Stamps of Niue 1974 -Self Government

Stamps of Niue 1974 -Self Government

Niue issued a set of stamps to mark referendum for Self Government on 10 Oct 1974. The events featured on stamps are

4c – King Fataaiki              8c – Annexation Day      10c – Legislative Assembly Building

20c – Village Meeting.

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NIUE FDC 1974 -SELF GOVERNMENT

 

Stamps on Memorial Day Israel 1991.

Stamps on Memorial Day Israel 1991.

Israel issued a stamp on Memorial Day on 09 Apr 1991. The stamp features the Intelligence Services Memorial at G’lilot, North of Tel Aviv. This memorial (CSS) was inaugurated in July 1985. The memorial is in form of a labyrinth built from sandstone.

A FDC is listed cancelled at Ramat Hasharon is located on Israel’s central coastal strip.

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ISRAEL FDC 1991 -MEMORIAL DAY

Elections in Papua New Guinea -1972

Elections in Papua New Guinea -1972

Papua New Guinea issued a set of two stamps on theme Constitutional Development and 1972 elections on 26 Jan 1972 (also Australia Day). The events featured on stamps are

7c – Papua New Guinea and Australia Flags.

7c – Papua New Guinea and Australia Coat of Arms.

FDC is listed.

Stamps on War of Liberty – GDR 1963

Stamps on War of Liberty – GDR 1963

The German Campaign was fought in 1813. The members of Sixth Coalition fought a series of Battles in Germany against French Emperor Napoleon, which liberated the German States from the domination of First French Empire. The high point of the allied strategy was the Battle of Leipzig in Oct 2013. This Leipzig campaign is also known as the Battle of Nations. in early 1814 Allied coalition invaded France Napoleon abdicated and war came to an end formally with the signing of Treaty of Paris in May 1814.

GDR/DDR/East Germany issued a set of Five stamps on 10 Oct 1963 to Commemorate 150th Anniversary of War of Liberty. The stamps feature the following.

5 Pf – Graf Von Gneisenau or August Neidhardt Von Gneisenau (27 Oct 1760 -23 Aug 1831) was a Prussian Field Marshal who played a prominent part in Battle of Nations.

Gebhard Leberecht Von Blucher (16 Dec 1742-12 Sep 1819) was a Prussian General & Field Marshal who led his army against Napoleon I at the Battle of Nations Leipzig 1813 and Battle of Waterloo 1815.

25 Pf – Clear Lutzows Crowd before the Fight.

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STAMPS OF GDR 1963 -WAR OF LIBERTY 1813

10 Pf – Cossack and Landwehrkanal in Berlin.

20 Pf -Ernst Moritz Arndt ( 26 Dec 1769-29 Jan 1860) -German Nationalist and Poet . Fought against Napoleonic domination.

Reichsfreiherr vom und zum stein known as Baron Vom Stein was Prussian Statesman whose Prussian reforms paved the way for Unification of Germany. After the Battle of Leipzig in 1813 became head of the Council for the administration of re-conquered German Countries,

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STAMPS OF GDR – BATTLE OF LEIPZIG 1813

40 Pf – G Von Scharnhorst (1755-1813) was a Hanoverian born Prussian General who took part in Napoleonic Wars.

Prince Kutusow (1745-1813) -Field Marshal in Russian Army, he was one of the best Rusian Generals. took part in Russo-Turkish Wars and Napoleonic Wars

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STAMPS OF GDR 1963- WAR OF NATIONS – SCHARNHORST & KUTUSOW

The Cover Design on all three Covers features the Monument to the Battle of Nations in Leipzig built in 1913.

Stamps of Jersey 1983 – World Communications Year

Stamps of Jersey 1983 – World Communications Year

1983 was declared World Communications Year and it also marked 250th Birth Anniversary of Charles William Geyt, The first Postmaster of Jersey. Jersey issued a set of Five stamps which marked the career of Geyt.

8P – Geyt at  Minden -Charles Geyt ended his Military Career after having served with distinction at the Battle of Minden.

11p – London to Weymouth Mail Coach. The Mail was carried from London to Weymouth by Mail Coach and British Post Office was directed to institute a regular Packet service from Weymouth to ensure communications during a conflict with France.

24p – Mail packet Chesterfield repulses the French Privateers. Two ships “Rover” and “Royal Charlotte” were transferred from “Dover-Calais” run for use as Mail Packets. Royal Charlotte sailed with first mail for islands on 13 Feb 1794. Such vessels often ran into French Privateers.

26p- Mary Godfray at Hue Street Post Office – At first found the Postmaster Job very tough to handle all by himself. In 1798 Mary Godfray was hired to deliver the letters from Hue Street. She was the only letter carrier at that time. Post Office did not pay her but she was allowed to collect halfpenny for each letter delivered.

29p- Mail Steamer Leaves St Helier Harbour – The Little Mail Packets were replaced by Steamers in 1815.

A FDC with Five stamps is listed.

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JERSEY FDC 1983 – MAIL TO JERSEY

Titanic Artefacts Stamp Sheet – Maldives

Titanic Artefacts Stamp Sheet – Maldives

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MALDIVES 1998 -TITANIC ARTEFACTS STAMP SHEET

Capt Edward Smith’s Cap

A Deck Chair from Titanic

Fifth Officer Harold Lowe’s Coat Button.

One of the 28 Lifeboats of Titanic

The Titanic Wheel

A Passenger’s Lifejacket.

 

Air Displays – Stamps of Great Britain 2008.

Air Displays – Stamps of Great Britain 2008.

On 17 July 2008 Great Britain Royal Mail issued a set of Six stamps on Air Displays.

Ist – The Red Arrows Aerobatic Team of British Royal Air Force.

48 p – RAF Falcons -Parachute Display Team.

50 p – Red Arrows at Farnborough in Formation flying.

56 p – Avro Vulcans and Avro 707’s

72 p- Robert Wyndham, one armed Parachutist.

81 p – Air Race Hendon.

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GB FDC 2008 -AIR DISPLAYS