04 Jul 2018  Wed

Partabgarh was a Princely State during British rule in India. Partabgarh is also known as Pratabgarh, it is situated in the South of Rajputana with an area of 886 square miles. In the year 1425 CE the state was established as...

04 Jul 2018  Wed

The Royal Mint has released the first coin from its new three-year series of commemorative coins celebrating the 250th anniversary of Capt. James Cook’s first voyage on HMS Endeavour in 1768.

Cook was a son of a fa...

04 Jul 2018  Wed

The history of Awadh depicts that in 1720, Muhammad Amin who was popularly known as Saadat Khan the Wazir of Mughal Empire was made the Subhedar of Awadh. His dominion expanded from the divisions of Lucknow and Faizabad and t...

04 Jul 2018  Wed

Arcot is also known as Carnatic, it is a town situated on the east coast of India between Madras and Calcutta. Arcot is said to be derived from Tamil word ‘Aarukaadu’. Tamil word ‘Aaru’ means ‘river’ and ‘kaadu...

04 Jul 2018  Wed

The year 1979 marks a very important landmark in the history of postal service in India. The year marks the 125th anniversary of the first Indian postage stamp, 100 years of postcard services and 50 years of scheduled carriag...

04 Jul 2018  Wed

The State Printing Works of Securities from Czech Republic has released a commemorative certificate in the form of a 90-crown banknote to celebrate its 90th anniversary. The note won’t be legal tender but features tradition...

04 Jul 2018  Wed

Croatia is an Eastern European country with a long coastline on the Adriatic Sea. Encompassing more than a thousand of islands, it's also crossed by the Dinaric Alps. Its inland capital, Zagreb, is distinguished by its mediev...

04 Jul 2018  Wed

A €1.35 stamp was released by Austria on 8th June to commemorate its presidency of the European Union, which started on 1st July and will end shortly on 1st January 2019.

The stamp features a map of the European U...

03 Jul 2018  Tue

“You forgot the magic word”

Well, Dudley might have forgotten but we never will! The second part of a seven-book long series turned 20 yesterday! Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, the second novel in the ...

03 Jul 2018  Tue

Croatia is an Eastern European country with a long coastline on the Adriatic Sea. Encompassing more than a thousand of islands, it's also crossed by the Dinaric Alps. Its inland capital, Zagreb, is distinguished by its mediev...

03 Jul 2018  Tue

Australia is known for its exotic wildlife. Downies has released a special glow-in-the-dark coin for Niue Islands featuring duck-billed Platypuses. It is the first coin from Australia at Night “Black Proof” series.

03 Jul 2018  Tue

A company named Nano Tech Security from Vancouver is working on a technology to place 3D holograms on banknotes. These holograms might soon replace the 2D holographic strips which are currently being used as a security device...

03 Jul 2018  Tue

Bikaner today is the part of Rajasthan state, which was once ruled by the royal lineage of Rathore Rajputs. It was established by Rao Bikaji in between 1465 to 1504 AD. It also had strong ties with the Great Mughal Empire thr...

03 Jul 2018  Tue

Cherrystone auction would be offering interesting stamps and other philatelic items for sale on 17th and 18th July in New York City. One of the items is a partially burned cover which survived the 1937 Hindenburg crash. The c...

03 Jul 2018  Tue

Vidyasagar Setu, also known as Second Howrah Bridge, is a toll bridge over the Hooghly River in West Bengal. This bridge is linking the cities of Kolkata and Howrah.

Named after the educationist reformer Pandit Ishw...

03 Jul 2018  Tue

This gold coin was issued by Harihara I of Vijaynagar Empire. Vijaynagar Empire was one of the most important empires of Medieval India. It was established in the 14th Century and ruled for about three centuries. Harihari I w...

03 Jul 2018  Tue

This silver rupee was issued by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb weighs around 11.4g. This silver rupee is listed for auction with the starting bid of INR 10000 in the upcoming internet auction of Oswal to be held on 21st July 2018....

03 Jul 2018  Tue

The major change Korea underwent in modern history coincides with the development of its postal services and stamps. When Korea opened up to the West in 1882, its first attempt at catching up to the industrialized Western wor...

03 Jul 2018  Tue

The Korean Empire, succeeding the Joseon Dynasty was proclaimed in 1897, and lasted until the invasion of Imperial Japan in 1910. Korea issued its first commemorative stamp on 18 October 1902, marking the 40th anniversary of ...

02 Jul 2018  Mon

After the end of the great World War II in 1945, France, Britain, the United States and Russia agreed at the Potsdam Conference to split Germany into four occupation zones. The British area was occupied by the 21st Army Group...