Friday, 17 October 2014

Nelson Mandela Commemorative Stamp

A gift from my friend Mr. Anil Lonappan, Lecturer, Mangosuthu University of Tehnology, South Africa


Saturday, 3 December 2011

Charkhari (1894-1943) princely state


Jaipur (1900-1947) princely state


Travancore-Cochin (1949-1950) princely state


Hyderabad (1869-1949) princely state


Travancore (1888-1946) princely state of India

The year in brackets indicate the period of postage stamps in the state

Bahawalpur princely state, Now in Pakistan


Soruth (1864-1937) princely state of India



Kishangarh (1899-1928) princely state of India


Sirmur (1879-1899) princely state of India

This is now the part of Himachal Pradesh state of Republic of India

Bhopal (1876-1932) princely state of India


Bundi (1894-1941) princely state


Indore princely state (1886-1941)


Friday, 22 April 2011

Isle of man ( British monarch series)


Falkland Islands


Pitcairn Islands


The Turks and Caicos Islands


Gilbert and Ellice Islands

These islands were a British protectorate from 1892 and colony from 1916 until 1 January 1976. The islands were divided into two different colonies which became independent nations shortly after. The Gilbert Islands have been the major part of the nation of Kiribati since 1979, and the Ellice Islands became Tuvalu in 1978.   ( Courtesy- Wikipedia )

Cayman Islands


Bermuda


British Virgin Islands


Samoa


Armenia


Republic of Burundi


Nazi Germany


Republic of Kiribati


Micronesia


World's smallest island nation