Cancellation on Cricket – Lucknow Philately Festival 2004.

Cancellation on Cricket – Lucknow Philately Festival 2004.

Lucknow Philately Festival on Sports, Fauna & Flora was held on 27 & 28 Jan 2004. A Special cover featuring Hockey and cancellation featuring Cricket Bat, Ball and Wicketson 27 Jan 2004.

INDIA LUCKNOW CRICKET CANC
INDIA2004 LUCKNOW- CRICKET CANCELLATION.

 

Special Cover on Jasu Patel- India 2009.

Special Cover on Jasu Patel- India 2009.

A Special Cover on Jasu Patel was issued during Stamp Mania 2009 at Vadodara on 20 Dec 2009. Jasu Patel (26 Nov 1924-12 Dec 1992) was an off-spinner who played only seven test matches for India. He is remembered for his bowling in 2nd Test at Kanpur vs Australia in 1959-60 Series. His effort with the ball (9-69 & 5-55) resulted in an India winning the test by 119 runs. His Match figures of 14-124 remained an Indian record for thirty years before N Hirwani broke it and innings bowling figure of 9-69 remained a record for forty years before Anil Kumble broke it with 10-74. He was the first Indian Cricketer to be awarded Padma Shri along with Vijay Hazare.

 

INDIA COVER JASU PATEL
INDIA SPECIAL COVER 2009 -JASU PATEL

 

Special Cover on Vijay Hazare- India 2011.

Special Cover on Vijay Hazare- India 2011.

A Special Cover on Captain Vijay Hazare was issued during GUJPEX 2011 at Vadodara on 23 Dec 2011. Vijay Samuel Hazare (11 Mar 1915-18 Dec 2004) captained India in 14 test matches between 1951 & 1953. He has the following records to his Credit

  • He led India to its first test win vs England at Chennai (then Madras) in 1951-52.
  • He is First Indian to hit first Triple Century in First Class Cricket.
  • First Indian to score a century in each innings of a test match vs Australia at Adelaide in 1947-48 (116 & 145).
  • First Indian to score two triple centuries.
  • First Indian to score a century in three successive test matches.
  • He bagged 20 test wickets including three times Bradman’s wickets.
  • The Inter-Zonal tournament in India is named as Vijay Hazare Trophy.
  • He and Jasu Patel were the first Indian Cricketers to be honoured with Padma Shri.
INDIA COVER HAZARE
INDIA SPECIAL COVER 2011- VIJAY HAZARE.

 

Ajitsinhji Cricket Pavilion – Special Cover India 2009.

Ajitsinhji Cricket Pavilion – Special Cover India 2009.

During the JAMPEX 2009 Philatelic exhibition held in Jamnagar, a special cover was released on 09 Jan 2009 to commemorate Centenary Year of Ajitsinhji Cricket Pavilion at Jamnagar.

INDIA RANJI STADIUM
INDIA SPECIAL COVER 2009- AITSINHJI CRICKET PAVILION.

 

 

Stamps on Vintage Spanish Cars -Spain 1977.

Stamps on Vintage Spanish Cars -Spain 1977.

Spain issued a set of Four stamps on Vintage Spanish Cars on 23 Apr 1977. A FDC with stamps is listed. The Cover also commemorates 197 Barcelona Automobile Show.

2 Pta – La Cuadra 1900       4 Pta–Hispano Suiza 1916

5 Pta – Elizalde 1915            7 Pta -Abadal 1914.

SPAIN CARS
SPAIN 1977-SPANISH VINTAGE CARS

Stamps on A Durer -France 1980.

Stamps on A Durer -France 1980.

France issued a stamp on A Durer (1471-1528) on 09 Jun 1980. Durer was a painter and the stamp features his self-portrait. The stamp was issued with a vinette promoting PHILEXFRANCE 1982 -International Stamp Exhibition.

FRANCE PHILEX 82
FRANCE 1980- PHILEXFRANCE 1982 & A DURER.

Stamps on Bicentenary of French Revolution -France 1988.

Stamps on Bicentenary of French Revolution -France 1988.

France issued a set of two stamps on French Revolution Bicentenary on 18 Jun 1988. Triptychs consisting of two stamps and a vignette promoting PHILEXFRANCE 89 Philatelic exhibition was issued  which is listed

4 F- Grenoble 1788-Day of the tiles          3 F – Vizille 1788 -Assembly of three Orders.

FRANCE PHILEX 89
FRANCE 1988 – BICNTENARY FRENCH REVOLUTION & PHILEXFRANCE 89.