Indian Council of Agricultural Research – India FDC 1990.

Indian Council of Agricultural Research – India FDC 1990.

A Rupees Two stamp was issued by India Post on 31 Jul 1990 to mark the 60th Anniversary of ICAR. It is an autonomous body which is responsible for coordinating the agricultural education and research in India. It was established on 16 July 1929 at  Delhi. ICAR has 4 Deemed Universities,65 ICAR institutions, 14 Research Centres, 6 National Bureaux and 13 Directorates under its domain as on Jan 2020. An FDC cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed.

INDIA FDC ICAR
INDIA FDC 1990 – ICAR.

Miniature Sheet Royal Botanic Gardens Kew – Great Britain 2009.

Miniature Sheet Royal Botanic Gardens Kew – Great Britain 2009.

The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew are located in Richmond upon the Thames in South West London. In 2018 it had 1,858,513 Public visitors. It became UNESCO World Heritage Site on 03 Jul 2003.

The Royal Mail issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on 19 May 2009 to mark the 250th Anniversary of Royal Botanic Gardens.

1st Class -Palm House           1st Class  ( 39p) – Millenium Seed House

90p – Pagoda              90p –   Sackler Crossing.

GB MS BOTANIC
GREAT BRITAIN MS 2009 – ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS KEW.

Stamps on Native Flowers -Maldives 1984.

Stamps on Native Flowers -Maldives 1984.

The Maldives  issued stamps on Native Flowers on 19 Dec 1973.

1L- Spanish Flag (Lantana Camara)     2L – Oleander (Nerium Oleander)                                  3L -Polyantha Rose.

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MALDIVES 1973- NATIVE FLOWERS

TB Seals of India- Cinderella Philately -1988

TB Seals of India- Cinderella Philately -1988

Cinderella Stamps are labels that resemble a postage stamp but are not used as a postal fee for sending mail.

TB Seals of India – The Tuberculosis Association of India has been releasing TB seals since  1950 to raise funds for the prevention of Tuberculosis. Every year on 02 Oct TB Seals are released by the President of India and Campaign continues till 23 Feb (Foundation day of TB Association). +

1957-1958- TB Seal sold for Five Naya Paise

1959-1977 -TB Seal sold for Ten Paise

1988- 50 p – Flowers – Sunflower, Rose

INDIA TB SEALS 1988
INDIA TB SEALS 1988-FLOWERS

Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994 (2)

Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994 (2)

Bhutan issued a set of 10 Stamps on Local flora on 01 Jan 1994. A strip containing 10 stamps is listed.

5 Nu – Aquilegia nivalis – Also known as Snow Columbine with deep purple flowers. Found in Himachal Pradesh and Kashmir in India.

6 Nu – Geranium Wallichianum – Himalayan /Flower of India with rose pink or red-purple flowers

7 Nu – Rhododendron Campanulatum – Bell Rhododendron is wild species of Rhododendron found in Himalayan Alpine regions of Northern India, Nepal and Bhutan. Beautiful bell-shaped flowers are pale-mauve or rosy-purple.

9 Nu – Viola Suavis -Also known as Russian Violet.

10 Nu – Cynanthus Lobatus – Trailing Bellflower with bright-blue purple flowers and sepal tube. Himalayan Flower found in Himachal Pradesh India and China.

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BHUTAN 1994- FLOWERS

 

Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994 (1)

Stamps on Flowers of Bhutan -1994

Bhutan issued a set of 10 Stamps on Local flora on 01 Jan 1994. A strip containing 10 stamps is listed.

1 Nu – Rhododendron Mucronatum – Type of Rhododendron.

1.50 Nu – Anemone Rupicola or ruffled swan

2.0 Nu – Polemonium Caeruleum.It is also known as Jacob’s-ladder or Greek Valerian. Cup-shaped lavender colour or white flowers.

2.50 Nu – Rosa Macrophylla – Himalayan Rose.One of the most remarkable rose species with large leaves. Found in Valley of Flowers India.

4.0 Nu – Paraquilegia microphylla – Also known as Himalayan Spurless Columbine .The small plant grows in crevices at heights of 3400m to 4900m in the Himalayas. Pendulous white, lilac or blue flowers.

BHUTAN 10V FLOWERS
BHUTAN 1994- FLOWERS
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BHUTAN 1994- FLOWERS

Special Cover on Gillette Cup Final 1976 – Great Britain.

Special Cover on Gillette Cup Final 1976 – Great Britain.

A Special Cover on Gillette Cup Final between Lancashire vs Northamptonshire held in Lord’s was issued on 04 Sep 1976.

GB GILLETE CUP 1976
GREAT BRITAIN 1976- GILLETTE CUP FINAL.