Trinidad & Tobago issued a bottle-shaped stamp on 27 Jan 2000 to mark 175th Anniversary of Angostura Bitters.
Angostura Aromatic Bitters was started in 1824 by Dr Johann Siegert. It was bitters used as medicinal Tincture to alleviate stomach ailments. Angostura is a town in Venezuela. DrSiegert served as Surgeon General in Simon Bolivar’s Army moving to Angostura , Venezuela from Germany in 1820. In 1870s Dr Siegert sons migrated to Trinidad and one of them Don Carlos Siegert pioneered the brand Angostura Bitters as an integral ingredient in cocktails and food.
In this hour of challenging times when we are combating COVID19 Angostura has created and donating hand sanitizers to fight COVID19.
India Post issued a set of two stamps on 67th Birth Anniversary of Netaji on 23 Jan 1964 and one rupee stamp on 23 Jan 1997 to commemorate his birth centenary. A Brochure containing these stamps and cancelled at Madras (Now Chennai) is listed.
APS Cover Dec 2019 – 15th Reunion of The Grenadiers Regiment
APS Cover issued on 10 Dec 2019 to commemorate the 15th Reunion cum Biennial Conference held at Regimental Centre. The First Battalion of Grenadiers Regiment was raised.on 12 Nov 1779. The Regiment has to its credit Three Param Vir Chakras, Two Ashoka Chakras, Five Victoria Crosses, 39 Military Crosses among the many other Gallantry awards during its 250-Year-old history
APS Cover Nov 2019 – Golden Jubilee 57 Mountain Division
APS Cover issued on 10 Dec 2019 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of 57 Mountain Division. It was raised on 10 Dec 1969. During the 1971 Operations Lance Naik Albert Ekka of 14 Guards was awarded Param Vir Chakra. This Unit was part of the Division.
APS Cover issued on 03 Dec 2019 to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of 10 Mechanised Infantry Battalion (20 Maratha Light Infantry). It was raised in 1949 as part of Baroda State Force. It was equipped with APC Skot’s during 1971 Operations and was awarded Theatre Honour “Bejai”.