The Gate of Heavenly Peace – Stamps of China 2003.

The Gate of Heavenly Peace – Stamps of China 2003.

China issued a stamp on The Gate of Heavenly Peace -Tiananmen Gate on 10 Sep 2003. A Vignette on Elephant is also there.

CHINA HEAVENLY GATE
CHINA 2003 – THE GATE OF HEAVENLY PEACE
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Stamps on 1980 Olympics – Greece 1980.

Stamps on 1980 Olympics – Greece 1980.

A stamp issued by Greece on 11 Aug 1980 to commemorate1980 Moscow Olympics features Rhodes stadium and a coin from Kos. The 20 drachma stamp had a print run of 4,000,000.

GREECE OLYMPICS
GREECE 1980 OLYMPICS- RHODES STADIUM AND COIN FROM KOS.

Captain George Vancouver – Stamps of Canada 2007.

Captain George Vancouver – Stamps of Canada 2007.

Captain George Vancouver  (22 Jun 1757-10 May 1798) was born in Norfolk England. He was a British officer of Royal Navy best known for his 1791-95 expedition which explored North America’s northwestern Pacific Coast regions.

Vancouver Island and City of Vancouver British Columbia are named after him. Vancouver Washington, Mount Vancouver of Yukon and Alaska are also named after him. Mt Vancouver, NewZealand’s sixth highest peak in the southern Alps is also named after him.

Lifesize gilded statue of Captain Vancouver stands majestically atop the British Columbia Parliament Building in Victoria. He was one of Britain’s greatest explorers and navigators.

HMS Discovery and HMS Chatham were the two ships which took part in the Vancouver expedition.

Canada issued a $1.55 stamp on 22 Jun 2007 to commemorate 250th Birth Anniversary of Captain George Vancouver.

CANADA CAPT VANCOUVER
CANADA 2007 -CAPT GEORGE VANCOUVER-250TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

Stamps on Bermuda Cottage – Bermuda 1965.

Stamps on Bermuda Cottage – Bermuda 1965.

Bermuda issued a series of Definitive stamps in 1962 on theme Buildings of Bermuda. A stamp of 10 pence was issued on 08 Feb 1965 featuring The Bermuda Cottage 1705 and Portrait of QE II. A First Day Cover is listed.

BERMUDA FDC DEF
BERMUDA FDC 1965 – The BERMUDA HOUSE 1705.

The Church Council – Stamps of The Vatican City 1966.

The Church Council – Stamps of The Vatican City 1966.

The Vatican City issued stamps on The Church Council on 11 Oct 1966. The FDC is listed.

15 Lira – The Gospel      55 Lira – The Solemn Mass    130 Lira – Paul VI (1897- 1978). Pope Paul VI was Pope from 1963 to 1978.

VATICAN FDC 2
The Vatican City FDC 1966 – Church Council.

 

Victor Hugo exile in Guernsey – Stamps – -1975

Victor Hugo exile in Guernsey – Stamps – -1975

Victor Hugo was a French author, Poet and Dramatist . He was a fierce opponent of Napoleon III and was banished from France, Belgium and Jersey before he found refuge in Guernsey from  1855 to 1870. He authored works during his exile. A Souvenir sheet is listed.

Three and a half Pence- The Hugo house in Hauteville

4p – Candie Gardens Statue

8p- United Europe Oak Hauteville

10p- Tapestry room Hauteville

GUERNSEY MS FLOWERS
GUERNSEY MS 1975-VICTOR HUGO IN EXILE IN GUERNSEY.

 

Error Inland Letter Card India Rock -Cut Rathas Mahabalipuram – Printing on Gum Side

Error Inland Letter Card India Rock -Cut Rathas Mahabalipuram – Printing on Gum Side

Year of Issue – 2004

Printing Press -India Security Press (ISP) Nashik

Denomination – Rupees 2.50

Stamp Design – Rock -Cut Rathas Mahabalipuram

Theme –Architecture, Tourism, Errors.

Rock-Cut Rathas Mahabalipuram- The group of monuments at Mahabalipuram is a collection of 7th and 8th-century religious monuments in the coastal resort town of Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It is on Coromandel coast of Bay Of Bengal.

Error –  The Printing has taken place on the gummed side as seen from gum on the flaps.

The Printing is upside down.

All the errors are marked by red arrows.

Any comments and advice /inputs are welcome.

INDIA ERRORS ILC ROCK CUT GUM SIDE PRINTING
INDIA ERRORS ILC ROCK CUT GUM SIDE PRINTING