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 of Bhutan – Handicrafts and Craftsmen – 1975.

Stamps of Bhutan – Handicrafts and Craftsmen – 1975.

On 17 Dec 1975 Bhutan issued a set of nine stamps and one miniature sheet on Handicrafts and Craftsmen.

1 Ch – Jewelry     2 Ch- Coffee Pot, Hand Bell & Sugar Dish   3 Ch -Powder Horns

4 Ch- Filigree( Delicate Jewellery Metalwork),  Pendants and Box Cover

5 Ch – Painter.

A Cover cancelled at Phuntsholing is listed.

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BHUTAN 1975 – HANDICRAFTS

Teapots on Stamps -Taiwan 1991

Teapots on Stamps -Taiwan 1991

Chinese people have known to like Tea from last thousand years. Taiwan (ROC) issued a set of five stamps on Teapots from the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) & Ching Dynasty (1644-1911). These stamps were issued 18 Jan 1991. The Teapots featured are.

2 NT$ – Ming Dynasty Teapot . in underglaze blue. It has a bamboo stalk handle.

3 NT$ – Ming Dynasty Lustrous white Teapot. Two creeping dragon figures as handle and spout.

9 NT$ – Ching Dynasty Teapot with Landscape motif. Large mouth for long leaf green tea.

12 NT$ – Ching Dynasty Rectangular Teapot with Passion flower motif. the knob of the lid is in the shape of a ling chih fungus

16 NT$ -Ching Dynasty Rectangular Painted Teapot.

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TAIWAN FDC 1991- TEAPOTS

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TAIWAN TEAPOTS 1991 – BROCHURE

 

Ancient Chinese Enamelware on Stamps -Taiwan 1982

Ancient Chinese Enamelware on Stamps -Taiwan 1982

Taiwan (ROC) issued a set of stamps on ancient Chinese enamelware on 20 May 1982. Enamelling is said to have been introduced into China from Istanbul by Arabs. The Chinese term for enamelware “Fa lang” is derived from Fo-Lang-chi a medieval name for Istanbul.

NT $2.00 -Champlev enamelware-Plate & Cup – Chien-lung ware (1736-1795).

NT $5.00 – Cloisonne enamelware – Gold-plated Duck – Chien-lung ware (1736-1795)

NT $8.00 -Painted enamelware -Incense burner – Kang -hsi ware (1662-1722 AD)

NT $12.00 -Cloisonne enamelware – Milk-tea pot – Chien-lung ware (1736-1795 AD).The cylindrical piece has three sections . The spout and handle are shaped like a dragon.

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TAIWAN FDC 1982 -ANCIENT ENAMELWARE

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TAIWAN STAMPS ON ANCIENT ENAMELWARE 1982-BROCHURE

Miniature Sheet of Bhutan 2004 -Japanese assistance for Food.

Miniature Sheet of Bhutan 2004 -Japanese assistance for Food.

Bhutan issued a Miniature sheet of 50 Nu to celebrate two decades of Japanese assistance for increasing Food production. The MS was issued on 17 Dec 2004. The MS features the King.

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BHUTAN MINIATURE SHEET 2004 -JAPANESE ASSISTANCE FOR FOOD.

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

 

Tea Gardens of Eastern Nepal – Stamps of Nepal 2003

Tea Gardens of Eastern Nepal – Stamps of Nepal 2003

Nepal issued a stamp of Rupees 25 denomination on Tea Gardens of Eastern Nepal on 07 Jul 2003. llam is a tea growing area of Eastern Nepal.

NEPAL TEA GARDENS
STAMPS ON EASTERN NEPAL TEA GARDENS