Stamps on Buildings-The Netherlands 1969

Stamps on Buildings-The Netherlands 1969

The Netherlands issued a set of Five charity stamps on Buildings in Netherlands.The buildings featured on stamps are

12c- Hius ter heide -A village in Netherlands.

15c -Schroderhuis – The Rietveld Schroder house was built in 1924 andbest known examples of De Stijl Architecture. It is UNESCO World Heritage site since 2000

20c -Open Air school Amsterdam – The first open air school designed by C J Duiker is a national monument.

25c -Civic Orphanage-Amsterdam (1960)-Built by Van Eyck.

45c- Congress Building-The Hague (1969)

FDC NETHER BLDGS
FDC THE NETHERLANDS 1969- BUILDINGS

Muscat – Capital of Arab Culture 2006

Muscat – Capital of Arab Culture 2006

A initiative was taken by Arab League under UNESCO’s cultural Capital’s Programme a City was declared Cultural Capital each year starting 1996. Muscat was declared Capital of Arab Culture for 2006.

Sultanate of Oman issued a miniature sheet on 26 Aug 2006 on Muscat as Capital of Arab Culture. A First Day Cover is listed.

FDC OMAN MUSCAT CULTURAL
FDC SULTANATE OF OMAN 2006- CAPITAL OF ARAB CULTURE -MUSCAT

Luxembourg Tourism Stamps – Moselle Valley 2013

Luxembourg Tourism Stamps – Moselle Valley 2013

Luxembourg issued a set of two stamps on Tourism featuring Moselle Valley. On stamp features Churches ,Cathedrals & Basilicas and other features Buildings ,Bridges & Castles.

FDC with two stamps which are 50g Postage value stamps issued on 24 Sep 2013 is listed.

FDC LUX TOURISM
FDC LUXEMBOURG TOURISM 2013- MOSELLE VALLEY

Palaces of Portugal – Stamps 2012

Palaces of Portugal – Stamps 2012

Portugal Issued a set of Six stamps on Palaces of Portugal on 03 Oct 2012. The Palaces are

Ajuda – It a neoclassical monument in the Civil Parish of Ajuda in City Of Lisbon Built in 1755 after earthquake and Tsunami for the Royal family. In 1992 assigned to Portuguese Institute of Architectural Heritage.

Pena – The Pena Palace is a Romanticist Castle in Sao Pedro de Pennaferrim in the municipality of Sintra.The castle stands on top of a hill in Sintra Mountains above the town of Sintra.It is a national monument and one of the expressions of 18th century romanticism in the World.It is UNESCO World Heritage Sites and one of the Seven Wonders of Portugal.

Mafra -It is a monumental Baroque and Italianized Neoclassical Palace Monastery located in town of Mafra 28 kilometres from Lisbon. Construction began in 1715 and completed in 1755.It was classified as National Monument in 1910 and one of the finalists for Seven Wonders of Portugal. Associated with School of Sculpture.

Sintra- Also known as Town Palace ,located in Town of Sintra,Lisbon District.Now a historic house Museum. It is a blend of Gothic,Manueline,Moorish & Mudejar styles of architecture. The original built in 10th Century but one that today is of 14th Century Palace.

Monserrate- It is a Palatial Villa located near Sintra . In 1978 the Park and Palace were categorised as Buildings of National Interest.

Queluz -18th Century Palace located at Queluz in Sintra. It is last of Rococo buildings designed in Europe.It now a tourist place.One of the wings of Palace is used as Guest house for visiting Heads of States.

FDC PORTUGAL PALACES
FDC PORTUGAL PALACES 2012-AJUDA,PENA & MAFRA
FDC PORTUGAL PALACES
FDC PORTUGAL PALACES 2012 -SINTRA ,MONSERRATE & QUELUZ

Bhutan First day Cover 2015 – Royal Visit to Merak & Sakteng

Bhutan First day Cover 2015 – Royal Visit to Merak & Sakteng

Bhutan Post issued a Miniature sheet (150 Nu) on King Jigme & Queen Jetsun visit to Merak & Sakteng .The MS was issued on 11 Nov 2015.

A FDC with Miniature sheet is listed.

FDC BHUTAN ROYAL VIS MEKANG
FDC BHUTAN ROYAL VISIT MERAK & SAKTENG 2015

Europa stamps – Belgium  -1987 – Modern Architecture

Europa stamps – Belgium  -1987 – Modern Architecture

Belgium  issued a set of two stamps  on Europa theme on 09 May 1987 . The theme for 1987 was Modern Architecture. 24 Fr features the Tower of Regional Housing Association- Leuven.

 

BELGIUM  EUROPA 1987
BELGIUM EUROPA 1987 -MODERN ARCHITECTURE – TOWER OF REGIONAL HOUSING ASSOCIATION

Native Dwellings Papua New Guinea – Stamps of 1971

Native Dwellings Papua New Guinea – Stamps of 1971

A Set of Four stamps was issued by Papua New Guinea on Native Dwellings on 27 Jan 1971.

5c- Eastern Highlands Dwelling – Use woven pitpit blind walls and kunai thatch roofing.Pitpit is long grass.Houses build low to keep warm in cold and roof ceiling high to keep smoke away while cooking.

7c -Milne Bay Dwelling -Stllt houses,special timber,height 3-4 metres to cater for high tides.

10c -Purai Delta Dwelling Built on stilts to provide good view,flood protection,ventilation and protection from animals.

40c – Sepik Dwelling – Bulit in stilts,deeply set in clay of riverbank,3.5-4 metres high stilt,special timber used.

PNG DWELLINGS
NATIVE DWELLINGS ON STAMPS OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA -1971