Stamps on Racing Drivers -Argentina 1991

Stamps on Racing Drivers -Argentina 1991

Argentina issued a miniature sheet with four stamps to mark the Espamer 91 Stamp exhibition – Spain & Latin American Philatelic exhibition. The Miniature sheet was issued on 04 May 1991. The theme of the sheet was Racing Drivers. The Car racing drivers featured on stamps are

Juan Manuel Fangio (1911-1995)  was an Argentine racing car driver who was also nicknamed “The Master”. He dominated the first-decade formula 1 and won Five World  Drivers Championship titles. He is the only Argentine to have won Argentina Grand Prix -he won it four times.

Juan Manuel Bordeau (1934-1990)- A protege of Juan Manuel Fangio, he was an Argentine racing driver. Due to an accident could not take part in Formula 1 Racing.

Carlos Alberto Reutemann (born 1942) – He is a former Formula 1 racing driver from Argentina. He won 12 Formula 1 Grand Prix races between 1972 and 1982 with six Poles. Now a Politician.

Oscar & Juan Galvez- Argentine racing car drivers and brothers on whose names the Buenos Aires Motor racing Circuit is named.

MS ARGENTINA CAR RACING
MS ARGENTINA CAR RACING 1991

Finlandia88 Faberge Stamp Booklet -Finland 1988

Finlandia88 Faberge Stamp Booklet -Finland 1988

Finlandia88 was an International Philatelic Exhibition held in Helsinki from 01 to 12 JUN 1988. A Stamp Booklet was issued by Finland on this occasion.

The Booklet features a stamp on Agathon Karlovich Faberge (6 Feb 1876-20 Oct 1951) . He was a Russian Finnish renowned Philatelist born in St Petersburg and died in Helsinki. Rarities from his collection are featured on the stamp in the booklet. Buying the booklet also gave entrance to the exhibition (Price 30 Markka at that time).

The name Faberge is well known for skillfully made pieces of Jewellery some of which are featured on the cover of the booklet . Agathon’s grandfather Gustav Faberge opened a Jeweler’s shop in St Petersburg in 1842. The shop became renowned during the time of Carl Faberge, Agathon’s father, when the famous Easter eggs were created for the Czar’s Family (feature on Booklet) The Royal families of Europe and Asia also became clients of Faberge. Agathon was also the Gemmologist at the shop.

FINLANDIA BOOKLET STAMPS
FINLANDIA BOOKLET STAMPS FINLAND 1988 – AGATHON FABERGE AND RARITIES FROM HIS COLLECTION
FINLANDIA BOOKLET FRONT
FINLANDIA BOOKLET FRONT COVER -EASTER EGG JEWELLERY – ENTRANCE TICKET TO FINLANDIA
FINLANDIA BOOKLET BACK
FINLANDIA BOOKLET BACK COVER -EASTER EGG JEWELLERY

 

 

Miniature Sheet Hong Kong China – Rainbow -2006

Miniature Sheet Hong Kong China – Rainbow -2006

Hong Kong Post issued a miniature sheet on 27 May 2006 to commemorate Hong Kong Post Participation in Washington 2006 International Stamp Exhibition.

The Miniature sheet combines many theme

  • Rainbow Colors
  • Children in Ethnic Costumes holding hands
  • Doves carrying letters in their beaks depict Postal Services connecting People
  • Bauhinia and American Beauty Rose -Floral emblems of HongKong and Washington DC.
MS HONG KONG RAINBOW
MS HONG KONG 2006- RAINBOW and other Themes

Stamps on Tri-nation Flags – Malaysia 2013

Stamps on Tri-nation Flags – Malaysia 2013

Malaysia issued a set of two stamps on 23 Aug 2013 to commemorate the third Tri-Nation Philatelic exhibition of Malaysia, Thailand, and Singapore. The Stamps which is 90x30mm long features flags of the three countries.

MALAYSIA TRI NATION FLAGS
STAMPS OF MALAYSIA ON TRI -NATION FLAGS 2013

Amphilex 2002 – Miniature Sheets of The Netherlands

Amphilex 2002 – Miniature Sheets of The Netherlands

AMPHILEX 2002 International Philatelic Exhibition was held in Amsterdam from 30 Aug to 03 Sep 2002. It also marked 150 Years of The First stamps of Netherlands. Miniature sheets were issued in 2000 and 2001 to promote the exhibition. The details of Miniature sheet are

12 Oct 2001 – MS with two stamps of 85c/0.39 euro cents – Feature Historical townscape of  Willemstad (Curacao) and View of Sugar Refinery Pangka Java

10 Oct 2000 – MS with two stamps of 80 cents – Feature Maiboat and Postal Stamp (1667-1805) and Mail coach and Postal stamp (1695-1796)..

Two Special Covers were issued in 2002 which used these miniature sheets are listed.

FDC NETHERLANDS AMPHILEX 2003 1
SPECIAL COVERS NETHERLANDS AMPHILEX 2002 -MINIATURE SHEET 2001
FDC NETHERLANDS AMPHILEX 2002
SPECIAL COVER NETHERLANDS AMPHILEX 2002-MINIATURE SHEET 2000

Ameripex 86 – Special Covers 1986

Ameripex 86 – Special Covers 1986

An International Stamp Exhibition was held in Chicago ,Illinois from 22 May to 01 Jun 1986. US Postal Service issued a stamp to promote this Philatelic Exhibition on 25 May 1985.

Two Special Covers were released on 24 & 25 May 1986 during the exhibition. These were Brookman Limited edition Covers.

24 May 1986 -Organised Philately Day

25 May 1986 – philatelic Literature Day.

The Covers were listed.

FDC USA AMERIPEX 86
BROOKMAN LIMITED EDITION COVERS – USA AMERIPEX 86
FDC USA AMERIPEX 86 1
BROOKMAN LIMITED EDITION COVERS – USA AMERIPEX 86

Ameripex 86 – Stamp of USA -1985

Ameripex 86 – Stamp of USA -1985

An International Stamp Exhibition was held in Chicago ,Illinois from 22 May to 01 Jun 1986. US Postal Service issued a stamp to promote this Philatelic Exhibition on 25 May 1985.

A First Day Cover with the stamp is listed.

FDC USA AMERIPEX 86 2
FDC USA AMERIPEX 86