Game Bird Habitat – Chukar -New Zealand 2019

Game Bird Habitat – Chukar -New Zealand 2019

World Wetlands Day is celebrated on Feb 2 every year. It marks the adoption of the Intergovernmental treaty the Convention on Wetlands. The NewZealand Game Bird Habitat collection is issued every year on this day. The 02 Feb 2019 issue is 26th in the series and features the Chukar. New Zealand Post Issued a Miniature Sheet and a $10 stamp on Chukar. Courtesy NZ Post.

NZ FDC CHUKAR MS
NEW ZEALAND FDC MS 2019 – GAME BIRD HABITAT CHUKAR
NZ 2019 MS CHUKAR
NEW ZEALAND MINIATURE SHEET 2019 – GAME BIRD HABITAT CHUKAR
NZ CHUKAR 2019
NEW ZEALAND 2019 -CHUKAR

NZ FDC CHUKAR

NEW ZEALAND FDC 2019 – GAME BIRD HABITAT CHUKAR

Rose Stamps on Valentine’s Day -Taiwan 2012

Rose Stamps on Valentine’s DayTaiwan 2012

In the matters of Heart -Rose plays an important part. Valentine’s Day, matters of Heart and Rose are closely interlinked.

Chungwa post (Republic of China) Taiwan issued a beautiful Heart Shaped miniature sheet on 10 Feb 2012 to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

 

TAIWAN MS ROSE
MINIATURE SHEET ON ROSE -VALENTINE’S DAY 2012 -TAIWAN
TAIWAN MS ROSE FDC
VALENTINE’S DAY 2012TAIWAN POST MINIATURE SHEET FDC ON ROSE

Fantastic Beaches of Sri Lanka on Miniature Sheets -2010

Fantastic Beaches of Sri Lanka on Miniature Sheets -2010

Sri Lanka issued three miniature sheets and stamps on 07 Sep 2010. The theme was Sri Lanka’s Fantastic beaches and these stamps were issued as part of Visit Sri Lanka Stamp series. Each miniature sheet was priced at  100 Sri Lankan rupees but the Face value of stamps was different.

15 SLR – Pasikdudah Beach. It is located 30 Kilometers north-west of Batticaloa. Pasikuda means “green-algae-bay”

25 SLR – Trincomalee Beach – Major Port City on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka, it lies south of Jaffna and North of Batticaloa. Centre of Tamil Culture and Dutch history.

40 SLR -Arugam Bay Beach – It is located in Southeast Sri Lanka in Batticaloa District near Pottuvil town. It also gateway to Yala East National park.

A FDC and Brochure is listed.

SRI LANKA FDC BEACHES
SRI LANKA FDC 2010 – FANTASTIC BEACHES
SRI LANKA BEACHES BROCHURE
SRI LANKA BEACHES BROCHURE

The Melbourne Moomba Festival – Australia Souvenir Cover 1985

The Melbourne Moomba Festival – Australia Souvenir Cover 1985

Australia issued a Souvenir Cover on 01 Mar 1985 on Melbourne Moomba Festival. “Moomba” is an aboriginal word meaning get together and have Fun”. It was first celebrated in 1955.It is held in the Alexandra Gardens beside Yarra river.

SOUVENIR COVER MELBOURNE MOOMBA FESTIVAL

Stamps on Mozart -Sweden 2006

Stamps on Mozart -Sweden 2006

Sweden issued a set of stamps on composers on 07 Sep 2006. The Composers featured are

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( 1756-1791).His music was barely known outside German-speaking nations during his lifetime. He lived and worked in Stockholm during King Gustav III reign. No face value but sold for 5.50kr

J M Kraus ( 1756 – 1792). Promoted Mozart’s music. A grand Parliament March presented by Kraus to King Gustav III was similar to a march from Mozart’s opera Idomeneo. No face value but sold for 5.00 Kr

C M Bellman ( 1740- 1795). He used to often receive assistance from Kraus for transferring his songs onto manuscript paper.No face value but sold for 4.80 Kr

SWEDEN FDC MOZART
SWEDEN FDC 2006 -COMPOSERS

European Year of Music Stamps -Spain 1985

European Year of Music Stamps -Spain 1985

Spain issued stamps to commemorate European Year of Music in 1985. A stamp was issued on Fernando Sor on 26 Jun 1985. Fernando Sor (1778-1839) was a Spanish classical Guitarist and Composer. A FDC is listed

SPAIN FDC MUSIC
SPAIN FDC 1985-EUROPEAN YEAR OF MUSIC – FERNANDO SOR

Shakespeare Festival -Stamps of Great Britain 1964

Shakespeare Festival -Stamps of Great Britain 1964

Great Britain issued a set of Five stamps on Shakespeare Festival on 23 Apr 1964. It also marked the 400th Birth Anniversary of William Shakespeare. The plays featured on stamps are

3d- Puck & Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

6d – Feste in Twelfth Night.

1’3 sh – Balcony Scene in Romeo & Juliet.

1’6 sh- “Eve of Agincourt” in Henry V

2’6 sh – Hamlet contemplating Yorick’s Skull.

GB FDC SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL
GB FDC 1964 SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL