02 August 2013

The Life of Beatriz Potter on stamps…



Beatrix Potter is one of the world’s best-loved children’s authors. She wrote and illustrated many wonderful books with unique animal characters full of personality such as Peter Rabbit, Benjamin Bunny and Jemima Puddleduck. Alderney Post created a very special stamp issue to celebrate her life.


Jay Almer, Managing Director of Guernsey based design agency, The Potting Shed was already familiar with the stories and characters of Potter, as he grew up reading her books, and drinking from Peter Rabbit mugs. He was always totally captivated and inspired by the beauty of the illustrations.

Beatrix Potter (28 July 1866 – 22 December 1943) was an English author, illustrator, natural scientist and conservationist best known for her imaginative children’s books featuring animals such as those in The Tale of Peter Rabbit which celebrated the British landscape and country life.Potter’s books continue to sell throughout the world, in multiple languages. Her stories have been retold in song, film, ballet and animation.

Read More about life of Beatrix Potter

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Year Book of Indian Philately : Combo Offer

Dear Friends,

Every edition of the “Year Book of Indian Philately” has deservingly earned its place as an important reference book for every philatelist interested in any aspect of Indian Philately. It has been established as a contemporary guide for the philatelists interested in Indian philately, and a “must” addition to the library of every philatelist interested in any aspect of Philately. The importance of the publication reflects from the fact that it has won a medal at every exhibition / competition it has participated in, so far. The latest being a Silver Medal at the IPhLA 2012 : Germany, a most comprehensive and the only, International Philatelic Literature Exhibition held at Meinz, Germany, early November 2012 and a Silver Bronze at Sharjah 2012, the 28thAsian International Philatelic Exhibition.

As a philatelist friendly endeavor, we have designed an offer for friends who wish to have various editions / issues of the Year Book in their library. The offer is designed in a way that you will not be able to resist this.

We have prepared a limited number of sets of the Year Book, consisting the 2009, 2010, 2011 & 2012 editions. These sets are on offer for the desiring philatelists at a very reasonable and attractive price. Against the combined cover price of Rs 900/- plus packing and postage for the set, we are offering the set @ Rs 650/- per set and as a bonus, registered postage to anywhere in India will be paid by us for this offer.

This is a short time offer and will be executed strictly on “ First Come First Served” basis only for first 25 orders.

Please rush your orders if interested. Remit your amount by Money Order to the following address :

                                   MADAN MIDDHA, Saket Vihar, Phalka Bazar, Gwalior 474 001

The Year Book set will be dispatched to you by registered post, immediately on receipt of your remittance.


Madan Middha, Editor.


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