Cats on Stamps – Malta 2004

Cats on Stamps – Malta 2004

Date of issue 26 Mar 2004

7c- Tortoiseshell Cat                 27c- Brown Tabby Cat                    28c- Silver Tabby Cat     50c- Ginger Tabby Cat            60c- Black & White Short Hair.

MALTA CATS
MALTA 2004- CATS
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Stamps on Rubens Paintings -USSR 1977

Stamps on Rubens Paintings -USSR 1977

Date of Issue -26 Jun 1977

400th Birth Anniversary of Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) Flemish Painter

6 K – The Lion Hunt. Print run 5,800,000

14 K – Landscape with Rainbow.          Print run 4,500,000

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USSR 1977- PAINTINGS OF PETER PAUL RUBENS

Twelve Animals of the Lunar New Year Cycle – Miniature Sheet Hong Kong 1999.

Twelve Animals of the Lunar New Year Cycle – Miniature Sheet Hong Kong 1999.

Hong Kong China issued a miniature sheet containing 12 stamps on Twelve Animals of the Lunar New Year Cycle 21 Feb 1999. All stamps are of HK$ 1.30 denomination. The Animals featured are Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Pig,  Dragon,  Dog, Snake, Cock, Monkey, Ram & Horse.

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HONG KONG 1999- TWELVE ANIMALS OF THE LUNAR NEW YEAR CYCLE.

The Ontario Regiment of Canada – Commemorative Covers – 2016.

The Ontario Regiment of Canada – Commemorative Covers – 2016.

On 14 Sep  1866, the 34th Ontario Battalion of Infantry was formed. Its members participated in the Northwest Rebellion of 1885, the South African War and the First World War Inthe 1930’s the Regiment became a tank battalion. It was mobilised for Second World War and it earned battle honours in Italy and Northwestern Europe. Post World War II it has been deployed in various missions including Peace Keeping Missions and operations in Afghanistan. It ranks among the oldest continuously serving reserve (Militia) regiments and is one of the Senior Armoured Regiments of Royal Canadian Armoured Corps  (RCAC).

The Badge  of the Regiment which forms part of stamp design and the cover has following features

  • Cat in Fierce Fighting pose.
  • Nine Maple leaves reflect the nine provinces which contributed soldiers to the First World War Battalions.
  • The three-quarters of a disc at the base of batch reflects the old militia number “34”.
  • “FIDELIS ET PARATUS” meaning Faithful and ready is the motto of the Regiment.

Canada Post issued a commemorative cover on 10 Sep 2016 to commemorate 150th Anniversary of The Ontario Regiment of Canada (RCAC).

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CANADA COMMEMORATIVE COVER 2016- THE ONTARIO REGIMENT.

Fauna of Bhutan – Miniature Sheet 2015.

Fauna of Bhutan – Miniature Sheet 2015.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet containing eight stamps on Fauna of Bhutan. Each stamp of  30 Nu was issued on  11 Nov 2015. It was also a WWF issue. The Fauna featured on stamps are

Wild Water Buffalo               Red Panda                   Snow Leopard

Putitor Mahaseer                  Asian Elephant            White-bellied Heron

Gee’s Golden Langur            Bengal Tiger

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BHUTAN MS 2015 – FAUNA

 

Flora & Fauna of Bhutan – Miniature Sheet 2014.

Flora & Fauna of Bhutan – Miniature Sheet 2014.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet on 10 May 2014 on Flora & Fauna of Bhutan. All stamps were of 20 Nu denomination. The Flora and Fauna featured are

20 Nu -Melastoma                 20 Nu – Golden Langur       20 Nu- Primula

20 Nu- Himalayan Black Bear     20 Nu – Red Panda

20 Nu -Michelia                     20 Nu- Indian Muntjac         20 Nu – Geranium

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BHUTAN MS 2014 – FLORA and FAUNA.