125 of Years of First Postage Stamps-Nepal -2006

125 of Years of First Postage Stamps-Nepal -2006

In 1819 British /Indian residency was established in Nepal.International mail was sent from residency where as internal mail ,mostly documents were sent by messengers. Stamps of India were used in Nepal from 1854. Hand stamped postmarks with number 137 indicated that these Indian stamps were sent from Nepal.

The first stamps of Nepal were issued in 1881- one anna ,two annas and four annas stamps -on European white woven paper.The design shows the crown (sripech) and crossed Gurkha Khukris ( Knife with a curved blade).

On 09 Oct 2006 , Nepal issued a set of three stamps (R5,R 20 & R100) and a miniature sheet with these three stamps (rupees 125). These stamps commemorated 125 Years of Nepal’s First Postage stamps. Two FDC’s with stamps and miniature sheet are listed.

FDC NEPAL 125 YRSFIRST STAMP 2006 ms
FDC NEPAL 2006 – MINIATURE SHEET -125 YEARS FIRST STAMP
FDC NEPAL 125 YRSFIRST STAMP 2006
FDC NEPAL 2006- 125 YEARS of FIRST STAMP

Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud – Bahrain 1997

Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud – Bahrain 1997

On 23 Apr 1997 ,Bahrain issued a set of 21 Stamps on Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud of Bahrain.

A FDC with seven stamps is listed below.It features the following breeds

Rabda , Al-Jellaby , Krush , Al-Shuwaimeh , Musannaan , Mlolshaan, Al-Tuwaisah.

FDC BAHRAIN HORSES3
FDC BAHRAIN 1997 -PURE BREEDS OF ARABIAN HORSES.

Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud – Bahrain 1997

Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud – Bahrain 1997

On 23 Apr 1997 ,Bahrain issued a set of 21 Stamps on Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud of Bahrain.

A FDC with seven stamps is listed below.It features the following breeds

Hadhfaan , Al-Obeyah, Al-Hamdaany , Musannaan , Al-Jellabieh, Rabdaan

Kuheilaan Aladiyat , Kuheilaan  Aafas  & Wadhna.

FDC BAHRAIN HORSES2
FDC BAHRAIN 1997 -PURE BREEDS OF ARABIAN HORSES

Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud – Bahrain 1997

Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud – Bahrain 1997

On 23 Apr 1997 ,Bahrain issued a set of 21 Stamps on Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud of Bahrain.

A FDC with seven stamps is listed below.It features the following breeds

AL -Suwaitieh

AL -Saqlawieh

AL – Kray

AL – Kuheilaan Weld Umm Zorayar

AL -Ma’anaghieh

AL -Shawafah

AL -Dhahma

FDC BAHRAIN HORSES1
FDC BAHRAIN 1997 -PURE BREEDS OF ARABIAN HORSES

India Post Payments Bank – Special Cover India – Sep 2018

India Post Payments Bank – Special Cover India – Sep 2018

The India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) was launched nationwide on 01 Sep 2018. A Special Cover with Miniature is listed below which was released on 01 Sep 2018 at Mumbai.

Cover No MH/23/2018.

SPL CVR PAYMENT BANK PO2018
SPECIAL COVER INDIA SEP 2018 – INDIA POST PAYMENTS BANK

First Cricket Test Match at Pune -Special Cover 2017

First Cricket Test Match at Pune -Special Cover 2017

Maharashtra Cricket Association build a new International Cricket stadium in Gahunje ,Pimpri,Pune. It hosted the First Test Match between India & Australia from 23 -27 Feb 2017. A Special Cover was released to commemorate this occasion on 23 Feb 2017.

SPL CVR IST TEST AT PUNE
SPECIAL COVER 2017 -IST TEST AT MCA STADIUM PUNE

Muscat – Capital of Arab Culture 2006

Muscat – Capital of Arab Culture 2006

A initiative was taken by Arab League under UNESCO’s cultural Capital’s Programme a City was declared Cultural Capital each year starting 1996. Muscat was declared Capital of Arab Culture for 2006.

Sultanate of Oman issued a miniature sheet on 26 Aug 2006 on Muscat as Capital of Arab Culture. A First Day Cover is listed.

FDC OMAN MUSCAT CULTURAL
FDC SULTANATE OF OMAN 2006- CAPITAL OF ARAB CULTURE -MUSCAT