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

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FRANCE 1999- SAILSHIPS-ARMADA OF THE CENTURY
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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 – Simon Bolivar       1 Fr – Statsraad Lehmkuhl       1 Fr – Asgard II

FRANCE 99 SHIPS 1
FRANCE 1999- SAILSHIPS -ARMADA OF THE CENTURY

Stamps on Verkehrshaus Transport Museum – Switzerland 2008

Stamps on Verkehrshaus Transport Museum – Switzerland 2008

Switzerland issued a set of three stamps on 50th Anniversary of Verkehrshaus Transport Museum Lucerne on  05 Mar 2009. It was opened in Jul 1959 and exhibits all forms of Transport.

85 ct – Rigi (Steam Ship)  100 ct – Dufaux race car      130 ct – Lockheed Orion 9C aircraft

SWITZERLAND TRANSPORT
SWITZERLAND 2009- VERKEHRSHAUS TRANSPORT MUSEUM

Stamps on Battle of Malta(2) – Malta 2005.

Stamps on Battle of Malta(2) – Malta 2005.

Malta issued a set of stamps on Battle of Malta 23 Aug 2005. It was issued to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II and Battle of Malta (1940-1942).

51c- Pilots scrambling, Hurricane, Spitfire & Sea Gladiators

One Pound – Tanker “Ohio” & unloading of Supplies at Grand Harbour Au

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MALTA 2005- BATTLE OF MALTA.

 

Stamps on Battle of Malta – Malta 2005.

Stamps on Battle of Malta – Malta 2005.

Malta issued a set of stamps on Battle of Malta 23 Aug 2005. It was issued to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II and Battle of Malta (1940-1942).

2c- Queue outside “Victory Kitchen” and ruins of Royal Opera House.

5c- Royal Navy Convoy under air attack.

25c- Anti-aircraft guns and St Publius Church, Floriana

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MALTA 2005 – BATTLE OF MALTA

 

Stamp on Martin Waldseemuller Map – Germany – 2007

Stamp on Martin Waldseemuller Map – Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued a stamp of  220c to mark 500th  Anniversary of Martin Waldseemuller Map. The Waldseemuller Map or Universalis Cosmographia or Universal Cosmography is a printed wall map of the World by German Cartographer Martin Waldseemuller, originally published on April 1507. It is known as the first map to use the word America. It was bestowed in honour of Italian Americo Vespucci. America placed on this map is now South America.

The wall map consists of 12 sections printed from woodcuts. Each section is one of four horizontally and three vertically when assembled. The stamp shows these 12 sections. The only copy of this Map is displayed in Library of Congress Washington DC. A thousand copies were printed originally.

Martin Waldseemuller (1470-1520) was a German Cartographer who along with Matthias Ringmann is credited with first using the word America on maps based on Vespucci and Columbus travels

First Day Cover cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY FDC MARTIN MAP
GERMANY FDC 2007- MARTIN WLADSEEMULLER’S MAP

 

Al Raha Beach Development -Stamps of UAE – 2006.

Al Raha Beach Development -Stamps of UAE – 2006.

UAE issued a set of four stamps on Urban Development Project Al Raha Beach on 18 Sep 2006. Stamps feature Aldar Properties.

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UAE 2006- URBAN DEVELOPMENT AL RAHA BEACH
UAE AL RAHA BEACH
UAE 2006- URBAN DEVELOPMENT AL RAHA BEACH