TB Seals of India- Cinderella Philately – Monument Series 1981

TB Seals of India- Cinderella Philately – Monument Series 1981

Cinderella Stamps are labels that resemble a postage stamp but are not used as a postal fee for sending mail.

TB Seals of India – The Tuberculosis Association of India has been releasing TB seals since  1950 to raise funds for the prevention of Tuberculosis. Every year on 02 Oct TB Seals are released by the President of India and Campaign continues till 23 Feb (Foundation day of TB Association) of next year.

1978-1982- TB Seal sold for 20 Paise    1983-1984 -TB Seal sold for 25 Paise

1985-1990 -TB Seal sold for 50 Paise      1991-1997 -TB Seal sold for Rupee One.

The Theme for the 1981  TB seal (20 Paise) Campaign was Monuments.

INDIA TB SEALS 1981
INDIA TB SEALS 1981 -MONUMENTS.

TB Seals of India- Cinderella Philately – Monument Series 1977

TB Seals of India- Cinderella Philately – Monument Series 1977

Cinderella Stamps are labels that resemble a postage stamp but are not used as a postal fee for sending mail.

TB Seals of India – The Tuberculosis Association of India has been releasing TB seals since  1950 to raise funds for the prevention of Tuberculosis. Every year on 02 Oct TB Seals are released by the President of India and Campaign continues till 23 Feb (Foundation day of TB Association) of next year.

1978-1982- TB Seal sold for 20 Paise    1983-1984 -TB Seal sold for 25 Paise

1985-1990 -TB Seal sold for 50 Paise      1991-1997 -TB Seal sold for Rupee One.

The Theme for the 1977  TB seal Campaign was Monuments.

Parliament House

INDIA TB SEALS 1975-1
INDIA TB SEALS 1977 -MONUMENT SERIES

Meenakshi Temple Madurai

INDIA TB SEALS 1975-2
INDIA TB SEALS 1977-MONUMENT SERIES.

Paintings of Chinatown – Stamps of Singapore 1989.

Paintings of Chinatown – Stamps of Singapore 1989.

Singapore issued set of four stamps featuring Paintings of Chinatown. Each stamp featured a street in Chinatown. These stamps were issued on 17 May 1989.

10c – Sago Street- Sago is starch extracted from Sago palm tree and used in Puddings. Since there were Sago factories in the area hence the name. Now Social and entertainment centre of Chinatown.

35c -Pagoda Street – The name related to Sri Mariamman temple. Chinese called it the Coolie depot. Earlier groceries were sold in the day stalls and tailoring and Clothes in the evening. Nowadays it deals with mainly textiles & tailoring.

75c -Trengganu Street -also known as side street .before the settlement of hawkers this street would be buzzing with maidservants and housewives buying vegetables, meat, food and other provisions.

$1 – Temple street – Buntings and Clothes on decorative bamboos would be attraction of this street. Stalls selling Cooked food, daily provisions, Chinaware, cloaks and blacksmith shops lined both sides of the streets.

A Registered FDC mailed from Singapore to Calcutta (Kolkata) is listed.

SINGAPORE CHINATOWN PAINTINGS 1
SINGAPORE FDC1989-CHINATOWN PAINTINGS.
SINGAPORE CHINATOWN PAINTINGS 2
SINGAPORE 1983 – ART SERIES -CHINATOWN PAINTINGS BROCHURE

 

Heritage Mysore Post Cards -India 2014- Ganjifa.

Heritage Mysore Post Cards -India 2014- Ganjifa.

India Post issued a set of 10 Post Cards on Mysore Heritage in 2014.

Ganjifa is a term commonly used for hand-made and hand-painted traditional playing cards prevalent in India since medieval times. The art and games of these cards gained popularity in India during the 16th century. Mysore Ganjifa was patronised by Wodeyar Kings.

The main aim of the game was to teach, learn and tell stories from our ancient scriptures and holy books, all the 18 games in the Mysore Ganjifa style were set to stories and slokas from the Hindu Puranas, stories from Ramayana, Mahabharta etc.

Ganjifa cards are of historical importance besides holding aesthetic and artistic value. They serve a social purpose by bringing people together, providing entertainment and by popularising socio-cultural themes. The cards are also used as souvenirs.

A Special Cover on Ganjifa has also been released in 2012 during MAHAPEX2012 at Pune.

MYSORE PC GANJIFA
Mysore Heritage Postcards2014 – Mysore Ganjifa Card Game

Heritage Mysore Post Cards -India 2014- Chamundeswari Temple.

Heritage Mysore Post Cards -India 2014- Chamundeswari Temple.

India Post issued a set of 10 Post Cards on Mysore Heritage in 2014.

Chamundeswari Temple- The 12th Century temple of the patron goddess of the Wodeyars in Chamundi Hills Mysore. Durga or Shakti or Chamundi is the tutelary deity of Mysuru Maharajas.

MYSORE PC CHAMUNDESWARI
Heritage Mysore Postcards 2014- Chamundeswari Temple.

Heritage Mysore Post Cards -India 2014- Mysore Paintings.

Heritage Mysore Post Cards -India 2014- Mysore Paintings.

India Post issued a set of 10 Post Cards on Mysore Heritage in 2014.

Mysore paintings are known for their elegance, muted colours and attention in detail. The themes for most paintings are Hindu Gods, Goddesses and scenes from Hindu mythology.

MYSORE PC PAINTING
Heritage Mysore Postcards 2014- Mysore Paintings.

Stamps of the World on Diwali

Stamps of the World on Diwali

Diwali -The Festival of Lights is one of the most beautiful festivals celebrated all over the World . A number of countries have issued stamps on Diwali or Deepawali. I am listing a few of them .

FDC DIWALI CANADA MS 2017
FDC DIWALI CANADA 2017 – MINIATURE SHEET

 

FDC DIWALI CANADA 2V 2017
FDC DIWALI CANADA 2V 2017
FDC DIWALI USA 2016
FDC DIWALI USA 2016
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012 BRO
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012 BROCHURE
DIWALI SINGAPORE
STAMPS OF SINGAPORE 2002 -DIWALI
FDC DIWALI SL 2003
FDC SRI LANKA 2003 -DEEPAWALI