ATM Labels Singapore 2010 -Destination Singapore.

ATM Labels Singapore 2010 -Destination Singapore.

SingPost introduced a new design for use in SAM (Self -Service Automated Machines) in Feb 2010. The new design by Eng Siak Loy is an adaption of 4 stamp set issued in 2009 on 150 years of Singapore Botanic Gardens. The best icons of Botanic Gardens namely the sculpture of Girl on a swing by British Sculptor Sydney Harpley, Swan Lake, Visitor centre and Vanda Miss Joaquim orchid, National Flower of Singapore form a part of the new ATM Label.

These ATM Labels were issued under the theme “Destination Singapore”. A 65c label is listed

SINGAPORE ATM GARDEN
SINGAPORE ATM LABEL 2010=DESTINATION SINGAPORE
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Stamps on Tourism -Norway 2006

Stamps on Tourism -Norway 2006

Norway issued a set of stamps on Tourism destinations on 09 Jun 2006.

8.50 Kr – Kirkeporten -Nature reserve in Skarsvag.

8.50 Kr – North Cape – It is located on Northern Coast of Northern Norway.

10.50 Kr – Bryygen Bergen- It is listed in UNESCO’s list for World Heritage Sites.

10.50 Kr – Atlantic Road

NORWAY 3
NORWAY 2006 – KIRKEPORTEN
NORWAY 4
NORWAY 2006 – NORTH CAPE.
NORWAY 2
NORWAY 2006 -BRYYGEN BERGEN
NORWAY 1
NORWAY 2006 -ATLANTIC ROAD

 

Stamps on Birds -Ceylon 1966.

Stamps on Birds -Ceylon 1966.

Ceylon issued a set of Stamps on Birds on 05 Feb 1966.

5c – Southern Grackle      15c – Indian Peafowl or Peacock.

1958-1959 – Deer in Ruhuna National Park.

The letter was sent from Colombo to England by Express Delivery as per Post Office label

SRI LANKA BIRDS
CEYLON 1966 -BIRDS AND FAUNA-EXPRESS DELIVERY

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

GDR GUPPY 1
GDR 1976- Guppy Fishes

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

GDR GUPPY 2
GDR 1976 -GUPPY FISHES
GDR 76 GUPPY 70P
GDR 1976 GUPPY FISHES

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.

SWA FDC CAPRIVI
SOUTHWEST AFRICA (SWA) FDC 1986- CAPRIVI STRIP