Telecommunications on Stamps- GDR 1979

Telecommunications on Stamps- GDR 1979

Stamps on Telecommunications issued by GDR on 06 Feb 1979. The theme was Telephone exchange and telegraphic transfer.

35 Pf-  Telegraphic Transfer       20 Pf-  Switchboard

GDR 79 INSTR
GDR 1979 – TELECOMMUNICATIONS -TELEPHONE EXCHANGE
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Satellites on Stamps – Dubai 1971.

Satellites on Stamps – Dubai 1971.

Congress for Communications via Satellites was held in Paris in 1971. Dubai issued a set of stamps. The stamps featured

60 Dirhams – Map of transmitting and receiving stations, Satellites

1 Riyal- Rocket, Ground Stations and “INTELSAT 4 ” satellites.

5 Riyal – Eiffel  Tower and Goonhilly satellite earth station in Cornwall England

DUBAI SATELLITE
DUBAI 1971 – CONGRESS FOR COMMUNICATION VIA SATELLITES.

 

Years of Halley’s Comet – Stamps of Jersey 1986.

Years of Halley’s Comet – Stamps of Jersey 1986.

Halley’s Comet is a short period comet visible every 75-76 years. It last appeared in 1986 and the next appearance is likely on 28 July 2061. It was discovered in 1758 by Edmond Halley and hence the name Halley’s Comet.

Jersey issued a set of three stamps tracing the history and years of the appearance of Halley’s Comet. The Bayeux tapestry which chronicles the battle of Hastings in 1066 also mentions the appearance of Halley’s comet in 1066.

10p – 912 AD -When Rollo the Viking was settling into the Dukedom of Normandy. 1066 AD -Battle of Hastings and Bayeux Tapestry.

22p -1301 AD -The comet looked down on Giotto painting his magnificent “Adoration of Magi” and included as an untimely star of Bethlehem.  In 1682 when Halley was forming the theory of periodic return.

31p- In 1910 -it coincided with the first voyage of mail steamer ‘Caesarea’ (the Roman name for Jersey) and opening of New Main Post Office at St Helier. In 1986 it made its last appearance.

An FDC with these three beautiful stamps tracing the Years of Comet and events in History is listed.

JERSEY FDC HALLEY'S COMET
JERSEY FDC1986- YEARS OF HALLEY’S COMET

Zambia – First Day Cover – World Meteorological Day 1970.

Zambia – First Day Cover – World Meteorological Day 1970.

Zambia issued a stamp on  23 Mar 1970 to commemorate World Meteorological Day. The stamp features Nimbus III Weather Satellite. A First Day Cover is listed.

ZAMBIA FDC 1983 WMO

Living Together Cartoons on Stamps – Australia 1988.

Living Together Cartoons on Stamps – Australia 1988.

Australia issued a set of  26 stamps by 26 cartoonists on Living together cartoons. The stamps were issued on 17 Feb 1988 and 16 Mar 1988. A FDC with six stamps from 2nd issue released on 16 Mar 1988 is listed.

1c – Religion -Churches,Mosque,Angels     5c – Parliament-Flags,candles    40c- Recreation – Bicycles       65c – Telecommunications .    75c – Visual Art, Hands        95c -Law, Animals.

AUSTRALIA FDC LIVING TOGETHER
AUSTRALIA FDC 1988 – LIVING TOGETHER

 

First Malaysia Development Plan – Stamps Malaysia 1966.

First Malaysia Development Plan – Stamps Malaysia 1966.

Malaysia issued a set of Five Commemorative stamps each of 15 cents denomination to mark the First Malaysia Development Plan. A FDC is listed. The themes on stamps are

Agriculture    Rural Health              Communications             Education               Irrigation

MALAYSIA FDC ist plan
MALAYSIA FDC 1966 -FIRST MALAYSIA DEVELOPMENT PLAN

 

 

Chasqui Messengers on Stamps – Peru 1977

Chasqui Messengers on Stamps – Peru 1977

Peru issued a set of stamps on Chasqui Messengers. They were messengers belonged to Inca empire and carried quipus, messages and Gifts. These stamps were issued on 30 Jun 1977. All are Airmail stamps

peru dance
CHASQUI MESSENGERS – STAMPS OF PERU 1977