Commemorative Coins of India -2018

Commemorative Coins of India -2018

Indian Mints have issued Five Commemorative Coins in 2018.

18 Mar 2018 – Nabakalebara – Coins of Rs 100 and Rs 10 – Mumbai.

29 Jun 2018 – P C Mahalanobis – Coins of  Rs 125 and Rs 5 – Kolkata

24 Dec 2018 – Atal Bihari Vajpayee – Coins of Rs 100 – Mumbai.

24 Dec 2018 – Paika Rebellion -Coins of Rs 200 -Mumbai

30 Dec 2018 – 75 Years of Tricolour in Andamans – Coin of Rs 75.

The Four Mythical Animals – Stamps of Bhutan 2016.

The Four Mythical Animals – Stamps of Bhutan 2016.

Deeply rooted in Bhutanese believe the four mythical animals are Tak (Tiger), Seng (Snow Leopard), Chung (Garuda) and Druk (Dragon).

Tak -Tiger – It stands for Confidence, Dignity, Discipline and Modesty. Guru Rinpoche came riding on a flying tigress.

Seng –  Snow Leopard – It stands for Vitality, Dignity and Purity.

Chung – Garuda – It stands for fearlessness and Power.

Druk -Dragon – It stands for elegance, generosity, Calmness and Achievements.

A FDC with a Miniature sheet on Druk or Dragon issued on 18 Jul 2016 is listed.

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BHUTAN FDC2016 – DRUK THE MYTHICAL DRAGON

Miniature Sheet Bhutan 2008 -Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Miniature Sheet Bhutan 2008 -Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Smithsonian Folklife Festival is an International Festival of Cultural Heritage held in Washington DC since1967 at the National Mall. In 2008 it featured Bhutan.

Bhutan Post issued a miniature sheet to commemorate this occasion on 25 Jun 2008.

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BHUTAN MS 2008 – SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Happy Vacations & Best Wishes.

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Happy Vacations & Best Wishes.

WISHING EVERYONE A GREAT 2019. TAKE CARE STAY SAFE GOD BLESS.

2018 is about to end and usher in 2019. We take this opportunity to Wish All our Readers and Well Wishers a MERRY CHRISTMAS, A VERY HAPPY AND JOYOUS NEW YEAR 2019, THE BEST OF VACATIONS AND BEST WISHES FOR ALL YOUR FUTURE ENDEAVOURS. Please do take good care of Yourselves, Your Families and your Near & Dear Ones, Needy and Poor.

12 Days after Christmas have begun and till 06 Jan (Epiphany) celebrations of Christmas shall Continue.

GUERNSEY 12 DAYS OF XMAS
GUERNSEY 12 DAYS OF XMAS

Merry Christmas

SRI LANKA XMAS
SRI LANKA XMAS
SRI LANKA XMAS 2005
MERRY XMAS – SRI LANKA 2005

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY  NEW YEAR 2019

FRANCE NEW YEAR & XMAS
MERRY XMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR -FRANCE

Happy Vacations

Vacations have started .Enjoy Your Vacations.

FRANCE VACATIONS
HAPPY VACATIONS -FRANCE

BEST WISHES FOR ALL FUTURE ENDEAVOURS

FRANCE BEST WISHES
BEST WISHES -STAMPS OF FRANCE

The Welcoming Face of Guernsey – Miniature Sheet of Guernsey 1995

The Welcoming Face of Guernsey – Miniature Sheet of Guernsey 1995

A Booklet of Greeting Stamps was issued by Guernsey on 28 Feb 1995. The Booklet contained eight stamps in a sheetlet and each stamp was of 24 pence each. The theme of the stamps was The Welcoming Face of Guernsey. Each stamp has a face of Guernsey on it. The side labels also have slogans on Food’s Great, Lovely Coastline, Greetings etc

24p – Seafood Face

24p- Buckets & Spades Face

24p -Flowers Face

24p-Fruits & Vegetable Face

24p – Sea Shells & Sea Weed Face

24p -Anchor & Life belts Face

24p – Glasses, Cork and Cutlery Face

24p – Butterflies & Caterpillars Face

GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE BOOKLET
GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE SHEETLET 1995
GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE BOOKLET CVR
GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE BOOKLET 1995

 

International Exhibition of Culinary Art- Special Cancellation Germany 1976.

International Exhibition of Culinary Art- Special Cancellation Germany 1976.

The International Exhibition of Culinary Art (IKA) or culinary Olympics was a Quadrennial Chef  Competition held in Frankfurt from 1900 to 1986, Berlin in 1986 and then in Erfurt from 2000.

A Special Cancellation was provided by Germany for the competition held in Frankfurt from 21-28 Oct 1976. The Cancellation also mentions International Trade Fair for the Hotel and Resturant Industry.

GERMANY CANCELLATION CUINARY FESTIVAL
GERMANY CANCELLATION/POSTMARK CUINARY FESTIVAL FRANKFURT 1976

Africa Fortnight in Brussels – Rwanda 1973.

Africa Fortnight in Brussels – Rwanda 1973.

The Africa Fortnight was celebrated in Brussels in 1973 . Overprinted Stamps were issued. The previous issues were overprinted “Quinzaine Africaine Bruxelles 15/30 Sep 1973”.

RWANDA COSTUMES 1973
RWANDA COSTUMES 1973