Pro Patria Archaeological Findings -Stamps of Switzerland 1975

Pro Patria Archaeological Findings -Stamps of Switzerland 1975

The theme for Pro Patria issue of 1975 was Archaeological Findings. Swiss Post issued a set of Four Stamps on 30 May 1975. A FDC  with First Day Cancellation of Bern is listed.

The findings featured on stamps are

15+10 ct – Golden robe-clasp (6th Century).

30+20 ct – Head of a Bronze Statue of Bacchus (2nd Century).Sculpture Gods & Goddess

50+20 ct – Bronze solid-hilted Daggers (18th to 16th Century BC). Metalworks and Weaponry.

60+25 ct – Henkel Glass Jar (1st Century).Glass and earthenware.

SWISS FDC PATRIA 75
SWISS FDC PRO PATRIA 1975 – ARCHAEOLOGICAL FINDINGS

 

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Architecture & Philately – Historic Monuments of Switzerland on stamps 1968

Architecture & Philately – Historic Monuments of Switzerland on stamps 1968

Swiss Post issued a set of Nine stamps on Historic Monuments of Switzerland on 12 Sep 1968. The Monuments featured on stamps are

5 ct – Lenzburg Castle

10 ct – Freuler -Palace, Nafels. It is the most famous building in the canton of Glarus and houses the Glarus regional museum.

15 ct – St Mauritius Church, Appenzell

20 ct –  Planta House, Samedan.It houses a museum on home decor.

30 ct – Village Square Houses, Gais

50 ct – Castle and Abbey Church, Neuchatel.

SWISS FDC MONUMENTS
SWISS FDC 1968- HISTORIC MONUMENTS

 

Stamps on Indian Fashion through the Ages- 2018

Stamps on Indian Fashion through the Ages Series I- 2018

India issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on the theme  Indian Fashion through the Ages. It was issued on 30 Dec 2018.

Rupees 15 – Harappa and Mohenjo-daro.Maurya & Sunga Period Fashion.

Rupees Five – Mughal Period. Nur Jehan.

Rupees Five – Awadh Period. Ghazi-ud-din Haider.

Rupees 15 – Fashion in Indian Princely States.

INDIA MS 2018 FASHION
INDIA MS 2018 – INDIAN FASHION THROUGH AGES SERIES I

 

Miniature Sheets of India -UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India – Hill Forts of Rajasthan – 2018

Miniature Sheets of India -UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India – Hill Forts of Rajasthan –  2018

India issued a Miniature Sheet and Six stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India -1 featuring Hill Forts of Rajasthan. The shape of the Miniature sheet depicts the logo of UNESCO.The Forts featured on MS are

Rs 5 – Kumbhalgarh Fort  – It is a Mewar Fortress built in 15th Century by Rana Kumbha

Rs 5 – Gagron Fort  – It is fort located in Jhalwar district by Raja Bijili Dev in 12th Century.

Rs 5 – Ranthambore Fort- It is located inside the Ranthambore National Park and built in 10th Century by Chauhan rulers.

Rs 12 – Amer Fort – It is located in Jaipur. It was originally built by Meenas and later ruled by Raja Man Singh.

Rs 12 – Jaisalmer Fort -It is located in Jaisalmer and nearly one-fourth of the population still resides inside the Fort. It was built in 1156 AD by Rajput Rawal ruler Jaisal.

Rs 12 – Chittorgarh Fort – It is one of the largest forts in India. The fort has 65 structures and there are two prominent towers namely Vijay Stambha (Tower Victory) and Kirti Stambha (Tower of Fame).

INDIA MS 2018 HILL FORTS
INDIA MS 2018 HILL FORTS

Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia – Stamps on World Tourism Day 2011

Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia – Stamps on World Tourism Day 2011

Sri Lanka Post issued a set of 10 stamps on 27 Sep 2011 to mark World Tourism Day. Different themes were featured on each of the stamps capturing the enchanting beauty of this Island nation.

Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Heritage – Ruwanwelisaya Stupa – It is stupa a hemispherical structure containing relics sacred to Buddhists all over the World. It is located in Anuradhapura in Central Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Heritage-Sigiriya Rock Fortress – It is UNESCO WorldHeritage Site. It is ancient rock fortress located near the town of Dambulla in Northern Matale district in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It consists of Water Gardens, Frescos and archaeological remains. Rocks 200 metres high exist here

Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Festive-Dances of Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Festive -Festivities and Diversity.

SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 1
SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 2011 -World Tourism Day
SRI LANKA TOURISM BROCHURE
SRI LANKA TOURISM BROCHURE -2011

 

 

Heritage Mysore Post Cards – Kings & Mysore Palace – India 2014

Heritage Mysore Post Cards -India 2014

India Post issued a set of 10 Post Cards on Mysore Heritage in 2014.

Mysore Kings
MYSORE KINGS

Maharaja Sri Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, his brother Yuvaraja Kanthirava Wodeyar and Nephew Sri Jayachamarajendra Wodeyar in the Golden Howdah on caparisoned palace elephant, attended by royal dignitaries and courtiers. The Chamundi Hills form a backdrop to this mural in the Kalyana Mantapa of the Mysore Palace.

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HERITAGE MYSORE POSTCARDS- MYSORE PALACE

A Magnificent structure in Indo-Sersanic style- The Mysore Palace construction was started in Oct 1897 and completed in 1912. It is now open to Public.

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