The vibrant culture, traditions and history of our country has been depicted on stamps of India since a very long time. For collectors who love following a particular theme, Indian stamps are a dream to collect. There is so much to explore that you will be truly amazed. The latest additions by India Post will also bring a smile on your faces. By the end of last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a set of lovely stamps of India that will make your mouth water. Yes, that’s true; the set of stamps celebrated various cuisines from different parts of the country and inaugurated the first India Food Day. Last month, a set of Indian stamps were released featuring important events from Ramayana. Have you heard that an Stamps of India was jointly issued with Canada to celebrate the festival of lights as well a few months back!
Apart from latest releases, there are many old Indian stamps as well that are sought after all over the world. Amongst rare stamps of India, we have the 10 rupees Gandhi stamp, released in 1948, over printed with the word “Service”. This Indian stamp has been auctioned for impressive amounts due to its rarity. It is believed that only 200 such stamps were released, some of which are in private hands. For those who love collecting rare Indian stamps, this one is a dream to own! If you are looking for unique stamps in India, then we have scented stamps that come with fragrances of sandalwood, coffee, rose and Jasmine flowers. When it comes to wildlife, there is a wide range of Indian stamps to consider. Some of these stamps in India have also featured Indian breed of horses and dogs.
The reason why it is a fascinating world for any Philatelist in India is because of the rich diversity of our country. Every theme you take up is a reflection of this very fact!