Kuwait Oman Bahrain Burma Pakistan British East Africa Zanzibar Mafia Islands (A World War I prize) Besides these, Aden came under Bombay Postal Circle and Malaysia/Singapore came under Calcutta Circle.
I am sending by special courier to Bhutan a small parcel of the Lama’s native-made stamps. The Grand Lama, himself, is sponsor for this set, which is inscribed in the Bong or headless language. We employ two languages but the Bong is the talk of the physicians or priests. The religious fervour of the Tibetans… Read More A letter to Roessler’s Stamp News by a Correspondent in Tibet, 1913
A curious symbol, depicting 74 was commonly seen on North Indian letters in the old. The story of the same was given by a recently deceased philatelist(he passed away after suffering with a lung disease for seven years) whose demise became public only yesterday. The person was well adored and respected over his knowledge over… Read More The Curse of Seventy Four and Half