Life in Nauru – Stamps of Nauru 1984.

Life in Nauru – Stamps of Nauru 1984.

Nauru issued a set of stamps on Life in Nauru on 21 Sep 1984.

1c- Coastal Landscape    5c – Fishing Ship        25c – Boeing 727-100       40c -Ambulance        $2- Anabar Lagoon.

NAURU LIFE IN NAURU
NAURU 1984 -LIFE IN NAURU

3c – Nauruan Lady    15c- Phosphate Mining  20c – Surveyor   30c -Elderly Nauruan               50c – Fishing /Sport Divers.

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NAURU 1984 – LIFE IN NAURU.
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Stamps on Guppy Fish – GDR 1976.

Stamps on Guppy Fish – GDR 1976.

GDR/DDR issued a set of six stamps on Guppy Fish varieties. It is also known as million fish and rainbow fish and most popular freshwater aquarium species.

10 Pf- Pointed Tail Guppy    15 Pf- Double Sword Guppy   20 Pf-Flag Tail Guppy

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GDR 1976- Guppy Fishes

25 Pf – Below Sword Guppy   35 Pf- Triangle Guppy          70 Pf- Round Tail Guppy

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GDR 1976 -GUPPY FISHES

Stamps of Dubai on Fishes – 1969

Stamps of Dubai on Fishes – 1969

Dubai issued a set of Eight stamps on Fishes on 26 May 1969.

Texas Skate                                        Striped Butterfly Fish          Imperial Angelfish

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DUBAI FISHES 1969

Sweetlips                                            Spotted Grouper                           Pork Fish

DUBAI FISHES 2
DUBAI FISHES 1969

Moonfish                                                                   Blue Angel

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DUBAI FISHES 1969

Caprivi Strip – Stamps of South West Africa 1986.

Caprivi Strip – Stamps of South West Africa 1986.

Caprivi strip in South West Africa (now Namibia) is named after German Chancellor Leo Von Caprivi ( Chancellor from 1890-94). It became part of German South West Africa in terms of Zanzibar Treaty of 1890 between the Germany and United Kingdom. It provided Germany access to Zambezi river and route to Africa’s east coast where Germany had its Colonies.

Caprivi strip is a salient of Namibia which protrudes for 450 km from the north eastern corner of Namibia. It is bordered by Botswana in the south, Angola and Zambia in the North and eastern borders are 1 km from  Zimbabwe. Zambezi river forms the border with Zambia and Kwando/Chobe river forms border with Botswana.

The largest settlement is Katima Mulilo located where river Zambezi enters the strip. The area is rich in wildlife and mineral resources.

South West Africa issued a set of four stamps on Caprivi strip on 06 Nov 1986. It is cancelled at Katima Mulilo.

14c – Zambezi river. It is the main source for the economy of eastern Caprivi

20c- Stock and Crop Farming. The main cattle breed is Sanga which meat and milk and crops are maize, wheat, sorghum & watermelons

25c -Settlements- No fixed settlement in eastern Caprivi. A settlement consists of up to 30 households.

30c  – Map of the strip. Caprivi strip consists of Eastern and Western Caprivi. The Western Caprivi is now a nature reserve. Eastern Caprivi is fully inhabited.

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SOUTHWEST AFRICA (SWA) FDC 1986- CAPRIVI STRIP

Marine Shells of Mozambique – 1980.

Marine Shells of Mozambique – 1980.

A set of stamps on Marine Shells of Mozambique issued on 21 Dec 1980.

1 Mtn – Large Harp                1.50 Mtn – Chiragra Spider Conch

2.00 Mtn – Venus Comb Murex     7.50 Mtn – Ramose Murex.

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MOZAMBIQUE SEA SHELLS 1980.
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MOZAMBIQUE SEA SHELLS 1980

Primary Industries -Papua New Guinea 1971.

Primary Industries -Papua New Guinea 1971.

Papua New Guinea issued a set of four stamps on Primary industries. The issue date was 18 Aug 1971.

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA FDC 1971 -PRIMARY INDUSTRIES.

7c -Bartering Fish for Vegetable                     9c -Man Stacking Yams.

14c -Vegetable Market                                      30c- Highlanders cultivating Garden

USA Coral Reefs – Stamps 1980.

USA Coral Reefs – Stamps 1980.

The USA issued a set of four 15c se-tenant stamps on Coral Reefs on 26 Aug 1980.

US CORAL REEFS
US CORAL REEFS 1980.

15c –  Grooved Brain Coral, Boulder Brain Coral, Beaugregory Damselfish (US Virgin Islands).

15c – Chalice Coral, Moorish Idol (American Samoa).

15c – Elkhorn Coral, Atlantic Porkfish (Florida).

15c – Finger Coral, Sabertooth Blenny (Hawaii).