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

Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III - 6th October, 1989

Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad III

Baroda Museum Centenary - 20th December, 1994

Baroda Museum Centenary

Permanent Pictorial Cancellations

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

Chamar Dharini

Chamar Dharini

Sayaji Rao Gaekwad Statue

Sayaji Rao Gaekwad Statue

Special Covers, Exhibition Covers and Special Cancellations

Baroda Philatelic Society has issued special covers and has released special cancellations on different occasions. Baroda Philatelic Society has also organised many district level philatelic exhibitions, a Nehru Family Philatelic Exhibition and One National Level One Frame Philatelic Exhibition. During the exhibitions special covers and cancellations were released.

Special cancellations on various occasions were also provided by Department of Post at different post offices of Baroda.

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.

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.

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.

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.

10th Anniversary Celebration

To celebrate 10th Anniversary of the Society a thematic philatelic exhibition was organised and
a special cover was released on 2 November, 1985.

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.

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


“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”, 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.

Special Cover Commemorating BBC&I Railway and Frontier Mail, a Bullock Tram Carried Cover, Stamp Booklet depicting Heritage Sites of Vadodara were issued on 17.12.2009.

Special Cover Commemorating Balasinor Dinosaur Park was released on 18.12.2009.

Special Cover on Save Energy was released on 19.12.2009.

Special Cover Commemorating Golden Jubilee of Jasu Patel's 14 Wickets at Kanpur Cricket Test Match against Australia in 1959 was released on 20.12.2009.

Stampmania's Vadophilex

Baroda Philatelic Society celebrated 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” was organized on 27th and 28th April 2013 at Akruti Art Gallery, Beside Kirti Mandir, Opp. S. S. G. Hospital, Vadodara.

Two Special Covers cancelled with Permanent Pictorial Cancellations of Vadodara and My Stamps on Sir Sayaji Rao Gaekwad and Logo of Baroda Philatelic Society were issued on the occasion.

Special Cancellations issued at Vadodara

Special cancellations on different occasions were provided by department of post.