Conservation of Architecture Heritage – Singapore 1996.

Conservation of Architecture Heritage – Singapore 1996.

Singapore issued a set of stamps on Conservation of Architecture Heritage on 17 Jan 1996.

For Local Address only – No Face Value – Bukit Pasoh Chinatown

SINGAPORE ARCHI
SINGAPORE 1996- BUKIT PASOH CHINATOWN
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Centenary of Tea Cultivation -Stamps of Ceylon 1967.

Centenary of Tea Cultivation -Stamps of Ceylon 1967.

Ceylon (Now Sri Lanka) issued a 50 Cents stamp on Centenary of Tea Cultivation in Ceylon on 10 Jul 1967.

CEYLON TEA CENT
CEYLON 1967-CENTENARY OF TEA CULTIVATION

Fruits on Stamps – Russia 2003.

Fruits on Stamps – Russia 2003.

Russia issued a set of five stamps on Fruits on 27 Aug 2003. It was issued under the theme Gifts of nature. The stamps featured Wild strawberry, Apple, Melon, Pear and Pineapple. All are Five rouble stamps and round shaped stamps.

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RUSSIA 2003 – FRUITS
RUSSIA FRUITS
RUSSIA 2003- FRUITS

International Rice Year- Ceylon 1966.

International  Rice Year- Ceylon 1966.

Ceylon (now Sri Lanka ) issued two stamps on 25 Oct 1966  on International  Rice Year.

SRI LANKA RICE YEAR
CEYLON 1966 – INTERNATIONAL RICE YEAR
SRI LANKA RICE YEAR 1
CEYLON 1966 -INTERNATIONAL RICE YEAR.

 

Stamps of Dubai on Fishes – 1969

Stamps of Dubai on Fishes – 1969

Dubai issued a set of Eight stamps on Fishes on 26 May 1969.

Texas Skate                                        Striped Butterfly Fish          Imperial Angelfish

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DUBAI FISHES 1969

Sweetlips                                            Spotted Grouper                           Pork Fish

DUBAI FISHES 2
DUBAI FISHES 1969

Moonfish                                                                   Blue Angel

DUBAI FISHES 3
DUBAI FISHES 1969

Caprivi Strip – Stamps of South West Africa 1986.

Caprivi Strip – Stamps of South West Africa 1986.

Caprivi strip in South West Africa (now Namibia) is named after German Chancellor Leo Von Caprivi ( Chancellor from 1890-94). It became part of German South West Africa in terms of Zanzibar Treaty of 1890 between the Germany and United Kingdom. It provided Germany access to Zambezi river and route to Africa’s east coast where Germany had its Colonies.

Caprivi strip is a salient of Namibia which protrudes for 450 km from the north eastern corner of Namibia. It is bordered by Botswana in the south, Angola and Zambia in the North and eastern borders are 1 km from  Zimbabwe. Zambezi river forms the border with Zambia and Kwando/Chobe river forms border with Botswana.

The largest settlement is Katima Mulilo located where river Zambezi enters the strip. The area is rich in wildlife and mineral resources.

South West Africa issued a set of four stamps on Caprivi strip on 06 Nov 1986. It is cancelled at Katima Mulilo.

14c – Zambezi river. It is the main source for the economy of eastern Caprivi

20c- Stock and Crop Farming. The main cattle breed is Sanga which meat and milk and crops are maize, wheat, sorghum & watermelons

25c -Settlements- No fixed settlement in eastern Caprivi. A settlement consists of up to 30 households.

30c  – Map of the strip. Caprivi strip consists of Eastern and Western Caprivi. The Western Caprivi is now a nature reserve. Eastern Caprivi is fully inhabited.

SWA FDC CAPRIVI
SOUTHWEST AFRICA (SWA) FDC 1986- CAPRIVI STRIP

Stamps on National Symbols – Philippines 1993-96.

Stamps on National Symbols – Philippines 1993-96.

The Philippines issued a series of Stamps on National Symbols from 1993-95.

12 Feb 1996 – 5 Peso – National Bird -Philippine Eagle

29 Apr 1993 – 6 Peso – National Leaf – Anahaw

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PHILIPPINES NATIONAL SYMBOLS -NATIONAL BIRD & NATIONAL LEAF.

06 Jul 1994 – 7 Peso – National Costume – Barong- Tagalog & Barotsaya.

19 Apr 1996 – 8 Peso – National Fruit – Mango.

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PHILIPPINES NATIONAL SYMBOLS -NATIONAL COSTUME & NATIONAL FRUIT