Game Bird Habitat – Chukar -New Zealand 2019

Game Bird Habitat – Chukar -New Zealand 2019

World Wetlands Day is celebrated on Feb 2 every year. It marks the adoption of the Intergovernmental treaty the Convention on Wetlands. The NewZealand Game Bird Habitat collection is issued every year on this day. The 02 Feb 2019 issue is 26th in the series and features the Chukar. New Zealand Post Issued a Miniature Sheet and a $10 stamp on Chukar. Courtesy NZ Post.

NZ FDC CHUKAR MS
NEW ZEALAND FDC MS 2019 – GAME BIRD HABITAT CHUKAR
NZ 2019 MS CHUKAR
NEW ZEALAND MINIATURE SHEET 2019 – GAME BIRD HABITAT CHUKAR
NZ CHUKAR 2019
NEW ZEALAND 2019 -CHUKAR

NZ FDC CHUKAR

NEW ZEALAND FDC 2019 – GAME BIRD HABITAT CHUKAR

Stamp Booklets of India – Our Heritage -2005

Stamp Booklets of India – Our Heritage -2005

A Set of 3 stamp booklets were issued by Chattisgarh Circle on 26 Feb 2005. The theme of Booklets was Our Heritage. It featured Peacock (Birds), Dances and Festivals of India. Each booklet contains six stamps of Rs Five each.

 

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STAMP BOOKLET 2005 -OUR HERITAGE-PEACOCK
booklet our heritage2
STAMP BOOKLET 2005 -OUR HERITAGE-FESTIVALS
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STAMP BOOKLET 2005 -OUR HERITAGE-DANCES

Cancellation on First Anniversary of Republic – India 1951

Cancellation on First Anniversary of Republic – India 1951

India became a Republic on 26 Jan 1950 and a Postmark dated 25 Jan 1951 on the first Anniversary of Republic Day is listed. We celebrate 69th Anniversary of our Republic Day on 26 Jan 2019.

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INDIA CANCELLATIONS -25 Jan 1951

FDC Ryukyu Islands – Census 1960

FDC Ryukyu Islands – Census 1960

The Ryukyu Islands are a chain of islands in Western Pacific Ocean, on the eastern limits ofEast China Sea and to the south west of the island of Kyushu in Japan. The largest of the islands in Okinawa Island.

The First Definitive Stamps of Ryukyu Islands were issued on 01 Jul 1948 and First commemorative stamps were issued on 12 Feb 1951. The Final Ryukyu stamp was a commemorative stamp issued on 20 Apr 1972, after which stamps of Japan were valid.

A stamp was issued on 01 Dec 1960 on National Census. The Stamp features a little egret. A FDC is listed.

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RYUKYU ISLANDS FDC 1960 – CENSUS

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – EUROPA Overprinted

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – EUROPA

Bulgaria issued a miniature sheet on Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe on 29 Oct 1974.  The miniature sheet had four stamps of 13 st denomination each and featured Doves, Map of Europe, Olive Branch & Inscription. The MS had a print run of 260,000.

On 02 Mar 1979, the same miniature sheet was issued with Overprints on EUROPA on each stamp and Beograd 1977, Helsinki 1975, Madrid 1980 on side margins. This overprinted MS had a print run of only 35,000. Each MS was numbered. It has a high catalogue value.

BULGARIA EUROPA MS
BULGARIA EUROPA MS 1979

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – Conference on Security and Co-Operation In Europe.

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – Conference on Security and Co-Operation In Europe.

Bulgaria issued a miniature sheet on Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe on 29 Oct 1974.  The miniature sheet had four stamps of 13 st denomination each and featured Doves, Map of Europe, Olive Branch & Inscription. The MS had a print run of 260,000.

BULGARIA CO-OP MS
BULGARIA EUROPEAN SECURITY MS 1974

Stamps on Alishan Forest railway – Taiwan (ROC) – 1992.

Stamps on Alishan Forest railway – Taiwan (ROC) – 1992

Alishan Forest railway is an 86 Km network of narrow gauge railways running through mountain resort of Alishan in Chiayi county of Taiwan. The railways originally constructed for logging of Cypress and Taiwania wood by Japanese Imperial Government in 1912 has now become a tourist attraction with its unique Z-shaped switchbacks, over 50 tunnels and  77 wooden bridges. The main line originally ran from Chiayi ( elevation 30m) to Alishan (2216m).

Taiwan (ROC) issued two stamps on Alishan Forest railway on 05 Nov 1992. It features a Steam engine (5 NT$ stamp) and a Diesel Locomotive ( 15 NT$ stamp).

TAIWAN RAILWAYS
STAMPS ON ALISHAN FOREST RAILWAY – LOCOMOTIVES -TAIWAN 1992