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Forgotten Biography

Philately is as much about people as it is about stamps. In this section, list of stamp collectors is provided who have made an impact on Indian Philately. This is a small effort to pay a tribute to the forgotten unsung heroes who did exceptional work in India for the promotion and development of philately and did research on various aspects of Indian Philately.

An alphabetical listing of individuals with their brief introduction and achievements is provided in this section. Please click on names provided on left column to read biography of an individual philatelist.

Philatelic Tribute to noted philatelists:

Jalpex Special Cover depicting Jal Cooper
Special Cover issued on 16.08.1973, during Jalpex 1973 exhibition depicting portrait of Shri Jal Cooper.
Commemorative Stamp on Jal Cooper
Commemorative Stamp on Shri Jal Cooper (15.12.1997)
D. N. Jatia on Miniature Sheet of Indepex Asiana 2000
Portrait of Shri D. N. Jatia depicted on Miniature Sheet issued during Indepex Asiana 2000 (07.12.2000)
EIPS Diamond Jubilee Celebration Special Cover
Portrait of Sir S. D. Saklatvala, Founder President of East India Philatelic Society, Shri P. M. Medhora, Shri D. N. Jatia, Shri J R D Tata and Shri Jal Cooper depicted on Special Cover issued during Inpex-Empirepex 2001 at Nashik on 23.12.2001
Army Cover depicting Brig. D. S. Virk
Army Postal Service Special Cover depicting Brig. D. S. Virk, AVSM (03.01.2004)
M. G. Pittie Commemoration Special Cover
Special Cover commemorating Shri M. G. Pittie (27.03.2010)

This section is still under updation. Visitors to this site are requested to provide us information about eminent philatelists of India, if available with them.

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