China’s Participation in Brasiliana 83- Commemorative Cover.

China’s Participation in Brasiliana 83- Commemorative Cover.

China issued a special commemorative cover featuring Great Wall of China. The Cover was issued on 29 Jul 1983 to mark China’s participation in Brasiliana Stamp Exhibition.

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CHINA COMMEMORATIVE COVER -BRASILIANA 83
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Palau’s Prince Lee Boo in England – A story on Palau Sheetlet 1990.

Palau’s Prince Lee Boo in England – A story on Palau Sheetlet 1990.

Prince Lee Boo (1764-1784) was the second son of the ruler of Pelew Islands now called Palau. Prince Lee Boo was one of the first people from the Pacific Islands to visit Great Britain. In 1783 Chinese trade ship Antelope working for East India Company shipwrecked on the island of Oroolong in western Palau while going to China. Its survivors including Captain Henry Wilson spent three months in Palau. When finally rescuedCaptain Wilson agreed to take Prince Lee Boo to Great Britain to acquaint him more about Europe. On his arrival in 1784, the Wilson family took him to their home where he attended Church ceremonies, dinner parties and European School. However, he died of smallpox on 27 Dec 1784, six months after his arrival. He was nicknamed “The Black Prince” and was buried in St Mary the Virgin Rotherhithe. Prince Lee Boo story appeared in a book by George Keate (1729-1797) called An account of Pelew Islands.

Palau issued a Sheetlet featuring the Visit of Prince Lee Boo to England. This MS also commemorates London 90 World Stamp Exhibition.it was issued on 03 May 1990. There are nine 25c stamps in the sheetlet. Each stamp features an event along with portraits of PrinceLee Boo and Captain Henry Wilson.

25c – HMS Victory docked at Portsmouth.

25c- St James’s Palace London

25c- Rotherhithe Docks London

25c- Capt Wilson’s residence.

25c- Lunardi’s Grand English Air Balloon.

25c- St Paul’s & The Thames

25c- Lee Boo’s Tomb, St Mary’s Churchyard Rotherhithe.

25c- St Mary’s Church.

25c- Memorial Tablet, St Mary’s Church.

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PALAU SHEETLET 1990 -PRINCE LEE BOO IN ENGLAND

 

EXPO ’92 World Fair Seville – Sheetlet of Spain 1992.

EXPO ’92 World Fair Seville – Sheetlet of Spain 1992.

A Sheetlet of 12 stamps was issued by Spain on 20 April 1992 to commemorate Expo 92 World Fair at Seville. The sheetlet is inset with a layout plan of the Exhibition in four panels. All stamps were issued in 17 Pta denomination. The scenes featured on stamps are

Monastery of Santa Maria de Cuevas          Palisade

Monorail                                                            Avenue of Europe

Discovery Pavillion                                         Auditorium

First Avenue                                                     Square of the Future

Italica Entrance                                               Last Avenue

Theatre                                                             “Curro” Official Mascot.

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SPAIN EXPO 92 SHEETLET

 

EXPO ’92 World Fair Seville – Sheetlet of Spain 1992.

EXPO ’92 World Fair Seville – Sheetlet of Spain 1992.

A Sheetlet of 12 stamps was issued by Spain on 20 April 1992 to commemorate Expo 92 World Fair at Seville. The sheetlet is inset with 16th Century drawing of Seville in four panels. All stamps were issued in 17 Pta denomination. The scenes featured on stamps are

World Trade Centre Expo ’92                   Cable Car

Fourth Avenue                                            Barqueta Gate

Nature Pavillion                                        Bioclimatic Sphere

Alamillo Bridge                                         Press Centre

Pavillion                                                     Expo Harbour

Tourist Train                                             Entrance Ticket showing Bridge

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SPAIN EXPO 92 SEVILLE SHEETLET

 

 

Special Cover India 2007– 40 Years of Space Applications in India

Special Cover India 2007– 40 Years of Space Applications in India

A Special Cover was issued on 08 Oct 2007 at Ahmedabad during GUJPEX-2007 on the theme 40 Years of Space Applications in India. The Cover designs show Ahmedabad Earth Station,  Gujarat From Space and Water Shed development activity.

INDIA SPECIAL COVER SPACE 2007
INDIA SPECIAL COVER SPACE 2007

Special Cover India 2016– Kerala Literature Festival

Special Cover India 2016– Kerala Literature Festival

Commemorating the 100th Birth Anniversary of D  C KIzhakemuri, the D  C Kizhakemuri Foundation launched the Kerala Literature Festival in 2016 in Kozhikode.

A Special Cover was issued on 05 Oct 2016 during Kottayampex 2016 on Kerala Literature Festival.

INDIA SPECIAL COVER KERALA LI FESTIVAL
INDIA SPECIAL COVER 2016-KERALA LITERATURE FESTIVAL

Special Cover India 1989– INDIA 89

Special Cover India 1989– INDIA 89

A Special cover was released during INDIA 89 World Philatelic Exhibition in New Delhi. The cover was issued on 29 Jan 1989.

INDIA SPECIAL COVER INDIA-89
INDIA SPECIAL COVER INDIA-89