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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Maxim Card Nauru 1978.

Maxim Card Nauru 1978.

A maxim card from Nauru featuring a Young Girl on a 15c stamp issued by Nauru in 1978.

NAURU MAXIM CARD
NAURU 1978 – YOUNG NAURU GIRL-MAXIM CARD

Cancellations on Christmas Markets – Dortmund – Germany.

Cancellations on Christmas Markets – Dortmund – Germany.

A Christmas Market also known as Christkindlmarkt (Christ Child Market) or Weihnachtsmarkt is a street market associated with the celebration of Christmas during the four weeks of Advent. These markets originated in Germany and are traditionally held in the town square, the market has food and drinks stalls, seasonal items, singing and dancing. Dortmund with 3.5 million visitors and Cologne with four million visitors are known to be the largest Christmas markets.

Cancellations issued on these Christmas markets can be good addition to any collection on Christianity, Christ, Fairs and Markets, Culture and Traditions collection. A cancellation on Dortmund  Christmas Market dated 15 Dec 1989 is listed.

Dortmund International Christmas Markets – The 2019 Dortmund International Christmas Market will take place from 21 Nov to 30 Dec 2019 at 10 locations within Dortmund City Centre.  Dortmund is the third-largest city in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany and Ruhr & Emscher river flows through the city. Once known for Coal mines and Steel Industry, it is now known as Bio-medical Technology, Microsystems technology and a Digital City. It was most heavily bombed city during World War II ( 12 Mar 1945) but has reconstructed to become Westphalia’s “Green Metropolis”.

Christmas Market Essen
Christmas Market
GERMANY XMAS MKT DORTMUND
GERMANY 1989- DORTMUND CHRISTMAS MARKET

 

Stamps on Indian Fashion – Concept to Consumer  Series 3- 2019

Stamps on Indian Fashion – Concept to Consumer  Series 3- 2019

India issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on the theme  Indian Fashion through the Ages- Series 3 – Concept to Consumer. It was issued on 06 Sep 2019.

Rupees 15 – Fashion Designer.

Rupees 10 – Costume Designing.

Rupees 15 – Fashion Show.

Rupees 10 –  Mass Production.

INDIA MS FASHION 3
INDIA MS 2019- FASHION 3

Stamps on Tourism – Indonesia 1967.

Stamps on Tourism – Indonesia 1967.

Indonesia issued stamps on Tourism in 1967 and 1968.

01 Jul 1967 – 12 Rupiah – Costumes & Women

01 Jul 1968 – 30 Rupiah – Costumes & Women

INDONESIA TOURISM
INDONESIA 1967- TOURISM

Stamps on Saint Elisabeth Von Thuringen -Germany 2007.

Stamps on Saint Elisabeth Von Thuringen -Germany 2007.

Germany has issued a 55c stamp on 800th Birth Anniversary of St Elisabeth Von Thuringen (1207-1231)  on 08 Nov 2007. She was a saint and a Princess of Hungary.

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY 07 THURINGEN
GERMANY 2007- SAINT ELISABETH VON THURINGEN

Stamps on Christmas -Germany 2007.

Stamps on Christmas -Germany 2007.

Germany has issued two stamps on Christmas on 08 Nov 2007. First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

45+20c – Epiphany           55+25c-Nativity Scenes

GERMANY 07 XMAS 1
GERMANY 2007- CHRISTMAS -EPIPHANY
GERMANY 07 XMAS 2
GERMANY 2007- CHRISTMAS -NATIVITY SCENES