APS Cover Jan 2019 – 136 Infantry Battalion (TA) Ecological, Mahar – First Raising

APS Cover Jan 2019 – 136 Infantry Battalion (TA) Ecological, Mahar – First Raising

136 Infantry Battalion (Territorial Army) Ecological, Mahar was raised on 09 Dec 2017 in Maharashtra . It is a specialised Army Departmental Ecological Bn raised primarily to improve the green cover in arid Marathwada region, on request and funding by Govt of Maharashtra.

In one year of raising it has planted 66,000 saplings, covered an area of 184 Ha for plantation, Water Harvesting by drip irrigation, Unit Nursery to reduce costs of saplings and Maint of saplings.

APS issued a cover on 16 Feb  2019 to mark its First Raising Anniversary.

Cover no 09/2019

APS COVER TA ECO 2019
APS COVER FEB 2019- 136 INF BN (TA) ECO MAHAR
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Pro Juventute Medicinal Plants -Stamps of Switzerland 1976

Pro Juventute Medicinal Plants -Stamps of Switzerland 1976

The theme for Pro Patria issue of 1976 was Medicinal Plants of the Forests. Swiss Post issued a set of Four Stamps on 29 Nov 1976. A FDC  with First Day Cancellation of Bern is listed.

The Medicinal Plants featured on stamps are

20+10 ct – Berberis

40+20 ct – Lime

40+20 ct – Black Elder

80+40 ct – Common Lungwort

SWISS FDC PRO JUVENTUTE 1976
SWISS FDC PRO JUVENTUTE 1976 -Medicinal Plants

Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia -Ayurveda and Waterfalls- Stamps on World Tourism Day 2011

Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia – Stamps on World Tourism Day 2011

Sri Lanka Post issued a set of 10 stamps on 27 Sep 2011 to mark World Tourism Day. Different themes were featured on each of the stamps capturing the enchanting beauty of this Island nation.

Sri Lankan Rupees 15 – Theme Bliss  – Isle of bliss. Ayurveda bath in aromatic oils and tropical flowers will breathe life into you.

Sri Lankan Rupees 15 – Theme Scenic – Waterfalls. Tea gardens. Ceylon Tea and cascading waters.

SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 2
SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 2011

 

National Diabetes Awareness day – Stamps of Bangladesh 1995- Imperf Block

National Diabetes Awareness day – Stamps of Bangladesh 1995.

Bangladesh issued a stamp on National Diabetes Awareness day 1995. It was issued on 28 Feb 1995. An Imperf Block of Four is listed.

bangladesh imperf block4
BANGLADESH IMPERF BLOCK -DIABETES AWARENESS 1995

Tourism Sites of Thailand on Stamps – 2004

Tourism Sites of Thailand on Stamps – 2004

Thailand issued a set of Five stamps on Tourism sites in Thailand under the theme “Unseen Thailand” on 28 Sep 2004. All are Three Baht stamps.

3.00 Baht -Khu Khut Waterfowl Park, Songkhla Province

3.00 Baht – Plant Market Khlong,15, Nakhon Nayok Province

3.00 Baht – Huppatad, Uthai Thani Province

3.00 Baht – Thai Muang Beach, Phanom Province

3.00 Baht – WildGaur of Khao Yai National Park, Nakhon Ratchasima Province.

A FDC with five stamps is listed.

thailand fdc unseen tourism
THAILAND FDC 2004 -UNSEEN THAILAND TOURISM SITES

The Welcoming Face of Guernsey – Miniature Sheet of Guernsey 1995

The Welcoming Face of Guernsey – Miniature Sheet of Guernsey 1995

A Booklet of Greeting Stamps was issued by Guernsey on 28 Feb 1995. The Booklet contained eight stamps in a sheetlet and each stamp was of 24 pence each. The theme of the stamps was The Welcoming Face of Guernsey. Each stamp has a face of Guernsey on it. The side labels also have slogans on Food’s Great, Lovely Coastline, Greetings etc

24p – Seafood Face

24p- Buckets & Spades Face

24p -Flowers Face

24p-Fruits & Vegetable Face

24p – Sea Shells & Sea Weed Face

24p -Anchor & Life belts Face

24p – Glasses, Cork and Cutlery Face

24p – Butterflies & Caterpillars Face

GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE BOOKLET
GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE SHEETLET 1995
GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE BOOKLET CVR
GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE BOOKLET 1995

 

World Heritage Sites of Malaysia on Stamps -2009

World Heritage Sites of Malaysia on Stamps -2009

Malaysia issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites on 09 Apr 2009.

50 sen – Historic City of Straits of Malacca (World Heritage Site 2008)

50 sen – Taman Kinabalu, Sabah (World Heritage Site 2000)-First national Parks of Malaysia built in 1964. It is Malaysia’s First UNESCO Heritage sites. It is surrounded by Mount Kinabalu -the highest mountain on the Island of Borneo. This park is home to 4,500 species of Flora and Fauna including 326 Bird species.

50 sen – George Town,  Penang (World Heritage Site 2008)

50 sen – Taman Negara Mulu, Sarawak – Mulu National Park has one of the largest known Caves in the World.

MALAYSIA WORLD HERITAGE SITES
MALAYSIA MINIATURE SHEET 2009 -WORLD HERITAGE SITES