Stamps on 125th Anniversary of Red Cross – Isle of Man 1989

 

Stamps on 125th Anniversary of Red Cross – Isle of Man 1989

The Isle of Man issued a set of five stamps on 16 Oct 1989 to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of The International Red Cross.

14p- Centenary of Noble’s Hospital

17p – Globe and Red Cross

23p- Signing of First Geneva Convention 1864.

30p- Ambulance Services

34p – Henri Dunant – Founder of Red Cross.

 

IOM RED CROSS
ISLE OF MAN 1989 – 125TH ANNIVERSARY RED CROSS.
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Stamps on 1992 Barcelona Olympics – Namibia 1992

Stamps on 1992 Barcelona Olympics – Namibia 1992

The 1992 Summer Olympics or XXV Olympics were held in Barcelona Spain from 25 Jul to 09 Aug 1992. Namibia issued four stamps on 24 Jul 1992 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 9,356 athletes from 169 Nations participated in 25 Sports, 34 Disciplines and 257 events. King Juan Carlos I inaugurated the Games. The unified team topped the medals tally with 45 Gold Medals.

Namibia’s First Participation in Olympics- Namibia became Independent on 21 Mar 1990. On Jun 16, 1991, The Namibia National Olympic Committee became a member of IOC and 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games were Namibia’s first Olympic Games.

Namibia issued a set of four stamps on 24 Jul 1992 to mark and commemorate the event. The FDC with four stamps is listed . FDC features Barcelona Olympic Games Emblem.

20c -Athletics Male Sprinters         25c- Namibia Flag and logo, Map of Namibia

45c- Female Swimmers              60c- Olympic Stadium at Barcelona.

NAMIBIA 1992 OLYMPICS
NAMIBIA 1992- BARCELONA SUMMER OLYMPICS – NAMIBIA’S FIRST OLYMPICS

Stamps on 2008 Beijing Olympics – Australia 2008

Stamps on 2008 Beijing Olympics – Australia 2008

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008. Australia issued a stamp on 24 Jun 2008 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 10,942 athletes from 204 Nations participated in 28 Sports, 41 Disciplines and 302 events. President Hu Jintao of China inaugurated the Games. China topped the medals tally with 48 Gold Medals.

A FDC is listed with Chinese Dragon featuring on the Stamp.

AUSTRALIA 2008 OLYMPICS
AUSTRALIA 2008- SUMMER OLYMPICS BEIJING 2008-CHINESE DRAGON

Stamps on UEFA Euro 96  – Northern Cyprus 1996.

Stamps on UEFA Euro 96  – Northern Cyprus 1996.

Northern Cyprus issued a pair of stamps on 31 Oct 1996 on UEFA Euro 96 Football. The 1996 UEFA European Football Championships known as Euro 96 was the 10th UEFA European Championships. It took place in England from 8 to 30 Jun 1996. Germany won the final beating Czech Republic 2-1.

15000 Turkish Lira – Soccer Balls                  35,000 Turkish Lira – Flags and Soccer Ball

A First Day Cover is listed and shows a cancellation on Football.

CYPRUS EURO 96
NORTHERN CYPRUS 1996- UEFA EURO 96

Stamps on 1994 Winter Olympics Lillehammer  – Norway 1993.

Stamps on 1994 Winter Olympics Lillehammer  – Norway 1993.

The First Winter Olympics were held in Chamonix, France in 1924 in which 16 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 9 Disciplines and 16 events in Men’s and Women’s Category.

The 1994 Winter Olympics or XVII Winter Olympics were held in LILLEHAMMER  Norway from 12- 27 Feb 1994. The then King of Norway King Harald V inaugurated the Games. A total of 1737 athletes from 67 Nations participated in 6 Sports, 12 Disciplines and 61 events. Russia topped the medals tally with 11 Gold Medals Norway bagged the most medals overall -26 ( 10 Gold,11 Silver, 5 Bronze)

Norway issued a pair of Se-tenant 3.50 Kr stamps on 27 Nov 1993 to commemorate the 1994  Lillehammer Winter Olympics.

3.5 Kr–  Cross Country Skiing and Flags,    3.50 Kr – Buildings and Flags

A Postally used Cover is listed which was posted from Tolvsrod to India and carries a Cancellation of Norway Olympic Museum at Lillehammer. 

NORWAY 1994 W OLY
NORWAY 1993 – LILLEHAMMER WINTER OLYMPICS 1994.

 

State Flag of Montana – USA 1976.

State Flag of Montana – USA 1976.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination. This stamp is 26th in the series

Montana State Flag –  The Final flag was approved in 1904. The main features on the Flag are

  • The flag displays state seal in the field of Blue.
  • MONTANA in gold is written on top.
  • sunrise over snowy mountains
  • Waterfalls, The Missouri River, Mountains, hills, trees, and cliffs are shown behind three tools (pick, shovel and plough) symbolizing Montana’s mining & Farming industry.
  • A ribbon with the state motto “Oro y Plata” ( Spanish for Gold & Silver) is displayed on the bottom of the shield,

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Montana State Flag

USA MONTANA FLAG
USA 1976 -MONTANA STATE FLAG

Stamps on 2019 Rugby World Cup – Japan 2019 – Flags of Participating Nations

Stamps on 2019 Rugby World Cup – Japan 2019 – Flags of Participating Nations

The Rugby World Cup is played every Four Years. The Inaugural World Cup was played in 1987 and was co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia. Eight editions of World Cup have been held till now. The last World Cup was played in England in 2015 and next world Cup which will be Ninth World Cup is scheduled to be held in Japan from 20 September 2019 to 02 November 2019. There will twenty teams participating in 2019 Rugby World Cup. New Zealand is current World Champions and has won the Webb Ellis Trophy thrice, Australia and South Africa have won it twice and England have won it once.

Japan issued a miniature sheet containing ten stamps on 2019 Rugby World Cup on 06 Sep  2019. Each stamp features Flags of participating countries.

84 yen- Flags of Ireland Rugby & New Zealand    84 yen- Flags of Scotland & South Africa

84 yen- Flags of Japan & Italy                    84 yen- Flags of Russia & Namibia

84 yen- Flags of Samoa & Canada              84 yen- Flags of England & Australia

84 yen- Flags of France & Wales                84 yen- Flags of Argentina & Georgia

84 yen- Flags of USA & Fiji                          84 yen- Flags of Tonga & Uruguay

 

Japan 2019 Rugby WC1
JAPAN 2019- RUGBY WORLD CUP 2019 -FLAGS