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

MALTA-BATTLE OF MALTA
MALTA 2005- BATTLE OF MALTA.

 

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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

MALTA WW1
MALTA 2005 – BATTLE OF MALTA

 

Stamps on Claus Stauffenberg and Helmut Moltke  – Germany – 2007.

Stamps on Claus Stauffenberg and Helmut Moltke  – Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued a 55c  stamp on 100th Birth Anniversary of Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg and Helmuth James Graf von Moltke.

Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg (1907-1944) – He was a German Army officer who took part in the attack on Poland, invasion of Soviet Union and Tunisia during World War II. He was executed on 21 Jul 1944 after the failed plot of 20 Jul 1944 to overthrow Hitler.

Helmuth James Graf von Moltke (1907-1945) – German jurist and a founding member of  Kreisau Circle opposition Group. He opposed human rights violations in German-occupied territories during WorldWar II and Hitler. He was arrested in 1944 and executed on 23 Jan 1945 in Berlin.

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY PERSONALITIES
GERMANY 2007 – STAUFFENBERG AND MOLTKE .

Miniature Sheet on Jallianwala Bagh Massacre -India -2019

Miniature Sheet on Jallianwala Bagh Massacre -India -2019

India issued a miniature sheet with two stamps on the theme 100 Years of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre on 13 April 2019. 13 April is celebrated as Baisakhi -the harvest festival and establishment of Khalsa Pant by Guru Gobind Singh. On 13 Apr 1919 thousands of people had peacefully gathered to celebrate these festivals in Jallianwala Bagh -an open park-in Amritsar when Dyer moved with non-British Soldiers and without warning opened fire on unarmed, innocent Men. Women and Children from all sections and religions of Society. He had blocked the only exit. Dyer was responsible for the massacre of thousands of Indians. This massacre was avenged by Sardar Udham Singh when he killed Dyer in London on 13 Mar 1940. A memorial and a Museum are now a testimony to this massacre.

Stamps Printed -500,000     Miniature Sheets -110,000.  Printed at SPP Hyderabad.

INDIA MS 19 JALLIANWALA BAGH
INDIA MS 2019- 100 YEARS OF JALLIANWALA BAGH MASSACRE.

Stamps on Federal Republic of  Saarland– Germany – 2007.

Stamps on Federal Republic of  Saarland– Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued stamp on 50th Anniversary of Federal Republic of Saarland on 02 Jan 2007.  Saarland is a forested Southwestern German State bordered by France and Luxembourg. It is named after Saar river and is a part of the Moselle Wine region. Its capital Saarbrucken is known for Saarland Museum and baroque style Ludwig Church. It was formed in 1920 after World War I.It joined the Federal Republic of Germany on 01 Jan 1957 as its state after rejecting the 1955 Saar Statute referendum.It used its own currency Saar Franc and issued postage stamps until 1959.

Two First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed. The stamp features Buildings, rivers, Coat of Arms & Steel Industry.

GERMANY SAARLAND 1
GERMANY 2007-SAARLAND.
GERMANY SAARLAND 2
GERMANY 2007- SAARLAND -CANCELLATION ON MAP

Stamps on Eugen Bolz– Germany – 2006.

Stamps on Eugen Bolz– Germany – 2006.

Germany has issued stamp on Eugen Bolz on 09 Nov 2006. Eugen Bolz  (1881 -1945) was a German Politician. On 20 Jul 1944 Goerdeler’s plan to overthrow Hilter fell through and Bolz was arrested for his role in the plot on 12 Aug 1944 and executed on 23 Jan 1945.

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY BOLZ
GERMANY 2006- EUGEN BOLZ

State Flag of California – USA 1976.

State Flag of California – USA 1976.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination.

California State Flag –  The historic bear flag was raised at Sonoma, California in 1846 by American settlers in revolt against the Mexican rule (officially adopted as State flag in 1911). This event is also known as Bear Flag revolt . The Flag was designed by William Todd, nephew of  Mary Todd Lincoln, Wife of Abraham Lincoln.

  • The California Grizzly Bear portrays courage.
  • The star represents Sovereignty.
  • Red Colour signifies Courage.
  • White background stands for purity.

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows California State Flag.

USA FLAGS CALIFORNIA
USA FDC 1976- STATE FLAG OF CALIFORNIA