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

 

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Stamps on Hambach Festival– Germany 2007

Stamps on Hambach Festival– Germany 2007

Germany issued a stamp of 145 euro cent denomination on 03 May 2007 to mark the 175  Anniversary of Hambach Festival. The first May Feast at Hambach Castle was celebrated from 27 to 30 May 1832 at Hambach Castle near Neustadt in present-day Rhineland. It was a festival for German Unity.

Two first Day covers with different cancellations are listed.

GERMANY FDC HAMBURG
GERMANY FDC 2017- HAMBACH MAY FESTIVAL

 

Stamps on Karl Valentin – Germany 2007.

Stamps on Karl Valentin – Germany 2007

Germany issued a stamp of 45 euro cent denomination on 14 Jun 2007 to mark the 125 Birth Anniversary of Karl Valentin.

Karl Valentin (1882-1948) was a Bavarian comedian, clown, author and film producer. He had a significant influence on German Weimar Culture. Valentin starred in many silent films in the 1920s and was sometimes called “Charlie Chaplin of Germany”.

GERMANY FDC VALENTIN
GERMANY FDC 2007- KARL VALENTIN

Khajuraho Millenium -Stamp of India -1999.

Khajuraho Millenium -Stamp of India -1999.

The Temples of Khajuraho were built during the 9th to 12th century. Most of the temples are decorated with sculptures of Gods, Goddesses, apsaras etc. They are Hindu and Jain temples.

Date of issue- 06 Mar 1999     Print run- One million.

The stamp depicts one of the sculptures “Apsara removing a thorn from her foot” .A picture of Visvanatha temple dated 999 AD is shown on First Day Cover. FDC is listed with the cancellation of 1 CBPO.

INDIA FDC KHAJURAO
INDIA FDC 1999- KHAJURAHO TEMPLE

Stamps on Actors – France 1994

Stamps on Actors – France 1994

France issued stamps on actors on 17 Sep 1994. All stamps are 2.80 Francs.

Fernandel (1903-1971)    Fernand Joseph Desire Contantandin was a Comedy actor.

Josephine Baker (1906-1975) American born French entertainer and was awarded  Croix de Guerre by French Military for work during WW II

Bourvil (1917-1970) Actor and singer in Comedy Films

FRANCE 1994 ACTORS 1
FRANCE 1994 -ACTORS

Yves Montand (1921-1971) Italian-French actor and Singer.Married to French actress Somone  Signoret.

Coluche (1944-1986) Michael Gerard Joseph Colucci was a French Comedian.

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FRANCE 1994-ACTORS

 

Festival d’Avignon – Green Letter Stamps – France 2014.

Festival d’Avignon – Green Letter Stamps – France 2014.

Festival d’Avignon or Avignon festival is an annual arts festival held in the city of  Avignon every summer during the month of July in the courtyard of Palais des Papes and other locations in the City. It was founded in 1947 by Jean Vilar. Along with with the official festival the “In” festival, no of other shows are organised in Avignon known as “Off festival.

10 stamps called 20g lettre verte or Green Lettter stamps were issued on Avignon Festival on 01 Jul 2014.

FRANCE DANCE FESTIVAL STAMPS
FRANCE 2014- AVIGNON FESTIVAL
FRANCE DANCE FESTIVAL
FRANCE 2014- AVIGNON FESTIVAL