Buckingham Palace – Special Cover 1993

Buckingham Palace – Special Cover 1993

Originally known as Buckingham House it was acquired as a large townhouse in 1703 for Duke of Buckingham .In 1761 it was acquired by King George III as Private residence for Queen Charlotte and  became known as Queen’s House. It became Buckingham Palace and London residence of the British Monarch on accession of Queen Victoria in 1837.

It was First thrown open to Public on 07 Aug 1993 and a Special Cover was released to Commemorate this event. The Cancellation depicts the words “Ceremonial Capital Of World” and has mint stamps on each of the Monarchs who occupied Buckingham Palace from 1837 to 1993. In the foreground is a beautiful sketch of the Palace.

SPL CVR BUCKINGHAM PALACE
SPECIAL COVER BUCKINGHAM PALACE 1993
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Museums in Guernsey – First Day Cover Guernsey 1986

Museums in Guernsey – First Day Cover Guernsey 1986

On 18 Nov 1986 Guernsey issued a set of Four stamps on 100 Years of Museums in Guernsey (1886-1986). The Four Museums featured on the stamps are

14p – Guernsey Museum and Art Gallery

29p- Fort Grey Maritime Museum

31p -Castle Cornet

34p – National Trust of Guernsey Folk Museum

A First Day Cover is listed.

FDC GUERNSEY MUSEUMS
FDC GUERNSEY MUSEUMS 1986

Norwegian Folk Museum – Stamps of Norway 1994

Norwegian Folk Museum – Stamps of Norway 1994

Norsk Folkemuseum was established in 1894 by librarian and historian Hans Aall (1867-1946). Norsk Folkemuseum (Norwegian Museum of Cultural History) at Bygdoy,Oslo,Norway is a museum of Cultural History with extensive collection of artifacts from all social groups  and all regions of the country. It is one of the World’s largest Open air museum with more than 150 buildings relocated.

Norway issued a set of two stamps to mark the 100th anniversary of Norwegian Folk Museum on 14 Jun 1994 . The two stamps feature Farmhouses and a sledge. A FDC is listed.

NORWAY FOLK MUSEUM
STAMPS ON NORWAY FOLK MUSEUM – 100TH ANNIVERSARY -1994

Women’s Museum in UAE – Stamps of UAE 2015.

Women’s Museum in UAE – Stamps of  UAE 2015

A Women’s Museum was established in Dubai in 2012. UAE issue a set of Five stamps on Women’s Museum on 17 Jun 2015.

The stamps feature

Ist Batch of Female Students 1953-54

Al Riwah Folklore Dance

The First Women Museum in Arab World Dubai

Women’s contribution to economic activities in 1960’s

Women’s Education in UAE in the 70’s

A FDC is listed.

FDC UAE WOMEN MUSEUM
WOMEN’S MUSEUM IN UAE – STAMPS OF UAE 2015

 

 

Centre for Documentation and Research -Stamps of UAE -2008

Centre for Documentation and Research -Stamps of UAE -2008

UAE issued a set of two stamps and a self adhesive stamp on 02 Dec 2008 to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Centre for documentation and Research.

UAE 2008 3D
UAE 2008 CENTRE FOR DOCUMENTATION & RESEARCH – 3D stamp
UAE 2008 CENTRE DOCU
UAE 2008 CENTRE FOR DOCUMENTATION & RESEARCH -STAMPS
UAE 2008 CENTRE FOR DOCUMENTATION
UAE 2008 CENTRE FOR DOCUMENTATION & RESEARCH

The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum -Special Cover & Cancellation

The Wimbledon Museum -Special Cover & Cancellation

The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is the largest Tennis Museum in the World The Museum was inaugurated at Championships Centenary event in 1977. In 2006 a brand new Museum was inaugurated inside the grounds of All England Club. The highlights of Museum are

Cinema

Projection Technology

Wimbledon Whites -The Fashion Dresses

Centre Court360

The Kenneth Ritchie Wimbledon Library

A Special Cover was released to mark the Inauguration of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum in 1977 and a Special Cancellation on an Aerogramme addressed to India.

COVER WIMBLEDON MUSEUM
SPECIAL COVER -WIMBLEDON CENTENARY AND INAUGURATION OF THE WIMBLEDON LAWN TENNIS MUSEUM
CANC WIMBLEDON MUSEUM
CANCELLATION ON WIMBLEDON LAWN TENNIS MUSEUM

Malacca as Historic City -Stamps on Historical Buildings in Malacca Malaysia 1989.

Declaration of Malacca as Historic City -Stamps of Malaysia 1989

Malaysia issued  a set of three stamps on declaration of Malacca as Historic City on 15 Apr 1989.A FDC is listed.

20c- Sultan’s Palace – The Melaka Sultanate Palace Museum is a Museum  located in Melaka (Malacca) City. The building is a modern reconstruction of the palace of  Malacca Sultanate. The museum building was constructed in 1984.

20c – Memorial Pengisytiharan Kemerdekan (Proclamation of Independence Memorial) is a museum in  Malacca established in 1912.It is house in an elegand Dutch mansion with two golden onion shaped domes. Exhibits records of malay Sultanate,malysian Independence and its progress till now.

$1 – Porta de Santiago (A Famosa) is an old Portuguese Fortress in Malacca.it is oldest surviving European Architecture in Asia which was built in 1511 under the command of Alfonso de Albuquerque.The tiny gate which is now called A Famosa is what survives of a massive fort.

FDC MALACCA HISTORIC CITY
FDC MALACCA HISTORIC CITY – 1989
A famosa
A FAMOSA -PORTA de SANTIAGO – MALACCA
A famosa
A FAMOSA – PORTA de SANTIAGO