Stamps on Ceramics in Maltese Collections -Malta 2006

Stamps on Ceramics in Maltese Collections -Malta 2006

Malta issued a set of stamps on insects on Ceramics in Maltese Collections 25 Feb 2006.

7c- Prehistoric Statuette           16c- Ancient Head       60c- Contemporary Statuette

MALTA CERAMICS
MALTA 2006- CERAMICS
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Stamps on Moyland Castle – Germany – 2007.

Stamps on Moyland Castle – Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued a stamp of  85c to mark 700th  Anniversary of Moyland Castle. This moated castle is located in Bedberg-Hau in the district of Kieve. It derives its name from a Dutch word Mooiland meaning “Beautiful Country”. It is also considered one of the most important neo-Gothic buildings. The building now is primarily a museum exhibiting the largest collection of works of artist Joseph Beuys (1921-1986).

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

Stamps on Abolition of Slavery  -Suriname – 1988.

Stamps on Abolition of Slavery  -Suriname  – 1988.

Suriname issued a set of three stamps on 125th Anniversary of Abolition of Slavery on   29 Jun 1988.

50 c – Abaisa Monument      110 c- Kwakoe Monument    120c – House of Anton De Kom.

SURINAM SLAVERY
SURINAME 1988- ABOLITION OF SLAVERY

Sri Lanka -Thailand Joint issue  2015– Stupa & Pagoda – Miniature Sheet 2015.

Sri Lanka -Thailand Joint issue  2015– Stupa & Pagoda – Miniature Sheet 2015.

Sri Lanka brought out joint issue miniature sheet with Thailand on theme 60 Years of Diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Thailand on 02 Nov 2015. The MS contains two stamps. The Miniature sheet is in the shape of a Stupa

10 Rupees- Jethavana Stupa- This Stupa was built by King Mahasena of Anuradhapura (273-301 AD). It is now located in the ruins of Jetavan Monastery in World Heritage City of Anuradhapura the North Central Province of Sri Lanka. When constructed it stood at 122 metres or 400 feet, it was at that time largest stupa in the world and the third-largest structure in the World. The present height is 71 metres or 233 feet

50 Rupees  – Phrapathomchedi Pagoda. It is Buddhist stupa located in a temple in the town centre of Nakhon Pathom, Nakhon Pathom Province of Thailand. It is the tallest stupa in Thailand at 120.45 metres. It is believed to have been built around 193 BC by monks sent by King Ashoka during his reign (268-232 BC).

SRI LANKA THAILAND JOINT
SRI LANKA -THAILAND JOINT ISSUE 2015- STUPA AND PAGODA.

Thailand also issued a Se-tenant pair on same Stupa and Pagoda with a fave value of 3 Baht each.

Thailand -Sri Lanka Joit 2015
Thailand -Sri Lanka Joint issue 2015-Pagoda & Stupa.

 

 

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

Decorative Art -Stamps of France 1994.

Decorative Art -Stamps of France 1994.

France issued stamps on decorative art 22 Jan 1994.

2.80 Fr – Glassware by Galle (1901).Emille Galle (1846-1904) was a French Glass designer

2.80 Fr – Melting Guimard ( 1900). Hector Guimard ( 1867-1942). French architect known for French metro stations entrances.

FRANCE 1994 DECORATIVE ART 1
FRANCE 1994- DECORATIVE ART

4.40 Fr -Joinery Majorelle (1902) . Art Nouveau Furniture designer Louise Majorelle.

4.40 Fr – Teapot Sandstone Dalpayrat (1902). Adrien Pierre Dalpayrat (1844-1910) was a French Ceramist. Glass and earthenware

FRANCE 1994 DECORATIVE ART 2
FRANCE 1994 -DECORATIVE ART

ATM Labels Singapore 2010 -Destination Singapore.

ATM Labels Singapore 2010 -Destination Singapore.

SingPost introduced a new design for use in SAM (Self -Service Automated Machines) in Feb 2010. The new design by Eng Siak Loy is an adaption of 4 stamp set issued in 2009 on 150 years of Singapore Botanic Gardens. The best icons of Botanic Gardens namely the sculpture of Girl on a swing by British Sculptor Sydney Harpley, Swan Lake, Visitor centre and Vanda Miss Joaquim orchid, National Flower of Singapore form a part of the new ATM Label.

These ATM Labels were issued under the theme “Destination Singapore”. A 65c label is listed

SINGAPORE ATM GARDEN
SINGAPORE ATM LABEL 2010=DESTINATION SINGAPORE