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Description of "Handbook of India's 1951 Gandhi Postcards"
Enter a time machine and hurtle through the ages using the unique medium of postcards. A unique book and a story worth visiting if you are a history buff, a Gandhian, a philatelist, or just curious about India.
The book begins with a brief history of the postcards and how they were introduced into the postal systems across the world. It gives an overview of India’s postcards from the late 19th century before it introduces you to Mahatma Gandhi postal stationery.It covers postmarks, prevalent postage rates and different usages beginning with first day of issue on 2nd October 1951.
About the author(s)
Maulik Thakkar, is a technology professional. He was born and raised in Mumbai, India. He has studied B.Sc. and B.Sc.(Tech) from University of Mumbai, India and MS from Boston University, USA. He is a philatelist and his primary collecting interest is on Gandhi. He has exhibited in India, Australia and in the United States. He currently lives with his wife and two children in the United States.
Readers can connect with him on social media or via http://maulikthakkar.com/