Flags & Ensigns – Royal Navy Submarine Service – Great Britain 2001.

Flags & Ensigns – Royal Navy Submarine Service – Great Britain 2001.

The Royal Navy Submarine Service celebrated its centenary in 2001. A Miniature sheet commemorating Flags and Ensigns of Scotland Royal Navy Submarine was issued on 22 Oct 2001. The stamps feature Lion and Thistles. A First Day Cover is listed.

GB FDC FLAGS
GREAT BRITAIN 2001 – FLAGS & ENSIGNS-ROYAL SUBMARINE SERVICE.
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First Definitive Issue of Jersey 1969.

First Definitive Issue of Jersey 1969.

Jersey issued its first definitive stamps on 01 Oct 1969. A total of 15 stamps were issued featuring various themes. Two First Day Covers are listed with 11 stamps. A FDC with eight stamps is listed.

Half Penny – Elizabeth Castle       1 p – La Hougue Bie (old Tomb)   2p – Portelet Bay

3p – La Corbiere Lighthouse   4p – Mont Orguei Castle at Night   5p – Arms and Royal Mace

6p – Jersey Cow     9p- Chart of English Channel.

JERSEY FDC DEFS 1
JERSEY FDC 1969 – FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE

First Definitive Issue of Jersey 1969.

First Definitive Issue of Jersey 1969.

Jersey issued its first definitive stamps on 01 Oct 1969. A total of 15 stamps were issued featuring various themes. Two First Day Covers are listed with 11 stamps.

1 sh -Mont Orgueil Castle by Day and a portrait of  QE II.

1′ sh 6 p – Views on Jersey, Map of England & France & English Channel.

1′ sh 9 p- Queen Elizabeth II, Coat Arms, Jewelry.

JERSEY FDC DEFS
JERSEY FDC 1969- FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE

 

Postcards of GDR- Dusseldorf 90- 10th International Youth Stamp Exhibition.

Postcards of GDR- Dusseldorf 90- 10th International Youth Stamp Exhibition.

10th International Youth Stamp Exhibition called Dusseldorf 90 was held in Dusseldorf from 20-24 Jun 1990. A 25 Pf Postcard was issued by GDR in 1990  featuring Dusseldorf 90 logo is listed.

GDR PC DUSSELDORF 90
GDR POSTCARDS 1990 – DUSSELDORF -YOUTH STAMP EXHIBITION.

15th (Isle of Man) LAA Regiment RA (TA) – 40th Anniversary of Mobilisation.

15th (Isle of Man) LAA Regiment RA (TA) – 40th Anniversary of Mobilisation.

The 15th (Isle of Man)  Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army) was raised in summer of 1938 as a Territorial Army Unit. At the beginning of World War II,  it consisted of two batteries (41st & 42nd) and Regimental headquarters. The regiment was partially equipped with Vickers, Lewis and Bofors Guns. Later on it was totally equipped with Bofors guns.

On 24 August 1939, The regiment was mobilised and sailed to Liverpool for the defence of the Mersey.

  • 129 Battery and Company ATS raised and joined the Regiment in England.
  • After the outbreak of  WW II the regiment deployed in Midlands and south-west England during the Battle of Britain.
  • On 19 Nov 1940 embarked for the Middle East and landed in Egypt.
  • 41 Battery sailed for East African theatre and took part in operations in Sudan, Eritrea and Abyssinia alongside 4th and 5th Indian Divisions and saw the surrender of Italian Forces.
  • 129 Battery was overrun by German Forces in Crete in May 1941.
  • 42nd battery and Regimental Headquarters were responsible for Air Defence of Suez Canal in Egypt.
  • In 1942, The Ist Battery of AA British Army with experience in Dunkirk joined the Regiment replacing 129 Battery.
  • On Jul 1942 joined the 7th Armoured Divison and took part in the Battle of Alamein.
  • From Oct 1942 moved through North Africa till the surrender of Enemy forces in North Africa (Libya, Tripoli & Tunisia)
  • Then moved to Italy from Salerno to Naples to Garigliano river.
  • In Jan 1944 returned to England, refitted and trained for Normandy Landings 0f 06 Jun 1944. Landed at Ouvranches and fought many battles in France, Belgium, Holland and finally to Hamburg for the surrender of German Forces.
  • Had the unique distinction of shooting down 300 aircraft, several tanks and infantry in light artillery role.

A Special Cover and Cancellation to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Mobilisation issued on 24 Aug 1979 is listed.

IOM MOB ARTY
ISLE OF MAN 1979- 15th (IOM) LAA REGIMENT

 

APS Cover Sep 2019 – Silver Jubilee 16 Rashtriya Rifles Battalion (Sikh)

APS Cover Sep 2019 – Silver Jubilee 16 Rashtriya Rifles Battalion (Sikh)

APS Cover issued on 23 Sep 2019 to commemorate the Silver Jubilee 16 Rashtriya Rifles Battalion (Sikh).

APS Cover Ser No 29/19.

APS CVR 2019 16 RR
APS COVERS SEP 2019- 16 RASHTRIYA RIFLES BATTALION (SIKH)

APS Cover Sep 2019 – Silver Jubilee of HQ 6 Sector Rashtriya Rifles

APS Cover Sep 2019 – Silver Jubilee of HQ 6 Sector Rashtriya Rifles.

APS Cover issued on 16 Sep 2019 to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of HQ 6 Sector Rashtriya Rifles.

APS Cover Ser No 28/19.

APS CVR 2019 6 SECT RR
APS COVERS 2019- HQ 6 SECTOR RASHTRIYA RIFLES