ATM Stamps of Hong Kong – Lunar Years

ATM Stamps of Hong Kong – Chinese Lunar Years

Hong Kong started issuing ATM stamps as Annual series celebrating the New Year according to Chinese Lunar Calendar with pictures of 12 animals representing these years. The Fixed impressions and gummed paper were renewed every year. The rolls of paper were manufactured in Australia by Leigh- Mardon printers. The designs are by Michael Tucker and feature natural colour backgrounds related to the theme of the issue.

The First stamp was issued on 30 Dec 1986. Two such ATM stamps used on a cover from Hong Kong to India are listed below.

Design no 5 – Year Of Horse    Date of issue – 21 Feb 1990.

Design no 6 – Year Of Goat      Date of issue – 21 Feb 1991.

HK CVR ATM STAMPS LUNAR YEAR
HK CVR ATM STAMPS 1991 -CHINESE LUNAR YEAR
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First Day Cover India 2018 – Prithviraj Chauhan

First Day Cover India 2018 – Prithviraj Chauhan

India Post issued a set of Four stamps on Prithviraj Chauhan on 28 Apr 2018. A FDC is listed.

INDIA FDC 2018 PRITHVI RAJ CHAUHAN
INDIA FDC 2018 PRITHVI RAJ CHAUHAN

Dubai International Film Festival – 2013

Dubai International Film Festival – 2013

The United Arab Emirates issued a block of four Se-tenant stamps on 10th International Film Festival held in Dubai. The stamps were issued on 03 Dec 2013.

UAE DUBAI FILM FESTIVAL
UAE 2013 -BLOCK OF FOUR STAMPS ON 10TH DUBAI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Stamps on London Metropolitan Police – Great Britain 1979.

Stamps on London Metropolitan Police – Great Britain 1979

Royal Mail issued a set of Four stamps on 26 Sep 1979 to celebrate the 150th Anniversary Of London Metropolitan Police.

10p – Policeman on the Beat

11 and Half Pence- Policeman directing Traffic

13p – Mounted Policeman

15p – River Patrol Boat

FDC GB POLICE
FDC GB 1979 -150th ANNIVERSARY LONDON METROPOLITAN POLICE

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