Summer Festivals New Zealand- Miniature Sheet-2006

Summer Festivals New Zealand- Miniature Sheet-2006

New Zealand issued a Miniature Sheet with five stamps on 01 Nov 2006.The Theme was Summer Festivals. The Festivals featured on stamps are

45c – Dragon Boating

90c – Race Day Horse Racing.

$1.35 – Teddy Bears Picnic

$ 1.50 -Outdoor Concerts

$ 2.00 – Jazz Festivals

MS NEW ZEALAND SUMMER FESTIVALS
MS NEW ZEALAND SUMMER FESTIVALS 2006

 

Miniature Sheet on Genghis Khan – Mongolia 2006

Miniature Sheet on Genghis Khan – Mongolia 2006

The Year 2006 was celebrated in Mongolia to mark 800th Anniversary of Great Mongolian Empire founded by Gehghis Khan ,regarded by Mongolian people as Father of Nation. Founded in 1206 the Great Mongolian Empire at its peak under Kublai Khan had 33 million square kilometers territory under its control from Mediterranean to the Pacific.

A Special Souvenir Sheet of Silk was issued to commemorate this event on 19 Sep 2006. It features a Painting by D Erdenebileg showing Gehghis Khan at the head of his troops

MS MONGOLIA
MS MONGOLIA -SILK SOUVENIR SHEET ON GENGHIS KHAN -800TH ANNIVERSARY MONGOLIAN EMPIRE

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

Sydney Royal Easter Show – Souvenir Cover of Australia 1984-Australia Six 1919 car

Sydney Royal Easter Show – Souvenir Cover of Australia – 1984

Sydney Royal Easter Show or Royal Easter Show or Easter Show is an annual show held in Sydney in Australia . It started in 1823 and has been held every year since 1869 except 1919 and from 1942 to 1946 due to World War II. It is run by Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales. It was accorded”Royal ” status by Queen Victoria.The show is historically an event where “City meets country” and includes agricultural show, amusement park and Fair.

In 2017 -922,000 people attended the show and in 2018 it was held from 23 Mar to 03 Apr 2018. In 2019 it is scheduled from 12 Apr to 23 April 2019.Traditionally held between Good Friday and  Easter winding up on Tuesdays after Easter.It is largest event in Australia and sixth largest in World.

Venue

1823 – Paramatta Park ( 23 Kms from Sydney)

1869-1891 – Royal Alfred Park

1892 -1997 – Moore Park ( NSW Government gave land in 1891 to Royal agricultural Society to built Moore Park for the show)

1998 till now -Sydney Olympic Park  at Homebush Bay.

Moore Park converted to Fox Studios Australia.

A Souvenir Cover was issued by Australia Post on Sydney Royal easter show of 1984 on 13 Apr 1984. The Cover used strip of Australian Vintage car stamps with cancellation of Royal Agricultural Society at Sydney showground . The Cover shows the Australian Six 1919 car model.

FDC AUSTRALIAN SIX CAR
SPECIAL COVER AUSTRALIA 1984 – SYDNEY ROYAL EASTER SHOW.

 

 

Fire Fighting Appliances -Stamps of New Zealand

Fire Fighting Appliances -Stamps of New Zealand

New Zealand issued a set of Four stamps on 07 Dec 1977 on the Fire fighting appliances.

The stamps feature

-Merryweather Manual Pump 1860  ,

2 Wheel Hose Reel & Ladder -1880

Shand Mason Steam Fir Engine -1873

Chemical Fire Engine -1888

FDC NZ FIRE FIGHTING
FDC NEW ZEALAND FIRE FIGHTING APPLIANCES -1977

Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud – Bahrain 1997

Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud – Bahrain 1997

On 23 Apr 1997 ,Bahrain issued a set of 21 Stamps on Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud of Bahrain.

A FDC with seven stamps is listed below.It features the following breeds

Rabda , Al-Jellaby , Krush , Al-Shuwaimeh , Musannaan , Mlolshaan, Al-Tuwaisah.

FDC BAHRAIN HORSES3
FDC BAHRAIN 1997 -PURE BREEDS OF ARABIAN HORSES.

Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud – Bahrain 1997

Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud – Bahrain 1997

On 23 Apr 1997 ,Bahrain issued a set of 21 Stamps on Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud of Bahrain.

A FDC with seven stamps is listed below.It features the following breeds

Hadhfaan , Al-Obeyah, Al-Hamdaany , Musannaan , Al-Jellabieh, Rabdaan

Kuheilaan Aladiyat , Kuheilaan  Aafas  & Wadhna.

FDC BAHRAIN HORSES2
FDC BAHRAIN 1997 -PURE BREEDS OF ARABIAN HORSES