Stamps on World Telecommunication Day – Suriname 1971.

Stamps on World Telecommunication Day – Suriname 1971.

Suriname issued a set of three stamps on 17 May 1971 to commemorate World Telecommunication Day. A FDC is listed.

15c- Morse Key      20c -Telephone        25c- Lunar Landing Module & Telescope

 

SURINAM COMMUNICATIONS
SURINAME 1971 -WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY

Centenary of Telephone – Great Britain 1976.

Centenary of Telephone – Great Britain 1976.

Great Britain issued a set of four stamps on 10 Mar 1976 to commemorate Centenary of  First Telephone Call. The stamps feature people from various walks of life using the telephone. Gutter pairs were also issued.

Two FDCs are listed.

8 1/2 P – Housewife on a telephone         10p – Policeman on a telephone.

GB TELEPHONE 2
GB 1976 -TELEPHONE CENTENARY

11p – District Nurse on a Phone                 13p-  Industrialist on a Phone

 

GB TELEPHONE 1
GB 1976 – TELEPHONE CENTENARY

Centenary of Telephone – Poland 1976.

Centenary of Telephone – Poland 1976.

A stamp issued by Poland on 10 Mr 1976 to commemorate Centenary of Telephone. A FDC is listed.

FDC TELEPHONE
POLAND FDC 1976-TELEPHONE

Stamps on Innovation & Technology  –Hong Kong 2013

Stamps on Innovation & Technology  –Hong Kong 2013

Hong Kong issued a set of six stamps on Innovation & Technology on 19 Nov 2013. These set of stamps the first-ever Photochromic ink stamps issued by Hong Kong Post. It showcases six areas of innovation and technology industry in Hong Kong with a view to promoting the culture of technological innovation to the Public.

$ 1.70 -Green Technology            $ 2.20 -Information and Communication Technology

$ 2.90- Chinese Medicine            $ 3.10 -Bio-Technology

$ 3.70- Nano & Advanced Materials    $ 5.00- Radio Frequency Identification.

A Miniature sheet with six stamps is listed.

HONG KONG INNOVATIONS
HONG KONG 2013- INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY

 

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

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