Special Covers Gandhi 2006 – Rajbhasa Diwas.

Special Covers Gandhi 2006 – Rajbhasa Diwas.

11th Inter School StateLevel Stamp Exhibition was held in Jaipur from 14 to 16 Sep 2006. A Special Cover on Rajbhasa Diwas (National Language Day) was issued on 14 Sep 2006 at Jaipur.

The Constituent Assembly of India adopted Hindi as Rajbhasa on 14 Sep 1949. The Cover design depicts Hindi Book with Mahatma Gandhi and his quote in the Hindi Language.

The Special Cancellation depicts Hindi letter “OM” and slogan “Learn Hindi- Write Hindi”. We are celebrating the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

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SPECIAL COVER GANDHI 2006- RAJBHASA DIWAS

Booklet KOVAIPEX 2006 – India -2006

Booklet KOVAIPEX 2006 – India -2006

A Set of Booklets was issued by India Post during Kovaipex 2006 held at Coimbatore. Each booklet was priced at Rs 50 and 500 copies of each were printed. The Booklets featuredTiger Cubs and an Elephant Herd,

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BOOKLETS INDIA KOVAIPEX 2006-TIGER CUBS
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BOOKLET INDIA -KOVAIPEX 2006 – COIMBATORE -ELEPHANT HERD.

 

Paintings by Malangatana -Mozambique 1980.

Paintings by Malangatana -Mozambique 1980.

Malangatana Valente Ngwenya (6 Jun 1936-5 Jan 2011) was a Mozambican Painter and Poet. He exhibited under his name alone as Malangatana. Mozambique issued a set of Six stamps on London 80 International Stamp Exhibition. These stamps were issued on 06 May 1980 and featured paintings by Mozambican Painter Malangatana. The paintings featured on stamps are

50c- “Heads” by Malangatana

1.50 E – “Market” by Moises Simbine.

3.00 E – “Heads with Helmets” by Malangatana.

5.00 E – “Women with Goods” by Machiana

7.50 E – “Crowds with Masks” by Malangatana.

12.50 E – ” Man & Woman with Spear” by Mankeu.

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MOZAMBIQUE PAINTINGS BY MALANGATANA 1980
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MOZAMBIQUE PAINTINGS BY MALANGATANA 1980

 

 

Forthcoming Stamp Exhibitions in India – Jan – Feb 2019.

Forthcoming Stamp Exhibitions in India – Jan – Feb 2019.

9-11 Jan 2019- BIDARPEX 2019  at Jhira Function Hall ,Bidar , Karnataka.

11-12 Jan 2019 – VADOPEX 2019

18-20 Jan 2019 – KANPEX 2019 – at Nehru Library Hall,Old Bus Stand,Kannur, Kerala.

1-3 Feb 2019 -Gandhipex 2019 – Puducherry.

Happy Philatelic Times to all Participants. Do send us Photos of  Special Covers for Publication on site.

The Coast Daylight Express Train – Antigua and Barbuda 1986

The Coast Daylight Express Train – Antigua and Barbuda 1986

An International Stamp Exhibition AMERIPEX 86 was held in Chicago in 1986.  Antigua and Barbuda issued a miniature sheet on 22 May 1986 to commemorate this exhibition. The Miniature sheet featured The Coast Daylight Express Train of USA. The Coast Daylight was earlier known as Daylight Limited, it was a passenger train on Southern Pacific Railroad between Los Angeles and San Francisco, California via SP’s coastline. It was advertised as the most beautiful passenger train in the World carrying a particular red, black and orange colour scheme. The train operated from 1937 to 1974 and in 1974 Amtrak merged it with Coast Starlight.

The stamp is also overprinted BARBUDA MAIL on the miniature sheet.

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ANTIGUA BARBUDA MS RAILWAYS -DAYLIGHT EXPRESS -THE MOST BEAUTIFUL TRAIN IN THE WORLD

 

Miniature Sheet on Steam Locomotive – South Africa 1999.

Miniature Sheet on Steam Locomotive – South Africa 1999.

An International Stamp Exhibition called “SAPDA 99” was held in Johannesburg South Africa from 30 Apr to 02 May 1999. South Africa issued a miniature sheet of Face value Five Rand on this exhibition featuring a steam locomotive. This Miniature sheet was issued on 30 Apr 1999.

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SOUTH AFRICA MINIATURE SHEET 1999 – STEAM LOCOMOTIVE – SAPDA 99

Stamps on Trains – Indonesia 2013

Stamps on Trains – Indonesia 2013

Indonesia issued a miniature sheet (Rupiah 10000) on National Stamp Exhibition Panfila Bandung 2013. It featured the Bandung Bridge and a train on the Bridge. The Miniature Sheet was issued on 25 Sep 2013.

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INDONESIA RAILWAY MS 2013