Stamps on Bicentenary of Australian Settlement   – New Zealand 1988.

Stamps on Bicentenary of Australian Settlement   – New Zealand 1988.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Bicentenary of Australian Settlement. It Features Koalas, Birds and is a joint issue with Australia.

NZ BICENT
NEW ZEALAND 1988 -BICENTENARY OF AUSTRALIAN SETTLEMENT.

Stamps of the World on Diwali

Stamps of the World on Diwali

Diwali -The Festival of Lights is one of the most beautiful festivals celebrated all over the World . A number of countries have issued stamps on Diwali or Deepawali. I am listing a few of them .

FDC DIWALI CANADA MS 2017
FDC DIWALI CANADA 2017 – MINIATURE SHEET

 

FDC DIWALI CANADA 2V 2017
FDC DIWALI CANADA 2V 2017
FDC DIWALI USA 2016
FDC DIWALI USA 2016
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012 BRO
FDC DIWALI ISRAEL 2012 BROCHURE
DIWALI SINGAPORE
STAMPS OF SINGAPORE 2002 -DIWALI
FDC DIWALI SL 2003
FDC SRI LANKA 2003 -DEEPAWALI

 

Stamps on Old Rhine Bridge – Switzerland 2008

Stamps on Old Rhine Bridge – Switzerland  2008

Switzerland issued a stamp on Old Rhine Bridge between Germany and Switzerland on 04 Sep 2008. This is a combined road and railway bridge which was opened in 1938.

SWITZERLAND BRIDGE
SWITZERLAND 2008-OLD RHINE BRIDGE

Stamps on Hans Christian Andersen -Malta 2005

Stamps on Hans Christian Andersen -Malta 2005

Malta issued a set of stamps on 200th Birth Anniversary Hans Christian Andersen on 03 Mar 2005. Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875) was a Danish author best known for Fairy tales. This issue was a joint issue with Denmark.

MALTA HANS
MALTA 2005-HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN

India-Republic of Korea Joint Issue -Queen Heo Hwang-ok -2019

India-Republic of Korea Joint Issue -Queen Heo Hwang-ok  -2019

India issued a miniature sheet with two stamps on the theme India -Republic of Korea Joint Issue. It features Queen Hur Hwang -ok. It was issued on 30 Jul 2019. Two stamps of rupees Five and Rs 25 were issued. 500,000 stamps of each denomination and 110,000 miniature sheets have been printed.

MINIATURE SHEET INDIA KOREA 2019
INDIA MS 2019 – INDIA-REPUBLIC OF KOREA JOINT ISSUE.

Stamps on Hanse Cities -Germany – 2006. 

Stamps on Hanse Cities -Germany – 2006.

07 Sep 2006 –  70 euro cent

Germany has issued a stamp on Hanse Cities to mark 650th Anniversary of Hanseatic League. This stamp featuring ships was a joint issue with Sweden

The Hanseatic League was a commercial and defensive confederation of merchants and markets in Northwestern and central Europe. It started with few North German towns in the late 1100s, the league came to dominate Baltic maritime trade for three centuries along the coasts of Northern Europe. Cities from Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Estonia, Poland etc formed part of the league which dominated till the 1450s. Some cities are Bremen, Hamburg, Lubeck, Stockholm, Riga, Deventer.

A First Day Cover cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY HANSE CITY
GERMANY FDC 2006- HANSE CITIES

 

Sri Lanka -Thailand Joint issue  2015– Stupa & Pagoda – Miniature Sheet 2015.

Sri Lanka -Thailand Joint issue  2015– Stupa & Pagoda – Miniature Sheet 2015.

Sri Lanka brought out joint issue miniature sheet with Thailand on theme 60 Years of Diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Thailand on 02 Nov 2015. The MS contains two stamps. The Miniature sheet is in the shape of a Stupa

10 Rupees- Jethavana Stupa- This Stupa was built by King Mahasena of Anuradhapura (273-301 AD). It is now located in the ruins of Jetavan Monastery in World Heritage City of Anuradhapura the North Central Province of Sri Lanka. When constructed it stood at 122 metres or 400 feet, it was at that time largest stupa in the world and the third-largest structure in the World. The present height is 71 metres or 233 feet

50 Rupees  – Phrapathomchedi Pagoda. It is Buddhist stupa located in a temple in the town centre of Nakhon Pathom, Nakhon Pathom Province of Thailand. It is the tallest stupa in Thailand at 120.45 metres. It is believed to have been built around 193 BC by monks sent by King Ashoka during his reign (268-232 BC).

SRI LANKA THAILAND JOINT
SRI LANKA -THAILAND JOINT ISSUE 2015- STUPA AND PAGODA.

Thailand also issued a Se-tenant pair on same Stupa and Pagoda with a fave value of 3 Baht each.

Thailand -Sri Lanka Joit 2015
Thailand -Sri Lanka Joint issue 2015-Pagoda & Stupa.