15 February 2014

New stamps from USPS..



Date of Issue : 14 February  2014

Winter Flowers

US Postal Service issued a beautiful set of 4 stamps featuring winter flowers. With these Winter Flowers Stamps, the U.S. Postal Service continues its tradition of issuing stamps that present beautiful, floral-themed art.Each of these four stamps depicts a close-up view of one plant—(clockwise from upper left) amaryllis, cyclamen, Christmas cactus, or paperwhite—with detailed and colorful renderings of its blossom and foliage.

These winter-blooming flowers are popular potted plants, especially during the holidays when people enjoy them as gifts or as festive decorations. The Winter Flowers stamps are being issued as Forever® stamps in books of 20. Forever stamps are always equal in value to the

Humming Bird


Date of Issue : 7 February  2014

The new Hummingbirds 34-cent Stamp postcard stamp from USPS celebrates the beauty and grace of the hummingbird.

The stamp art is a tinted, highly stylized, digital depiction of a hummingbird hovering near a plant.
Hummingbirds, known for their agility, brilliant colors, and long bills, are among the smallest birds in the world, ranging in size from about two to eight inches long. Some weigh less than a penny. Special wing anatomy enables hummingbirds to fly forward, backward, and upside down, as well as to hover in one spot. The “humming” sound they produce is made by their rapid wing movements — the wings of some species beat up to 80 times per second !

Club News


January 2014 Edition (Issue 19) of GPA News from Gujarat Philatelists' Association has been released .Please Click Here to Read GPA NEWS .

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