Incheon  2014 – 17th Asian Games- Stamps of South Korea

Incheon  2014 – 17th Asian Games- Stamps of South Korea

The 17th Asian Games were held in Incheon – South Korea  from 19 Sep to 04 Oct 2014 . A total of 9,501 Competitors from 45 Nations participated in 439 events in 36 Sports.

A Stamp issued by South Korea on 17th Asian Games is listed.

17th-Asian-Games-Incheon-2014
17th-Asian-Games-Incheon-2014-STAMPS OF SOUTH KOREA

Guangzhou  2010 – 16th Asian Games- Stamps of China

Guangzhou  2010 – 16th Asian Games- Stamps of China

The 16th Asian Games were held in Guangzhou – China  from 12 Dec to 27 Dec 2010 . A total of 9,704 Competitors from 45 Nations participated in 476 events in 42 Sports.

A Stamp on Badminton issued by China on 12 Nov 2010 is listed

2010 ASIAN GAMES
2010 ASIAN GAMES -STAMPS OF CHINA

 

Nallur B N Shantharam- Special Covers India 2017

Nallur B N Shantharam- Special Covers India 2017

Nallur B N Shantaram (1936-2012) was born in Uttara Kannada District.In 1950 he moved to Davangere and formed the Jewellers Association. He also brought out nine films under “Vijayadurga Combines”.

A Special cover was released in his memory on 20 Jan 2017 at Davangere.

SPL CVR KAR
SPECIAL COVER INDIA 2017 – NALLUR B N SHANTARAM

Ta Ra Su- Special Covers India 2017

Ta Ra Su- Special Covers India 2017

Shri Taluku Ramaswamy Subbarao (1920-1984) popularly known as Ta Ra Su was born on 21 Apr 1920 in Malebennur  in Davangere District Karnataka .He was a renowned journalist ,scholar and author whose  novels were also made into films.

A Special cover was released in his memory on 20 Jan 2017 at Davangere.

SPL CVR KAR
SPECIAL COVER ON TA RA SU -KANNADA AUTHOR -2017

Dubai Stamps – Charles Dickens -1970

Dubai Stamps – Charles Dickens -1970

Charles John Huffan Dickens ( 1912 -1970)  or Charles Dickens was an English Writer and social critic. He is regarded as the greatest Novelist of Victorian Era and created World’s Best known Fictional characters. The Characters he created were from his personal while growing up and working in England.

His most famous works include Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist , Nicholas Nickleby,  David Copperfield,Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities ,Old Curiosity Shop.

Dubai issued a set of Four stamps on 23 July 1970 to mark his 100th Death Anniversary.

60 Dirhams – Charles Dickens ,

1 Riyal – Signature,Quill Pen and Lamp,

1.25 Riyal – Dickens and “The Old Curiosity Shop”,

3 Riyals -Bound Volumes of his works

DUBAI CHARLES DICKENS
STAMPS OF DUBAI -CHARLES DICKENS -1970

Dubai Stamps – 13th World Scout Jamboree Japan 1971

Dubai Stamps – 13th World Scout Jamboree Japan 1971

Dubai issued a set of Four stamps on the 13th World Scout Jamboree which was held at Asagiri heights on the western side of Mount Fuji in Fujinomiya Japan from 2-10 Aug 1971. A total of 23,758 scouts attended.

The stamps were issued on 30 Aug 1971 and feature

60 Dirhams – Fan, Scout Emblem,Map of Japan

1 Riyal -Scouts in the Canoe

1.25 Riyal – Mountaineering

3 Riyal – Campfire

DUBAI SCOUT JAMBOREE
STAMPS OF DUBAI 1971 -13TH WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE JAPAN

100 All Century Team – Legends of Baseball – Stamps of USA

Major League Baseball All Century Team – Legends of Baseball – Special Covers 2000-Part II

In 1999 the Major League Baseball All Century Baseball Team was chosen by popular votes of Fans. A Panel of experts first compiled a list of 100 greatest Major League  players from the past Century. Over two million fans voted.

The panel named a thirty member team after vote account and nominations.

US Postal Service issued a set of 20 stamps on Legends of Baseball  on 06 Jul 2000. Special covers on 10 Legends who feature in nominations for All century team are listed.

Lou Gehrig – Ist Base

Dizzy Dean – Pitcher

Jimmie Fox – Ist Base

Satchel Paige – Pitcher

Lefty Grove – Pitcher

 

LEGENDS OF BASEBALL -LOU GEHRIG
LOU GEHRIG -IST BASE – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS OF BASEBALL -DIZZY DEAN
DIZZY DEAN – PITCHER – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS OF BASEBALL -JIMMIE FOXX
JIMMIE FOXX -IST BASE – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS OF BASEBALL -SATCHEL PAIGE
SATCHEL PAIGE -PITCHER – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS  OF BASEBALL LEFTY GROVE
LEFTY GROVE -PITCHER – Nominated in 100 All Century Team