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


British Virgin Islands



Republic of Burundi

Nazi Germany

Republic of Kiribati


World's smallest island nation