Dubai Stamps – 13th World Scout Jamboree Japan 1971

Dubai Stamps – 13th World Scout Jamboree Japan 1971

Dubai issued a set of Four stamps on the 13th World Scout Jamboree which was held at Asagiri heights on the western side of Mount Fuji in Fujinomiya Japan from 2-10 Aug 1971. A total of 23,758 scouts attended.

The stamps were issued on 30 Aug 1971 and feature

60 Dirhams – Fan, Scout Emblem,Map of Japan

1 Riyal -Scouts in the Canoe

1.25 Riyal – Mountaineering

3 Riyal – Campfire

DUBAI SCOUT JAMBOREE
STAMPS OF DUBAI 1971 -13TH WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE JAPAN

Orry – Mascot of Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Mascot -2004

Orry – Mascot of Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Mascot -2004

The 12th 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 Six stamps on 31 Dec 2004 to mark the launch of Orry -The Mascot for the Doha games.

Qatari Oryx -a medium sized Antelope -named Orry was chosen as mascot for 2006 Doha Asian Games.

50 Qatari Dirham – Orry on Sand dune outside the Town.

1 Qatari Riyal – Orry  on a boat outside the town.

1.5 Qatari Riyal – Orry Crosses the dates on Calendar

2 Qatari Riyal -Orry at Torch Relay

3 Qatari Riyal – Orry inflaming the Fires of the Games

3.5 Qatari Riyal – Orry with Flag of Qatar over the Khalifa Stadium.

2006 DOHA ASIAD -ORRY THE MASCOT
2006 DOHA ASIAD -STAMPS OF QATAR ON ORRY THE MASCOT -2004

 

2006 DOHA  ASIAD -ORRY THE MASCOT
2006 DOHA ASIAD -STAMPS OF QATAR ON ORRY THE MASCOT -2004

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

 

Stamps on Royal Brunei Police – 1971

Stamps on Royal Brunei Police – 1971

A Set of three stamps was issued on 14 Aug 1971 to mark Fifty Years of Royal Brunei Police . The stamps feature a Police Superitendent, A Police Constable and A Traffic Policeman.

A FDC with the three stamps and Police Flag is listed.

FDC BRUNEI POLICE
FIRST DAY COVER -STAMPS ON ROYAL BRUNEI POLICE -1971

4th World Lithuanian Sports Games – FDC Lithuania 1991 – Valdas Adamkus

 

The First World Lithuanian Sports Games then called Lithuanian National Olympics was organised in Kaunas then provisional capital of Lithuania. the second edition could not be held due to WW II.

In 1978 to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Independence of Lithuania and 40th Anniversary of National Olympics the Ist World Lithuanian Sports Games took place in Toronto Canada. The aim was to get all Lithuanian emigrants together and celebrate national identity with sports.

In 1983 the second event was held at Chicago USA and coincided with World Lithuanian Community Congress and Song Festival . It was organised by Mr Valdas Adamkus, Lithuanian settled in Chicago.

In 1988 the event was organised and held at Adelaide,Australia.

In 1991 the fourth Games were organised in Kaunas. Mr Valdas Adamkus was leading the US Lithuanian contingent to the games.

Valdas Adamkus was born in Kaunas Lithuania  on 3rd Nov 1926 His father was the first head of Air Force School. His family left Lithuania during the WW II andSoviet Occupation in 1944. He studied at University of Munich before emigrating to USA in 1949. He served in US Army in 1950’s,was a track and field athlete and set a 100m national record. Graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology as a Civil engineer and there after became a leader for Lithuanian rights. He joined US Environmental Protection agency (EPA) in 1970 and retired in 1997.

He  moved back to Lithuania after retirement and joined active politics to win two Presidential elections and was President of Lithuania  twice 1998-2003 and 2004-2009.

10th Games – Mr Valdas Adamkus was an Honorary Guest at the opening of 10th World Lithuanian Sports Games in 2017. 4000 participants from 26 countries came -First,Second,third generation – to their homeland to compete in 19 different sports.

A Set of two stamps was issued by Lithuania on 27 Jul 1991 to commemorate the 4th World Lithuanian Sports Games.

FDC LITHUANIA GAMES
FDC-4TH LITHUANIAN WORLD SPORTS GAMES -1991

 

 

VALDAS ADAMKUS AT  10TH WORLD LITHUANIAN SORTS GAMES
VALDAS ADAMKUS AT THE OPENING OF 10TH WORLD LITHUANIAN SORTS GAMES

 

 

VALDAS ADAMKUS AS HEAD OF US DELEGATION 1991
VALDAS ADAMKUS AS HEAD OF US DELEGATION 1991 FOR THE 4TH WORLD LITHUANIAN SPORTS GAMES.

Stamps on Inclusion of Bhutan in United Nations -1971

Stamps on Inclusion of Bhutan in United Nations -1971

Bhutan issued a set of stamps on 21 Sep 1971 to celebrate its inclusion in United Nations in 1971. A FDC is listed.

FDC BHUTAN UN ADMISSION
FDC -BHUTAN ADMISSION IN UN -1971