Mickey Mouse on Stamps – Disney Cartoons – Antigua & Barbuda 1989

Mickey Mouse on Stamps – Disney Cartoons – Antigua & Barbuda 1989

A Set of Stamps was issued by Antigua & Barbuda on Philexfrance 89 International Stamp Exhibition on 07 Jul 1989. It features Disney Cartoon Character Mickey Mouse’s Visit to France.

Mickey at Arch of Triumph The Place Charles de Gaulle

Mickey finding Way by Metro

Mickey at High Fashion at Famous Couture.

A FDC with the three stamps is listed

FDC DISNEY MICKEY ANTIGUA
DISNEY CARTOONS – MICKEY MOUSE IN FRANCE -FDC OF ANTIGUA & BARBUDA 1989

75 Years of Boy Scouts in Bophuthatswana -1982

75 Years of Boy Scouts in Bophuthatswana -1982

In 1899 during the Anglo -Boer war Baden Powell was the Commanding officer of British Forces in Mafeking  and the Mafeking Cadet Corps was organised .They were deployed on message carrying duties – one stamp shows a cadet on Bicycle .  The Boys Scouts became active after the experimental camp at Brownsea Island in 1907.

On 27 Apr 1994 Bophuthatswana was reintegrated with South Africa.

A FDC with four stamps issued on 29 Jan 1982 to mark 75 Years of Boy Scouts in Bophuthatswana.

5c – Boy Scout 1982 , 15c -stamps of Mafeking/Siege of Mafeking , 20c – Scout Cadet 1907, 25c – Lord Baden Powell.

FDC BOPHUTHATSWANA SCOUTS
75 YEARS OF BOY SCOUT IN BOPHUTHATSWANA -1982

Europa stamps – RUSSIA 2002- Circus

Europa stamps – RUSSIA 2002- Circus

The Theme for 2002 Europa stamps was Circus .58 Countries issued stamps on this theme. Russia issued a stamp on EUROPA & Circus on 09 My 2002.

RUSSIA EUROPA  2002 CIRCUS
RUSSIA EUROPA 2002 CIRCUS -BEAR,HAND,CLOWN.BICYCLE

Stamps on All Blacks – New Zealand 2010

Stamps on All Blacks – New Zealand 2010

The Silver Fern that appears on the All Blacks Jersey comes from the native Ponga Fern. The New Zealand  native Rugby Team adopted fern as its emblem when it toured England in 1888.At the inaugural New Zealand Rugby Football union meeting in 1893 Tom Ellison a member of the 1888 team proposed a uniform consisting of black jersey with a Silver Fern. the Silver fern has formed part of the Uniform for successive All Blacks teams ever since.

In a 1905 tour of the Northern Hemisphere the team’s early uniforms consisted of black jerseys with a Silver Fern. Since this time they have become known around the world as the ALL BLACKS.

A Miniature sheet with four stamps on All Blacks was issued by New Zealand on 14 Aug 2010. A FDC with MS is listed.

FDC NZ ALL BLACKS
FDC NZ ALL BLACKS -RUGBY- SILVER FERN-2010

Stamps on Miss World 1963 – Jamaica

Stamps on Miss World 1963 – Jamaica

Miss World 1963 ,the 13th Edition of Miss World Pageant was held on 07 Nov 1963 in Lyceum Ballroom London.The winner was Carole Joan Crawford ( Born 13 Feb 1943 ).She was also the first winner from Jamaica and Caribbean.

A set of three stamps was issued by Jamaica on 14 Feb 1964  to commemorate this achievement. A FDC is listed.

FDC JAMAICA MISS WORLD
CAROLE JOAN CRAWFORD -MISS WORLD 1963

First Definitive Stamps of Zimbabwe -1980

First Definitive Stamps of Zimbabwe -1980

On 18th Apr 1980 Zimbabwe issued the First Definitives . It was a set of 15 stamps on Gems. Animals and Waterfalls. Five stamps were issued on each theme.

Gems- 1,3,4,5,7 Cents

1c- Morganite , 3c – Amethyst , 4c – Garnet , 5c – Citrine , 7c – Blue Topaz.

Animals – 9,11,13,15,17 Cents

9c- Black Rhinoceros , 11c – Lion, 13c- Warthog , 15c – Giraffe , 17c – Zebra

Waterfalls – 21, 25, 30, $1, $2

21c – Odzani Falls ,25c – Goba Falls , 30c- Inyangoombe falls ,$1 – Bridal Veil Falls , $2 -Victoria Falls.

A First Day Cover cancelled on First Day of Issue at Salisbury is listed

FDC ZIMBABWE IST DEFINITIVES
FDC ZIMBABWE IST DEFINITIVES -1980

Stamps on Handicrafts & Wood Carvings – Malawi 1977

Stamps on Handicrafts & Wood Carvings – Malawi 1977

Malawi released  a set of Four stamps on Handicrafts on 01 Apr 1977 . The stamps feature Wood Carvings made of Ebony – dense black hardwood. The stamps depict

4t – Ebony Ancestor , 10t – Elephant , 20t – Ebony Rhinoceros  , 40t -Wooden Antelope.

A FDC with four stamps and Ebony native is listed.

FDC MALAWI HANDICRAFTS
FDC MALAWI HANDICRAFTS AND WOOD CARVINGS -1977