Stamps on Honey Bees & Bee Keeping – Zimbabwe 1998.

Stamps on Honey Bees & Bee Keeping – Zimbabwe 1998.

Zimbabwe issued a set of stamps on Honey Bees & Bee Keeping on 14 April 1998.

7.40 Z$ – Commercial Bee Keepers          9.90 Z$ – Products of the Hive.

ZIMBABWE HONEY
ZIMBABWE 1998- HONEY BEES AND BEEKEEPING.

Stamps on Hotels & Lodgings – Trinidad & Tobago 1994.

Stamps on Hotels & Lodgings – Trinidad & Tobago 1994.

Trinidad & Tobago issued a set of Stamps on Orchids on 10 Aug 1994

$3 – ML’s Bed & Breakfast          $3 – Trinidad Hilton

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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1994-HOTELS & LODGINGS

Stamps on Hotels – Trinidad & Tobago 1978.

Stamps on Hotels – Trinidad & Tobago 1978.

Trinidad & Tobago issued a set of Stamps on Hotels on 17 Jan 1978

6c – Robinson Crusoe Hotel Tobago       15c -Turtle Beach Hotel

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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1978-HOTELS

25c – Mount Irvine Hotel Tobago          70c – Beach Facilities, Mt Irvine Hotel

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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1978 -HOTELS

Bottle Shaped Stamp – Angostura -Trinidad & Tobago 2000.

Bottle Shaped Stamp – Angostura -Trinidad & Tobago 2000.

Trinidad & Tobago issued a bottle-shaped stamp on 27 Jan 2000 to mark 175th Anniversary of Angostura Bitters.

Angostura Aromatic Bitters was started in 1824 by Dr Johann Siegert. It was bitters used as medicinal Tincture to alleviate stomach ailments. Angostura is a town in Venezuela. DrSiegert served as Surgeon General in Simon Bolivar’s Army moving to Angostura , Venezuela from Germany in 1820. In 1870s Dr Siegert sons migrated to Trinidad and one of them Don Carlos Siegert pioneered the brand Angostura Bitters as an integral ingredient in cocktails and food.

In this hour of challenging times when we are combating COVID19 Angostura has created and donating hand sanitizers to fight COVID19.

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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 2000- ANGOSTURA BITTERS – BOTTLE STAMP.

Stamps on Italian Food -1995.

Stamps on Italian Food -1995.

Italy issued two stamps on 04Mar 1995 on Italian Food.

500L- Rice                  750L – Olive Oil

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ITALY 1995- FOOD-RICE& OLIVE OIL

Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

France issued self-adhesive 20g Priority Letter stamps featuring Paris Scenes.

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FRANCE – PARIS SCENES.

Saint Martin Canal is 4.6 Km long Canalin Paris and connects  Canal de l’Ourcq to the river Seine. It was inaugurated in 1825.

Tuileries Garden is a Public Garden located between Louvre and Place de la Concorde in Paris.

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FRANCE -PARIS SCENES

The Petit Palais is an art museum in Paris. It was built in 1900 for Exposition Universelle and now houses the city of Paris Museum of Arts.

The Galerie Vivienne is one of the covered passages of Paris built in 1823 by Marcoux. It has now been registered as a historical monument since 07 Jul 1974.

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FRANCE -PARIS SCENES.

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland – Christmas Candles & Mushrooms -1994

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland – Christmas Candles & Mushrooms -1994

Pro Juventute is a charitable foundation in Switzerland established in 1912. It is dedicated to supporting the rights and needs of Swiss children and Youth. Since1913, the Swiss Post Office has been issuing an annual charity stamp series to support the work of  Pro Juventute. The Latin phrase “Pro Juventute” means “For the Children”

What makes these stamps interesting is that they have tended to run in a series of similar designs. The 1915-17 stamps show children in folk costumes; 1918-26, cantonal coats of arms; 1933-42, women in traditional cantonal dress; 1943-49, flowers; 1950-57, insects; 1958-64, flowers; 1965-67, animals; 1968-71, birds; 1973-76, forest plants; 1978-81, municipal coats of arms; 1983-86, children’s toys and fairy tales; 1987-90, child development; 1991-94, forest flora; 1995-98, animals again; 1999-2001, children’s books; 2002-05, children’s rights; and 2006-08, children’s art.

Later years’ issues have not been continuing series.

The Theme for 1994 series of four stamps issued on 28 Nov 1994 was Christmas Candles & Mushrooms. A Block of Four stamps of 100+50 Centimes featuring Shaggy Scalycap Mushrooms is listed.

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SWITZERLAND PRO JUVENTUTE 1994 -MUSHROOMS.