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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Extreme Postmarking in Thematic Philately

There are many ways of collecting Postmarks even ordinary one making them interesting using some sort of imagination and efforts. Very popular is the hobby of collecting postmark on a cover on the day of someone’s Birthday, marriage anniversary or some other important occasion of our life to be preserved. Recently philatelists were very interested in collecting Palindromic and special dates of this Millennium.

Read complete article in Issue no.75
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THANKS to all bidders

THANKS to all bidders for recently closed “ITS Postal Auction No.74”.
Congratulations to all successful bidders and wish all the best to other bidders for future ITS Postal Auctions. 


Some of duplicate LOTS from recently concluded “ITS Postal Auction No.66 to 74”, are available at the prices sold in the same. If interested in any LOT, contact us immediately as the same will be sold on first come first serve basis. 


Check detailed ITS Postal Auction lists at www.scribd.com/suraj_jaitly
If you wish to sell any of your duplicate items just send the same to us stating complete descriptions and prices for inclusion in next Auctions.
Big thanks for your all support.

Illustrated picture postcards on “Gotthard 2016” stamps

Two Picture Postcards, depicting its two locomotives starting at the railway Station at Esterfeld and at the last railway station at Bodio, show the coloured stamp imprints on the reverse, with the landscapes as seen at these two Points. These showing the locomotive 176 440 FS on issued for Erstfeld Railway Station & the other showing locomotive 2000 N0. 176 440-7 on the postcard issued for Bodio Railway Station. Also the printed stamps on the reverse of the postcards, worth one Frank, show the Mail “Cargo” & Passenger Engines. The picture postcards with stamp-imprint are valid for correspondence within Switzerland. 

Read complete article in Issue no.75
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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Days of India in Deutschland

 The special postmark provided by India Post showed the same design, but instead the “post horn” (the logo of the German Post) it showed the logo of India Post. Interestingly (especially for Berlin-collectors) is the fact that the Indian postmark shows the German city-name and zip-code “10117 Berlin”

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Special Cine Flight Carried Cover



Such phenomenon was witnessed earlier when Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit movie series released. In 2012, Air New Zealand launched ‘Hobbit’-themed flights. A Boeing 777-300 promoted “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” & a Boeing 777-200 was set up for “The Hobbit: There & Back Again”. The airline ran a similar promotion for “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy.
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Sunday, October 16, 2016

The Wonder of Gotthard Tunnel-2016



With Gotthard Base Tunnel, Switzerland is proving that it wants to promote environmentally friendly and space saving means of transport. Several polls have shown that the population is in favour of shifting transalpine traffic from road to rail. The new rail link through the Alps (NRLA) involving the base tunnels through the Gotthard and the Loetschberg form the core element of this transport policy.
Read complete article in Issue no.75
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Sunday, October 9, 2016

Extreme Postmarking in Thematic Philately



For all such types of Postmarks collecting only we have to wait but may be collected from the comfort of our own home whereas few other types of  postmark collecting also of great fun, the  Extreme Postmarking which involves lot of patience and physical labour too.
Read complete article in Issue no.75
For more details visit at http://indianthematicstamps.webs.com/