Stamps on Centenary of Australian Open – Australia 2005

Stamps on Centenary of Australian Open – Australia 2005

One of the World’s biggest sporting events the Australian Open Tennis celebrated its Centenary in 2005. The First Tournament known as Australasian Tennis Championships was played at Warehouseman’s Cricket Ground in Albert Park Melbourne. The Competition became Australian Open in 1969  and moved to Melbourne Park in Jan 1988.

Australia issued a set of two stamps on 11 Jan 2005 to mark the centenary of Australian Open (1905-2005). The stamps feature a Male and a Female player. A gutter Pair of the stamp on a Woman tennis player is listed.

The First day Cover with two stamps is also listed.The cover design shows the architectural drawings of Rod Laver arena Melbourne Park.

FDC AUS OPEN CENT
FIRST DAY COVER – AUSTRALIA 2005 – CENTENARY AUSTRALIAN OPEN TENNIS
AUS OPEN CENT G PAIR
AUSTRALIAN OPEN CENTENARY – WOMEN’S TENNIS – GUTTER PAIR
AUS OPEN CENT MEN
AUSTRALIAN OPEN CENTENARY – MEN’S TENNIS

 

19th Century Farming – Stamps of Jersey 1975

19th Century Farming – Stamps of Jersey 1975

Jersey issued a set of four stamps on 25 Feb 1975 featuring 19th Century Farming.

3p-Potato Digger, 3 1/2p-Cider Crusher ,8p -Horse Plough , 10p -Hay Cart

FDC JERSEY 19C FARMING
FIRST DAY COVER JERSEY 1975 -19 CENTURY FARMING

 

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Sports Events

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Sports Events

The 15th Asian Games were held in Doha – Qatar  from 01 Dec to 15 Dec 2006 . A total of 9,520 Competitors from 45 Nations participated in 424 events in 39 Sports.

Qatar  released a set of four stamps on 01 Dec  2016 to mark the 15th Asian Games.The Sports events were Table Tennis, Women’s Volleyball,Football,Orry Cycling & Orry playing Football.

A First Day Cover is also Listed.

2006 ASIAD SPORTS EVENTS
STAMPS OF QATAR -2006 DOHA ASIAN GAMES -TABLE TENNIS & VOLLEYBALL
2006 ASIAD SPORTS1
STAMPS OF QATAR -2006 DOHA ASIAN GAMES – ORRY & SPORTS EVENTS
2006 ASIAD FDC QATAR
FIRST DAY COVER QATAR -DOHA ASIAN GAMES 2006 – TABLE TENNIS,CYCLING.VOLLEYBALL,FOOTBALL

Beijing 1990 – 11th Asian Games-Stamps of Bangladesh

Beijing 1990 – 11th Asian Games-Stamps of Bangladesh

The 11th Asian Games were held in Beijing – China from 22 Sep to 07 Oct 1990. A total of 6,122  Competitors from 36 Nations participated in 310 events in 27 Sports

A  set of Four Stamp was issued by Bangladesh on  22 Sep 1990 . A FDC is listed .The Stamps feature Rowing , Kabaddi, Wrestling, Badminton.

1990 ASIAD FDC BDESH
1990 BEIJING ASIAN GAMES – FDC BANGLADESH 1990

Joint Issue Portugal – Iran -Birds -2009

Joint Issue Portugal – Iran -Birds -2009

Portugal issued two stamps on Birds as Joint issue with Iran on 21 Sep 2009. The Birds of Prey featured are 0.32 Euro -Osprey and 0.80 Euro -White Tailed Eagle. A FDC is listed.

FDC POR BIRDS JT ISSUE
JOINT ISSUE PORTUGAL- IRAN -BIRDS – OSPREY & WHITE TAILED EAGLE -2009

 

First Day Covers on Herons & Egrets of Namibia -2016

Herons & Egrets of Namibia on Stamps -2016

A Set of five stamps was issued by Namibia on Herons and Egrets on 07 Jul 2016.

Standard Postage (Initial Value 3.70$) – Western Cattle Egret

Post Card Rate (Initial Value 6.80$)- Goliath Heron

N$ 7.00 – Squacco Heron

N$ 6.05 – The Green Backed Heron

N$ 8.20 -Black Heron

FDC NAMIBIA HERONS
HERONS & EGRETS OF NAMIBIA ON STAMPS -2016