Stamps on Vegetables -Maldives 1976.

Stamps on Vegetables -Maldives 1976.

The Maldives issued stamp on Lablab Bean Vegetable on 26 Jul 1976.

MALDIVES FLOWERS 2
MALDIVES 1976-VEGETABLES -LABLAB BEANS

Stamps on World Food Day  – Afghanistan 1984.

Stamps on World Food Day  – Afghanistan 1984.

Afghanistan issued a set of stamps on World Food Day featuring fruits 16 Oct 1984.

2 Afghani – Pine Cone         4 Afghani -Walnuts

AFGHAN FRUITS 1
AFGHANISTAN 1984 -WORLD FOOD DAY

6 Afghani – Pomegranate        9 Afghani -Apples

AFGHAN FRUITS 2
AFGHANISTAN 1984 -WORLD FOOD DAY – POMEGRANATE & APPLES

13 Afghani – Cherries         15 Afghani – Grapes

AFGHAN FRUITS 3
AFGHANISTAN 1984 -WORLD FOOD DAY – FRUITS.

Stamps on National Parks – New Zealand 1987.

Stamps on National Parks – New Zealand 1987.

New Zealand issued a set of four stamps on 100th Anniversary of National Parks on 17 Jun 1987.

70c – Urewera  – Established 1954, forested along the east coast of NZ’s North Island.

80c – Mt Cook National Park – Established 1953, Mt Cook lies in this park.

NZ 87 NPARKS 1
NEW ZEALAND 1987-NATIONAL PARKS

85c – Fiordland National Park  – Established in 1952, it is the largest national park.

$ 1.30 – Tongariro National Park – It is the oldest national park in New Zealand. It has been acknowledged by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site of mixed culture and natural values. There are three active volcanoes in the park.

NZ 87 NPARKS 2
NEW ZEALAND 1987 -NATIONAL PARKS

Stamps on Fauna –Tokelau 1985.

Stamps on Fauna  –Tokelau 1985.

Tokelau issued a set of stamps on Fauna on 04 Dec 1985.

5c – Coconut Crab                            18c – Pig                                            32c – Chicken

TOKELAU FAUNA 1
TOKELAU -FAUNA

48c –  Green Sea Turtle                     60c – Goat                                75c – Duck

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TOKELAU 1985- FAUNA

Paintings of Chinatown – Stamps of Singapore 1989.

Paintings of Chinatown – Stamps of Singapore 1989.

Singapore issued set of four stamps featuring Paintings of Chinatown. Each stamp featured a street in Chinatown. These stamps were issued on 17 May 1989.

10c – Sago Street- Sago is starch extracted from Sago palm tree and used in Puddings. Since there were Sago factories in the area hence the name. Now Social and entertainment centre of Chinatown.

35c -Pagoda Street – The name related to Sri Mariamman temple. Chinese called it the Coolie depot. Earlier groceries were sold in the day stalls and tailoring and Clothes in the evening. Nowadays it deals with mainly textiles & tailoring.

75c -Trengganu Street -also known as side street .before the settlement of hawkers this street would be buzzing with maidservants and housewives buying vegetables, meat, food and other provisions.

$1 – Temple street – Buntings and Clothes on decorative bamboos would be attraction of this street. Stalls selling Cooked food, daily provisions, Chinaware, cloaks and blacksmith shops lined both sides of the streets.

A Registered FDC mailed from Singapore to Calcutta (Kolkata) is listed.

SINGAPORE CHINATOWN PAINTINGS 1
SINGAPORE FDC1989-CHINATOWN PAINTINGS.
SINGAPORE CHINATOWN PAINTINGS 2
SINGAPORE 1983 – ART SERIES -CHINATOWN PAINTINGS BROCHURE

 

Stamps of UNPA Vienna 1998 – UN Peacekeeping.

Stamps of UNPA Vienna 1998 – UN Peacekeeping.

The United Nations Postal Administration issued two stamps (4S & 7S) on the 50th Anniversary on United Nations Peacekeeping on 15 Sep 1998. Two First Day Covers cancelled at Vienna are listed. The stamps feature UN Peace Keepers providing Medical aid and Food aid. The Cancellation features UN Peace Keeping Aircrafts.

UN PKF VIENNA
UNPA 1998- UN PEACEKEEPING 50 YEARS
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UNPA 1998- UN PEACEKEEPING 50 YEARS

Trees, Fruits and Herbs on Stamps – Tokelau.

Trees Fruits and Herbs on Stamps – Tokelau.

A set of stamps issued on Trees and Fruits by Tokelau on 26 Jun 1985. A First Day Cover with a 75c stamp on Coconut is listed. The First Day Cover was issued International Postal Collectors League Minneapolis The USA.

TOKELAU FRUITS
TOKELAU 1985 – FRUITS COCONUTS