Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994 (1)

Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994

Bhutan issued a set of 10 Stamps on Local flora on 01 Jan 1994. A strip containing 10 stamps is listed.

1 Nu – Rhododendron Mucronatum – Type of Rhododendron.

1.50 Nu – Anemone Rupicola or ruffled swan

2.0 Nu – Polemonium Caeruleum.It is also known as Jacob’s-ladder or Greek Valerian. Cup-shaped lavender colour or white flowers.

2.50 Nu – Rosa Macrophylla – Himalayan Rose.One of the most remarkable rose species with large leaves. Found in Valley of Flowers India.

4.0 Nu – Paraquilegia microphylla – Also known as Himalayan Spurless Columbine .The small plant grows in crevices at heights of 3400m to 4900m in the Himalayas. Pendulous white, lilac or blue flowers.

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BHUTAN 1994- FLOWERS
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BHUTAN 1994- FLOWERS
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Commemorative Cover – Nepal -The EVEREST Test 2009

Commemorative Cover – Nepal -The EVEREST Test 2009

Nepal Philatelic Society issued a  Special Cover on 21 Apr 2009 to mark THE EVEREST TEST 2009. It also shows cancellation on a Cricket. HIGHEST RECORD OF CRICKET EVER PLAYED.

In April 2009 Peace Nepal treks took 50 people trekking to Gorak Shep (The Original Everest Base Camp) for a game of Cricket at the highest altitude. The event raised about 100,000 Pounds for Charity. Four flights were organised to Lukla airport to carry photographic equipment, cricket gear, passengers, oxygen cylinders, satellite phones cricket pitch. Nokia and Qatar airways sponsored this event

The match was played between Team Hillary and Team Tenzing in which Team Hillary defeated Team Tenzing

NEPAL 2009 EVEREST TEST CVR
NEPAL 2009 – THE EVEREST TEST COMMEMORATIVE COVER
Everest Test
EVEREST TEST 2009-TEAM TENZIG VS TEAM HILLARY.

 

 

Historic Homesteads of Australia Collingrove- Pre Stamped Envelopes 1988.

Historic Homesteads of Australia Collingrove- Pre Stamped Envelopes 1988.

Australia issued a set of Seven Pre-Stamped envelopes on 28 Sep 1988 on Historic Homesteads. All are 39c envelopes. PSE serial nos 150-156.

Collingrove: Angaston, South Australia – Collingrove was built for Philanthropist and pastoralist John Howard Angas and completed in 1854. It was built of micaceous slate quarried near the site.

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AUSTRALIA PSE 1988- HISTORIC HOMESTEADS – COLLINGROVE.

Airmail Postcards on Whales – Pygmy Right Whale – South Africa 1998.

Airmail Postcards on Whales – South Africa 1998

A set of Airmail Postcards have been issued by South Africa on Mammals and Whales on 23 Oct 1998. These are No Value Indicator Postcards ( issue value 1.30 Rand). These are WWF theme postcards on Worldwide Environment Protection.

Airmail Postcard -Pygmy Right Whale.

The  Pygmy Right Whale is the smallest of the Baleen Whales. Mostly found in Southern Hemisphere (South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Tasmania, Chile ).Longest male registered at 6.1 metres and female at 6.45 metres.

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SOUTH AFRICA AIRMAIL POSTCARDS 1998 -PYGMY RIGHT WHALE.
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SOUTH AFRICA AIRMAIL POSTCARDS 1998 -PYGMY RIGHT WHALE.

Airmail Postcards on Whales – South Africa 1998

Airmail Postcards on Whales – South Africa 1998

A set of Airmail Postcards have been issued by South Africa on Mammals and Whales. These are No Value Indicator Postcards ( issue value 1.03 Rand). These are WWF theme postcards on Worldwide Environment Protection.

Airmail Postcard -Minke Whale.

The Minke Whale is the second smallest of the Baleen Whales. Two classifications Common Minke Whale or Northern Minke Whale and the Antarctic Minke Whale or Southern Minke Whale. They are part of the Rorquals family that includes Humpback Whale, Fin Whale and Blue whale among others.IUCN red lists labels common minke whale as least concern.

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SOUTH AFRICA AIRMAIL POSTCARD 1998 – MINKE WHALE
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SOUTH AFRICA AIRMAIL POSTCARD 1998 – MINKE WHALE

 

Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- Singapore Post Day.

Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- Singapore Post Day.

The Singapore 1995 International Stamp Exhibition was held in Singapore from 1-10 Sep 1995. Singapore had released a Miniature Sheet featuring Orchids to commemorate this exhibition. Special Cancellations were provided for days of the exhibition.

Singapore issued four stamps on Marine Fish as part of Care for Nature programme on 19 Jul 1995. These stamps and Firs Day Covers have been used to provide the Special Cancellations on Singapore 1995.

07 Sep 1995 – Singapore Post Day       60c – Harlequin Sweetlips.

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SINGAPORE 1995 – SINGAPORE POST DAY.
SINGAPORE 95 7 SEP CANC
SINGAPORE 1995- SINGAPORE POST DAY

Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- Singapore.

Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- Singapore.

The Singapore 1995 International Stamp Exhibition was held in Singapore from 1-10 Sep 1995. Singapore had released a Miniature Sheet featuring Orchids to commemorate this exhibition. Special Cancellations were provided for days of the exhibition.

Singapore issued four stamps on Marine Fish as part of Care for Nature programme on 19 Jul 1995. These stamps and Firs Day Covers have been used to provide the Special Cancellations on Singapore 1995.

06 Sep 1995 – Olympic Day -Youth        70c -Lionfish

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SINGAPORE 1995 -OLYMPIC DAY YOUTH
SINGAPORE 95 6 SEP CANC
SINGAPORE 1995 – OLYMPIC DAY -YOUTH