and Tibet Philatelic Study Circle
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 97, 1st.
- Only a few but interesting articles in this issue
which was called by the editor a Nepal issue since basically only Nepal
related articles appear in that issue. This is due to the fact that the editor
had only Nepal material an hand to published. Nevertheless an interesting
issue once again.
- A very detailed report about the "Evolution of Postal
Co-Operatives in Nepal" was submitted by the Director of Postal Services
Department on the occasion of the ceremonial opening of the 100th. Postal
Co-Operative by the Hon'ble Prime Minister Mr. B. P. Koirala at Chapgaun.
- Colin Hepper informed us about a addition, proposed to
be appear in the Direcotry of Himalayn Philatelsits, a draft of that could be
found in Postal Himal 95/96.
- Part 4 of
the fine article by Colin Hepper, covering the Nepal Postal Slogan Postmarks,
is being published. Please click here to read
Part 1, Part 1a,
Part 2, Part 3 and
Part 3a of that fine article.
- Dick van der Wateren is writing about "A Visit To A
Professional", actually a visit to the stamp shop of Nepalese dealer-member
Mr. Surrendra Lal Shresta in Kathmandu.
- A Borderline cover is shown by Derrick Dawson, a nice
1948 cover originating from within the area of ethnic Tibet but with Chinese
- Again Dick van der Wateren is showing and reporting
More Thankot Covers as already describes in Postal Himal
Table of Content of Postal Himal No. 98, 2nd.
"A rare cover.." by Dick
van der Wateren is the interesting story of the finding of a rare 1901 cover
franked with pair of 4 Anna stamps. This is only the second cover with 4 Anna
stamps that are know…
- Derrick Dawson writes about "Tibetan Souvenirs" which
has been presented by Tibetan Authorities to high-ranking visitors. The
interesting story of particular these Souvenirs is that both sheets contain
each a copy of one of the rarest of Tibet stamps. In fact, they bear among
other stamps a 1912 issue, 1/6 Tr. shiny cobalt blue shade and a 1933 issue
1/2 tr. bistre shade.
- The Philatelic program from the Nepal Philatelic
Bureau for the year 2000 is shown among the latest Nepal new issues of the
- A.K. Agarwal of India has sent in "A Postcard Query".
The query is about a Nepal postcard send form Nepal to India with an added
Indian stamp on.
- Colin Hepper published "A Postal remark Query from
Kathmandu", asking for information on a Postal Remark hand stamp found on a
- Again Colin Hepper wrote a very detailed article on
the "Nepal - Express
Delivery Service", emphasising on the various hand stamps applied to
- And yes, there was some response to previous articles
published in Postal Himal. In Postal Himal No. 97 a article called "A
Borderline Cover" and two very detailed and interesting responses where
received. Note: I try to publish the article in question along the responses
here on the Web Site so other collectors can express their opinion on the
cover as well.
- Finally, Julie Marshall wrote a "Report of Australia
99", about Nepal and Tibet exhibits at Australia's second FIP World exhibition
and the awards received by the
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