Churchill Memorial Museum -Brunei 1973

Churchill Memorial Museum -Brunei 1973

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer- Churchill was a British Statesman, Army officer & Writer who was Prime Minister of United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. He Led Britain to Victory in Second World War.

The Churchill Memorial Museum was opened in Brunei in 1973 but was demolished to make way for the Royal Regalia Building in 1991.

A Set of two stamps was issued by Brunei on 31 Dec 1973 on Churchill Memorial building. The 12 sen stamp shows Churchill painting outdoors and in 50Sen stamp he is making a Victory “V” sign.

A First Day Cover with two stamps is listed.

FDC BRUNEI CHURCHILL
FDC BRUNEI CHURCHILL 1973

Stamps on 250th Anniversary of Bahamas Parliament -1979

Stamps on 250th Anniversary of Bahamas Parliament -1979

The Bahamas issued four stamps to commemorate 250th Anniversary of the Parliament on 29 Sep 1979. The stamps feature

16c -Plaque over Map                      21 c -Parliament Buildings

25 c – Legislative Chamber              $1 – Senate Chamber

BAHAMAS FDC PARLIAMENT
BAHAMAS FDC PARLIAMENT 1979

 

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.

MALAYSIA WORLD HERITAGE SITES
MALAYSIA MINIATURE SHEET 2009 -WORLD HERITAGE SITES

Old Towns on Stamps- Sweden 1984

Old Towns on Stamps- Sweden 1984

Sweden issued a set of six stamps on old towns on 28 Aug 1984. The towns featured on the stamps are

Jonkoping   – King Magnus Ladulas awarded the rights to the town in 1284.

Karlstad -It got its town privileges in 1584 and named after Prince Karl IX

Gavle – It is known since 1413 for exporting Iron & Copper.

Sigtuna- The settlement dates back to 1000 AD

Norrkoping- This town had its origin in 1384 AD

Vadstena -It was opened in 1384

FDC SWEDEN STADER
FDC SWEDEN 1984 -OLD TOWNS

 

Lighthouses of Malaysia on Stamps – 2004

Lighthouses of Malaysia on Stamps – 2004

Malaysia issued a set of Four stamps on historical Buildings Lighthouses on 31 Jan 2004.The Lighthouses featured are

Althingsburg Lighthouse

One Fathom Bank Lighthouse

Pulau Undan Lighthouse

Muka Head Lighthouse

FDC LIGHT HOUSES MALAYSIA
FDC LIGHT HOUSES MALAYSIA 2004
FDC LIGHT HOUSES MALAYSIA BACK
FDC LIGHT HOUSES MALAYSIA 2004
FDC LIGHT HOUSES MALAYSIA BRO
FDC LIGHT HOUSES MALAYSIA BROCHURE

Greetings From Australia -International Postage Stamps of Australia 2006

Greetings From Australia -International Postage Stamps of Australia 2006

On 02 May 2006 Australia Post issued two stamps on theme Greetings From Australia -International Postage Stamps . The stamps featured two Icons of Australia

$1.25 -Koala – Found in eucalyptus forests of Eastern Australia

$ 1.85 Royal exhibition Building in Carlton .Melbourne.It is the first Australian building to recognised with a world heritage listing. It was constructed in 1880 and is one of the oldest exhibition Pavilions in the World.The holding hosted Australia’s First Federal parliament on 09 May 1901 and where the Australian Flag was flown for the first time.

A First Day Cover with the stamps is listed.It is cancelled at Carlton on first day of Issue.

FDC AUSTRALIA INT STAMPS
FDC AUSTRALIA 2006 -INTERNATIONAL POST STAMPS -KOALA & ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING CARLTON ,MELBOURNE

150th Anniversary of First Australian Coin – Stamps of Australia 2005.

150th Anniversary of First Australian Coin – Stamps of Australia 2005

The Sydney Mint was established in 1855,it was the first branch of London Royal Mint set up outside Britain and First Branch in Australian Colonies.It was Australia’s first official Coinage mint.The earliest Australian Gold coins known as “Sydney Mint Patterns” struck at Sydney on 23 June 1855,had a unique Australian design. The words “Australia” and “Sydney Mint” appear on the Sovereign,though Australia did not officially exist until 1901.The Sydney mint was closed in 1926.The oldest classically detailed building in Australia the old Sydney mint building was originally a hospital built between 1811-1816.

Australia Post issued two stamps and a Miniature sheet with two stamps to commemorate 150 Years of First Australian gold coin or Sovereign . The stamps on Miniature sheet are embossed.

FDC AUSTRALIA FIRST COINS MS
FDC AUSTRALIA -150TH ANNIVERSARY OF FIRST AUSTRALIAN COIN.
FDC AUSTRALIA FIRST COINS 2V
FDC AUSTRALIA -150TH ANNIVERSARY OF FIRST AUSTRALIAN COIN.