Gems and Minerals of Pakistan – Stamps -2014

Gems and Minerals of Pakistan – Stamps -2014

Pakistan Post issued a set of 08 stamps on Gems and Minerals of Pakistan on 11 Dec 2014. The Minerals and Gems featured on stamps are

Apatite , Aquamarine ,Black Tourmaline ,Garnet , Epidot , Vesvaunite,Topaz & Sphene.

FDC PAK GEMS & MINERALS
FDC PAKISTAN GEMS & MINERALS 2014

 

 Art of Danube School -Stamps of Austria -1967

Art of Danube School -Stamps of Austria -1967

Austria issued a stamp on 17 May 1965. The theme was  Art of Danube School. The stamp featured “Holy George” ,sculpture of Seitenstetten Benedictine Abbey.

FDC AUSTRIA  ART of DANUBE SCHOOL -1965
FDC AUSTRIA ART of DANUBE SCHOOL -1965

Gothic Art -Stamps of Austria -1967

Gothic Art -Stamps of Austria -1967

Austria issued a stamp on 19 May 1967. The theme was Gothic Art. The stamp featured Virgin of Mercy in Frauenstein Church ,Wood Sculpture.

FDC AUSTRIA GOTHIC ART
FDC AUSTRIA GOTHIC ART

Baroque Art – Stamps of Luxembourg – 1977

Baroque Art – Stamps of Luxembourg – 1977

Baroque art is a highly ornate and extravagant style of  architecture, art, music and sculpture that flourished in Europe from 1590 to 1720.
Luxembourg issued a set of two stamps 15 Sep 1977 on Baroque Art. The stamps feature

6 Franc – 18th century Statue of St Gregory the Great by Jean-Georges Scholtus.

12 Franc – 18th century Statue of St Augustine by Jean-Georges Scholtus.

FDC LUXEMBOURG BAROQUE ART
FDC LUXEMBOURG BAROQUE ART

Asia Pacific Dental Congress Commemorative stamp – Thailand

Asia Pacific Dental Congress Commemorative stamp – Thailand

On 17 Jan 1998 Thailand issued a commemorative stamp to mark the 20th Asia Pacific Dental Congress held in Bangkok from 17 to 22 Jan 1998. The 10 Baht stamp features a graphic picture of tooth,Logo of Dental Congress, dental hand instrument.

FDC THAILAND DENTAL
FDC 20TH ASIA PACIFIC DENTAL CONGRESS -THAILAND 1998

International Conference on Autism – India – First Day Cover 2003

International Conference on Autism – India – First Day Cover 2003

India issued a stamp International Conference on Autism on 03 Sep 2003.It was organised by Tamana NGO working for Austism in India. The theme was our world of special children.

Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) refers to a broad range of  conditions  characterised by challenges with social skills,repetitive behaviors,speech and non verbal communications. It is disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact.

FDC INDIA AUTISM 2003
FDC INDIA AUTISM 2003

Stamps on Sepak Takraw – Indonesia 2004

Stamps on Sepak Takraw – Indonesia 2004

The XVI – 2004 National Sports Week also called PON XVI was held from 02 Sep to 14 Sep 2004 in Jakabaring Sports Complex in South Sumatra just 5 kms from Palembang in Indonesia. More than 5660 athletes took part in 41 sports and 607 events and 8 Paralympic/handicapped sports. It was also known as Sumsel 2004 .

Indonesia issued a set of two round shaped stamps on PON XVI featuring the sport of Sepak Takraw.

Sepak Takraw or Kick volleyball is a sport native to South east Asia . A team consists of 2-4 players and is played with rattan ball,synthetic rubberrised plastic . It is called Sepak Takraw in Indonesia and Singapore. It  allows the players to touch the ball only with feet,chest,knee and head . It has been part of Asian Games since 1990 Beijing Asian Games. India won a Bronze  Medal in Team Regu at 2018 Asian Games.

A FDC with stamps is listed.

FDC INDONESIA SPORTS WEEK
STAMPS OF INDONESIA 2004 SPORTS WEEK -SEPAK TAKRAW