23 January 2011

Loriot - a talking dog on stamps


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Date of Issue – 3 January 2011

German Post issued a set of 4  welfare stamps four episodes of the well-known animated film about Loriot, a talking dog, and his owner Dr. Sommer. The welfare stamps are traditionally issued by the German Post in favor of voluntary welfare. This year's recipient of the additional cents mentioned on the welfare stamps is the Federal Association of Voluntary Welfare, organization according relief to destitute people. Loriot is a comedy, it shows real social conditions and human behavior, reflecting funny situations of viewers' everyday life.


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Queen Baton Relay Cover issued at Chennai bears two different dates on both the sides. On the front side 20.08.2010 is printed on the left upper side on the cover. While 25.06.2010 is written in the cancellation.

Chennai front

Chennai back

On the back side of this cover, statue of Tamil Saint Thiruvallavar is printed. As Saint Thiruvallavar was Jain, some of the Philatelists, who collect Jainism theme, have affixed one stamp on the back side also and arranged to cancel it with special cancellation of Chennai.On the back side of the cover it is printed that “The Special Cover is issued to commemorate the arrival of Queen’s Baton Relay at Chennai on 20.08.2010” while the cancellation bears date of about two months back i.e. 25.06.2010.

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