Paintings of Chinatown – Stamps of Singapore 1989.

Paintings of Chinatown – Stamps of Singapore 1989.

Singapore issued set of four stamps featuring Paintings of Chinatown. Each stamp featured a street in Chinatown. These stamps were issued on 17 May 1989.

10c – Sago Street- Sago is starch extracted from Sago palm tree and used in Puddings. Since there were Sago factories in the area hence the name. Now Social and entertainment centre of Chinatown.

35c -Pagoda Street – The name related to Sri Mariamman temple. Chinese called it the Coolie depot. Earlier groceries were sold in the day stalls and tailoring and Clothes in the evening. Nowadays it deals with mainly textiles & tailoring.

75c -Trengganu Street -also known as side street .before the settlement of hawkers this street would be buzzing with maidservants and housewives buying vegetables, meat, food and other provisions.

$1 – Temple street – Buntings and Clothes on decorative bamboos would be attraction of this street. Stalls selling Cooked food, daily provisions, Chinaware, cloaks and blacksmith shops lined both sides of the streets.

A Registered FDC mailed from Singapore to Calcutta (Kolkata) is listed.

SINGAPORE CHINATOWN PAINTINGS 1
SINGAPORE FDC1989-CHINATOWN PAINTINGS.
SINGAPORE CHINATOWN PAINTINGS 2
SINGAPORE 1983 – ART SERIES -CHINATOWN PAINTINGS BROCHURE

 

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Flags & Ensigns – Royal Navy Submarine Service – Great Britain 2001.

Flags & Ensigns – Royal Navy Submarine Service – Great Britain 2001.

The Royal Navy Submarine Service celebrated its centenary in 2001. A Miniature sheet commemorating Flags and Ensigns of Scotland Royal Navy Submarine was issued on 22 Oct 2001. The stamps feature Lion and Thistles. A First Day Cover is listed.

GB FDC FLAGS
GREAT BRITAIN 2001 – FLAGS & ENSIGNS-ROYAL SUBMARINE SERVICE.

Special Cover on 200th Test Match of Tendulkar – India 2013.

Special Cover on 200th Test Match of Tendulkar – India 2013.

A Special Cover on 200th Test Match of Sachin Tendulkar was issued on 14 Nov 2013 at Gorakhpur.

INDIA SACHIN 200TH TEST
INDIA 2013-SACHIN 200TH TEST

 

Special Cover on Gillette Cup Final 1976 – Great Britain.

Special Cover on Gillette Cup Final 1976 – Great Britain.

A Special Cover on Gillette Cup Final between Lancashire vs Northamptonshire held in Lord’s was issued on 04 Sep 1976.

GB GILLETE CUP 1976
GREAT BRITAIN 1976- GILLETTE CUP FINAL.

Cover on 3rd SAARC Cricket Tournament – Bangladesh 1997.

Cover on 3rd SAARC Cricket Tournament – Bangladesh 1997.

A Special Cover on 3rd SAARC Cricket Tournament held in Bangladesh in Feb 1997 was issued by Bangladesh on 19 Feb 1997. It was a Quadrangular tournament in which Pak “A” defeated India “A” to win the trophy.

NEPAL SAARC CRICKET
BANGLADESH 1997 – SAARC CRICKET TOURNAMENT.

Cancellation on Cricket – Lucknow Philately Festival 2004.

Cancellation on Cricket – Lucknow Philately Festival 2004.

Lucknow Philately Festival on Sports, Fauna & Flora was held on 27 & 28 Jan 2004. A Special cover featuring Hockey and cancellation featuring Cricket Bat, Ball and Wicketson 27 Jan 2004.

INDIA LUCKNOW CRICKET CANC
INDIA2004 LUCKNOW- CRICKET CANCELLATION.

 

Special Cover on Jasu Patel- India 2009.

Special Cover on Jasu Patel- India 2009.

A Special Cover on Jasu Patel was issued during Stamp Mania 2009 at Vadodara on 20 Dec 2009. Jasu Patel (26 Nov 1924-12 Dec 1992) was an off-spinner who played only seven test matches for India. He is remembered for his bowling in 2nd Test at Kanpur vs Australia in 1959-60 Series. His effort with the ball (9-69 & 5-55) resulted in an India winning the test by 119 runs. His Match figures of 14-124 remained an Indian record for thirty years before N Hirwani broke it and innings bowling figure of 9-69 remained a record for forty years before Anil Kumble broke it with 10-74. He was the first Indian Cricketer to be awarded Padma Shri along with Vijay Hazare.

 

INDIA COVER JASU PATEL
INDIA SPECIAL COVER 2009 -JASU PATEL