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.

Churchill Memorial Museum -Brunei 1973

Churchill Memorial Museum -Brunei 1973

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer- Churchill was a British Statesman, Army officer & Writer who was Prime Minister of United Kingdom from 1940 to 1945 and again from 1951 to 1955. He Led Britain to Victory in Second World War.

The Churchill Memorial Museum was opened in Brunei in 1973 but was demolished to make way for the Royal Regalia Building in 1991.

A Set of two stamps was issued by Brunei on 31 Dec 1973 on Churchill Memorial building. The 12 sen stamp shows Churchill painting outdoors and in 50Sen stamp he is making a Victory “V” sign.

A First Day Cover with two stamps is listed.

FDC BRUNEI CHURCHILL
FDC BRUNEI CHURCHILL 1973

Siege of Szigetvar- 450th Anniversary – Miniature Sheet Croatia 2010

Siege of Szigetvar- 450th Anniversary – Miniature Sheet Croatia 2016

The Siege of Szigetvar or Battle of  Szigeth was the siege of Fortress Szigetvar, Kingdom of Hungary that blocked Suleiman’s line of advance towards Vienna in 1566 AD. It was fought from 06 Aug 1566 to 08 Sep 1566 between the invading forces of Ottoman Army led by Sultan Suleiman and Forces of Habsburg Monarchy under the leadership of Nikola Subic Zrinski former Ban of Croatia. The Ottoman Turks forces won the battle but both the Commanders died during battle -Suleiman in his tent due to natural causes and Nikola on last day of Battle. This heavy loss though prevented the Ottoman advance towards Vienna till Battle of Vienna in 1683.

Croatia issued a miniature sheet on 05 Sept 2016 as a Joint issue with Hungary to mark the 450th Anniversary of Siege of SZigetvar.One of stamp 6.50k features Nikola SubicZrinski and another stamp features Coat of Arms of the town of  Siget (4.50 k)

CROATIA MS
CROATIA MS -SIEGE OF SZIGETVAR -2016

Coat of Arms on Stamps-Army Heraldry – Portugal 2016

Coat of Arms on Stamps-Army Heraldry – Portugal 2016

Portugal issued a set of six stamps on theme Army Heraldry . The stamps issued on 21 Oct 2016 featured Coat of Arms. The details  are from left to right top row of FDC.

Coat of Arms of Army

Coat of Arms of  Military History and Culture Directorate

Coat of Arms of Training and Doctrine Command

Coat Of Arms of  Land Forces Command

Coat Of Arms of Personnel Command

Coat Of Arms of Logistics Command

FDC PORTUGAL COAT OFARMS
FDC PORTUGAL COAT OF ARMS-2016

 

 

Tribute to Coat of Arms – San Marino -2012

Tribute to Coat of Arms – San Marino -2012

A Coat of arm is a heraldic visual design on escutcheon (shield),surcoat or tabard. Coat of arms came into general use by feudal lords and knights in battle in 12th Century. A coat of arm is generally unique to individual person,.family,state,organisation or corporation.

San Marino issued a set of three stamps on 29 Feb 2012 as tribute to Coat of Arms.

S MARINO COAT OF ARMS
SAN MARINO COAT OF ARMS -2012