Stamps on ” The Samaja” Oriya Newspaper -India 2019.

Stamps on “The Samaja” Oriya Newspaper -India 2019.

“The Samaja” is an Oriya Language newspaper founded in 1919 by a Nationalist and a Freedom Fighter Utkalamani Pandit Gopabandhu Das. It has now a readership of almost 16 Lakhs (1.6 Million) and daily Circulation of 350,000. It is published from eight cities across three states in India (Odisha, Andhra Pradesh & West Bengal).

Some of the prominent personalities who have contributed to its growth and have been associated with it are Lal Bahadur Shastri, Lala Lajpat Rai, Sri Krishna Kant, Balwant Rai Mehta, Purshottam Das Tandon. The “Samaja” is owned and managed by “Servants of People Society” founded by Lala Lajpat Rai.

India Post issued a commemorative stamp of Rs 5 to celebrate Centenary year of  “The Samaja”. The stamp has Braille writing. It was issued on 06 Oct 2019.

Stamps on Poets- France 1991.

Stamps on Poets- France 1991.

France has issued a set of stamps on Poets and Authors of 20th Century on 23 Feb 1991.

2.50+0.50 Fr – Francis Ponge (1899-1988)    2.50+0.50 Fr- Jacques Prevert (1900-1977)

FRANCE 91 POETS 1
FRANCE 1991- POETS

2.50+0.50 Fr – Paul Eluard (1895-1952)      2.50+0.50 Fr- Louis Aragon (1897-1982)

FRANCE 91 POETS

 

 

Stamp on Stefan Andres -Germany 2006.

Stamp on Stefan Andres -Germany 2006.

Germany issued a stamp on Stefan Andres on 08 Jun 2006.  FDC is listed. Stefan Andres (1906-1970) was a German Novelist who was also nominated for Nobel Prize in Literature. The stamp was issued to mark his Birth Centenary.

GERMANY S Andres
GERMANY 2006- STEFAN ANDRES – NOVELIST

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.

 

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