Sunday, January 30, 2011

India Collection: Miniature Sheets 1973-2000

1987
15th June 1987: India-89 International Stamp Exhibition, New Delhi (1st Issue)

1987, 1995
15th Oct 1987: India-89 International Stamp Exhibition, New Delhi (2nd Issue): Delhi Landmarks
Iron Pillar
India Gate
Dewan-E-Khas in Red Fort
Old Fort

2nd Oct 1995: India-South Africa Co-operation: Mahatma Gandhi.
Gandhi as a young barrister & in his old age.

1996
10th May 1996: Himalayan Ecology
Meconopsis horridula (Himalayan poppy)
Capra falconeri (Markhor)
Ithaginis cruentus (Blood Pheasant)
Saussurea simpsoniana (Phen Kamal)

1997
15th Dec 1997: INDIPEX 97 International Stamp Exhibition, New Delhi (5th Issue) Mother Teresa,
Mother Teresa, Exhibition Emblem, Independence Golden Jubilee Emblem & Mother with a destitute child

2000
31st Mar 2000: Indipex-Asiana 2000, 14th Asian International Stamp Exhibition, Calcutta (1st Issue): Natural Heritage of Manipu & Tripura
Lilium macklinae (Siroi Lily)
Cervus eldi eldi (Sangai Deer)
Psidium guineense (Wild guava)
Nycticebus coucang (Slow Loris)

24th May 2000: Indipex-Asiana 2000, 14th Asian International Stamp Exhibition, Calcutta (2nd Issue): Migratory Birds
Sturnus roseus (Rosy Pastor)
Anas querquedula (Garganey Teal)
Motacilla indica (Forest Wagtail)
Ciconia ciconia (White Stork)

7th Dec 2000: Indipex-Asiana 2000, 14th Asian International Stamp Exhibition, Calcutta (3rd Issue): Gems & Jewellery
Bead Necklace from Indus Valley, c.2500 B.C.
Gold Necklace from Taxila, c. 1st Cent. A.D.
Navratna Necklace, c. 18th Cent.
Tali Bridal Necklace from South India, 19th Cent.

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2 comments:

  1. awesome and very informative post thanks for sharing
    navratan

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    1. Thanks Rudraksha. Please keep visiting and commenting on all posts of interest.

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