The Belgaum division of the Postal department has Organsied ‘BELGAUMPEX-2013′ a district-level philatelic exhibition for three days from February 8 at Mahaveer Bhavan Hindwadi.
A special cover on Belgaum fort was unveiled today.
99 frames have been exhibited which include noted Participants like Sri Kadekudi, Sri Bellary, Sri Pai, Sri Chougule.
Variety of stamps: collection on feline family i.e. cat family particularly on cats, Collection on flora and fauna [plants & animals] of various countries, Award winning collection on Gandhiji, Collection on air planes & warships, Collection on transport, Collection of man setting foot on moon, Collection on stars and galaxies.
Rarest stamps: the first stamp issued in 1854
Approximate no. of stamps on display: 12000
Youngest participant Sanvi Vantmuri, 28.03.2008
Oldest participant: Victor Dsouza 08.11.1948
1030 a.m. Release of special cover with Belgaum Sarees
1130 a.m. Quiz
5 p.m. Cultural event
3 p.m. Magic Show
5 p.m. Release of special cover with Krantiveer Sangolli Rayana
Exhibition will be open for all from 10.30 am to 7.30 p.m. For Three days.