Pearl Diving Tools – Stamps of UAE 2005

Pearl Diving Tools – Stamps of UAE 2005

Pearl Hunting is an art of recovering pearls from Wild Mollusks, usually oysters or mussels, in the sea or fresh water. Pearl hunting used to be prevalent in the Persian Gulf and Japan.

The United Arab Emirates issued a set of Five stamps on Pearl Diving Tools on 21 Dec 2015. The tools featured on the stamps are.

50 Fils -F’ttam

125 Fils-Al Khabet

175 Fils -Al Dayeen

275 Fils- Sea Rock

375 Fils -Diver’s Outfit

uae fdc pearl diving tools
UAE FDC 2005-PEARL DIVING TOOLS
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Stamps on History of Telephone – Bophuthatswana 1981

Stamps on History of Telephone – Bophuthatswana 1981

Bophuthatswana issued stamps from 1977 to 1994. In 1981 it issued a set of Four stamps on History of Telephones.

5c – Siemens & Halske Wall Telephone 1885

15c – Ericsson Table Model 1895

20c – Hasler Table Model 1900

25c – Mix & Genest Wall Model 1904

BOPHUTSWANA TELEPHONES
BOPHUTSWANA 1981- HISTORY OF TELEPHONES .

Stamps on Telephone – Rwanda 1976

Stamps on Telephone – Rwanda 1976

Alexander Graham Bell invented the Telephone in 1876. Rwanda issued a set of stamps on 100th Anniversary of Invention of Telephone on 21 June 1976. A stamp featuring a telephone operator is listed.

RWANDA TELEPHONE
RWANDA TELEPHONE 1976

The Maldives – A stamp on Centenary of the telephone from the Maldives is listed . It was issued on 10 Mar 1976 and features telephones of 1919,1937 & 1972.

MALDIVES TELEPHONE
STAMPS OF MALDIVES 1976-TELEPHONES OF 1919,1937 AND 1972

 

Antique Clocks – Malta 1995

Antique Clocks – Malta 1995

Malta issued a set of Four stamps on the theme Treasures of Malta -Antique Clocks. The Stamps were issued on 05 Oct 1995. The antique clocks featured on stamps are

1 cent – Pinto’s Turret Clock

5 cents- Michaelangelo Sapiano (Horologist) & Clocks

14 cents- Arlogg tal-Lira Clock

25 cents – Sundials

MALTA CLOCKS
STAMPS OF MALTA – ANTIQUE CLOCKS 1995

Miniature Sheet on International Letter Writing Week -Thailand 2007

Miniature Sheet on International Letter Writing Week -Thailand 2007

Thailand issued a  miniature sheet on International Writing Week on 08 Oct 2007. The four stamps feature

3Baht – Betel Nut Scissors       3 Baht – Betel Nut Masher      3 Baht -Cylinder and Piston Igniter                                         3 Baht -Earthenware oil lamp/Incense Stick

THAILAND NUT CRACKER MS
THAILAND NUT CRACKER MS 2007

Traditional Musical Instruments – St Vincent 1985

Traditional Musical Instruments – St Vincent 1985

St Vincent issued a set of Four stamps on Traditional Musical Instruments on 10 Jul 1985.

The instruments featured on stamps are

25c-Bamboo Flute                                                     35c-Quatro

$1- BA HA (Bamboo Base)                                       $2-Goat Skin Drum

ST VINCENT MUSIC INSTRUMENTS
ST VINCENT MUSIC INSTRUMENTS 1985
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ST VINCENT MUSIC INSTRUMENTS1985

Instruments on Stamps – Netherlands 1986

Instruments on Stamps – Netherlands 1986

Netherlands issued  a set of Four stamps on Instruments on 08 Apr 1986.

50c -Balance

60c-Clockwork

65c- Barometer- Meteorological instrument,used for measuring atmospheric pressure

70c-Jacob’s staff -Surveying instrument ,Optical instruments

A FDC with four stamps is listed.

FDC NETHE INSTRUMENTS
FDC NETHERLANDS INSTRUMENTS 1986