22 Amazing Stamps you must see at the Pondy Stamp Coin and Banknote Fair

22 Amazing Stamps you must see at the Pondy Stamp Coin and Banknote Fair

While humans have been writing letters for thousands of years, the postage stamp itself is barely 180 years old. Do you know there are stamps that smell, sing, made out of silk, gold and even have seeds or pearls embedded in them?

Here are some exotic stamps you must see at the Pondy Stamp, Coin and Banknote Fair 2018   which also has some rare Indo-French coins, the world’s largest currency !

1 . This stamp which is also a DVD

Korea

SINGING STAMP AT PONDY STAMP COIN AND BANKNOTE FAIR

 

2.  This football fan’s collectible

Austria 

 

football stamp made of rubber at the pondy stamp, coin and banknote 2018 in pondicherry

 

3. This  moving ‘eye of the storm’ typhoon stamp

Hong Kong 

typhoon stamp in pondy stamp, coin and banknote fair 2018

 

4. This stamp which smells like sandalwood

India 

 

sandalwood stamp at pondy stamp coin and bank note exhibition

 

 5. And this one which gives you a whiff of coffee

India

COFFEE STAMP AT PONDY STAMP COIN AND BANKNOTE FAIR

 

6. This foldable stamp which is essentially a DIY project!

South Africa 

DIY STAMP AT PONDY STAMP COIN AND BANK NOTE FAIR

 

7. This cool hologram stamp featuring the Petronas Twin Towers

Malaysia 

 

hologram petronas twin towers STAMP AT PONDY STAMP COIN AND BANKNOTE FAIR

 

8. This stamp which is plated with GOLD! 

Netherlands

GOLD STAMP AT PONDY STAMP COIN AND BANKNOTE FAIR

 

9. This soft stamp made of silk

Thailand

DIY STAMP AT PONDY STAMP COIN AND BANKNOTE FAIR

 

10. This motion stamp that gives you Harry Potter vibes!

Canada

MOTION STAMP AT PONDY STAMP COIN AND BANKNOTE FAIR

 

11. This Cute panda stamp made of ceramic 

 Singapore

 

pand stamp ceramic

 

Participate in the  ‘Dear Pondy’ : write a letter to Pondicherry, contest at the venue

 

12. This singing stamp shaped like a record! 

Bhutan

singing-stamp-bhutan

 

13. This sweet butterfly shaped educative stamp

Botswana

BUTTERFLY STAMP BOTSWANA

 

14. This vintage car collection!

Bhutan 

vintage car stamp in pondy stamp, coin and banknote fair 2018

 

15. This stamp embedded with a seed! 

UAE

SEED EMBEDDED STAMP

 

16. And this pearl studded one! 

UAE

 

PEARL DIVING STAMP AT PONDY STAMP COIN AND BANK NOTE FAIR

 

17. Well, this one is made of wood!

Switzerland

wood stamp Switzerland pondicherry

 

18. Here is a Braille Stamp

Ireland

BRAILLE STAMP IN PONDY STAMP, COIN AND BANK NOTE FAIR

 

19. Who said handloom was for clothes only?

Gujarat, India 

HANDLOOM STAMP

 

20. Oh and stamps could be embroidered too!

Austria

embroidery stamp from Austria at pondy stamp coin and banknote fair 2018

 

 

21. And shaped like bamboo fans 

China

bamboo fan stamp in pondy stamp, coin and banknote fair 2018

 

22. This cool Augmented Reality Stamp takes the cake!

Glimpse at all these and more at Vel Sokkanathan Thirumana Nilayam from 10. 30  a.m. to 7 p.m. on August 3, 4 and 5

All images are courtesy of Collexons, 18, Chetty Street, Pondicherry

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