Stamp on Hill Gold Mine – Bolivia 1987

Stamp on Hill Gold Mine – Bolivia 1987.

Exfivia 87 Philatelic Exhibition was held in Potosi in Bolivia. Potosi is one of the highest cities in the World at 4,090 metres. But it most famous for its Silver ore Mine hill called Hill Gold Mine. Spain established a Colonial Mint here and it took Silver to Spain via the Ilama and Mule trains and Spanish treasure fleets.

Bolivia issued a stamp on Exfivia featuring the Hill Gold Mine on 05 Aug 1987.

FDC BOLIVIA
FDC BOLIVIA HILL GOLD MINE AND EXFIVIA 87

Europa Stamps on Circus – Estonia 2002

Europa Stamps on Circus – Estonia 2002

The theme for EUROPA 2002 was Circus. 58 participating countries issued stamps on this common theme. Estonia issued a stamp on the theme of Circus. The stamp was issued on 09 May 2002 and featured Circus artists. The stamp was designed by Riho Lusse with a print run of 256,000 in sheets of 8.

ESTONIA EUROPA 2002 CIRCUS
STAMPS OF ESTONIA EUROPA 2002 CIRCUS

African Costumes on Stamps -Rwanda 1968

African Costumes on Stamps -Rwanda 1968

Rwanda issued a set of stamps on African National Costumes on 04 Nov 1968. The costumes featured on stamps are

30c – Costumes of Algeria

40c – Costumes of Upper Volta

60c – Costumes of Senegal

70c – Costumes of Ruanda

AFRICAN  COSTUMES ON RWANDA STAMPS 1968
AFRICAN COSTUMES ON RWANDA STAMPS 1968

African Headdresses on Stamps – Rwanda 1969

African Headdresses on Stamps – Rwanda 1969

Rwanda issued stamps on African Headdresses on 26 May 1969. The headdresses featured are

20c – Tuareg Tribesmen    40c – Young Ovambo Woman     60c- Ancient Guinean and Middle Congo Festival Headdress       80c- Guinea Dagger Dancer.

AFRICAN HEADDRESSES ON RWANDA STAMPS 1969
AFRICAN HEADDRESSES ON RWANDA STAMPS 1969

Africa Fortnight in Brussels – Rwanda 1973.

Africa Fortnight in Brussels – Rwanda 1973.

The Africa Fortnight was celebrated in Brussels in 1973 . Overprinted Stamps were issued. The previous issues were overprinted “Quinzaine Africaine Bruxelles 15/30 Sep 1973”.

RWANDA COSTUMES 1973
RWANDA COSTUMES 1973

Stamps on African Costumes -Rwanda 1975.

Stamps on African Costumes -Rwanda 1975.

Rwanda issued stamps on African costumes on 08 Dec 1975. The stamps were issued to commemorate the “THEMBELGA 1975” Philatelic exhibition at Brussels. The Costumes featured are

20c – African Woman with Basket on the head.

30c – Warrior with Shield & Spear

50c – Women with Beads

AFRICAN COSTUMES ON RWANDA STAMPS 1975
AFRICAN COSTUMES ON RWANDA STAMPS 1975

 

African Headdresses on stamps of Rwanda -1971

African Headdresses on stamps of Rwanda -1971

Rwanda issued stamps on African Headdresses on 15 Feb 1971. The Headdresses featured are

20c – Rendile Woman

30c – Young Toubou Woman from Chad

50c – Bororo Man from Niger.

1RF – Masai Man from Kenya.

AFRICAN HEADDRESSES ON RWANDA STAMPS 1971
AFRICAN HEADDRESSES ON RWANDA STAMPS 1971
AFRICAN HEADDRESSES ON RWANDA STAMPS 1971
AFRICAN HEADDRESSES ON RWANDA STAMPS 1971