Stamps on ASEAN Submarine Cable Network – Singapore 1980.

Stamps on ASEAN Submarine Cable Network – Singapore 1980.

Singapore issued a set of Four round-shaped stamps on ASEAN Submarine Cable Network marking the completion of Singapore -Indonesia section. The stamps show the route on Map. The Stamps in the denomination of 10c, 35c,50c & 75c were issued on 08 Aug 1980.

SINGAPORE 1
SINGAPORE 1980 -CABLE NETWORK.
SINGAPORE 2
SINGAPORE 1980- CABLE NETWORK.

Stamps on Indian Military Institutions – NDA Khadakwasla -1999.

Stamps on Indian Military Institutions – NDA Khadakwasla -1999.

The National Defence Academy (NDA) located at Khadakwasla near Pune is one of the first Joint Services Institution in the World to impart combined training to officer cadets of all the three services. Its foundation stone was laid on 06 Oct 1949. Among the Alumni of NDA are Three Param Vir Chakra recipients and 12 Ashoka Chakra recipients. NDA has produced 11 Chiefs of Army Staff, 10 Chiefs of Naval Staff and 4 Chiefs of Air Force Staff. The Three Present Chiefs of Staff of Indian Army, Navy and Airforce are all from the same course NDA and this the second time that all three Chiefs are from NDA. On 30 Nov 2019, the 137th Course Passed out. Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore who won a Shooting Silver Medal at 2004 Olympic Games is an NDA alumni.

A Three Rupee Stamp was issued on 19 Feb 1999 to commemorate 50 Years of NDA. A First Day Cover cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed. The stamp and FDC feature the main building of NDA known as Sudan Block in memory of Martyrs in Sudan during the East African Campaign.

INDIA FDC NDA
INDIA FDC NDA 1999.

Auctions – Letter”M” from Nameplate of RMS Mauretania to be auctioned.

Auctions – Letter”M” from Nameplate of RMS Mauretania to be auctioned.

A Letter “M” from Starboard side of RMS Mauretania , once the fastest ship to cross the Atlantic, is up for auction. It will be auctioned by Tennants Auctioneers in North Yorkshire , UK. RMS Mauretania was operational during Titanic’s short era. It was also active during WorldWar I as a Hospital ship and carried over 75,000 soldiers.

Sold for 9000 Pounds on 27 Nov 2019.

PAQUEBOT GB RMS MAURITANIA FRONT
RMS MAURETANIA POST CARD

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.

Paquebot Cover 1958 – RMS Caronia -Nordkapp -USA

Paquebot Cover 1958 – RMS Caronia -Nordkapp -USA

A Paquebot cover posted on the High seas on board RMS “Caronia” with GB stamp on Scouts and postmarked and cancelled at Nordkapp Norway on 12 Jul 1958. The cover was to be delivered in USA.

PAQUEBOT USA
PAQUEBOT COVER 1958 – RMS CARONIA -NORDKAPP -USA

APS Cover May 2019 – 75 Years of Excellence-Artificial Limb Centre Pune

APS Cover May 2019 – 75 Years of Excellence-Artificial Limb Centre Pune

APS Cover issued on 11 May 2019 to commemorate the 75 Years of Excellence of Artificial Limb Centre Pune.it was established on 19 May 1944 for the rehabilitation of amputee soldiers. It has excelled in the field of prosthetics and orthotics.

APS Cover Ser No 19/19

APS CVRS 19-19 ALC
APS COVER MAY 2019- ARTIFICIAL LIMB CENTRE PUNE.

Stamps on ” Sailships – Armada of the Century ” – France 1999.

Stamps on ” Sailships – Armada of the Century ” – France 1999.

France has issued a set of stamps on ” Sailships – Armada of the Century ”  on 10 Jul 1999.

1 Fr – Belle Poule       1 Fr – Belem       1 Fr – Americo Vespucci

FRANCE 99 SHIPS 2
FRANCE 1999- SAILSHIPS-ARMADA OF THE CENTURY