Toys of yesteryears
Here are some new stamps from Sweden and Netherlands, related with the children’s world. A new Souvenir sheet shown above, to be issued by Swedish Post on 26th March 2015 featuring Europa 2015 theme “ Old Toys”. The beautiful souvenir sheet features teddy bear, a doll and other toys of yesteryears which used to globally popular among children.
Birth stamp from Dutch Post
Date of Issue : 2 March 2015
Dutch Post issues the Birth stamp in order to “reflect the spirit of the times”, the PostNL website states. The current Birth stamp is available from March 2. It features a pink rattle among other images, and will replace the famous stork Birth stamp which has been used for 18 years.
The new Birth stamp is a collage of illustrations of objects and symbols people often associate with birth and babies: a pram, a rocking horse, a rattle, a bottle, little flowers and hearts.
Philatelic Exhibition on ‘Women’ theme to be held at Bangalore from 7th to 9th March 2015.
As a part of Women’s day celebration Karnataka Postal Circle is organizing Philatelic Exhibition on the theme of ‘Women’ at "Chaya" and "Belaku" halls of Rangoli Metro Art Center, MG Road Metro Station premises, Bangalore from 7th to 9th March 2015. Exhibition will be inaugurated at 11.00 am on 7th March 2015. Exhibition will remain open between 11.00 am to 07.30 pm. Karnataka Postal Circle will also be felicitating five post-women for their diligence to duty on the occasion. The exhibits will include collections from noted philatelists of Bangalore, DR Sumitra Arya, Tamil Vanan (exhibit on Mother Teresa) and other philatelists.