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OTD: King grants coat of arms to Saskatchewan On today's date in 1906, King Edward VII granted a coat of arms to the province of Saskatchewan. Fifty years later, in January 1966, Canada's Post Office Department featured the various provincial flowers and coats of arms as part of its Floral Emblem series.

Shahrukh Khan Released Special Cover on Bandra Railway Station Marking the completion of 130 years of Bandra railway station, Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan and Chief Post-Master General of Maharashtra HC Agrawal released a Special Cover at Mumbai on 24th August 2019.

India Post Iss uedStamp on Calavala Cunnan Chetty India Posthas released a commemorative postage stamp on Calavala Cunnan Chetty on 24 th August 2019.Calavala Cunnan Chetty Garu was a great philanthropist. He dedicated himself for the upliftment of the society. He was born into the Calavala family in the year 1869.

OTD: Bryan Adams tops Singles Chart On today's date in 1991, Bryan Adams' single I Do It for You topped the Canadian Singles Chart. It would be a big year for Adams, whose single was also ranked No. 1 by Billboard that year.

And The Winner Is…. One of the interesting things about SOAR is that the value on the stamp can be just about any amount. While sorting today, I found this SOAR stamp from 2015. The printed value is over 55 euros. I think this is the highest in my collection. So congratulations to the post office at Seamus Quirke Road in the city of Galway.

New My Stamp on Vande Bharat Express Indian Railways' Integral Coach Factory in collaboration with India Post has released a my stampstamp on Indian Railways' first indigenous semi high speed train set Vande Bharat Express.The Integral Coach Factory is also written at the bottom of the stamp.

IOM Issued Stamps on 100 Years of Transatlantic Flight 1st Class - Curtiss NC-4: This stamp features the Curtiss NC-4, a United States Navy flying boat that flew from Trepassey Bay, Newfoundland to Lisbon, arriving May 27 1919, completing the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by air. Under the command of Lt.

Space Exploration: Autographed First Day Cover A nice addition to my collection. Space Exploration First Day Cover signed by one of the featured astronauts, Cady Coleman.

1492. 🇲🇺 Mauritius Stakes Philatelic Claim To BIOT Again. 🇲🇺 Mauritius Stakes Philatelic Claim To BIOT Again. 🇲🇺 Mauritius Post issued a pair of stamps on 23 August 2019 to again stake a claim philatelically to the Chagos Islands otherwise known as the British Indian Ocean Territory.

Vanpex returning amid B.C. society's centennial As the British Columbia Philatelic Society celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2019, its members have been busy preparing for Vanpex's return to national-level status for this year's three-day show on Sept. 27-29. After a 12-year hiatus as a regional show, Vanpex 2019 will be held at the Nikkei Cultural Centre in Burnaby, B.C.

1491. 🇮🇳 Battlefields Of World War I. ðŸ‡ðŸ‡³ Further to Blog 1490 the remaining 4 stamps and 1 miniature sheet issued by India Post to commemorate the involvement of Indians in the First World War are now illustrated below. The subject of this part-issue is the 'Major Battle Theatres' in which Indians fought as part of the British Imperial forces.

SOAR Update First off I see that Stamps on a Roll are now described as "Machine Labels" by Stanley Gibbons. To recap. SOAR are "stamps" printed at the point of purchase. They were first introduced in 2010 and the first series of eight stamps featured Irish Wild Life.

PPC and Special Cover Released on Mahatma Gandhi UP circle of India Post has released a set of six picture postcards and a special cover on 150th Anniversary year of Mahatma Gandhi from Lucknow on 15th August 2019.

New Stamp Issues from France They are arranged in the notebook from north to south, west side, then from the west coast of the Mediterranean to the east. The lighthouse of the Lavezzi Islands is in the south of Corsica. 6 of these 12 lighthouses are 'hell', that is to say they are at sea.

Recently Added to Stock PostBeeld has recently acquired a large amount of Europa stamps and we feature here a selection with the theme History, all from the year 1982. The first is from Portugal, showing King Emanuel I on his way to meet Pope Leo X in the year 1514. Malta, the Redemption of the Islands in 1428.

Nanaimo bar stamp joins city's museum After a cross-country debate following its release by Canada Post this April, a Nanaimo bar stamp is now being displayed at the Nanaimo Museum in the west-coast city of Nanaimo, B.C.

Latvia Issued Stamp on Lesser Spotted Eagle Latvijas Pasts in cooperation with Latvian Fund for Nature has issued a new stamp, which features a specially protected bird – the lesser spotted eagle. This bird is special for Latvia, as ap…

Columnist Lew Tauber's fun approach will be sorely missed Lewis Tauber, long-time columnist for both CSN and Canadian Coin News, died suddenly from a heart attack this August. He was 88. Two days after Tauber's death on Aug. 3, a graveside funeral took place at Anshe Sholom Cemetery in Hamilton, Ont., where the fun-loving philatelist and noted numismatist lived since moving to Canada from the U.S.

1499. 🇮🇳 India Post Commemorates The Role Of Indians In World War I. ðŸ‡ðŸ‡³ India Post Commemorates The Role Of Indians In World War I. ðŸ‡ðŸ‡³ India Post issued 15 stamps and 4 miniature sheets on 20 August 2019 to commemorate the role played by people from India during the First World War.

Sangam Philatelic Club's Souvenir Released at Allahabad A Souvenir of Sangam Philatelic Club has been released at Allahabad last week.The souvenir was released by by ADGP Mr. S.N.Sabat and SSPoS Mr. Sanjay D. Akhade along with club’s president Mr….

Full week of lectures, seminars coming to Canada for Stamp Collecting Month Toronto's Vincent Graves Greene Philatelic Research Foundation is sponsoring and organizing a week of lectures and seminars to celebrate Stamp Collecting Month this October. From Oct.

OTD: First report of 'Seaway Invert' made in Winnipeg VF, NH 'Seaway Invert' brings nearly $10K at recent auction. On today's date in 1959, the first report of the famed Saint Lawrence Seaway invert error was made in Winnipeg, where a young boy working in the office of the downtown Marlborough Hotel purchased 30 stamps from a post office outlet in a nearby Eaton's.

Forthcoming Stamp Exhibitions PCI NATIONAL STAMP SHOW INPEX 2019 NATIONAL PHILATELIC EXHIBITION 18 to 22 DECEMBER 2019 The PCI NATIONAL STAMP SHOW INPEX 2019 will be held at the World Trade Centre, Expo Center, Cuffe Parade, Mumbai-400 005 from 18 to 22 December 2019.

Filling Deep Blue: France, Mongolia, Germany additions Batum - "Aloe Tree" Forgeries. Bavaria. Bavaria 1849-1862 and Mill Wheel Cancels. Bavaria "Coat of Arms" 1867-1911. Bechuanaland Protectorate. British Bechuanaland - a closer look. Bechuanaland Protectorate - a closer look. Belgium. Belgium 1849-1865 - Epaulettes and Medallion Issues.

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