Victor Hugo exile in Guernsey – Stamps – -1975

Victor Hugo exile in Guernsey – Stamps – -1975

Victor Hugo was a French author, Poet and Dramatist . He was a fierce opponent of Napoleon III and was banished from France, Belgium and Jersey before he found refuge in Guernsey from  1855 to 1870. He authored works during his exile. A Souvenir sheet is listed.

Three and a half Pence- The Hugo house in Hauteville

4p – Candie Gardens Statue

8p- United Europe Oak Hauteville

10p- Tapestry room Hauteville

GUERNSEY MS FLOWERS
GUERNSEY MS 1975-VICTOR HUGO IN EXILE IN GUERNSEY.

 

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75th Anniversary of Republic of Ireland- 1997.

75th Anniversary of Republic of Ireland- 1997.

The Republic of Ireland issued a set of eight stamps to commemorate its 75th Anniversary

IRELAND 1997 -75TH ANNIVERSARY
IRELAND 1997 -75TH ANNIVERSARY

52 p -Date of Issue -03 Apr 1997- Banknotes, Coins, Numismatics, Trade, Finance

52 p – Date of Issue -03 Apr 1997- Art, Books, Culture, Paintings.

52 p – Date of Issue -18 Feb 1997 -Irish Police, Uniforms, Women Police

52 p – Date of Issue -18 Feb 1997-Parliament Building, Scales, Measuring Instruments.

Gulf News – Miniature Sheet UAE 2008

Gulf News – Miniature Sheet UAE 2008

Gulf News is a daily English language Newspaper published from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It was first launched in 1978 and Al Nisr Publishing is the owner.

United Emirates post issued a miniature sheet containing three stamps on 29 Sep 2008 to commemorate three progressive decades of Gulf News.

UAE MS GULF NEWS
UAE MS 2008 -GULF NEWS

Arts & Happiness – Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2013.

Arts & Happiness – Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2013.

Lama Drukpa Kunley (1455-1529) was a Buddhist Monk and missionary in the Tibetan Mahamudra tradition. He is known to have introduced Buddhism to Bhutan and established the monastery of Chimi Lhakhang in 1499. He was a famous Poet also and is also known as “Fertility Saint”.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet containing four stamps of 20 Nu each in May 2013 on  Arts and Happiness Series.

BHUTAN MS ARTS & HAPPINESS
BHUTAN MS 2013- ARTS & HAPPINESS

Drukpa Kunley – Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2013.

Drukpa Kunley – Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2013.

Lama Drukpa Kunley (1455-1529) was a Buddhist Monk and missionary in the Tibetan Mahamudra tradition.He is known to have introduced Buddhism to Bhutan and established the monastery of Chimi Lhakhang in 1499. He was a famous Poet also and is also known as “Fertility Saint”.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet (40 Nu) in May 2013 on Lama Drukpa Kunley. It was issued as Arts and Happiness Series.

BHUTAN DRUKPA KUNLEY  MS 2013
BHUTAN DRUKPA KUNLEY MS 2013

The Benefits of Stamp Collecting – Stamps of Spain 1999.

The Benefits of Stamp Collecting – Stamps of Spain 1999.

Spain issued a set of 12 stamps on 13Oct 1999 under the theme School Stamps -The Benefits of Stamp collecting. All 20 Pta stamps. The themes on stamps are

20 Pta- Sello The inseparable companion.

20 Pta-“We Complete 150 Years” First Spanish Stamp 1850.

20 Pta- “We Cover the World” Stamp watching airliner over the city.

20 Pta- “We arrive together.Postman delivering letters.

20 Pta- “Write to me”. Stamp writing a letter.

20 Pta- “Love reading” .Stamp reading a book.

20 Pta- “Long Live Nature”. Stamp with Bird, Butterfly & Fish

20 Pta- “We Show you our Heritage”.Stamp showing monuments

20 Pta- “We bring you closer to Art”.Stamp painting a picture.

20 Pta- “We Play with You”.Stamp with Football, Tennis racquet and Sailboard.

20 Pta- “We feel Music” Stamp with musical instruments.

20 Pta-“And you can collect us too”. Stamp with 40c stamp & magnifying glass.

SPAIN PHILATELY MS
SPAIN PHILATELY MS 1999- The Benefits of Stamp Collecting.

The Splendour of India – Sheetlet India 2017.

The Splendour of India – Sheetlet India 2017.

In 2017 India Post brought out 12 beautiful stamps to reflect the glory and magnificence of Indian Cultural & Heritage. All stamps were issued in Rs 25 denomination. These stamps were New Year Greeting Stamps. The designs on stamps are

Ganesh Pol – It is a strategically important entry for the Amber Fort near Jaipur in Amer. It is a fusion of Mughal and Rajput Architecture.

Pashmina -It is the highest grade Cashmere Wool.the stamp features a handspun Pashmina shawl woven in Kashmir with exquisite embroidery.

Chhau Mask -Chhau is a major classical Indian Dance mainly performed during festivals in the Indian States of Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha. It is found in three styles -Purulia Chhau in West Bengal, Seraikella Chhau of Jharkhand & Mayurbhanj Chhau of Odisha. The Purulia and Seraikella Chhau use masks. Each mask represents a character of the epic.

Bodhi tree  – It is sandstone relief structure in Sanchi Stupa complex of  Madhya Pradesh state in India. Buddha attained enlightenment under this tree.

Sarota – It is a scissor-like cutter made of metal & traditionally used to cut Areca nut into small pieces. Sarota is a beautiful Object d’art.

Peacock Gate  One of the four inner courtyard gates of Chandra Mahal in City Palace Jaipur in Rajasthan. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Chaitya Hall -These beautiful columns dating back to Ist Century BC are covered in carvings depicting life and work of Buddha. It is located in Karle, Maharashtra and is among the largest rock-cut Chaityas in India.

Thanjavur Paintings – These are panel paintings done on wooden planks with vibrant colours and embellishments of Gems, glass pieces and precious stones with gold foiling add to their appeal. They are from Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu.

Blue Pottery – Traditional Craft of Jaipur. It is named so due to predominant use of blue glaze painting technique.

Stained Glass – It shows the stained glass work of 16th Century at Bagore-Ki – Haveli in Udaipur Rajasthan.

Peitra Dura – It is a decorative art form which involved inlay technique of using cut and fitted polished precious stones to create images. It is a Persian art form and stamp features a table top in Peitra Dura on black marble.

Zardozi – The Zardozi carpets from Agra in UP involves Zardozi embroidery which is metal embroidery using gold and silver threads and studded with pearls and precious stones.

India Post released a variety of Items on these stamps. A Mixed sheetlet in a presentation pack is listed.

SPLENDOR OF INDIA SHEETLET 2017
SPLENDOUR  OF INDIA SHEETLET 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA SHEETLET PRESENTATION PACK 2017
SPLENDOUR OF INDIA SHEETLET PRESENTATION PACK 2017