Gems and Minerals of Pakistan – Stamps -2014

Gems and Minerals of Pakistan – Stamps -2014

Pakistan Post issued a set of 08 stamps on Gems and Minerals of Pakistan on 11 Dec 2014. The Minerals and Gems featured on stamps are

Apatite , Aquamarine ,Black Tourmaline ,Garnet , Epidot , Vesvaunite,Topaz & Sphene.

FDC PAK GEMS & MINERALS
FDC PAKISTAN GEMS & MINERALS 2014

 

Stamps on Opera Singers – Nicaragua 1975

Stamps on Opera Singers – Nicaragua 1975

Nicaragua issued a set of Stamps on Opera Singers on 22 Jan 1975. The 3c stamp features Lotte Lehmann as Princess in “The Cavalier of the Rose”.

Charlotte “Lotte ” Lehmann (27 Feb 1888- 26 Aug 1976) was a German Soparno associated with German repertory. She gave memorable performances in operas of Richard  Strauss,Richard Wagner,Ludwig Van Beethoven,Puccini,Mozart and Massenet.

NICARAGUA OPERA SINGERS
STAMPS OF NICARAGUA ON OPERA SINGERS -LOTTE LEHMANN-1975

Tribute to Coat of Arms – San Marino -2012

Tribute to Coat of Arms – San Marino -2012

A Coat of arm is a heraldic visual design on escutcheon (shield),surcoat or tabard. Coat of arms came into general use by feudal lords and knights in battle in 12th Century. A coat of arm is generally unique to individual person,.family,state,organisation or corporation.

San Marino issued a set of three stamps on 29 Feb 2012 as tribute to Coat of Arms.

S MARINO COAT OF ARMS
SAN MARINO COAT OF ARMS -2012

Folk Costumes of Estonia – Reigi- 1996

Folk Costumes of Estonia – Reigi- 1996

Estonia has been issuing stamps on its beautiful folk & traditional Costumes. On 26 Mar 1996 it issued a set of two stamps both with face value 2.50 Estonian Kroon on Costumes of Reigi.

Reigi – It is a Village in Hiiuma Parish in Hiiu County, North Western Estonia.

COSTUMES ESTONIA 1996
FOLK COSTUMES OF ESTONIA – REIGI – 1996

Folk Costumes of Estonia – Muhu- 1995

Folk Costumes of Estonia – Muhu- 1995

Estonia has been issuing stamps on its beautiful folk & traditional Costumes. On 30 Mar 1995 it issued a set of two stamps both with face value 1.70 Estonian Kroon from Muhu

Muhu – It is an Island in Baltic . It is the third largest Island in Estonia and part of Muhu Parish in Saare County, Western Estonia.

COSTUMES ESTONIA 1995
FOLK COSTUMES OF ESTONIA ON STAMPS -MUHU -1995

Folk Costumes of Estonia – Mustjala & Jamaja- 1994

Folk Costumes of Estonia – Mustjala & Jamaja- 1994

Estonia has been issuing stamps on its beautiful folk & traditional Costumes. On 23 Aug 1994 it issued a set of two stamps both with face value 1 Estonian Kroon from Mustjala and Jamaja.

Mustjala – It is a village in Saaremaa Parish,Saare County, Western Estonia.

Jamaja – Torgu region of Estonia

COSTUMES ESTONIA 1994
STAMPS ON FOLK COSTUMES OF ESTONIA – JAMAJA & MUSTJALA -1994

Travancore Sisters – Special Cover 2008

Travancore Sisters – Special Cover 2008

Three sisters from Travancore made remarkable contribution to Tamil and Indian Cinema and are known as Travancore Sisters. Lalitha (1930-1983),Padmini (1932-2006) and Ragini (1939-1974).They were disciples of noted dancers Guru Gopinath and Uday Shankar. They co starred with Sivaji Ganesan ,M G Ramachandran,N T Rama Rao,Raj Kapoor,Prem Nazir and Rajkumar. Padmini acted with Sivaji Ganesan in 60 Films.

A Special cover was released on Travancore sisters on 01 Oct 2008 -on 80th birthday of Sivaji Ganesan.

SPECIAL COVERS CINEMA TRAVANCORE SISTERS
SPECIAL COVERS TAMIL CINEMA -TRAVANCORE SISTERS – 2008