Russia Post released a set of 4 stamp on Kasli Casting designs on 15th November 2012. Kasli casting are art works (sculptures, decorative arts, furniture for architecture) of cast iron. They are unique works of art industry in Russia, it is a true treasure of Russian culture and Russian history, a striking example of the world of art practice.
The four stamps depicts Plate with two concentric rosettes, large rosette fragments lacy designs, socket in a square frame, floral design and small rosette framed asymmetrical ornament.
Russia Post released a souvenir sheet to commemorate The completion of the pipeline "Nord Stream" on 5th October 2012.
In 2012, the construction of a new route for Russian gas exports to Europe "Nord Stream", which connected the Russian Baltic Sea coast near Vyborg with the German Baltic coast near Greifswald was opened. Its length is 1224 km.
The stamp shows a photo of the construction site of the gas pipeline "Nord Stream" and the vessel Castoro Sei and picture of Catherine I can be seen.
Today is 12.12.12, so those collectors who are interested in fancy numbers or Postmark collectors, It's once in a lifetime chance to have this date cancellation. If you are not in reach of a Post Office, write a card to your address and drop it in a nearest post box !
Russia Post released a stamp to commemorate 100 years of Shipbuilding plant "Northern Shipyard" on 1st October 2012.
Shipyard "Northern Shipyard" was founded in 1912 as the Putilov Shipyard. In 1913, the first ships were built and from 1920's passenger and cargo ships were built and from 1930's destroyers and Frigates were built.Today JSC Shipbuilding plant "Northern Shipyard" is one of the leading companies in the Russian defense industry.
The stamp depicts a ship anchored in the background, standing in the dock.
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Russia Post released a Souvenir sheet to commemorate 175 years of Railways on 30th September 2012.
The Souvenir sheet has a stamp image developed on the basis of posters celebrating the 175th anniversary of the Russian railways, trains and locomotives from different era like steam locomotive P36 Series (1950 release), electric locomotive VL10 (1961-1986 gg. Release), electric ED9M, high-speed train "Peregrine."
Russia Post released a stamp on the National Costumes on 21st September 2012.The stamp depicts the inhabitants of Vologda in ceremonial attire: a young man dressed in festive attire and girl betrothed and emblem of the RCC.
Russia Post released a stamp to commemorate 1150 years origin of the Russian statehood on 19th September 2012.
In the second half of the IX century began the process of With the process of unification of the North and South of Russia in the second half of 9th century resulted in the emergence of the ancient Russian state.
The stamp depicts Rurik - image of a Russian hero, a young family and a soldier.In the background the picture of peasants working and mowing can be seen.
Russia Post released a stamp on 18th September 2012, which is a Quick Response Code stamp. It is a two-dimensional bar code, which provides information for quick recognition of her with the camera on your mobile phone. QR-code can encode any information, such as text, phone number, a link to your website or business card.
The stamp features the official logo of the XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi and the matrix code (QR-code), which is encrypted link to the site www.sochi2014.com.It is possible from your mobile device to go to the official website of the Games in 2014 - to find out the preparation for the Olympics, read the latest news, go to the page of the Games mascots and even get to the online store "Sochi 2014", where you can purchase philatelic products with the symbol of the first Russian winter Olympics.
India Post released a stamp on 14th November 2012 to commemorate Children's day. As usual the stamp is based on the drawings made by children in a stamp Design competetion organised by the Department of Posts.The theme of the competetion this year was 'Post Office 2050'.
This year's stamp is based on a painting made by 'Jai Surya P.'. The First Day Cover and Information Brochure is based on the paintings made by 'U.Bhavya' and 'Bhavya Mithra T.S' respectively.
Russia Post released a stamp on 11th September 2012 on Fort Ross.
Fort Ross is a former Russian establishment on the west coast of North America in what is now Sonoma County, California, in the United States. It was the hub of the southernmost Russian settlements in North America between 1812 to 1842.The stamp shows a panorama of Fort Ross first half of XIX century.
Russia Post released a set of 3 stamp on the Prominent lawyers Russia on 7th September 2012.
Gavrila Romanovich Derzhavin was actively involved in the suppression of the revolt of Pugachev, was governor Olonets and Tambov provinces. Catherine II appointed Derzhavin his Secretary of State. Under Alexander I, when it was founded seven first Russian ministries, Gavrila Romanovich became the first Minister of Justice.
Anatoly Koni - lawyer, judge, statesman and public figure, a prominent forensic orator, privy councilor, member of the State Council of the Russian Empire.
Mikhail Speransky Interior Ministry headed the department, which prescribes to prepare drafts of state reforms. With the establishment of the State Council Speranski became Secretary of State, the most influential officials in Russia, second only to the emperor's person in the state.
A Joint issue of India-Israel featuring stamps was issued by India Post of Festival of Light of the respective countries, Deepavali and Hanukkah was issued by India Post on 5th November 2012. There was a mixed sheetlet of 20 stamps consisting set of 2 stamp of the face value of Rs.5/- each, apart from the regular sheets.
As part of Postal Day Celebrations, a one day Philatelic exhibition was held at Mangalore Head Post Office. The Senior Postmaster of Mangalore Head Post Office inaugurated the Exhibition. Members of D.K.Philatelic and Numismatic Association, Baikady Srinivas Rao, Mansoor Bolar, M.Prabhakar Kamath, Jane D'souza and Harriet Lasrado exhibited their collections. The general public and school children enjoyed the exhibition which was open from 10 AM to 5PM.
As part of the Postal week celebrations, India Post released a Souvenir Sheet on 12th October 2012 on Philately Day.
Philately is termed as collection and study
of postage stamps. It is an extremely popular hobby and has millions of
collectors worldwide. The first postage stamp, the Penny Black was issued by
Britain in 1840 picturing young Queen Victoria. It was produced without
perforations and consequently had to be cut from the sheet with scissors in
order to be used. Postage stamp collecting began at the same time that stamps
were first issued and by 1860 thousands of collectors and stamp dealers were
appearing around the world as this new study and hobby spread across Europe,
European colonies, the United States and other parts of the World. At present,
it is estimated that about 25 million people enjoy this hobby in the United
States; while worldwide the estimated numbers of stamp collectors is around 200
million. There are numerous philatelic clubs and societies who are promoting
philately as a hobby. Over the years, postage stamp has assumed additional
dimensions, it is a mode of commemorating, celebrating and promoting national
heritage and events; it plays a significant role as an ambassador, a brand
image of postal administration and a statement of sovereignty of a nation.
Department of Posts is issuing a Souvenir
Sheet to commemorate philately, and mark the celebration of Philately Day by
India Post. This Souvenir sheet depicts the evolution of Indian postal system
from ‘Dak Harkara’ to ‘Air Mail’ and show-cases two iconic postage stamps
issued in pre and post independence era. The first stamp ’The inverted Head Four
Annas’ was issued in 1854. It was one of the world’s first multicoloured
stamps. The second stamp depicted in the Souvenir Sheet is one among the three
stamps of Jai Hind series issued after independence. This stamp was issued in
1947 and depicts the national emblem of India.
Postage stamps of India can be collected
through 68 Philately Bureau’s and 1111 Philatelic Counters across the country.
Stamps can also be collected by opening a Philatelic Deposit Account in any of
India Post released a stamp on AWACS ( Airborne Warning and Control System) on 8th October 2012.
The long cherished dream of the Indian Air Force (IAF) of having a radar system in the sky came into reality with the induction of the first Airborne Warning and Control System ( AWACS) on 28th May 2009. and thus India joined an elite group of nations with this system.
Russia Post released a stamp on 31st August 2012 to commemorate Summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation. Vladivostok. The stamp depicts the official logo of the APEC summit, and the bridge on the Russian island.
India Post released a stamp of Motilal Nehru on 25th September 2012 to celebrate his 150th Birthday. Motilal Nehru was a lawyer, an activist of the Indian National Movement and an important leader of the Indian National Congress, who also served as the Congress President twice. He is the father of Jawaharlal Nehru who became the first Prime Minister of Independent India.
Russia Post released a Souvenir Sheet on 27th August 2012 to commemorate 200 years of Russia's victory in the War of 1812.
The stamp depicts the official emblem of the celebration of the 200th anniversary of Russia's victory in the war of 1812, approved by the President of the Russian Federation. In the outer border the pictures of - artillery, infantry and cavalry can be seen.
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I collect stamps, MS, covers etc. on SHIPS and BOATS. I am interested in exchange of covers/FDC connected to my subject ships, If you send me the same I will send you a cover from India in exchange of your subject or any recent covers.I collect stamps of RUSSIA too. I prefer that you contact me before you send me any items to make our exchange meaningful and avoid any misunderstandings.