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 PAKISTAN GEMS & MINERALS 2014
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.
FOLK COSTUMES OF ESTONIA – REIGI – 1996
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.
FOLK COSTUMES OF ESTONIA ON STAMPS -MUHU -1995
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
STAMPS ON FOLK COSTUMES OF ESTONIA – JAMAJA & MUSTJALA -1994
Empress of Austria & Queen of Hungary – Stamps of Hungary & Austria on Elisabeth
She was born in Bavaria on 24 Dec 1837 . Her mother was half sister of King Ludwig I of Bavaria. She was a Duchess of Bavaria and married Emperor Franz Joseph I . Thus by her marriage to Franz Joseph she became Empress of Austria ,Queen of Hungary , Bohemia ,Dalmatia and Croatia. She had traveled widely in her Kingdom and was a true European Citizen of her times. When she died in 1898 in Geneva she was the longest serving Empress of Austria at 44 years.
Austria issued a stamp on 100th Death Anniversary of Empress Elisabeth on 10 Sep 1998 and Hungary issued a stamp on Queen Elisabeth in the EUROPA series under famous people category on 02 May 1996.
A First Day Cover cum special cover with stamps and cancellations of Hungary & Austria on this unique personality is listed.
EMPRESS AND QUEEN ELISABETH -STAMPS OF HUNGARY AND AUSTRIA -1998
Women’s Traditional Jewellery in the UAE – Stamps of UAE 2006
UAE issued a set of Six stamps on Women’s Traditional Jewellery in the UAE on 31 Dec 2006.
The stamps were issued in six denominations (Dh1, Dh1.50, Dh2, Dh3, Dh3.50 and Dh4), along with limited First Day Covers (Dh16) and a stamp booklet (Dh15).
The jewellery depicted include
Mariya Um Al Nairat (Dh 1) – A gold necklace worn by women,
Mortasha (Dh 1.50) – A thick gold necklace with round gold discs hanging from it,
Shaghab Bu Shouk (Dh 2) -Gold earrings characterized by magnificent embellishments
Shahid Ring (Dh3.0) – Ring
Bushuq (Dh 3.50) – A gold bracelet characterised by conical designs and projections,
Tassah(Dh 4 ) – Jewellery worn on the forehead.
A FDC is listed
FDC UAE 2006 – TRADITIONAL WOMEN JEWELLERY
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 -1980