Stamps of Barbuda 1979 – 100th Death Anniversary Rowland Hill

Stamps of Barbuda 1979 – 100th Death Anniversary Rowland Hill

Barbuda issued a set of four stamps to mark the 100th Death Anniversary of Sir Rowland Hill. The stamps and a miniature sheet was issued on 04 Apr 1979.

75c – Sir Rowland Hill (1795-1879)

95c – Mail Coach 1840

1.25$ – First Pillar Box in London 1855

2.00$ – St Martins Le Grand Post Office London

Four Miniature Sheets are listed.

BARBUDA MS R HILL 75C
BARBUDA MS 1979 – SIR ROWLAND HILL
BARBUDA MS R HILL 95C
BARBUDA MS 1979 – MAIL COACH 1840
BARBUDA MS R HILL 1.25
BARBUDA MS 1979 – FIRST PILLAR BOX OF LONDON 1855
BARBUDA MS R HILL 2,00
BARBUDA MS 1979 ST MARTINS LE GRAND POST OFFICE LONDON

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.

PAK PHILEX 2014
SOUVENIR COVER PAKISTAN -PAKPHILEX 2014

 

First Day Cover Pakistan – Restoration of Murree GPO

First Day Cover Pakistan – Restoration of Murree GPO

Murree is a hill station of Pakistan located in Rawalpindi district at an elevation of  2291m. The Murree GPO was built by British in 1867 and is located at The Mall. Post-1970 it was renovated in the name of modernisation. In 2014 it was decided to restore it to 1910 heritage form. A stamp was issued to mark this on 04 Nov 2015. A FDC is listed.

PAKISTAN FDC MURREE GPO
PAKISTAN FDC RESTORATION OF MURREE GPO 2015

Sark’s Gold Postbox – Carl Hester – Guernsey 2013

Sark’s Gold Postbox – Carl Hester – Guernsey 2013

Guernsey issued a miniature sheet on 20 Feb 2013 on Sark’s Gold Postbox. Sark is an Island in the Channel Islands in Southwestern English Channel off the coast of Normandy in France.It forms part of Bailiwick of Guernsey.

In 1980, Guernsey Post Office Post Box at Sark was painted blue, 11 years after the Company became independent from British Post Office. The Royal Mail has been celebrating every British Olympics Gold Medal by painting a postbox Golden in the Olympians hometown.

Carl Hester, Laura Becktolsheimer & Charlotte Dujardin won the Team Dressage Gold Medal in 2012 London Olympics. To commemorate this achievement the Sark Postbox was painted Gold in honour of Carl Chester who was born in Sark on 29 June 1967. Hester won the Gold Medal riding Uthopia.

In the New Years honours list of 2013, Carl Chester was appointed as Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MDE) for his contribution to Equestrian sports.

Carl Hester won a Silver Medal representing the United Kingdom in Team Dressage at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

GUERNSEY GOLD POST BOX MS
GUERNSEY MINIATURE SHEET GOLD POSTBOX 2013 -CARL HESTER

Miniature Sheet Hong Kong China – Public Architecture 2016

Miniature Sheet Hong Kong China – Public Architecture 2016

Hong Kong Post issued a miniature sheet on 31 Mar 2016 to commemorate Public Architecture in Hong Kong. The buildings featured on stamps are

1.70 $ – Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence.

2.20 $ -Victoria Park Swimming Pool.

2.90 $ -Sai Kung Waterfront Park.

3.10 $- Tin Shui Wai Leisure & Cultural Building

3.70 $-Hong Kong Wetland Park

5.00 $- Services Departments Headquarters

MS HONG KONG ARCHI BLDGS
MS HONG KONG 2016 -PUBLIC ARCHITECTURE IN HONG KONG

 

Special Cover Cherrapunjee Post Office -2014

Special Cover Cherrapunjee Post Office -2014.

Cherrapunjee is a sub divisional town in East Khasi Hills District in Indian State of Meghalaya. It is home to Khasi tribe.

Cherrapunjee was the wettest place in the with highest rainfall but now nearby town of  Mawsynram has that distinction.

A Special Cover was released on Cherrapunjee Post Office on 19 Feb 2014 during the Meghalaya Philatelic Exhibition MEGAPEX-2014.

SPECIAL COVER CHERRAPUNJEE
SPECIAL COVER CHERRAPUNJEE POST OFFICE -MEGAPEX 2014

Special Covers on Madras Day- 367th Madras Day – 2006

Special Covers on Madras Day- 367th Madras Day – 2006

Madras Day – The Founding day of Madras is considered as 22 Aug 1639.It was on this day that a piece of land (where Fort St George stands today) was transacted by East India Company. The deal took place between Francis Day, his ‘dubash” Beri Thimmappa and their superior Andrew Cogan with the local Nayak rulers.

In 2005 three people – S Muthiah ,Sashi Nair and Vincent D’Souza joined together to celebrate 22 Aug every year as Madras Day . Three others joined this idea later and now it is celebrated as Madras Week.

Special Covers on Madras Day – A Special Cover was released on 22 Aug 2006 to celebrate 367th Madras Day. The Cover features Chennai GPO.

SPECIAL COVER MADRAS DAY 2006
SPECIAL COVER MADRAS DAY 2006