• December 26th, 2014

    Wonders of Christmas depicted on a new stamp issue by Sri Lanka Post

    FindYourStampsValue.com is glad to inform that Sri Lanka Post has released a set of two stamps celebrating the Christmas 2014. These Christmas stamps have been designed associating the winning arts of the 'Christmas Art competition 2014', held under the theme of 'Wonder of Christmas in Gawahala'. The issue was released on the 30th of November and is now available for purchasing. The stamps tell us ...
  • December 20th, 2014

    Sri Lanka Standards Institute – one of the most important statutory boards of Sri Lanka

    According to info received by FindYourStampsValue.com Sri Lanka Post released a special stamp to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Standards Institute. The issue was unveiled and put into circulation on the 3d of December. The Sri Lanka Standards Institute (SLSI) celebrated its Golden Jubilee on November 12 and to mark this milestone of an event, the SLSI held an awareness programme about ...
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  • October 20th, 2014

    Royal Philex – the oldest Consecutive Philatelic Exhibition in South Asia

    FindYourStampsValue.com got to know that Royal Philex '14, organized for the 70th Consecutive Year was held on October 7, 8 and 9 at the National Art Gallery in Sri Lanka. Many historically important and valuable collections of stamps, coins, first day covers and postal journals etc. were on display throughout the three days. The third day (October 9) was named as the World Postal Day. The Royal C ...
  • August 29th, 2014

    Wildlife stamps from the Sri Lanka Post

    FindYourStampsValue.com got to know that Sri Lanka Post released stamps depicting its wildlife. The issue consists of six stamps featuring six different animals that habitat in Pigeon Island Marine National Park. The stamps were put into circulation on the 22d of August and are now available for purchasing. Stamps depicting the diversity of Sri Lanka's wildlife are the most popular among collector ...
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  • July 3rd, 2014

    World Environment Day was celebrated in Sri Lanka

    In line with the decision taken at the United Nations General Assembly in 1972, United Nations Conference on the Human Environment was held from 05th June to 16th June 1972 in Stockholm, Sweden. The inaugural day of the Stockholm conference was declared as World Environment Day (WED). As a result of the Conference, the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) was officially set up to undertake ce ...
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  • August 7th, 2013

    Sri Lanka: Yala National Park stamps

    The Philatelic Bureau of Sri Lanka issued six new postage stamps in the denominations of Rs. 5.00, Rs 15.00, Rs. 30.00, Rs. 40.00 and Rs. 50.00 depicting six selected animals living in the Yala National Park to coincide with the completion of seventy five years of the network of Wild Life Reserves in Sri Lanka, as the fourth issue in the series of stamps on Sri Lanka’s National Parks. The cancella ...
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  • February 3rd, 2013

    Stamps to Mark 60 Years of Sri Lanka - Japan Diplomatic Ties

    The Philatelic Bureau of Sri Lanka has issued two stamps to mark 60 years of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Japan. The cancellation of the first stamps took place at Temple Trees in Colombo, under the auspices of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. A stamp in the Rs. 5.00 denomination has a picture of Sri Lanka's national flower nil manel, or blue water lily. The other stamp with a Rs. 60.00 ...
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  • June 6th, 2011

    Tagore commemorated in Lanka stamp

    Sri Lanka has issued a postage stamp in honour of Noble laureate Rabindranath Tagore. Priced at LKR 5, the stamp commemorates the poet's 150th birth anniversary. The stamp has Tagore's portrait and his name spelt in Sinhala, Tamil and English. Several countries including Venezuela, Argentina and Vietnam have issued stamps in Tagore's honour through the years. In February this year, Uruguay issued ...
  • February 4th, 2011

    Longest stamp marks Viceroy Special 25th anniversary

    Sri Lanka has issued five stamps including the longest ever stamp to mark 25 years of service of the Viceroy luxury coal powered steam train. The 123mm long and 30mm wide stamp was issued at the Rambukkana Railway station under the patronage of Post and Telecommunication Minister Jeewan Kumaratunga and Transport Minister Kumara Welgama. The Viceroy Special is the only coal powered steam locomotive ...
  • October 6th, 2010

    Children's Story stamps from Sri Lanka

    The Sri Lanka Post has issued a series dedicated to the local folklore and mythology. The stamps feature characters of the tale "How the Tortoise Flew". The story speaks about a Tortoise who dreamt to fly in the sky instead of walking slowly. ...
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