Russian Post released a stamp to celebrate 100th anniversary of the unification of Russia and Tuva on 27th June 2014.The stamp depicts the State Emblem of the Republic of Tuva, surrounded by national ornament.
Russian Post issued a stamp to commemorate 100 years of the factory " Barricades" on 26th June 2014.The stamp depicts a rocket complex "Topol-M" and in the background of factory buildings of Barricades.
Russian Post issued a Souvenir sheet on 20th June 2014, which depicts a modern form of the State Hermitage, an art Borovykovs'kogo "Catherine II on a walk in the Park" (1794, TG), and at the top the logo of the 250th anniversary of the museum.
The State Hermitage Museum - one of the largest in the world of art and historical museums, the beginning of the collection of which was laid in 1764, when Catherine II purchased 225 paintings. Original works of art housed in a special wing of the palace - the Small Hermitage, hence the common name of the future museum.
A special cover was released to mark the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Rotary Club of Madurai West. on 4th July 2014.
Rotary club of Madurai West, at the threshold of it golden jubilee, is an affiliate of Rotary International, a worldwide federation of professionals and entrepreneurs engaged in catalytic and direct action for the betterment of humanity in the areas of health, education, ethics, economy, resource sustainability and peace.
Rotary Club of Madurai West upholds the core values of Rotary International : Service, Fellowship, Diversity, Integrity and Leadership. Its membership and its programmes exemplify Rotary's motto Service Above Self.
Gadagpex-2014 was held at Gadag on 9th and 10th August 2014. 2 special covers released on 9th August 2014, at the recently concluded Cluster Level Exhibition at Gadag consisting of 6 postal divisions of the Brahma Jainalaya, Lakkundi and Dodda Basappa Temple, Dambala.
On the occasion of the 200th flower show, Bengaluru, a special cover was released by India Post at the venue on 8th August 2014. Annual flower shows are organised on the occasion of Independence and Republic day at Lalbagh, Bangalore. This event will be jointly organized by the Dept. of Horticulture and the Mysore Horticultural Society.
The Grand Lalbagh Independence Day Flower Show 2014 will be conducted
from 8th to 18th August 2014 by the Department of Horticulture
and the Mysore Horticulture Society.
This Independence day flower show will be much bigger and
grandeur as this is also the 200th Flower show of the garden. More than
20,000 flower plants belonging to several flora are getting ready to
provide visual feast to the visitors.For every flower show Lalbagh comes up with a unique theme, and for
this grand occasion Mysore Palace is
going to be the theme of the flower show Mysore Palace made up of Roses
is the the major attraction for Lalbagh’s 200th Flower Show.
To mark this event 10 frames philately exhibition from the members of Karnataka Philatelic Society, Students From Vijaya High school & Carmel
High School are Exhibiting their collection on Subject "FLORA" at the venue.
A souvenir sheet was released by Russian post to celebrate 300th Anniversary of St. Petersburg post office on 10th June 2014.
First Petersburg Post Office was opened in 1714 near the pier on the
Trinity River Neva. Souvenir sheet has the image of antique postcard of
the 19th century and the building of the St. Petersburg post office. The
circular postage stamp has the writing "St. Petersburg. Pochtamt. 300
Russian Post released a stamp of the Tower Concorde on 4th June 2014.
"Concorde Tower" is the symbol and the hallmark of Ingushetia. tall tower, which is located in the center of Magas - the republic's capital, was built in 2013. The prototype of the monument served as the Ingush tribal towers, which were built mainly in the mountainous part of the republic and the height is 30-35 meters from which you can admire the unique views of snow-capped peaks and contemplate expanses of the country.
A Special cover was released in Chennai on 24th July 2014 to celebrate the centenary of the Red Building which houses the Office of the General Manager, Postal Accounts and finance of the state of Tamil Nadu.
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