Century-old stamps, stamp papers, envelopes are 'antiquities' under Antiquities and Art Treasures Act: Delhi High Court

The Court said that the very fact that international exhibitions are held for philatelists, clearly indicates that philatelic exhibits like postage and revenue stamps, stamp papers and envelopes are of great value.
Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court has held that philatelic exhibits like stamps, stamp papers and envelopes of more than a century‘s vintage are “antiquities” within the meaning of the Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972 [Ajay Kumar Mittal v UOI & Ors].  

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