Restoration of Postal Service in Kosovo – Stamps of Kosovo 2000.

Restoration of Postal Service in Kosovo – Stamps of Kosovo 2000.

The erstwhile Socialist Federal Republic consisted of eight Federated entities – Bosnia Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia and two autonomous provinces under Serbia – Kosovo & Vojvodina. After the break of Yugoslavia and subsequent ethnic violence in the region and especially in Kosovo from 1991 to 1998 a UN resolution was passed and United Nations Interim Administration in Kosovo(UNMIK) was established on 10 Jun 1999.

Kosovo issued a set of Five stamps on Theme Peace and UNMIK on 15 Mar 2000. A First Day Cover featuring the restoration of postal service in the territory of Kosovo and cancelled by U.nited Nations Interim Administration in Kosovo(UNMIK) is listed.

0.20 German Mark – Mosaic           0.30m -Dardanian Idol      0.50 m -Illyrian Coin          1DM- Statue of Mother Teresa        2 DM – Map of Kosovo.

KOSOVO POSTAL
KOSOVO 2000 – UNMIK AND RESTORATION OF POSTAL SERVICES
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Covers on Olympex 2008  – China 2008

Covers on Olympex 2008  – China 2008

China Post issued two stamps of 1.20 Yuan each to commemorate the opening of Olympex -The Olympic Expo Beijing 2008. It opened on 08 Aug 2008 at Beijing Exhibition Center. The Expo showcased Olympic Stamps, Coins, Pins and works of Art.

A First Day Cover issued by China Post entitled “Celebrating the Opening of Olympex, the Olympic Expo Beijing 2008”. The stamps reproduce the Greece 1896 Olympic stamps and a Hurdler on Portugal stamp on 1928 Olympicsat Amsterdam.

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CHINA 2008- OLYMPEX 08

Miniature Sheets of Israel- Jerusalem 73

Miniature Sheets of Israel- Jerusalem 73

Israel issued three miniature sheets to commemorate Jerusalem 73 International stamps Exhibition. The miniature sheets were issued on 25 Mar 1974 and featured Coins of Israel. A FDC is listed .

Three Israel Lira – Coins Doar IVRI 1948

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ISRAEL FDC 1974- COINS

Miniature Sheets of Israel- Jerusalem 73

Miniature Sheets of Israel- Jerusalem 73

Israel issued three miniature sheets to commemorate Jerusalem 73 International stamps Exhibition. The miniature sheets were issued on 25 Mar 1974 and featured Coins of Israel. A FDC is listed .

Two Israel Lira – Coins Doar IVRI 1948

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ISRAEL FDC 1974- COIN

Miniature Sheets of Israel- Jerusalem 73

Miniature Sheets of Israel- Jerusalem 73

Israel issued three miniature sheets to commemorate Jerusalem 73 International stamps Exhibition. The miniature sheets were issued on 25 Mar 1974 and featured Coins of Israel. A FDC is listed .

One Israel Lira – Coins Doar IVRI 1948

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ISRAEL FDC 1974 -COINS

State Bird and Flowers of Mississippi – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flowers of Mississippi – USA 1982.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Birds and Flowers of States of the USA on 14 Apr 1982. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 20 cents denomination. Stamps on 25th State are listed.

Mississippi– State Bird –Mocking bird designated as State Bird in 1944.  These are songbirds and Northern Mockingbirds can sing up to 200 songs

State Flower-Magnolia. It was designated as the state flower in 1952.   It is featured on US State Commemorative Quarter Dollar Coin also.

First Day Cover is listed, it shows Mississippi as the Southeast States of USA.

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USA 1982- MISSISSIPPI STATE BIRD & FLOWER

State Bird and Flowers of Minnesota – USA 1982.

State Bird and Flowers of Minnesota – USA 1982.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Birds and Flowers of States of the USA on 14 Apr 1982. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 20 cents denomination. Stamps on 24th State are listed.

Minnesota– State Bird – Common Loon designated as State Bird in 1961. Loons are largely Black and White birds with red eyes. Loons are known for their cries, wails and yodels. Appears on US States quarter Dollar Coin issued in 2005.

State Flower- Showy Lady Slipper. It was designated as the state flower in 1967.  It is a rare wildflower also known as the moccasin flower. It can live up to 50 years but take up to 16 years to produce first flowers

First Day Cover is listed, it shows Minnesota as the Plains States of USA.

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USA 1982 – MINNESOTA STATE BIRD & FLOWER