28 Nov 2018  Wed

The princely state of Jaisalmer was situated in the south-western Rajputana province during the British Raj. It emerged in the sixteenth century and was nicknamed the ‘Golden City’ thanks to its yellow sandstone structure...

28 Nov 2018  Wed

Issued in May 1867, the Volcano Stamp of El Salvador was the first stamps issued by the country.

El Salvador or the Republic of El Salvador (the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America) be...

28 Nov 2018  Wed

First commemorative stamps of El Salvador were issued on 1st Feb 1911 to celebrate the centenary of the 1811 Independence Movement.

On 5 November 1811, Salvadoran priest Jose Matias Delgado rang the bells of Iglesia...

28 Nov 2018  Wed

The Central Bank of Srilanka issued this ten rupee banknote in 2005, the original size of note 122X61 mm. The colour of the note is deep brown and green on multicolour underprint.

The legend is printed in Sinhalese...

28 Nov 2018  Wed

The St. Gabriel Award for the best religious stamps of 2017 was shared by a Vatican City issue and a Polish stamp.

Designed by Daniela Fusco, the two Vatican City stamps were issued on 4th May 2017 and honour the 19...

28 Nov 2018  Wed

In 1996, Central bank of Myanmar also known as Burma issued Ten kyat banknote. Its colour is deep purple and violet on multicoloured underprint.

The obverse of this no depicts the beast Chinze is seen in the centre ...

27 Nov 2018  Tue

Barbados is an eastern Caribbean island and an independent British Commonwealth nation. Bridgetown, the capital, is a cruise-ship port with colonial buildings and Nidhe Israel, a synagogue founded in 1654. Around the island a...

27 Nov 2018  Tue

This gold square tanka which was issued by Qutb Al-Din Mubarak of Delhi Sultanate was sold for INR 1,90,000 in an auction of Todywalla which was held in Mumbai on 24th November 2018.

Qutb Al-Din Mubarak was the thir...

27 Nov 2018  Tue

The Mughals hardly require any introduction; it is perhaps the most famous dynasty in Indian history; it hardly requires any introduction. It is one of the largest empires to rule over the Indian subcontinent during the medie...

27 Nov 2018  Tue

On 15th Feb 1867, Post Egypt issued its first ever independent definitive series with a set of six stamps which are known to be the first stamps in the world to feature a historical subject.

The postal history of Eg...

27 Nov 2018  Tue

The first known hand stamps from Egypt are those introduced during the Napoleonic period, 1798-1800.

The first postal system in Egypt was organised by Carlo Meratti, an Italian, in 1821. The handstamps are inscribed...

27 Nov 2018  Tue

Winter is almost here and the season is just right to give life to your favourite snowman! The Royal Mint has collaborated with Penguin Ventures to release special 50-penny coins featuring the lead character from Raymond Brig...

27 Nov 2018  Tue

Lyn Knight Auctions was organised in Overland Park, Kansas, on 13th November. Several error notes of the United States were offered during the event. One of the highlights was the First Charter Period national bank note with ...

27 Nov 2018  Tue

The princely state of Karauli is one of the biggest states in British India, located in the north-west region of Rajasthan. It was established in the 11th century, but according to some ancient references it was also said to ...

27 Nov 2018  Tue

Poetry touches us all in different and profound ways. It is indeed an elegant and graceful expression showing imagination and deep emotions. Through the artistic creativity of the poet, you can learn a lot about yourself and ...

27 Nov 2018  Tue

Cherrystone Philatelic Auctioneers will be offering a wide range of US and world stamps during their next auction on 4th and 5th December in New York.

A complete set of the 1893 Columbian commemorative never-hinged s...

26 Nov 2018  Mon

The Botanic Garden is also known as Botanical Garden. It is a garden which involves the collection, cultivation, and display of a wide range of plants labelled with their botanical names. It also contains the collection of pl...

26 Nov 2018  Mon

Lyndon Baines Johnson was born on 27th August 1908 in Stonewall, Texas, United States. He completed his graduation from Southwest Texas State Teachers College (now Texas State University-San Marcos).

Lyndon Baines J...

26 Nov 2018  Mon

Among the first stamp issues of Belize, the Royal Wedding Stamps were the most popular ones. Issued on 14th November 1973, the stamps were among the first stamp release of the country.

Belize started as the colony o...

26 Nov 2018  Mon

Independence Day stamps of East Timor are primarily issued as symbols of national identity. This is the second set of stamps for East Timor which was issued at their independence in 2002.

East Timor, officially the ...