Mail Carried by Mounted Police – South Australian Mounted Police Mail Carried Cover- 1986

Mail Carried by Mounted Police – South Australian Mounted Police Mail Carried Cover- 1986

During the days of  early settlement South Australian Police Force performed the functions of carriage of mail to isolated communities.One of the well known mail carriages was from Adelaide to Encounter Bay via Willunga during 1850-60’s.

A Special police mail was carried by South Australian Mounted Division from Adelaide GPO to Stampex 86 Asian Region International Philatelic Exhibition at the Wayville Pavilion from 4-10 Aug 1986.

The Cover illustrates a Mounted Trooper Mail carrier of that Period.A Special Cover carried by Mounted Police on 07 Aug 1986 at STAMPEX 86 to mark Thematics day is listed.

SPL CVR MOUNTED POLICE AUS
COVER CARRIED BY MOUNTED POLICE – STAMPEX 86 -AUSTRALIA

 

19th Century Farming – Stamps of Jersey 1975

19th Century Farming – Stamps of Jersey 1975

Jersey issued a set of four stamps on 25 Feb 1975 featuring 19th Century Farming.

3p-Potato Digger, 3 1/2p-Cider Crusher ,8p -Horse Plough , 10p -Hay Cart

FDC JERSEY 19C FARMING
FIRST DAY COVER JERSEY 1975 -19 CENTURY FARMING

 

Equine Sensations on Stamps -Racehorse Legends – Great Britain 2017

Equine Sensations on Stamps -Racehorse Legends – Great Britain 2017

Great Britain issued a set of Eight stamps on equine sensations under theme Racehorse Legends. The eight stamps feature

Frankel , Red Rum , Shergar , Kauto Star , Desert Orchid , Brigadier  Gerard , Arkle , Estimate.

FDC GB RACEHORSES
EQUINE SENSATIONS -STAMPS ON RACEHORSE LEGENDS – GREAT BRITAIN 2017.

First Day Cover on Indian Cavalry – Battle of Haifa – Israel 2018

First Day Cover on Indian Cavalry – Battle of Haifa – Israel 2018

Haifa Day

The Indian Army commemorates September 23 every year as Haifa Day to pay its respects to the two brave Indian Cavalry Regiments Mysore Lancers and Jodhpur Lancers that helped liberate the city following a dashing cavalry action by the 15th Imperial Service Cavalry Brigade. In the autumn of 1918, the Indian Brigade was a part of the Allied Forces sweeping northwards through Palestine in what is seen as the last great cavalry campaign in history.

Captain Aman Singh Bahadur and Dafadar Jor Singh were awarded the Indian Order of Merit and Captain Anop Singh and 2nd Lt. Sagat Singh were awarded the Military Cross in recognition of their bravery in this battle. Major Dalpat Singh of Jodhpur Lancers was awarded a Military Cross for his bravery.

The Jodhpur and Mysore Lancers now represent the 61st Cavalry Regiment of Indian Army.

Israel issued a stamp on 06 Feb 2018 to commemorate the Centenary of Battle of Haifa with Indian Cavalry at Haifa.The Tab shows the Jodhpur Lancers insignia.

The First Day Cover Design Features the Memorial for fallen Indian Soldiers at Haifa.

FDC INDIAN  CAVALRY IN HAIFA
FIRST DAY COVER -ISRAEL 2018 – INDIAN CAVALRY IN HAIFA.

Maxim Card on Horses – Yugoslavia 1998

Maxim Card on Horses – Yugoslavia 1998

The erstwhile Yugoslavia issued a set of four stamps on Horses -equus ferus  caballus or modern domesticated horse. The stamps were issued on 26 Feb 1998.

A maxim card with the 2.50 dinar stamp is listed.

YUGOSLAVIA MAXIM CARD HORSE
MAXIM CARD ON HORSES -YUGOSLAVIA -1998