Life in Nauru – Stamps of Nauru 1984.

Life in Nauru – Stamps of Nauru 1984.

Nauru issued a set of stamps on Life in Nauru on 21 Sep 1984.

1c- Coastal Landscape    5c – Fishing Ship        25c – Boeing 727-100       40c -Ambulance        $2- Anabar Lagoon.

NAURU LIFE IN NAURU
NAURU 1984 -LIFE IN NAURU

3c – Nauruan Lady    15c- Phosphate Mining  20c – Surveyor   30c -Elderly Nauruan               50c – Fishing /Sport Divers.

NAURU LIFE IN NAURU 2
NAURU 1984 – LIFE IN NAURU.
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Stamps on Bermuda Cottage – Bermuda 1965.

Stamps on Bermuda Cottage – Bermuda 1965.

Bermuda issued a series of Definitive stamps in 1962 on theme Buildings of Bermuda. A stamp of 10 pence was issued on 08 Feb 1965 featuring The Bermuda Cottage 1705 and Portrait of QE II. A First Day Cover is listed.

BERMUDA FDC DEF
BERMUDA FDC 1965 – The BERMUDA HOUSE 1705.

Years of Halley’s Comet – Stamps of Jersey 1986.

Years of Halley’s Comet – Stamps of Jersey 1986.

Halley’s Comet is a short period comet visible every 75-76 years. It last appeared in 1986 and the next appearance is likely on 28 July 2061. It was discovered in 1758 by Edmond Halley and hence the name Halley’s Comet.

Jersey issued a set of three stamps tracing the history and years of the appearance of Halley’s Comet. The Bayeux tapestry which chronicles the battle of Hastings in 1066 also mentions the appearance of Halley’s comet in 1066.

10p – 912 AD -When Rollo the Viking was settling into the Dukedom of Normandy. 1066 AD -Battle of Hastings and Bayeux Tapestry.

22p -1301 AD -The comet looked down on Giotto painting his magnificent “Adoration of Magi” and included as an untimely star of Bethlehem.  In 1682 when Halley was forming the theory of periodic return.

31p- In 1910 -it coincided with the first voyage of mail steamer ‘Caesarea’ (the Roman name for Jersey) and opening of New Main Post Office at St Helier. In 1986 it made its last appearance.

An FDC with these three beautiful stamps tracing the Years of Comet and events in History is listed.

JERSEY FDC HALLEY'S COMET
JERSEY FDC1986- YEARS OF HALLEY’S COMET

Jewellery and Watchmaking Industry of Pforzheim-Stamps of Germany 1992.

Jewellery and Watchmaking Industry of Pforzheim – Stamps of Germany 1992.

Germany issued a stamp on the 225th Anniversary of Jewellery and Watchmaking Industry of Pforzheim. The city is located at the confluence of three rivers (Enz, Nagold and Wurm). The City is known as Golden City. The 100 Pf stamp was issued on 10 Sep 1992 and features an 1890 Pendant and 1990 clock.  An FDI card is listed. It had a print run of 28,760,000.

GERMANY FDI WATCH
GERMANY FDI 1992 – 225th Anniversary JEWELLERY & WATCH INDUSTRY OF PFORZHEIM.

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

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UAE FDC 2005-PEARL DIVING TOOLS

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