India-Republic of Korea Joint Issue -Queen Heo Hwang-ok -2019

India-Republic of Korea Joint Issue -Queen Heo Hwang-ok  -2019

India issued a miniature sheet with two stamps on the theme India -Republic of Korea Joint Issue. It features Queen Hur Hwang -ok. It was issued on 30 Jul 2019. Two stamps of rupees Five and Rs 25 were issued. 500,000 stamps of each denomination and 110,000 miniature sheets have been printed.

MINIATURE SHEET INDIA KOREA 2019
INDIA MS 2019 – INDIA-REPUBLIC OF KOREA JOINT ISSUE.
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Miniature Sheet on Indian Fashion through the Ages Series II- Sari in Myriad Forms -2019

Stamps on Indian Fashion through the Ages Series II- Sari in Myriad Forms -2019

India issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on the theme  Indian Fashion through the Ages- Series II – Sari in Myriad Forms. It was issued on 12 Jun 2019.

Rupees 12 – Traditional Parsi Attire. The Parsi woman is wearing a traditional Gara embroidery Sari. Parsi man is wearing a long caftan and turban around the head.

Rupees Five – PatharePrabhu.This form came from Patan Gujarat to Bombay. It was also inspired by English fashion trends of those times. The women tailored their blouses with the English Puffed sleeves and wore them under the Kasbis -a nine-yard satin sari with border in gold and silver. These were path-breaking fashion designs.

Rupees Five – Brahmika Sari. A Woman from Tagore household staying in Bombay modified the Parsi style of Sari worn in Gujarat to adapt to the social circles of Bombay. The Pallu was draped over the left shoulder instead of the right shoulder. The ladies from Brahmo Samaj started calling it Brahmika Sari.

Rupees 15 –  Silver Screen. The Saris or dresses won by actresses of Indian Cinema or SilverScreen was a fashion statement. The 1930’s attire of Leading actress Devika Rani is featured on this stamp.

INDIA MS FASHION SARI
INDIA MS 2019- FASHION -SARI IN MYRIAD FORMS.
INDIA FASHION SAREE BROCHURE
INDIA 2019- FASHION -SARI IN MYRIAD FORMS.

 Stamps on Christmas – Samoa 1987.

Stamps on Christmas – Samoa 1987.

Samoa issued a set of four stamps on Christmas on 30 Nov  1987.

40 sene- Family and Christmas Tree.   45 sene – Family going to Church.

50 sene – Bamboo-fire gun                      80 sene – Family going home.

SAMOA XMAS 1
SAMOA 1987- CHRISTMAS
SAMOA XMAS 2
SAMOA 1987- CHRISTMAS

Khajuraho Millenium -Stamp of India -1999.

Khajuraho Millenium -Stamp of India -1999.

The Temples of Khajuraho were built during the 9th to 12th century. Most of the temples are decorated with sculptures of Gods, Goddesses, apsaras etc. They are Hindu and Jain temples.

Date of issue- 06 Mar 1999     Print run- One million.

The stamp depicts one of the sculptures “Apsara removing a thorn from her foot” .A picture of Visvanatha temple dated 999 AD is shown on First Day Cover. FDC is listed with the cancellation of 1 CBPO.

INDIA FDC KHAJURAO
INDIA FDC 1999- KHAJURAHO TEMPLE

Stamps on Child Welfare –Indian Weaving – Suriname 1985

Stamps on Child Welfare –Indian Weaving – Suriname 1985

Suriname issued Three stamps on  Child Welfare on 06 Nov 1985. The theme was Indian Weaving and Geometric shapes.

SURINAME CHILDREN 1987
SURINAME 1987- CHILD WELFARE -INDIAN WEAVING.

State Flag of Arkansas – USA 1976.

State Flag of Arkansas – USA 1976.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination.

Arkansas State Flag –  It consists of  Red, Blue and White colours which are also colours in USA Flag.

– Consists of  Large Diamond with 25 Stars on Border and Four stars inside.

– Large Diamond represents the only Diamond producing the State of USA

-25 white stars signify Arkansas as the 25th State of the Union.

– Three stars below Arkansas represent the three nations which ruled Arkansas before it joined the Union ( Spain, France, USA) and also signify the third state created out of Louisiana purchase.

-The fourth lone star above the word Arkansas represents the Confederacy.

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Arkansas State Flag.

USA FLAGS ARKANSAS
USA FDC 1976 – STATE FLAG OF ARKANSAS.

Stamps on Ian Fleming’s James Bond Movies – Great Britain 2008

Stamps on Ian Fleming’s James Bond Movies – Great Britain 2008

Great Britain issued Stamps on Ian Fleming’s(1908-1964) Birth Centenary on 06 Jan 2008. Fleming wrote the James Bond series of Spy novels which were also made into James Bond movies. The stamps featured scenes/posters from James Bond movies.

1st Class (sold for 34p NVI) – Casino Royale(1953)

1st Class (sold for 34p NVI)- Dr No (1958)

54p- Goldfinger (1959)                54p- Diamonds are Forever (1956)

78p – For Your Eyes Only  (1960)         78p – From Russia with Love (1957)

GB FDC JAMES BOND
GREAT BRITAIN FDC 2008-IAN FLEMING CENTENARY-JAMES BOND MOVIES