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
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
Instruments on Stamps – Netherlands 1986
Netherlands issued a set of Four stamps on Instruments on 08 Apr 1986.
65c- Barometer- Meteorological instrument,used for measuring atmospheric pressure
70c-Jacob’s staff -Surveying instrument ,Optical instruments
A FDC with four stamps is listed.