14 October 2011

New stamp from India…



Date of Issue : 12 October 2011

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Image : Mansoor B, Mangalore

On 12th October 2011,  India Post released a postage  Stamp on  ‘ The Punjab Regiment & 1 Para -  SF 1 – Punjab ‘ .

Special Covers

Jammu & Kashmir

Chinar – 2011

A set of 11 special covers were released during Chinar – 2011.







11 special covers were released during CHINAR – 2011, Srinagar. These  Covers are available at Rs 15 each . Contact : The Postmaster, GPO Srinagar Ph. 0194 –2474039  email : chinar2011@gmail.com 

Screenshot_3 : Ashwani Dubey – Gorakhpur


Philatelist with a unique collection

Mr P.S.SESHADRI, 63 years old  retired  Mechanical engineer is an avid stamp collector from Chennai. He has been collecting stamps for the last 49 years,ever since he was a student.

He had participated in district, State and National level exhibitions and won medals for his collection on Rotary International, Aircrafts and Transportation.He has a big collection of stamps from around the world,including Miniature sheets.

His special collection for which he got the Limca Book of Records certificate and Guinness World Record (Yet to get certificate) was for a collection of a single design, postally  used commemorative stamps of a different country than that of India - numbering to 1,62,000 as on date. He did this fete only to motivate children.

He also teaches school children on Systematic Philately-How to collect, What to collect and what Not to collect and how to exhibit in an exhibition.He is  a member of SIPA. and the past secretary of the association.

Mr P.S.SESHADRI may be contacted at email : chechu2948@gmail.com

1 comment:

seshadri said...

Thanks. It is indeed very nice of you to have published information on me and my collections. Thanks a million. I shall keep in touch with you regularly.
Best wishes.

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