31st International Stamp Fair Sindelfingen. Special Guest Switzerland – International Dealers

2013/09/03 | Categories: Uncategorized

(gaf) Switzerland will put its imprint on the 31st International Stamp Fair Sindelfingen. The German Study Group Switzerland will display a large array of collections in a special SALON. Among the 21 exhibits there will be some that have never been shown at a competitive exhibition. The exhibits have been selected to attract the advanced specialist as well as the interested novice who can get an impression of the diversity of the areas of collection and might be inspired to start collecting... ...more

Rules for Issue of Commemorative Postage Stamps in India

2011/07/18 | Categories: Uncategorized

(www.stampsofindia.com) The commemorative postage stamps issued by the Department of Posts, Government of India will be determined based on the following rules: 1. Commemorative postage stamps will be issued on subjects that have a national or international stature or have made national/international contribution or impact or reflect national/international areas of concern. 2. The Annual Issue Programme shall reflect regional, cultural and ethnic balance. 3. Stamps on a particular subject... ...more

Mauritius Ball Covers

2011/04/18 | Categories: Articles, Uncategorized

In February, Michael Sefi, the Keeper of The Royal Philatelic Collection, visited the British Library Philatelic Collections. The occasion for his visit was to bring together the only three known Mauritius "Ball" envelopes, one from the Royal Philatelic Collection, one from the British Library's Tapling Collection, and one that is currently on loan to the British Library that belongs to Mr Vikram Chand. The "Ball" covers are so called because they each bear an example of the Mauritius 1847... ...more