Stamps on War of Liberty – GDR 1963

Stamps on War of Liberty – GDR 1963

The German Campaign was fought in 1813. The members of Sixth Coalition fought a series of Battles in Germany against French Emperor Napoleon, which liberated the German States from the domination of First French Empire. The high point of the allied strategy was the Battle of Leipzig in Oct 2013. This Leipzig campaign is also known as the Battle of Nations. in early 1814 Allied coalition invaded France Napoleon abdicated and war came to an end formally with the signing of Treaty of Paris in May 1814.

GDR/DDR/East Germany issued a set of Five stamps on 10 Oct 1963 to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of War of Liberty. The stamps feature the following.

5 Pf – Graf Von Gneisenau or August Neidhardt Von Gneisenau (27 Oct 1760 -23 Aug 1831) was a Prussian Field Marshal who played a prominent part in Battle of Nations.

Gebhard Leberecht Von Blucher (16 Dec 1742-12 Sep 1819) was a Prussian General & Field Marshal who led his army against Napoleon I at the Battle of Nations Leipzig 1813 and Battle of Waterloo 1815.

25 Pf – Clear Lutzows Crowd before the Fight.

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STAMPS OF GDR 1963 -WAR OF LIBERTY 1813

10 Pf – Cossack and Landwehrkanal in Berlin.

20 Pf -Ernst Moritz Arndt ( 26 Dec 1769-29 Jan 1860) -German Nationalist and Poet . Fought against Napoleonic domination.

Reichsfreiherr vom und zum stein known as Baron Vom Stein was Prussian Statesman whose Prussian reforms paved the way for Unification of Germany. After the Battle of Leipzig in 1813 became head of the Council for the administration of re-conquered German Countries,

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STAMPS OF GDR – BATTLE OF LEIPZIG 1813

40 Pf – G Von Scharnhorst (1755-1813) was a Hanoverian born Prussian General who took part in Napoleonic Wars.

Prince Kutusow (1745-1813) -Field Marshal in Russian Army, he was one of the best Rusian Generals. took part in Russo-Turkish Wars and Napoleonic Wars

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STAMPS OF GDR 1963- WAR OF NATIONS – SCHARNHORST & KUTUSOW

The Cover Design on all three Covers features the Monument to the Battle of Nations in Leipzig built in 1913.

Traditional Architecture -Taiwan 1997

Traditional Architecture -Taiwan 1997

A Set of Four stamps on Traditional Architecture issued by Taiwan on 09 Apr 1997.

5 NT$ – Decorated Door

5 NT$- Gable Wall

10 NT$- Carved Brick

19 NT$- Column Dragon.

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TAIWAN FDC 1997 -TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE

Stamps on Hebrew Reali School Haifa – Israel 2013

Stamps on Hebrew Reali School Haifa – Israel 2013

Hebrew Reali School Haifa,Israel was established by Arthur Biram. Ezer Weizman (1924-2005) 7th President of Israel was an Alumni of this School. Israel issued a stamp on 05 Feb 2013 to commemorate its Centenary.

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STAMPS OF ISRAEL 2013 -CENTENARY OF HEBREW REALI SCHOOL HAIFA

Stamps of Bhutan 2006- 50th Anniversary of EUROPA.

Stamps of Bhutan 2006- 50th Anniversary of EUROPA.

In 2006 EUROPA celebrated its 50th Anniversary. Several Countries outside EUROPA also issued stamps to mark this event. Bhutan issued a set of two stamps and a Miniature sheet in 2006 to mark 50th Anniversary of EUROPA Stamps.

150 Nu – Jakar Dzong – The current Dzong was built in 1667 overlooking the Chokhor Valley. Its official name is Yuelay Namgyal Dzong in honour of Victory over the troops of Tibetan ruler Phuntso Namgyal.

250 Nu – Archery- National Sports of Bhutan.

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BHUTAN 2006 – JAKAR DZONG -EUROPA 50 YEARS
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BHUTAN 2006 – ARCHERY -EUROPA 50 YEARS

 

Miniature Sheet Bhutan 2008 -Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Miniature Sheet Bhutan 2008 -Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Smithsonian Folklife Festival is an International Festival of Cultural Heritage held in Washington DC since1967 at the National Mall. In 2008 it featured Bhutan.

Bhutan Post issued a miniature sheet to commemorate this occasion on 25 Jun 2008.

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BHUTAN MS 2008 – SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL

Maxim Cards on Designs -Australia 1999

Maxim Cards on Designs -Australia 1999

Australia issued a set of four stamps on the theme Designs on 16 Sep 1999. Four beautiful Maxim Cards were also issued by Australia Post. the Designs featured on the stamps and Maxim Cards were

45c -Post Symbol

90c -Embryo Chair

$1.35 – Possum Skin Textile

$1.50 – Storey Hall , RMIT University

AUSTRALIA MC DESIGNS 1
AUSTRALIA MAXIM CARDS 1999 – AUSTRALIA POST SYMBOL
AUSTRALIA MC DESIGNS 2
AUSTRALIA MAXIM CARDS 1999 – EMBRYO CHAIR
AUSTRALIA MC DESIGNS 3
AUSTRALIA MAXIM CARDS 1999 – POSSUM SKIN TEXTILE
AUSTRALIA MC DESIGNS 4
AUSTRALIA MAXIM CARS 1999 -STOREY HALL RMIT UNIVERSITY

 

Maxim Cards on Temples of Thailand – 2002

Maxim Cards on Temples of Thailand – 2002

Thailand issued a set of Four stamps on Temples of Thailand on 17 Jun 2002. Four Maxim Cards along with stamps were also issued. Maxim Cards are listed. The Temples featured on Stamps are

3 Baht -Temple of Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Si Rattanasatsadaram)

3 Baht -Wat Pho Temple (Wat Phra Chetuphon Wimon Mangkhalaram)

4 Baht – Temple of the Dawn (Wat Arun Ratchawararam)

12 Baht -Temple of Marble (Wat Benchamabophit Dusit Wanaram)

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THAILAND MAXIM CARDS 2002 – THE EMERALD BUDDHA TEMPLE
THAILAND TEMPLES MC 2
THAILAND MAXIM CARDS 2002 – WAT PHO

 

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THAILAND MAXIM CARDS 2002 – THE TEMPLE OF DAWN
THAILAND MAXIM CARD 2002 - THE MARBLE TEMPLE
THAILAND MAXIM CARD 2002 – THE MARBLE TEMPLE