Stamps on 1994 FIFA World Cup – Bhutan 1994.

Stamps on 1994 FIFA World Cup – Bhutan 1994.

The 1994 FIFA World Cup was held in the USA from 17 Jun to 17 Jul 1994. It was held in nine cities across the USA. Brazil beat Italy in Penalty shoot out in the finals held at Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California near Los Angeles.

Bhutan issued a 15 Nu stamp to commemorate the 15th FIFA World Cup. The stamp was issued on 17 Jul 1994 and featured the World Cup Trophy and Striker -The Mascot for this World Cup.

Striker -a Dog, a common US Pet animal wearing red, White & blue soccer uniform with the words “USA 94”  was the mascot for this World cup.

BHUTAN USA 98
BHUTAN 1994 – STAMPS ON USA 94 FIFA WORLD CUP WITH STRIKER THE MASCOT.
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Fauna on Stamps – France 1988

Fauna on Stamps – France 1988

On 14 Jun 1988 La Poste issued a set of four stamps on Animals under the theme Fauna. The Fauna featured on stamps are

2F – Eurasian Otter    3F -Red Deer   4F -Red Fox     5F -European Badger.

FRANCE FAUNA 92
FRANCE FAUNA 1988

 

Stamps of Niue -25th Anniversary South Pacific Commission.

Stamps of Niue -25th Anniversary South Pacific Commission.

Niue issued a set of Four stamps to commemorate 25th Anniversary of South Pacific Commission on 06 Sep 1972. The Stamps feature

4c -Alofi Wharf    5c – Health Service  6C- School Children 18c -Cattle and Dwarf Palms.

NIUE FDC DEFS
NIUE FDC DEFS 1972

 

Fauna on Stamps – France 1991

Fauna on Stamps – France 1991

On 14 Sep 1991 La Poste issued a set of four stamps on Animals under the theme Fauna. The Fauna featured on stamps are

2f – Brown Bear    3F -Hermann’s Tortoise   4F -Eurasian Beaver 5F -Common Kingfisher.

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FRANCE ANIMALS 1991

Paintings by Liu Kuan-tao -Stamps of Taiwan (ROC) -1998

Paintings by Liu Kuan-tao -Stamps of Taiwan (ROC) -1998

The Yuan Dynasty Painter Liu Kuan-tao was a Skilled painter of Lanscapes,Portraits , Flowers , Birds & Animals. A Painting of Emperor Shih-tzu of  Yuan Dynasty (also Known as Kublai Khan) on a hunting expedition was the subject of stamps on Ancient Chinese Painting “Drawing of Hunting of Emperor Shih-tzu,Yuan Dynasty”. Kublai Khan was grandson of Chengis Khan.

This Painting is set amid a vast sea of sand which shows Kublai Khan leading entourage on horse back to hunt in the wilderness.The drawings of dogs,horses and camels arevery true to life.Kublai Khan dressed inred and awhite fur overcoat is centre figure of painting.But the horseman who is drawing his bow to shoot a wild geese on the left is the focus of the whole painting.The eyes of all the figures in the painting are fixed on him in anticipation of the arrow leaving the bow.

A cover with two stamps is listed.

FDC TAIWAN PAINTING KUBLAI
FDC TAIWAN 1998- PAINTING KUBLAI KHAN HUNTING

Pakistan – Belarus Joint Issue – National Parks -2016

Pakistan – Belarus Joint Issue – National Parks -2016

Pakistan issued a set of se-tenant stamps as a Joint issue with Belarus. The Theme of Joint issue was National Parks . Both the stamps had a face value of Rupees Twenty each.

Saiful -Muluk National Park Pakistan-The park was created in 2003 and centred around Saiful Muluk alpine Lake. It is located in Kaghan Valley in Khyber Northern Pakistan.The flora includes sub alpine conifer forests and fauna includes Snow leopard,Asiatic Black bear Indian Leopard and Lynx.

Narachanski National Park Belarus.-It is centred around Lake Narach .The fauna found here includes Red Deer, European Badger, raccoon dog,fishes and 200 plus species of Birds like Osprey and  Common crane.

FDC JT PAK BELARUS NAT PARKS
FDC PAKISTAN -BELARUS JOINT ISSUE – NATIONAL PARKS 2016

First Day Covers- Bhutan 1972 – Dogs

First Day Covers- Bhutan 1972 – Dogs

Bhutan issued a set of Four stamps on Dogs on 05 Oct 1972.

15 ch – Damci

A FDC with two stamps is listed.

FDC BHUTAN DOG
FDC -STAMPS ON DOGS -BHUTAN 1972