Stamps of Bhutan 2006- 50th Anniversary of EUROPA.

Stamps of Bhutan 2006- 50th Anniversary of EUROPA.

In 2006 EUROPA celebrated its 50th Anniversary. Several Countries outside EUROPA also issued stamps to mark this event. Bhutan issued a set of two stamps and a Miniature sheet in 2006 to mark 50th Anniversary of EUROPA Stamps.

150 Nu – Jakar Dzong – The current Dzong was built in 1667 overlooking the Chokhor Valley. Its official name is Yuelay Namgyal Dzong in honour of Victory over the troops of Tibetan ruler Phuntso Namgyal.

250 Nu – Archery- National Sports of Bhutan.

bhutan europa dZong
BHUTAN 2006 – JAKAR DZONG -EUROPA 50 YEARS
bhutan europa Archery
BHUTAN 2006 – ARCHERY -EUROPA 50 YEARS

 

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – EUROPA Overprinted

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – EUROPA

Bulgaria issued a miniature sheet on Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe on 29 Oct 1974.  The miniature sheet had four stamps of 13 st denomination each and featured Doves, Map of Europe, Olive Branch & Inscription. The MS had a print run of 260,000.

On 02 Mar 1979, the same miniature sheet was issued with Overprints on EUROPA on each stamp and Beograd 1977, Helsinki 1975, Madrid 1980 on side margins. This overprinted MS had a print run of only 35,000. Each MS was numbered. It has a high catalogue value.

BULGARIA EUROPA MS
BULGARIA EUROPA MS 1979

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – Conference on Security and Co-Operation In Europe.

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – Conference on Security and Co-Operation In Europe.

Bulgaria issued a miniature sheet on Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe on 29 Oct 1974.  The miniature sheet had four stamps of 13 st denomination each and featured Doves, Map of Europe, Olive Branch & Inscription. The MS had a print run of 260,000.

BULGARIA CO-OP MS
BULGARIA EUROPEAN SECURITY MS 1974

Stamps on Treaty of Rome – Vatican City 2007

Stamps on Treaty of Rome – Vatican City 2007

The Treaty of Rome was signed in 1957 for the functioning of the European Union. Vatican City issued a Miniature sheet on 20 Sep 2007 to mark 50th Anniversary of Treaty of Rome. The 2.80 Euro Miniature sheet has a print run of 120,000. The stamp is imperf from two sides.

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MINIATURE SHEET VATICAN CITY 2007 -TREATY OF ROME

Stamps on Inventions -EUROPA 1983– Guernsey

Stamps on Inventions -EUROPA 1983– Guernsey

The theme for EUROPA 1983 was Inventions. 35 participating countries issued 71 stamps on this common theme. Guernsey issued a set of four stamps in two se-tenant pairs on the theme. The stamps were issued on 14 Mar 1983. The theme was St Peter Port. It was a natural anchorage used by Romans and is now an artificial Harbour in Guernsey

13p – Building Albert Pier Extension 1850’s

13p – St PeterPort Harbour 1983.

20 p – St Peter Port 1680.

20 p – Artist’s Impression of Future Development Scheme.

FDC GUERNSEY EUROPA 1983 -INVENTIONS -ST PETER PORT

Stamps on Modern Architecture -EUROPA 1987– Greece-Delphic Light

Stamps on Modern Architecture -EUROPA 1987– Greece

The theme for EUROPA 1993 was Contemporary Art. 35 participating countries issued 74 stamps on this common theme. Greece issued a set of two stamps on the theme. The stamps were issued on 04 May 1987.

130 Dr – “Delphic Light” by G Sklav. Gerasimos Sklavos (1927-1967) was a well known Greek Sculptor working mainly with large dimension Sculptures. It is considered one of the most incredible works of Modern Greek Sculpture and is erected in the garden area of “Amalia”Hotel at Delphi.

GREECE EUROPA
GREECE EUROPA 1987- MODERN ARCHITECTURE

Europa stamps – Luxembourg -1965

Europa stamps – Luxembourg -1965

Luxembourg issued two stamps on Europa theme on 27 Sep 1965. The design features Tree Sprig. The designer was Hoerder Karlsson from Iceland. The three leaves represented the Posts, Telegraphs and Telephones.19 Countries issued 36 Stamps on this theme.

A FDC is listed.

FDC LUXEMBOURG EUROPA 65
FDC LUXEMBOURG EUROPA 1965 -Tree Sprig