APS Cover Jan 2019 – 136 Infantry Battalion (TA) Ecological, Mahar – First Raising

APS Cover Jan 2019 – 136 Infantry Battalion (TA) Ecological, Mahar – First Raising

136 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) Ecological, Mahar was raised on 09 Dec 2017 in Maharashtra . It is a specialised Army Departmental Ecological Bn raised primarily to improve the green cover in arid Marathwada region, on request and funding by Govt of Maharashtra.

In one year of raising it has planted 66,000 saplings, covered an area of 184 Ha for plantation, Water Harvesting by drip irrigation, Unit Nursery to reduce costs of saplings and Maint of saplings.

APS issued a cover on 16 Feb  2019 to mark its First Raising Anniversary.

Cover no 09/2019

APS COVER TA ECO 2019
APS COVER FEB 2019- 136 INF BN (TA) ECO MAHAR
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Pre Stamped Envelope -Australia -Solar World Congress 1983

Pre Stamped Envelope -Australia -Solar World Congress 1983

Australia issued a Pre Stamped Envelope  (22c) on Solar World Congress held in Perth from 14 to 19 August 1983. A Stylised Sun in the envelope design suggests the source of Solar Power.

PSE no 063

AUS PSE SOLAR WORLD CONGRESS
AUSTRALIA PSE SOLAR WORLD CONGRESS 1983

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -1974 -Poisonous Plants of the Forests

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland -1974 -Poisonous Plants of the Forests

Pro Juventute is a charitable foundation in Switzerland established in 1912. It is dedicated to supporting the rights and needs of Swiss children and Youth. Since1913, the Swiss Post Office has been issuing an annual charity stamp series to support the work of  Pro Juventute. The Latin phrase “Pro Juventute” means “For the Children”

The Theme for 1974 series of four stamps issued on 29 Nov 1974 was Poisonous Plants of Forets. The details are listed. A FDC is also listed

15+10c – Dwarf Laurel

30+20c – Belladonna

50+20c- Golden Rain

60+25c – European Mistletoe

SWISS FDC JUVENTUTE 74
SWISS FDC JUVENTUTE 1974 – POISONOUS PLANTS OF FORESTS

Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia – Stamps on World Tourism Day 2011

Sri Lanka Post issued a set of 10 stamps on 27 Sep 2011 to mark World Tourism Day. Different themes were featured on each of the stamps capturing the enchanting beauty of this Island nation.

Sri Lankan Rupees 30 – Theme Wild  – Isle of Wild. Bathing elephants.

Sri Lankan Rupees 35 – Theme Wild – Snoozing Leopards

Sri Lankan Rupees 40 – Theme Beaches – Pristine waters of the Indian Ocean.

Sri Lankan Rupees 45 – Theme Thrills – Rapid Waters Rafting

SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 3
SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 2011 – WONDER OF ASIA -ELEPHANTS, LEOPARDS, THRILLS AND PRISTINE

 

Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia -Ayurveda and Waterfalls- Stamps on World Tourism Day 2011

Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia – Stamps on World Tourism Day 2011

Sri Lanka Post issued a set of 10 stamps on 27 Sep 2011 to mark World Tourism Day. Different themes were featured on each of the stamps capturing the enchanting beauty of this Island nation.

Sri Lankan Rupees 15 – Theme Bliss  – Isle of bliss. Ayurveda bath in aromatic oils and tropical flowers will breathe life into you.

Sri Lankan Rupees 15 – Theme Scenic – Waterfalls. Tea gardens. Ceylon Tea and cascading waters.

SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 2
SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 2011

 

West Of Ireland Landscape Paintings on Stamps – Paul Henry.

West Of Ireland Landscape Paintings on Stamps – Paul Henry.

Paul Henry ( 11 Apr 1876 – 24 Aug 1958) was an Irish Painter renowned for depicting West of Ireland Landscapes in his paintings. Ireland issued a strip of four stamps on 17 Apr 2008 to mark his 5oth Death Anniversary . The paintings feature A Connemara village with mountains in the background as part of West of Ireland Landscape.

IRELAND PAINTINGS PAUL HENRY
IRELAND PAINTINGS 2008 -PAUL HENRY

Game Bird Habitat – Chukar -New Zealand 2019

Game Bird Habitat – Chukar -New Zealand 2019

World Wetlands Day is celebrated on Feb 2 every year. It marks the adoption of the Intergovernmental treaty the Convention on Wetlands. The NewZealand Game Bird Habitat collection is issued every year on this day. The 02 Feb 2019 issue is 26th in the series and features the Chukar. New Zealand Post Issued a Miniature Sheet and a $10 stamp on Chukar. Courtesy NZ Post.

NZ FDC CHUKAR MS
NEW ZEALAND FDC MS 2019 – GAME BIRD HABITAT CHUKAR
NZ 2019 MS CHUKAR
NEW ZEALAND MINIATURE SHEET 2019 – GAME BIRD HABITAT CHUKAR
NZ CHUKAR 2019
NEW ZEALAND 2019 -CHUKAR

NZ FDC CHUKAR

NEW ZEALAND FDC 2019 – GAME BIRD HABITAT CHUKAR