19 June 2012

New Olympic stamp from San Marino....




San Marino Post issued a set of four stamp to mark 30th edition of the most famous world sport event - The Summer Olympic Games.

With this issue stamps, San Marino Post wants to celebrate not only swimming, athletics and trap shooting but also the historical origins of this competition.

On the first stamp, the designer of theses stamps Fontana represented the Olympic torch, one of the symbols of Ancient Greece, when the fire was kept burning for the whole period of the games. The fire was reintroduced in the Olympic games of 1928 and from that year it is part of the opening ceremony.

Club News



LEHFILMPEX-2012, a philatelic exhibition on CINEMA, was organized by India Post, Chief PMG Jammu and Kashmir Circle as a part of Ladakh International Film Festival. In this exhibition Shri Dipok Dey  displayed 46 frames 736 pages from his Cinema Collection. J & K Postal Circle  issued 3 special covers, a set of Picture Postcards, and  Two stamp  booklets, with  My Stamps .

View  Sp covers and Booklets : http://rainbowstampclub.blogspot.in/2012/06/new-special-covers.html

Special Diary on Swami Vivekananda from GPO Kolkata

KOLKATA GPO has produced a diary ( financial year 2011- 12) dedicated to 150 years of SWAMI VIVEKANANDA, with some rare photographs, extremely rare label celebrating 100 years of Vivekananda and lot of philatelic materials. I have contributed with the philatelic materials. The diary will be for sale from 21 JUNE 2012 from Philatelic counter , Kolkata GPO.

- Souvil Roy – Kolkata

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