Native Amerindians of Canada – Stamps of Canada 1975.

Native Amerindians of Canada – Stamps of Canada 1975.

Canada Post issued a set of four se-tenant stamps of 8c each on Native Amerindians and Indians of the Subarctic. The stamps feature

Kutchin Ceremonial Costume

Ojibwa Thunderbird

Crafts

Dance

CANADA FDC INDIANS
CANADA FDC 1975- INDIANS OF THE SUBARCTIC
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The Splendour of India – First Day Cover India 2017.

The Splendour of India – First Day Cover India 2017.

In 2017 India Post brought out 12 beautiful stamps to reflect the glory and magnificence of Indian Cultural & Heritage. All stamps were issued in Rs 25 denomination. These stamps were New Year Greeting Stamps. The First Day Covers, Brochure and Presentation Pack is listed.

INDIA SPLENDOUR FDC1
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA FDC (2)-2017
INDIA SPLENDOUR FDC2
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA FIRST DAY COVER(1) 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA BROCHURE 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA BROCHURE 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA FDC PRESENTATION PACK 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA FDC PRESENTATION PACK 2017

The Splendour of India – Sheetlet India 2017.

The Splendour of India – Sheetlet India 2017.

In 2017 India Post brought out 12 beautiful stamps to reflect the glory and magnificence of Indian Cultural & Heritage. All stamps were issued in Rs 25 denomination. These stamps were New Year Greeting Stamps. The designs on stamps are

Ganesh Pol – It is a strategically important entry for the Amber Fort near Jaipur in Amer. It is a fusion of Mughal and Rajput Architecture.

Pashmina -It is the highest grade Cashmere Wool.the stamp features a handspun Pashmina shawl woven in Kashmir with exquisite embroidery.

Chhau Mask -Chhau is a major classical Indian Dance mainly performed during festivals in the Indian States of Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha. It is found in three styles -Purulia Chhau in West Bengal, Seraikella Chhau of Jharkhand & Mayurbhanj Chhau of Odisha. The Purulia and Seraikella Chhau use masks. Each mask represents a character of the epic.

Bodhi tree  – It is sandstone relief structure in Sanchi Stupa complex of  Madhya Pradesh state in India. Buddha attained enlightenment under this tree.

Sarota – It is a scissor-like cutter made of metal & traditionally used to cut Areca nut into small pieces. Sarota is a beautiful Object d’art.

Peacock Gate  One of the four inner courtyard gates of Chandra Mahal in City Palace Jaipur in Rajasthan. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Chaitya Hall -These beautiful columns dating back to Ist Century BC are covered in carvings depicting life and work of Buddha. It is located in Karle, Maharashtra and is among the largest rock-cut Chaityas in India.

Thanjavur Paintings – These are panel paintings done on wooden planks with vibrant colours and embellishments of Gems, glass pieces and precious stones with gold foiling add to their appeal. They are from Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu.

Blue Pottery – Traditional Craft of Jaipur. It is named so due to predominant use of blue glaze painting technique.

Stained Glass – It shows the stained glass work of 16th Century at Bagore-Ki – Haveli in Udaipur Rajasthan.

Peitra Dura – It is a decorative art form which involved inlay technique of using cut and fitted polished precious stones to create images. It is a Persian art form and stamp features a table top in Peitra Dura on black marble.

Zardozi – The Zardozi carpets from Agra in UP involves Zardozi embroidery which is metal embroidery using gold and silver threads and studded with pearls and precious stones.

India Post released a variety of Items on these stamps. A Mixed sheetlet in a presentation pack is listed.

SPLENDOR OF INDIA SHEETLET 2017
SPLENDOUR  OF INDIA SHEETLET 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA SHEETLET PRESENTATION PACK 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA SHEETLET PRESENTATION PACK 2017

Popular Destinations of Bhutan- Miniature Sheet 2016

Popular Destinations of Bhutan- Miniature Sheet 2016

Bhutan – The Land of Thunder Dragon has many beautiful and Popular Tourist Destinations. Bhutan Post issued a miniature sheet containing seven stamps on these Popular destinations on 18 October 2016. The Destinations are

30 Nu- Layap Woman with Yak.

30 Nu- Punakha Dzong

30 Nu-Mebartsho (Burning Lake)

30 Nu- Children of Sakteng.

30 Nu- Taktshang (Tiger’s Nest)

30 Nu- Takin

30 Nu- Bamboo Basket

BHUTAN POPULAR DESTINATIONS MS
BHUTAN POPULAR DESTINATIONS MS 2016

Special Cover India – JAMPEX 82 

Special Cover India – JAMPEX 82

A Set of two covers were released to commemorate JAMPEX 82 Philatelic exhibition. The covers feature

16 Mar 1982 – Basoli Miniature

17 Mar 1982 – Char Chinar in Dal Lake.

INDIA S CVR JAMPEX 82 BASOLI
INDIA SPECIAL CVR JAMPEX 82 BASOLI MINIATURE
INDIA S CVR JAMPEX 82 CHAR CHINAR
INDIA SPECIAL CVR JAMPEX 82 CHAR CHINAR

Pro Patria Archaeological Findings -Stamps of Switzerland 1975

Pro Patria Archaeological Findings -Stamps of Switzerland 1975

The theme for Pro Patria issue of 1975 was Archaeological Findings. Swiss Post issued a set of Four Stamps on 30 May 1975. A FDC  with First Day Cancellation of Bern is listed.

The findings featured on stamps are

15+10 ct – Golden robe-clasp (6th Century).

30+20 ct – Head of a Bronze Statue of Bacchus (2nd Century).Sculpture Gods & Goddess

50+20 ct – Bronze solid-hilted Daggers (18th to 16th Century BC). Metalworks and Weaponry.

60+25 ct – Henkel Glass Jar (1st Century).Glass and earthenware.

SWISS FDC PATRIA 75
SWISS FDC PRO PATRIA 1975 – ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDINGS

 

First Day Cover 2018 – Indian Fashion through the Ages Series I

First Day Cover 2018 -Indian Fashion through the Ages Series I

India issued a set four stamps on the theme  Indian Fashion through the Ages. It was issued on 30 Dec 2018. A FDC is listed.

Rupees 15 – Harappa and Mohenjo-Daro.Maurya & Sunga Period Fashion.

Rupees Five – Mughal Period. Nur Jehan.

Rupees Five – Awadh Period. Ghazi-ud-din Haider.

Rupees 15 – Fashion in the Indian Princely States

INDIA FDC FASHION DEC 2018
INDIA FDC DEC 2018 -FASHION THROUGH AGES.