Stamps of Bhutan 2018 – 50 Years of Diplomatic relations between Bhutan and India.

Stamps of Bhutan 2018 – 50 Years of Diplomatic relations between Bhutan and India.

Bhutan issued stamps on 21 Feb 2018 to mark 50 Years of Diplomatic relations and friendship between Bhutan and India.

A Miniature sheet with Flags of Bhutan & India was also issued

BHUTAN IND 50 YRS MS1V
MINIATURE SHEET BHUTAN 2018 – 50 YEARS FRIENDSHIP BHUTAN & INDIA

The Miniature sheet with eight stamps depicts Flags of both countries and personalities of Both the countries like Prime Minister Sh Narendra Modi, Nehru, Indira Gandhi.Presidents of India and King of Bhutan.

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MINIATURE SHEET BHUTAN 2018 – BHUTAN INDIA FRIENDSHIP 50 YEARS

TANAPEX -Special Covers 2017.

TANAPEX -2017 – 11th Tamil Nadu State Philatelic Exhibition .

11th Tamil Nadu State Philatelic Exhibition was held in Chennai from 5th to 8th Jan 2017. A set of  Special covers were issued to commemorate this event.

 

TANAPEX 17 FRONT
TANAPEX 2017 -PRESENTATION PACK FRONT COVER
The Special cover “Logo on Leaf” was issued to mark inauguration of TANAPEX 2017. Drawing on Peepal Leaf is an ancient craft which emanated from India.especially from Tamil Nadu.The tree is considered sacred by Hindus and Buddhists since it is believed that Buddha sat under this tree and attained enlightment.
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TANAPEX 2017 -SPECIAL COVER LOGO ON LEAF

The Silk Saree varieties of tamil Nadu include Kanchipuram, Arani & Thirubhuvanam silk. A special cover was issued on Silk Sarees on 05 Jan 2017.

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TANAPEX 2017 -SPECIAL COVER ON SILK SAREES OFTAMIL NADU
A Special cover was issued on Spice of India Turmeric on 06 Jan 2017.
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TANAPEX 2017- SPECIAL COVER SPICE OF INDIA TURMERIC
Lord Arthanareeshwarar temple situated at Tiruchengode in Namakkal District of Tamil Nadu is about 2000 Years old. It is a rare half male half female form of the deity. A Special cover was  issued on 06 Jan 2017
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TANAPEX 2017-SPECIAL COVER ON LORD ARTHANAREESHWARAR TEMPLE

The Thanjavur Maharaja Serfoji’s Sarasvati Mahal library is one of the few Medieval Libraries that exist in World today.The Maratha King Serfoji II (1798_1832) was an eminent scholar who took steps for enrichment of the Library. It has on display a rare collection of Palm leaf manuscripts and papers written in Sanskrit, Tamil, Telugu,Marathi.the collection comprises 47,424 number of manuscripts and 73,399 books.The library has Published 578 books.

TANAPEX 17 TN5
TANAPEX 2017-SPECIAL COVER THANJAVUR SARASVATI MAHAL LIBRARY.

The Annual Chariot Festival of Arulmigu Thyagarajaswamy Temple Tiruvarur is celebrated during April-May corresponding to Tamil month of Chithirai. The main attraction of the festival is the the procession of temple Car of Tiruvarur which is 96 feet high and weighs more than 300 tons. A special cover was issued on 06 Jan 2017.

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TANAPEX 2017 -SPECIAL COVER -TIRUVARUR TEMPLE CAR
Kakarla Tyagabrahmam(1767-1847) or Saint Tyagaraja was one of the greatest composers of carnatic Music or Indian classical Music.One of his most famous compostions is called Pancharatna Kritis (Five Gems). A special cover was issued on 06 Jan 2017.
TANAPEX 17 TN8
SPECIAL COVER -250 YEARS OF THYAGABRAHMAM 2017
Samikannu Vincent(1883-1942) set up business in 1905 as a film exhibitor.Started the concept of screening films in Tents and tent Cinema cocept became popular.He built the first tent Cinema in Madrascalled Edison’s GrandCinema Megaphone on Esplanade. He built South India’s first permanent Cinema Theatre called Variety Hall in Coimbatore in 1914.A Special Cover was released on 07 Jan 2017.
TANAPEX 17 TN7
LEGENDS OF TAMIL CINEMA- SAMIKANNU VINCENT.
T P Rajalakshmi was born in Thiruvalyaru and came to be fondly known as Cinema Rani. First woman actor of Tamil Cinema and First Woman Director in South India Cinema. Rose against British rule and was imprisoned many times.A Special cover was issued on 07 Jan 2017.
TANAPEX 17 TN9
LEGENDS OF TAMIL CINEMA – TP RAJALAKSHMI
M G Ramachandran popularly known as MGR was a charismatic actor a Legend of Tamil Cinema.He was also the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu state from 1977 -1987. A Special Cover was issued on 07 Jan 2017.
TANAPEX 17 TN10
LEGENDS OF TAMIL CINEMA – MG RAMACHANDRAN
TANAPEX 17 BACK
TANAPEX 2017 PRESENTATION PACK BACK COVER

Atsara (Acharya) of Bhutan -First Day Cover 2015

First Day Cover on Atsara (Acharya) of Bhutan 2015.

Atsara is derived from Sanskrit word Acharya (Holy Teacher). Atsaras are clown figures who entertain the crowd at tshechus.

A miniature sheet was issued by Bhutan on 10 Sep 2015 on Atsara(Acharya) of Bhutan. First Day Cover is listed.

BHUTAN ATSARA FDC
FIRST DAY COVER ON ATSARA (ACHARYA) OF BHUTAN 2O15

16th SAARC Summit -Stamps on Flags -Bhutan 2010

16th SAARC Summit -Stamps on Flags -Bhutan 2010

The 16th SAARC summit was held in Thimpu ,Bhutan on 28-29 April  2010 .Bhutan issued a NU 25 stamp on this event. The stamp shows Flags of all member countries. A FDC with  stamp and cancellation is shown.

BHUTAN SAARC 2010 FDC
FLAGS ON STAMPS -SAARC SUMMIT 2010

Study of Joint stamps issued by India and Papua New Guinea -30 Dec 2017

Study of Joint stamps issued by India and Papua New Guinea -30 Dec 2017

Stamp Pack issued by PNG describes the details of the birds. The Spellings of Raggiana has been wrongly spelt as “RAGIANNA“.

Description under Indian stamps says – India- PNG Joint Issue whereas description under PNG stamps says PNG -INDIA Joint stamps.

PNG IND PP - Copy
ALL VARIETIES MARKED WITH RED ARROWS

Spelling Errors on First Day Cover of Papua New Guinea issued for PNG – India Joint Issue.

Spelling Errors on First Day Cover of Papua New Guinea issued for PNG – India Joint Issue.

Papua New Guinea issued a First Day Cover for PNG _ India Joint Issue . The Spellings of Peacock has been wrongly spelt and printed as “PEACORK” on the front and back of the cover.

PNG IND ERROR
PEACOCK INCORRECTLY SPELT AS “PEACORK” ON PNG FIRST DAY COVER
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PEACOCK INCORRECTLY SPELT AS “PEACORK” ON PNG FIRST DAY COVER

 

Foreign First Day Cover with Indian stamps – Papua New Guinea –India Joint Stamp Issue 2017 

Foreign First Day Cover with Indian stamps – Papua New Guinea –India Joint Stamp Issue 2017 .

On 30 Dec 2017 Papua New Guinea and India released a set of two stamps and a miniature sheet on the National Birds of two Countries i,e  Raggiana Bird of Paradise of Papua New Guinea and Peacock of India.

PNG Post issued a First Day Cover containing Stamps & Miniature Sheet of India. Both the covers were cancelled at Port Moresby, PNG

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INDIAN MINIATURE SHEET ON PNG FIRST DAY COVERPNG -INDIA JOINT ISSUE 2017.
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PNG FIRST DAY COVER WITH INDIA STAMPS PNG -INDIA JOINT ISSUE 2017