Stamps on Friedrich Von Schmidt – Austria 1991

Stamps on Friedrich Von Schmidt – Austria 1991

Austria issued a stamp on Friedrich Von Schmidt (22 Oct 1825 -23 Jan 1891). He was an Architect who was born in Stuttgart. He built the Church of Saint Lazarus in Vienna and was involved in the restoration of Cathedral ofSaint Ambrogio & St Stephen’s Church in Vienna among other works. He designed the Town Hall or Rathaus Vienna.

Austria issued a stamp on 21 Jan 1991 to mark his 100th Death Anniversary . The Stamp features the Vienna Town Hall. A FDC is listed.

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AUSTRIA FDC 1991 – FRIED VON SCHMIDT ARCHITECT

Stamps on Centenary of Manx Museum – Isle of Man 1986

Stamps on Centenary of Manx Museum – Isle of Man 1986

Isle of Man issued a set of six stamps to mark the centenary of Manx Museum. The details are

12p – Viking Necklace and Peel Castle.

15 p – Meayll Circle, Rushen (Burial Ground)

22 p – Skeleton of Great Deer, Irish Elk

26 p – Norwegian Viking Longship Model.

29 p -Open Air Museum, Cregneash

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ISLE ON MAN MANX MUSEUM CENTENARY 1986
ISLE ON MAN MUSEUM 3V
ISLE ON MAN MANX MUSEUM CENTENARY 1986

 

Stamps on Prefecture Capitals -Greece 1988.

Stamps on Prefecture Capitals -Greece 1988

Greece issued a set of Stamps on Prefecture Capitals on 07 Oct 1988.

10 Dr – Rhodos, Capital of Dodecanese  Regional Unit.

20 Dr – Athens, Capital of Attica Region and of Greece.

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STAMPS OF GREECE CAPITAL PREFECTURES 1988

Stamps on Jumeirah Archaelogical Sites -UAE 2013.

Stamps on Jumeirah Archaelogical Sites -UAE 2013.

Jumeirah Archaeological Sites were first excavated in 1969. This site dates back to 9th & 11th Century AD, today owned and managed by Dubai Cultural and Arts Society. Pottery, tools and Coins unearthed here are displayed in Dubai Museum. It is a tourist attraction.

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FDC UAE 2013 – JUMEIRAH ARCHAELOGICAL SITES

Souvenir Cover Pakistan-PAKPHILEX 2014

Souvenir Cover Pakistan-PAKPHILEX 2014

To commemorate the 137th Birth Anniversary of Allama Iqbal, National Poet of Pakistan, Pakistan Philatelic Association organised three-day stamps exhibition named “PAKPHILEX 2014” from 07 to 09 Nov 2014 at Punjab Institute of Language and Art& Culture(PILAC),near Qadaffi Cricket Stadium, Ferozepur Road, Lahore.

Pakistan Post issued three Post Marks

Nov 7 – Youth Day

Nov 8 -Thematics Day

Nov 9 – Iqbal Day

A Souvenir Cover issued with Thematics Day postmark on 08 Nov 2014 is listed. It features Iqbal and monuments of Lahore.

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SOUVENIR COVER PAKISTAN -PAKPHILEX 2014

 

Siege of Szigetvar- 450th Anniversary – Miniature Sheet Croatia 2010

Siege of Szigetvar- 450th Anniversary – Miniature Sheet Croatia 2016

The Siege of Szigetvar or Battle of  Szigeth was the siege of Fortress Szigetvar, Kingdom of Hungary that blocked Suleiman’s line of advance towards Vienna in 1566 AD. It was fought from 06 Aug 1566 to 08 Sep 1566 between the invading forces of Ottoman Army led by Sultan Suleiman and Forces of Habsburg Monarchy under the leadership of Nikola Subic Zrinski former Ban of Croatia. The Ottoman Turks forces won the battle but both the Commanders died during battle -Suleiman in his tent due to natural causes and Nikola on last day of Battle. This heavy loss though prevented the Ottoman advance towards Vienna till Battle of Vienna in 1683.

Croatia issued a miniature sheet on 05 Sept 2016 as a Joint issue with Hungary to mark the 450th Anniversary of Siege of SZigetvar.One of stamp 6.50k features Nikola SubicZrinski and another stamp features Coat of Arms of the town of  Siget (4.50 k)

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CROATIA MS -SIEGE OF SZIGETVAR -2016

World Heritage Sites of Malaysia on Stamps -2009

World Heritage Sites of Malaysia on Stamps -2009

Malaysia issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites on 09 Apr 2009.

50 sen – Historic City of Straits of Malacca (World Heritage Site 2008)

50 sen – Taman Kinabalu, Sabah (World Heritage Site 2000)-First national Parks of Malaysia built in 1964. It is Malaysia’s First UNESCO Heritage sites. It is surrounded by Mount Kinabalu -the highest mountain on the Island of Borneo. This park is home to 4,500 species of Flora and Fauna including 326 Bird species.

50 sen – George Town,  Penang (World Heritage Site 2008)

50 sen – Taman Negara Mulu, Sarawak – Mulu National Park has one of the largest known Caves in the World.

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MALAYSIA MINIATURE SHEET 2009 -WORLD HERITAGE SITES