Prestige Booklet Means of Transport – India 2017.

Prestige Booklet Means of Transport – India 2017.

India Post issued a set of 20 stamps in form of sheetlets & Miniature Sheets on Means of Transport through ages on 25 Mar 2017. Four stamps each were issued on Palanquins, Bullock Cart & Horse Carriage, Rickshaws, Vintage Cars and Public Transport. Each series contains a stamp in Rs 5, 10 , 15 & 25 denomination.

A Prestige Booklet containing Five Miniature sheets was also issued. The issue price was Rs 600.

INDIA PRESTIGE BLET TPT
INDIA PRESTIGE BOOKLET 2017- MEANS OF TRANSPORT.
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INDIA PRESTIGE BOOKLET 2017- MEANS OF TRANSPORT.
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INDIA PRESTIGE BOOKLET 2017- MEANS OF TRANSPORT.

Miniature Sheet Christmas -Sri Lanka 2009.

Miniature Sheet Christmas -Sri Lanka 2009.

Sri Lanka issued two miniature sheets with two stamps on Christmas on 08 Nov 2009.

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SRI LANKA 2009- XMAS.
SL XMAS 19
SRI LANKA 2009- XMAS -ST MARY’S CATHEDRAL BADULLA.

Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994 (2)

Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994 (2)

Bhutan issued a set of 10 Stamps on Local flora on 01 Jan 1994. A strip containing 10 stamps is listed.

5 Nu – Aquilegia nivalis – Also known as Snow Columbine with deep purple flowers. Found in Himachal Pradesh and Kashmir in India.

6 Nu – Geranium Wallichianum – Himalayan /Flower of India with rose pink or red-purple flowers

7 Nu – Rhododendron Campanulatum – Bell Rhododendron is wild species of Rhododendron found in Himalayan Alpine regions of Northern India, Nepal and Bhutan. Beautiful bell-shaped flowers are pale-mauve or rosy-purple.

9 Nu – Viola Suavis -Also known as Russian Violet.

10 Nu – Cynanthus Lobatus – Trailing Bellflower with bright-blue purple flowers and sepal tube. Himalayan Flower found in Himachal Pradesh India and China.

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BHUTAN 1994- FLOWERS

 

Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994 (1)

Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994

Bhutan issued a set of 10 Stamps on Local flora on 01 Jan 1994. A strip containing 10 stamps is listed.

1 Nu – Rhododendron Mucronatum – Type of Rhododendron.

1.50 Nu – Anemone Rupicola or ruffled swan

2.0 Nu – Polemonium Caeruleum.It is also known as Jacob’s-ladder or Greek Valerian. Cup-shaped lavender colour or white flowers.

2.50 Nu – Rosa Macrophylla – Himalayan Rose.One of the most remarkable rose species with large leaves. Found in Valley of Flowers India.

4.0 Nu – Paraquilegia microphylla – Also known as Himalayan Spurless Columbine .The small plant grows in crevices at heights of 3400m to 4900m in the Himalayas. Pendulous white, lilac or blue flowers.

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BHUTAN 1994- FLOWERS
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BHUTAN 1994- FLOWERS

Cover on 3rd SAARC Cricket Tournament – Bangladesh 1997.

Cover on 3rd SAARC Cricket Tournament – Bangladesh 1997.

A Special Cover on 3rd SAARC Cricket Tournament held in Bangladesh in Feb 1997 was issued by Bangladesh on 19 Feb 1997. It was a Quadrangular tournament in which Pak “A” defeated India “A” to win the trophy.

NEPAL SAARC CRICKET
BANGLADESH 1997 – SAARC CRICKET TOURNAMENT.

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.

 

 

Special Cover M S Dhoni – India 2006.

Special Cover M S Dhoni – India 2006.

Mr John Lawrence Keenan retired as General Manager Tata Iron and Steel Company in 1930. Keenan Stadium in Jamshedpur was inaugurated by Mr JRD Tata in 1939 in his honour.

A Special Cover was released on 12 Apr 2006 to commemorate the 6th One Day International Cricket Match between India and England at Keenan Stadium Jamshedpur. The Cover features MS Dhoni in Cricket Gear and Stadium in the background The Cancellation is on a Batsman.

INDIA SPL CVR ODI DHONI
INDIA SPECIAL COVER 2006 – DHONI & KEENAN STADIUM.