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SIPA Montly Meeting - Second Sunday of every Month at Anna Road Head Post Office, Anna Road, Chennai - 2 from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M.

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List of International Philatelic Exhibitions

CHINA 2019 FIP World Stamp Exhibition from 11th June 2019 to 17th June 2019 at Wuhan / China (FIP Patronage and FIAP Auspices)

SINGPEX 2019 36th Asian International Exhibition from 31st July 2019 to 4th Aug 2019 at Singapore (FIAP Patronage and FIP Recognition)

NZ2020 37th FIAP Asian International Stamp Exhibition from 19th March 2020 to 22nd March 2020 at Auckland / New Zealand (FIAP Patronage)

LONDON 2020 FIP World Stamp Exhibition from 2nd May 2020 to 9th May 2020 at London / United Kingdom (FIP Patronage)

INDONESIA 2020 FIP World Stamp Exhibition from 6th August 2020 to 11th August 2020 at Jakarta / Indonesia (FIP Patronage and FIAP Auspices)

TAIPEI 2020 38th FIAP Asian International Stamp Exhibition October 2020 at Taipei / Chinese Taipei (FIAP Patronage)

MALAYSIA 2020 FIP World Stamp Exhibition 2020 at Kuala Lumpur / Malaysia (FIP Patronage and FIAP Auspices)

SOUTH AFRICA 2021 FIP World Stamp Exhibition 17th May 2021 to 22nd May 2021 at Cape Town / South Africa (FIP Patronage and FIAP Auspices)

PHILANIPPON 2021 FIP World Stamp Exhibition 2021 (FIP Patronage and FIAP Auspices)

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About the Author

The author, Prof. Dr. Vra. Saathappan, is a philatelist with 41 years of philatelic experience. He started collecting stamps with the guidance of his mother when he was eight years old and as on date has a rich collection of stamps in various themes. He has a specialised thematic collection on Stamps-Size, Shape and varieties, a study collection on Miniature Sheets, a personality collection on Sir Rowland Hill and many more. He also has a good collection of Indian postal stationeries.

He was instrumental in bringing out a Special Cover for the 60th Birthday Celebrations of His Holiness Arulthiru Adigalar of Melmaruvathur. This was the first special cover issued in Tamilnadu circle, in honour of a man who is alive. All special covers had been on a social celebrations or fairs and for personalities after their death only. In 2004 he was the convener and started a Hobby club at Adhiparasakthi Engineering College, Melmaruvathur.

We thank Prof. Dr. Vra. Saathappan for accepting to republish his weekly news letters in our web site, as additional information for our members.

You can reach him through E-mail : saathfamily@rediffmail.com

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