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INDIAN THEMATIC SOCIETY

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India – 1951 – SG 335/6 – 1st Asian Games – Official FDC. Cancellation of New Delhi; fine condition – Rs.450.
India – 1967 – SG 508/12/14/18/19 – FDC with 6v of Definitives series with cancellation of Bombay – Scare! –
Rs.125.
India – 1968 – SG 569/70 – Olympic Games, Mexico – Two FDCs & two Information sheets duly stamped with
one stamp on each and First Day Cancellation – Rs.120.
India – 1972 – SG 664/7 – Birthday Centuries of Bhai Vir Singh, Prakasam, Vemana, Bertrand Russel – FDC with
cancellation of Bombay GPO – Rs.50.
India – 1972 – SG 668/69 – Third Asian International Trade Fair, New Delhi – FDC & Information sheet duly
stamped and First Day Cancellation – Rs.100.
India – 1973 – SG 673/74 – 25th Anniversary of Independence (2nd issue) – FDC & Information sheet duly
stamped and First Day Cancellation – Rs.120.
India – 1974 – SG 707/10 – Indian Masks – Complete set of four in block of four (Two with T/L) – Rs.350.
India – 1980 – Special exhibition cover of India International Stamp Exhibition; India-80 having pictorial
cancellation of Youth Philatelists Day, 28.1.80 and three different cancellation of Japan Postal Authorities – Hard
to find – Rs.100.
India – 1981 – SG 999 – Millennium of Gommateswara (Statue of Sharavanabelgola) – Corner pair with T/L –
Rs.40.
India – 1981 – SG 1032 – Fifth World Cup Hockey Championship, Bombay – Block of 4v with T/L – Rs.50.
India – 1982 – SG 1037 – Birth Centenary of Picasso (painter) – FDC of 1v with cancellation of Bombay – Rs.50.
India – 1982 – SG 1053 – 50th Anniversary of Indian Air-Force – Block of four with T/L – Rs.200.
India – 1983 – SG 1109 – Birth Centenary of Nand Lala Bose; Pratiksha – Block of four with T/L – Rs.120.
India – 1994 – SG 1604 – From Water Birds series, along with two definitive stamps of Gandhi on commercial
registered cover with Pictorial First Day Cancellation – RARE! – Rs.1100.
India – 1985 – SG 1155 – 150th Anniversary of Assam Rifles – Block of four with T/L – Rs.120.
India – 1985 – SG 1164 – Swami Haridas – Block of four with T/L – Rs.80.
India – 1985 – SG 1169 – 19th General Assembly of International Astronomical Union, New Delhi; Halley’s Comet
– Block of four with T/L – Rs.100.
India – 1985 – SG 1175 – International Youth Year; Young Runners & Emblem – Block of four with T/L – Rs.100.

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India – 1986 – SG 1182/83 – INPEX-86, Philatelic Exhibition, Jaipur; Hawa Mahal with stamp of 2a (1904) & The
Mobile Camel Post Office, Thar Desert – Both in block of four with T/L – Rs.200.
India – 1986 – SG 1182/83 – INPEX-86, Philatelic Exhibition, Jaipur – FDC of 2v with pictorial cancellation of
Jaipur – Rs.100.
India – 1986 – SG 1187 – 6th Triennale Art Exhibition, New Delhi – Block of four with T/L – Rs.100.
India – 1986 – SG 1188 – 500th Birth Anniversary of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu – Block of four with T/L – Rs.120.
India – 1987 – SG 1245 – Centenary of Garwhal Rifles Regiment – Block of four with T/L – Rs.120.
India – 1987 – SG 1247 – Centenary of 37th Dogra Regiment; Mechanised Infantry Regiment – Block of four with
T/L – Rs.120.
India – 1987 – SG 1246 – INDIA-89; Logo (1st issue) – Corner strip of 10 stamps – Rs.150.
India – 1988 – SG 936b – Rs.10 – Wmk up-right – Afforestation – ERROR; Brown colour missing on 75% stamp,
India ‘Bharat’ totally missing – Rs.750.
India – 1988 – SG 1298 – Bicentenary of 4th Battalion of the Kumaon Regiment [Early & Modern Regimental
Uniforms] – Block of four with T/L – Rs.120.
India – 1988 – SG 1300 – Presentation of Colours to Mechanised Infantry Regiment [Soldiers and Infantry
Combat Vehicle] – Block of four with T/L – Rs.120.
India – 1988 – SG 1311 – Martyrs from First War of Independence; Rani Lakshmi Bhai in painting of M F Hussain
– Corner block of four with T/L – Rs.100.
India – 1988 – SG 1325/26 – Freedom Forty Swaraj – Se-tenant pair on FDC cancellation of Ludhiana – Rs.200.
India – 1988 – LUPEX-88 – Special Exhibition Cover issued on 12.11.1988; Cover depicting Jawahar Lal Nehru &
a child and cancellation having Hockey player, Map of India, Rocket, Mushroom & Butterfly – Hard to find –
Rs.100.
India – 1989 – Set of seven pre-stamped Air-Mail Post Cards issued on INDIA-89, World Philatelic Exhibition in
New Delhi – Rs.150.
India – 1991 – SG 1465/66 – Hindi writers; Mahadevi Verma & Jai Shankar Prasad – Se-tenant pair – Rs.1500.
India – 1995 – SG 1632 – Centenary of Bharti Bhawan Library, Allahabad – Rs.50.
India – 1995 – SG 1633 – 25th Anniversary of Asian-Pacific Postal Training Centre, Bangkok – Rs.60.
India – 1995 – SG 1634 – 75th Anniversary of Area Army Headquarters, Delhi – Rs.40.
India – 1995 – SG 1640 – 50th Anniversary of Food & Agriculture Organisation – Rs.60.
India – 1995 – SG 1642 – 150th Anniversary of W C Rongton (Discoverer of X-Rays) – Corner stamp with T/L –
Rs.100.
India – 1995 – SG 1644 – Communal Harmony Campaign; Sitar – Corner block of four with T/L – Rs.700.
India – 1995 – SG 1646 – 175th Anniversary of 5th Napier’s Battalion, Rajputana Rifles – Rs.50.
India – 1996 – SG 1651 – 50th Anniversary of Tata Institute of Fundamental Research; Tata Institute Building –
Rs.40.
India – 1996 – SG 1653 – 100 Years of Cardiac Surgery; Sectioned Heart – Rs.60.
India – 1996 – SG 1693 – 25th Anniversary of Vivekananda Rock Memorial, Kanyakumari – Corner block of four
with T/L – Rs.150.
India – 1997 – SG 1713/16 – Indepex’97; Buddhist Cultural Sites – Two se-tenant block of 4 with corner margin –
Rs.300.
India – 1997 – SG 1727 – INA Trials commemoration; Shah Nawaz Khan, P K Sahgal & G S Dhillon; Red Fort –
Corner block of 8 stamps – Error; Extra reddish blade printing on two stamps – Rs.300.
India – 1997 – SG 1741/44 – INDIPEX-97 International Stamp Exhibition, New Delhi (4th issue) Women’s Costume
– Corner two se-tenant blocks of four stamps – Rs.400.
India – 1997 – SG1745/46 – Centenary of Scindia School, Gwalior – Block of two se-tenant pairs with T/L –
Rs.650.
India – 1998 – SG 1796/97 – 50th Anniversary of National Savings Organisation – Corner block of four se-tenant
pairs with T/L – Rs.800.
India – 1998 – SG 1803/04 – Homage to Martyrs for Independence – Corner block of 2 Se-tenant pairs with T/L –
Rs.700.
India – 2000 – SG 1946 – Centenary of Kodaikanal International School; Mountain, River & Tree inside open book
– Corner block of six with T/L – Rs.750.
India – 2000 – SG 1947/50 – XXVII Olympic Games Sydney – Complete set of four all in block of four with T/L –
Rs.400.
India – 2000 – Complete year collection of 68 stamps including 3 se-tenants & Gallantry Award strip in two parts
(3 & 2) – Rs.3500.
India – 2002 – SG 2056/59 – Bauddha Mahotsav Festival – FDC of complete set of 4v with cancellation of
Ludhiana – Rs.100.
India – 2002 – SG MS 2065 – Indian Railways – Miniature sheet – Rs.90.
India – 2002 – SG MS2068 – Joint issue with Japan; Kathakali dancer – Miniature Sheet – Rs.125.
India – 2002 – SG 2096 – Nagpur Tercentenary – Sheet-let of 12v – Rs.900.
India – 2002 – SG 2104/05 – 60th anniversary of National Government of Tamluk (Tamralipta Jatiya Sarkar) –
Complete sheet of 14 se-tenant pairs – Rs.8000.
India – 2002 – SG 2108 – Dhirubhai Ambani – Sheet-let of 16 stamps – SL 27 – Rs.290.

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India – 2003 – SG MS2135 – 50th Anniversary of Ascent of Mount Everest by Edmund Hilary & Tenzing Norgay –
Miniature Sheet – Rs.90.
India – 2003 – SG MS2140 – Chennai Museum – Miniature Sheet – Rs.200.
India – 2003 – SG 2175/76 – Joint issue with France – Phila SL-48 – Sheet-let of 8 se-tenant pairs – Rs.625.
India – 2004 – SG MS2228 – 150th Anniversary of India Post – Ten Miniature sheets – Rs.425.
India – 2004 – SG MS2244 – The Agha Khan Award; Agra Fort – Ten Miniature Sheets – Rs.400.
India – 2006 – SG 2346/49 – Endangered Birds of India – Sheet-let of four se-tenant strips of 4v – SL 62 –
Rs.625.
India – 2007 – SG MS2382 – Fragrance of Roses – Five Miniature Sheets – Rs.250.
India – 2007 – SG 2433/35 – 4th CISM Military World Games – Complete sheet of 5 strips of three se-tenant
stamps – Rs.170.
India – 2007 – SG 2441/44 – Renewable Energy – Sheet-let of three mixed sets – Rs.300.
India – 2007 – Complete collection of 11 miniature sheets (Centenary of Satyagraha, Children's Day, CISM
Military World Games, Fairs of India, First War of Independence, Fragrance of Roses, Landmark Bridges of India,
Mahaparivirvana of Buddha, Platinum Jubilee of Indian Air Force, Renewable Energy and Women's Day) –
Rs.425.
India – 2008 – SG 2488/89 – Aldabra Giant Tortoise – Complete set of four Sheet-lets – Rs.625.
India – 2009 – Preserve the Polar Regions & Glaciers – First Day Cover with cancellation of Ludhiana having set
of two stamps – Rs.50.
India – 2009 – 66 Different stamps including one se-tenant [Face value 65xRs.5 & 1x20] – Rs.450.
India – 2009 – Jayadeva and Geetagovinda, Heritage Railway Stations, Horses of India, Silent Valley, Preserve
the Polar Region & Astroligical Signs – Six Miniature sheets – Rs.300.
India – 2010 – 85 Different stamps including one se-tenant and some complete sets [Face value 84xRs.5 & 1x20]
– Rs.575.
India – 2010 – Postal Heritage Buildings, Pigeon & Sparrows, Stamps of Princely States, Children’s Day & Craft
Museum – Six Miniature sheets – Rs.175.
India – 2011 – 55 Different stamps including some complete sets [Face value 55xRs.5] – Rs.350.
India – 2011 – INDIPEX; 100 Years of Airmail, Ravinderanath Tagore, Parliament Bhavan & Children’s Day –
Four Miniature sheets – Rs.125.
India – 2011 – INDEPEX-2011; Gandhi – Khadi Stamp – Presentation Folder with Miniature Sheet – Rs.325.
India – 2012 – 14 Different block of four all of Rs.5 – Rs.350.
India – 2012 – 24 Different stamps including some complete sets [Face value 19xRs.5 & 5x20] – Rs.240.
India – 2012 – 800th URS Dargah Sharif Ajmer, Philately Day & Light Houses – Three Miniature sheets – Rs.100.
India – Twenty different x twenty each MINT Meghdoot postcards – Rs.250.
India – Thirty different x twenty each MINT Meghdoot postcards – Rs.400.
India – Collection of 25 Different special exhibition covers with different themes – Rs.500.
Aland – 2008 – Norden; Norse Mythology – Horses, Mountains – Miniature sheet of one stamp – Rs.120.
Algeria – 1998.11.11 – Birds – First Day Cover of 4v – Rs.100.
Australia – 1986 – Pre-stamped envelope – International Police Association; 21st International Executive Council
Conference – Rs.50.
Australia – 2006 – Whales Down Under / WWF – Official set of four Maximum cards stamped and First Day
Cancelled – Official sale price $7.10 – Rs.200.
Austria – 2004 – Crystal Worlds (Tourist Attraction) – Theme: Swan – SG MS2730 – M/Sheet with 2v, with
crystals applied to them – Specimen – RARE – Rs.650.
Cyprus – 2007 – SG 1137/44 – Cyprus through the Ages; first series – Buildings – Fv Euro 8.70 – Specimen –
Scare – Rs.450.
Czech Republic – 2007 – Stamp showing Indian Glass Painting with Shiva, Parvati & Ganesha – Rs.100.
Czech Republic – 2009 – The Immortal Lu Tung Pin, Chinese painter & Stamp showing Balinese Painting with
Rama, Sita & Hanuman – 2v – Rs.140.
Falkland Islands – 1998 – SG 799/802 – Fire Services; Motor Vehicles – High Catalogued – Rs.125.
Finland – 2004 – Scott 1213 – Norse Gods; Head of Luonnotar, Luonnotar with arms extended – Souvenir Sheet
of 2v – Rs.100.
Faroe Island – 1998 – Year pack in original beautiful packing with complete description of all issues – Rs.700.
Faroe Island – 1999 – Year pack in original packing with complete description of all issues – Rs.750.
Faroe Island – 2009 – Global Warming – 2v & Miniature Sheet of 2v – Rs.200.
Finland – 2005 – Greetings; Flowers in hand of a Girl – Odd sized / Cut-to-shape – self sticking stamp – Fv Euro
0.65 – Rs.75.
Germany – 1995 – SG MS2771 – German Film Centenary – S/sheet of 3v – Rs.120.
Great Britain – 1995 – Greetings stamps – Booklet of 10 different stamps of 1st Class with 20 diff. labels – Rs.250.
Greenland – 2005 – Fungi – Booklet no.13 with 12 self-sticking stamps – Fv 73 DKK – Rs.325.
Greenland – 2006 – Fungi – Booklet no.14 with 12 self-sticking stamps – Fv 75 DKK – Rs.325.
Iran – 1992 – World Telecommunication Day – Se-tenant strip of five stamps – Rs.100.
Iran – 2003 – UPU; World Post Day – Se-tenant strip of four stamps – Rs.100.
Iran – 2004 – SG 3152 – Centenary of FIFA (Federation of International Football Association) – Rs.40.

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105. Iran – 2005 – Joint issue with Ukraine; Aviation AN-140 & IR-140 – Se-tenant strip of 2v & one label in between
having Flags of both countries – Rs.60.
106. Iran – 2006 – FIFA; World Cup, Germany – Rs.40.
107. Isle of Man – 2001.17.5 – Joey Dunlop; King of The Mountain – Presentation pack of 6v – Fv of stamps £2.61 –
Rs.220.
108. Jersey – 1995 – SG MS706 – World War II: The 50th Anniversary of Liberation from German Occupation (Winston
Churchill) – Rs.125.
109. Kiribati – 1996 – TAIPEI’96 – M/sheet of $1.50 with various themes Pagoda, Kites, Boats etc – Specimen – Rs.70.
110. Kiribati – 1998 – Spiny Lobster; WWF – 4 designs – Sheet-let of 4 se-tenant strips & M/sheet Fv $5.50 – Rs.260.
111. Liechtenstein – 2002 – Football World Cup; Japan – First Day Cover of 1v – Rs.60.
112. Malaysia – 1996 – Butterflies of Malaysia – Booklet of 10 stamps [five designs] – Rs.125.
113. Malaysia – 1997 – 50 Years of Organised Philately – M/sheet of 4 diagonal stamps with logo of MALPEX-97 –
Rs.90.
114. Nepal – 1995 – Tourism; Bhimeswor Dolakha – Block of 4 stamps – Rs.40.
115. Nepal – 2006 – Golden Jubilee Year of Nepal & Russia Diplomatic Relations – 1v of Rs.30 – Temples, Buddhism,
Flags – Rs.50.
116. New Zealand – 2005 – Commercial used cover with complete set of five odd shaped [Mugs] stamps on Cafe
Culture with first day cancellation – Rs.350.
117. Norfolk Island – 1994 – SG 580/82 – Christmas – Self Adhesive odd sized beautiful stamps – Rs.150.
118. Norfolk Islands – 1996 – SG MS619 – Chinese New Year of Rat – Miniature Sheet – Rs.40.
119. Pakistan – 2006 – Gurdwara Dera Sahib; 400th Anni. of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Jee – Corner block of 4 stamps –
Rs.50.
120. Pakistan – 2006 – International Anti-corruption Day; UNO – Corner block of 4xRs.5 – Rs.40.
121. Papua New Guinea – 1994-95 – Artifacts – Set of 10v – Scott 825, 26, 28, 29, 33, 35, 36, 37, 39 & 40 – SG
710/24 – High Catalogue; Scare due to limited printing – Rs.400.
122. Papua New Guinea – 1994 – SG MS729 – Tree Kangaroo; Philakorea-1994 – Miniature sheet of 2v – Rs.150.
123. Pitcairn Islands – 1997 – SG MS511 – 50th Anniversary of the South Pacific Commission; Ships – Miniature
Sheet of 2v – Rs.200.
124. South Africa – 2007 – International Polar and Helio-physical Year; Penguin, Dolphins, Seals, Birds – Beautiful
Miniature sheet of 6v – Rs.220.
125. Switzerland – 2004 – SG1621 – Wood Stamp on Registered FDC postally circulated – Rs.325.
126. Switzerland – 2013 – Stamps Day – Miniature sheet with one odd shaped (BELL) stamp – Commercially used on
Cover with unique cancellation of 11.12.13 – 14 – Rs.150.
127. Tanzania – 2004 – 40th Anniversary of Tanganyika Refugee Service – 4 stamps + Miniature Sheet of 1v + FDC
with 4v & Information sheet – Rs.230.
128. Tanzania – 2005 – 100th Anniversary of Rotary International – 4 stamps + S/sheet of 1v + Miniature Sheet of 6v +
FDC with 4v & Information sheet – Rs.270.
129. Tuvalu – 1997 – SG 770/81 – Fishes; Definitive issue – 25c to $3 – 12v – Specimen – Rs.625.
130. USA – 1961 – Honoring Mahatma Gandhi – Set of two stamps of 4c & 8c – Rs.60.
131. USA – 1996 – Cycling – Miniature Sheet of 2v of 50c each – Rs.100.
132. USSR – 1987 – WWF – Polar Bear – 4v – Rs.50.
133. Complete issue of 15 different Miniature Sheets for Hong Kong’97 from Ascension Islands, British Indian Ocean
Territory, British Antarctic Territory, British Virgin Island, Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Kiribati,
Liberia, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, St. Helena, St. Kitts and Trinidad & Tobago; covering
various topics – Below to face value – Rs.800.
134. “The Northern Philatelist”, BI-monthly journal of Northern India Philatelists Association – 25 different issues –
Rs.200.
135. Topical Time, Bi-monthly magazine of American Topical Association, USA – 20 different issued between 2000 to
2010 – Cost US $5 each – Having various topical articles – Rs.1000.

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