Craze To Collect Those Stamps

By - September 02, 2014 - 12:22 PM IST

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To those who are not aware, the study of stamps and postal history is called as Philately and there are many individuals across the globe who are deep into it. Right now, few avid Philately members especially from India and those based in the US are eagerly waiting for September 20th to arrive. The reason being, US Government is all set to release a postal stamp featuring the legendary Akkineni Nageswara Rao. This is on the eve of his birth anniversary. Many philately clubs and enthusiasts are eager to buy these stamps and preserve it. The stamp would be released in India on December 17th, 2014.

Some also want to buy, enlarge it and frame it for personal collections. Few others are planning to store it and use it for auction in the future. That way, ANR is still living on and the emotional feeling and business angle is working. Due efforts to make this happen has been put in by The Akkineni Foundation of America (AFA) based in Dallas. So if you are an ANR admirer, you know what to do.

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