 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji – India 2019.
Guru Nanak Dev Ji (1469-1539) was born at Nankana Sahib. He is the Founder of Sikhism and First Guru of the Sikhs. India Post issued a Miniature sheet on 09 Nov 2019 to commemorate his 550th Birth Anniversary also known as Parkash Guru Purab. A First Day Cover with stamps is listed.
The MS features stamps on Five Gurudwaras ( Religious Place for Sikhs) connected with Guru Nanak Dev Ji.
Siachen Glacier is located in Eastern Karakoram ranges in the Himalayas at an elevation of 5,753 metres. It is the longest glacier in the Karakoram and second-longest Glacier in non-polar areas. Siachen in Balti language means Land with an abundance of roses.
India issued a Rupees Five Commemorative stamp on Siachen Glacier 25 Oct 2019. A First Cover is listed.
Department of Posts India and UNICEF joined hands to hold a stamp design contest on Childs Rights. The winning entries were chosen for this year’s theme of Children’s Day Postage Stamps – Child Rights.
India issued a miniature sheet with two stamps of Rs 15 each on the theme Children’s Day. It was issued on 14 Nov 2019. It also marked the 30th Anniversary of the United Nations Convention on Rights of the Child(CRC) and 70 Years of UNICEF Presence in India.
Stamps Printed -500,000 each Miniature Sheets -110,000. Printed at SPP Hyderabad. A FDC is listed.