Baroda Related Stamps, Special Covers & Cancellations

Stamps: So far India Post has issued two stamps related to Baroda. First stamp was issued on 6th October 1989 commemorating
H. H. Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III and second stamp was issued on 20th December 1994 to mark the centenary of Baroda Museum.

Special Covers:
Baroda Philatelic Society have issued special covers and have released special cancellations on different occasions.

 

 

 

Exhibition Covers:
Baroda Philatelic Society has organised five district level philatelic exhibitions, One Nehru Family Philatelic Exhibition and One National Level One Frame Philatelic Exhibition. During the exhibitions special covers and cancellations were released.

 

 

Special Cancellations:
Special cancellations on various occasions were provided by department of post at different post offices of Baroda.

         

10th Foundation day of the Society

10th Foundation day of the Society was celebratied on 27th April, 1984, A Special Cover with on World Cup 1983 was released on the occasion.

 

 

Vadopex-77

Vadopex-77 was first competitive district level philatelic exhibition held from 30 December, 1977 to 1 January 1978 at Natraj Mangal Wadi, Dandia Bazaar, Baroda.

 

 

Permanent Pictorial Cancellations:

Two Permanent Pictorial Cancellations are being provided in Baroda at Philatelic Bureau,  Vadodara and Fateganj H.O.

         

Philatelic Exhibition on Cricket

A Philatelic Exhibition was organised on the theme of Cricket on 19th November, 1984.A special cover showing Golden Jubilee Ranji Trophy was released.

 

Vadopex-83

Vadopex-83 was second competitive district level philatelic exhibition held from 28 October, 1983 to 30 October, 1983 at Ampee House, Nr. Prince Talkies, Baroda.

   
         

Stamp Exhibition on Cricket

Another philatelic exhibition on Cricket was organised on 15th January, 1987. The cover design depicts Logo of Reliance Cup 1987 and special cancellation depicts map of India and Sri Lanka.

 

Vadopex-87

Vadopex-87 was third competitive district level philatelic exhibition held from 31 October, 1987 & 1 November, 1987 at Municipal Art Gallery, Badamdi Baug, Dandia Bazar, Baroda.

 

Philatelic Bureau, Baroda

On 28 February, 1983, a Philatelic Bureau was inaugurated at Vadodara H.O.

         

ODI between New Zealand and India

One Day International Cricket match between New Zealand and India was played at
Moti Baug Ground, Baroda on 17th December, 1988. A special cover was issued to mark the occasion. The Cover depicts stumps, bails, bat, ball, leg guard and hand gloves.

 

Nehru Family Philatelic Exhibition-1989

To celebrate Nehru Centenary, a philatelic exhibition on the theme of Nehru Family was held from 14 November, 1989 to 16 November, 1989 at Municipal Art Gallery Badamdi Baug, Dandia Bazar, Baroda.

 

125th Birth Day of H. H. Maharaja Sayaji Rao Gaekwad

125th Birth Anniversary of H. H. Maharaja Sayaji Rao Gaekwad was celebrated 11th March, 1989 by issuing a special cover.

         

Vadopex-91

Vadopex-91 was fourth district level philatelic exhibition held from 1 June, 1991 & 2 June, 1991 at Municipal School, Raopura, Baroda.

 

Vadopex-2000

“VADOPEX-2000”, a district level philatelic exhibition was organised from 1st and 2nd January, 2000.  This Exhibition was organised as a part of Silver Jubilee celebration of the Society, which was formed in 1975.

 

Vadopex-2005

“VADOPEX-2005”, a district level philatelic exhibition was organised from 4th and 5th February 2005 at Vadodara.

 

 

 

 

63rd Independence Day of India

A Special Cover and a Stamp Booklet issued on 15th August 2009 to celebrate 63rd Independence Day of India.

A set of 9 different flags used during freedom movement of India in sticker form was also issued on 15th August 2009.

 

International Day of Non Violence

A Special Cover and a Stamp Booklet issued on 2nd October 2009 to mark International Day of Non Violence – Gandhi Jayanti

A set of 9 Self Adhesive labels illustrates 9 different quotes on Non violence by Mahatma Gandhi with portrait of Mahatma Gandhi.

 

Sardar Patel Jayanti - Printed Postcard

A To mark 135th Birth Day of Sardar Patel, a Special Printed Postcard released on 31.10.2009. Postcards were mailed from Nadiad (Birth Place of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel) on 31.10.2009 and delivered at Karamsad (Home Town of Sardar Patel). Self adhesive labels on Sardar Patel & Mahatma Gandhi with motif of Swarnim Gujarat (Glorious 50 Years of Gujarat) were also released.

         

Stampmania 2009

First National One Frame Philatelic Exhibition was organised by Baroda Philatelic Society from 17th - 20th December 2009 at Vadodara. It was first of it's kind in India. A Heritage walk through stamps and a road show were also organised on 17th December 2009.

Four Special Covers, One Bullock Tram Carried Cover and a booklet were released during the exhibition.

 

Stampmania's Vadophilex

Baroda Philatelic Society is celebrating 38 years of its establishment and as a part of celebration of 38 years of its existence, a non-competitive one frame philatelic exhibition “STAMPMANIA’S - VADOPHILEX” will be organized on 27th and 28th April 2013 at Akruti Art Gallery, Beside Kirti Mandir, Opp. S. S. G. Hospital, Vadodara.

   

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