Christian Dior designed by John Galliano – Miniature Sheet of Gibraltar 1997.

Christian Dior designed by John Galliano – Miniature Sheet of Gibraltar 1997.

John Galliano (born 28 Nov 1960) is a Gibraltar born British fashion designer who was head designer for French fashion companies Givenchy (July 1995- Oct 1996) Christian Dior(Oct 1996-Mar 2011) and his own label John Galliano (1988-2011). He was named British designer of the Year four times.

Gibraltar issued a Miniature sheet (1.20 Pounds) on Christian Dior Haute Couture Collections Spring Summer 1997 designed by John Galliano on 24 October 1997.

1.20 Pounds – Pink Dior Dress by John Galliano.

GIBRALTAR FASHION MS DIOR
GIBRALTAR MS 1997- CHRISTIAN DIOR DESIGNED BY JOHN GALLIANO.
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Christian Dior dresses by John Galliano – Stamps of Gibraltar 1997.

Christian Dior dresses by John Galliano – Stamps of Gibraltar 1997.

John Galliano (born 28 Nov 1960) is a Gibraltar born British fashion designer who was head designer for French fashion companies Givenchy (July 1995- Oct 1996) Christian Dior(Oct 1996-Mar 2011) and his own label John Galliano (1988-2011). He was named British designer of the Year four times.

Gibraltar issued a Miniature sheet and stamps on Christian Dior dresses by John Galliano on 24 October 1997. The stamps were issued as Se-tenant pairs.

35 p- Tunic Top and Skirt

62 p – Two-piece Suit

 

GIBRALTAR FASHION 1
GIBRALTAR 1997- Dior designed by John Galliano.

30 p- Evening Dress

50 p- Gold Ballgown.

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GIBRALTAR 1997- Dior by John Galliano.

Miniature Sheets on Ornaments (Gyencha) of Bhutan 2014.

Miniature Sheets on Ornaments (Gyencha) of Bhutan 2014.

Two miniature sheets were issued by Bhutan on 17 Dec 2014 on Ornaments  (Gyencha) of Bhutan. Miniature Sheet with one stamp of 80 Nu and a miniature sheet with six stamps of 20 Nu each.

Miniature sheet 80 Nu – Betel Nut Container.

BHUTAN MS ORNAMENTS 1V
BHUTAN MS 2014 – ORNAMENTS -BETEL NUT CONTAINER

Miniature Sheet  Six stamps of 20 Nu each – Brooch Necklace, Bracelet, Necklace, Brooch and Earrings.

BHUTAN MS ORNAMENTS 6V
BHUTAN MS 2014 -ORNAMENTS

Caprivi Strip – Stamps of South West Africa 1986.

Caprivi Strip – Stamps of South West Africa 1986.

Caprivi strip in South West Africa (now Namibia) is named after German Chancellor Leo Von Caprivi ( Chancellor from 1890-94). It became part of German South West Africa in terms of Zanzibar Treaty of 1890 between the Germany and United Kingdom. It provided Germany access to Zambezi river and route to Africa’s east coast where Germany had its Colonies.

Caprivi strip is a salient of Namibia which protrudes for 450 km from the north eastern corner of Namibia. It is bordered by Botswana in the south, Angola and Zambia in the North and eastern borders are 1 km from  Zimbabwe. Zambezi river forms the border with Zambia and Kwando/Chobe river forms border with Botswana.

The largest settlement is Katima Mulilo located where river Zambezi enters the strip. The area is rich in wildlife and mineral resources.

South West Africa issued a set of four stamps on Caprivi strip on 06 Nov 1986. It is cancelled at Katima Mulilo.

14c – Zambezi river. It is the main source for the economy of eastern Caprivi

20c- Stock and Crop Farming. The main cattle breed is Sanga which meat and milk and crops are maize, wheat, sorghum & watermelons

25c -Settlements- No fixed settlement in eastern Caprivi. A settlement consists of up to 30 households.

30c  – Map of the strip. Caprivi strip consists of Eastern and Western Caprivi. The Western Caprivi is now a nature reserve. Eastern Caprivi is fully inhabited.

SWA FDC CAPRIVI
SOUTHWEST AFRICA (SWA) FDC 1986- CAPRIVI STRIP

Women’s Headdress – Weekday Headdress- St Lucia 1973.

Women’s Headdress – Weekday Headdress- St Lucia 1973.

A 5c stamp issued by St Lucia on Women’s Headdresses features a Weekday Headdress worn by a Woman.

ST LUCIA WOMEN HEADGEAR
ST LUCIA 1973-WOMEN HEADDRESSES -WEEKDAY HEADDRESS.

Mallat Drawings of Early Philippines – Stamps of Philippines 2002.

Mallat Drawings of Early Philippines – Stamps of Philippines 2002.

The Philippines issued stamps based on Mallat Drawings of Early Philippines. It features inhabitants of Manila co. The stamps were issued in 2002.

27 Feb 2002 – 5 Peso – Tagalog Fashion Plates 1840.

13 Mar 2002-21 Peso – Inhabitants of Manila 1840 – Woman with Hat, Man in Green Pants

13 Mar 2002-17 Peso – Inhabitants of Manila 1840.

23 Apr 2002 – 22 Peso- Man, Woman at Mortar & Pestle.

PHILIPPINES COSTUMES
PHILIPPINES 2002 – INHABITANTS OF MANILA
PHILIPPINES COSTUMES 1
PHILIPPINES 2002-INHABITANTS OF MANILA.

Stamps on National Symbols – Philippines 1993-96.

Stamps on National Symbols – Philippines 1993-96.

The Philippines issued a series of Stamps on National Symbols from 1993-95.

12 Feb 1996 – 5 Peso – National Bird -Philippine Eagle

29 Apr 1993 – 6 Peso – National Leaf – Anahaw

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PHILIPPINES NATIONAL SYMBOLS -NATIONAL BIRD & NATIONAL LEAF.

06 Jul 1994 – 7 Peso – National Costume – Barong- Tagalog & Barotsaya.

19 Apr 1996 – 8 Peso – National Fruit – Mango.

PHILIPPINES NATIONAL 4
PHILIPPINES NATIONAL SYMBOLS -NATIONAL COSTUME & NATIONAL FRUIT