Cancellation on Cricket – Lucknow Philately Festival 2004.

Cancellation on Cricket – Lucknow Philately Festival 2004.

Lucknow Philately Festival on Sports, Fauna & Flora was held on 27 & 28 Jan 2004. A Special cover featuring Hockey and cancellation featuring Cricket Bat, Ball and Wicketson 27 Jan 2004.

INDIA LUCKNOW CRICKET CANC
INDIA2004 LUCKNOW- CRICKET CANCELLATION.

 

Special Cover on Jasu Patel- India 2009.

Special Cover on Jasu Patel- India 2009.

A Special Cover on Jasu Patel was issued during Stamp Mania 2009 at Vadodara on 20 Dec 2009. Jasu Patel (26 Nov 1924-12 Dec 1992) was an off-spinner who played only seven test matches for India. He is remembered for his bowling in 2nd Test at Kanpur vs Australia in 1959-60 Series. His effort with the ball (9-69 & 5-55) resulted in an India winning the test by 119 runs. His Match figures of 14-124 remained an Indian record for thirty years before N Hirwani broke it and innings bowling figure of 9-69 remained a record for forty years before Anil Kumble broke it with 10-74. He was the first Indian Cricketer to be awarded Padma Shri along with Vijay Hazare.

 

INDIA COVER JASU PATEL
INDIA SPECIAL COVER 2009 -JASU PATEL

 

Special Cover on Vijay Hazare- India 2011.

Special Cover on Vijay Hazare- India 2011.

A Special Cover on Captain Vijay Hazare was issued during GUJPEX 2011 at Vadodara on 23 Dec 2011. Vijay Samuel Hazare (11 Mar 1915-18 Dec 2004) captained India in 14 test matches between 1951 & 1953. He has the following records to his Credit

  • He led India to its first test win vs England at Chennai (then Madras) in 1951-52.
  • He is First Indian to hit first Triple Century in First Class Cricket.
  • First Indian to score a century in each innings of a test match vs Australia at Adelaide in 1947-48 (116 & 145).
  • First Indian to score two triple centuries.
  • First Indian to score a century in three successive test matches.
  • He bagged 20 test wickets including three times Bradman’s wickets.
  • The Inter-Zonal tournament in India is named as Vijay Hazare Trophy.
  • He and Jasu Patel were the first Indian Cricketers to be honoured with Padma Shri.
INDIA COVER HAZARE
INDIA SPECIAL COVER 2011- VIJAY HAZARE.

 

Ajitsinhji Cricket Pavilion – Special Cover India 2009.

Ajitsinhji Cricket Pavilion – Special Cover India 2009.

During the JAMPEX 2009 Philatelic exhibition held in Jamnagar, a special cover was released on 09 Jan 2009 to commemorate Centenary Year of Ajitsinhji Cricket Pavilion at Jamnagar.

INDIA RANJI STADIUM
INDIA SPECIAL COVER 2009- AITSINHJI CRICKET PAVILION.

 

 

Stamps on A Durer -France 1980.

Stamps on A Durer -France 1980.

France issued a stamp on A Durer (1471-1528) on 09 Jun 1980. Durer was a painter and the stamp features his self-portrait. The stamp was issued with a vinette promoting PHILEXFRANCE 1982 -International Stamp Exhibition.

FRANCE PHILEX 82
FRANCE 1980- PHILEXFRANCE 1982 & A DURER.

Stamps on Bicentenary of French Revolution -France 1988.

Stamps on Bicentenary of French Revolution -France 1988.

France issued a set of two stamps on French Revolution Bicentenary on 18 Jun 1988. Triptychs consisting of two stamps and a vignette promoting PHILEXFRANCE 89 Philatelic exhibition was issued  which is listed

4 F- Grenoble 1788-Day of the tiles          3 F – Vizille 1788 -Assembly of three Orders.

FRANCE PHILEX 89
FRANCE 1988 – BICNTENARY FRENCH REVOLUTION & PHILEXFRANCE 89.

Postcards of  Berlin – LUPOSTA 87

Postcards of  Berlin – LUPOSTA 87

A Postcard issued by Berlin on 25 Sep 1987 is listed. It Features Turbine Hall from AEG (1909) to mark 750th Anniversary of Berlin as the stamp design. This Postcard also commemorates the International Aero-Philately Exhibition LUPOSTA 87 held from 25-27 Sep 1987.

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BERLIN POSTCARD 1997 -LUPOSTA 87 & 750 YEARS OF BERLIN.