Stamps on Launch of POS Malaysia Berhad – Malaysia 1992.
Postal Services were established in Malaysia in the 1800s in Straits Settlements, started in other parts from 1837 t0 1910. In 1913 the Malaysian Postal Union was formed. Till 1992 Malaysian Postal Services operated as a government department for almost 200 years. In 1992 it was transformed into a corporatised entity POS Malaysia Berhad.
A strip of Five stamps of 30c was released on 01 Jan 1992 to mark the inauguration of Post Office Corporation.
30c – Postman on Cycle 30c – Postman on Motorcycle 30c – Inner City Postal Van 30c- Industrial Postal Van 30c – Plane & Globe
15th (Isle of Man) LAA Regiment RA (TA) – 40th Anniversary of Mobilisation.
The 15th (Isle of Man) Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army) was raised in summer of 1938 as a Territorial Army Unit. At the beginning of World War II, it consisted of two batteries (41st & 42nd) and Regimental headquarters. The regiment was partially equipped with Vickers, Lewis and Bofors Guns. Later on it was totally equipped with Bofors guns.
On 24 August 1939, The regiment was mobilised and sailed to Liverpool for the defence of the Mersey.
129 Battery and Company ATS raised and joined the Regiment in England.
After the outbreak of WW II the regiment deployed in Midlands and south-west England during the Battle of Britain.
On 19 Nov 1940 embarked for the Middle East and landed in Egypt.
41 Battery sailed for East African theatre and took part in operations in Sudan, Eritrea and Abyssinia alongside 4th and 5th Indian Divisions and saw the surrender of Italian Forces.
129 Battery was overrun by German Forces in Crete in May 1941.
42nd battery and Regimental Headquarters were responsible for Air Defence of Suez Canal in Egypt.
In 1942, The Ist Battery of AA British Army with experience in Dunkirk joined the Regiment replacing 129 Battery.
On Jul 1942 joined the 7th Armoured Divison and took part in the Battle of Alamein.
From Oct 1942 moved through North Africa till the surrender of Enemy forces in North Africa (Libya, Tripoli & Tunisia)
Then moved to Italy from Salerno to Naples to Garigliano river.
In Jan 1944 returned to England, refitted and trained for Normandy Landings 0f 06 Jun 1944. Landed at Ouvranches and fought many battles in France, Belgium, Holland and finally to Hamburg for the surrender of German Forces.
Had the unique distinction of shooting down 300 aircraft, several tanks and infantry in light artillery role.
A Special Cover and Cancellation to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Mobilisation issued on 24 Aug 1979 is listed.
Turks Island issued a set of three stamps featuring Queen Victoria on 04 Apr 1867. To commemorate the centenary of these stamps a set of three stamps was issued on 01 May 1967. These stamps with Queen Elizabeth II feature the first stamps on 1867.
A First Day Cover is listed and the cancellation features Ship.
Postcards of China on the Lunar New Year –Year of Ox – China 2009
China Post issued 80 renminbi Postcard in 2009 on Year of Ox. A Postcard is listed with stamp design featuring Year of Ox. The reverse of Postcard features the Shenzhou-7 mission. It was the third human spaceflight mission of China launched on 25 Sep 2008. These postcards are also known as Lottery Cards.