Philately, WhatsApp and Indian Airlines flight IC 539

I discussed in my last post how mobile communication platforms are bringing in a marked change in the way philatelic material is bought, sold and displayed. It was a random discussion on Temporary P.O.’s in the WhatsApp group for India Study Circle that ended in my stumbling upon an interesting cover from the Polish Settlement camp in […]

The Polish Camps in India, Circa 1942 and the Experimental Indian P.O.’s

Informal discussions on the mobile forum WhatsApp have become a mainstay of a lot of conversations these days and the nature of these discussion can be Philatelic or otherwise. Specific to Philately, these WhatsApp groups for buying, selling, discussing, announcing etc. are quite active in India now. On a similar mobile forum for the India Study […]

Covers Caught Cheap : India

While sifting through the material that dealers peddle on weekend meetings, at impromptu meetings outside the Delhi GPO or at private treaties of valuable stock, we (being a group of dedicated recently converted cover aficionados) noticed that each cover worth its while would cost a pretty penny (and some a fortune). A sort of Russian […]