Stamps on Rose Blanche Lighthouse – Canada 1985.

Stamps on Rose Blanche Lighthouse – Canada 1985.

Rose Blanche lighthouse guides fishing vessels through the torrent waters along the jagged Newfoundland coast  A stamp was issued on 03 Oct 1985 on this Lighthouse.

FDC CANADA LIGHT HOUSE ROSE
FDC CANADA ROSE BLANCHE LIGHTHOUSE 1985

Stamps on Pelee Passage Lighthouse – Canada 1985.

Stamps on Pelee Passage Lighthouse – Canada 1985.

Pelee Passage lighthouse guides important cargo ships through the shallow passages and raging storms of Lake Erie. A stamp was issued on 03 Oct 1985 on this Lighthouse.

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FDC CANADA PELEE PASSAGE LIGHT HOUSE 1985

Stamps on Haut -Fond Prince Lighthouse – Canada 1985

Stamps on Haut -Fond Prince Lighthouse – Canada 1985

Haut-Fond Prince (Prince Shoal) lighthouse is built on the St Lawrence river . It was established in 1964. A stamp was issued on 03 Oct 1985 on this Lighthouse.

FDC CANADA LIGHT HOUSE
FDC CANADA HAUT-FOND LIGHT HOUSE 1985

Lighthouses of Malaysia on Stamps – 2004

Lighthouses of Malaysia on Stamps – 2004

Malaysia issued a set of Four stamps on historical Buildings Lighthouses on 31 Jan 2004.The Lighthouses featured are

Althingsburg Lighthouse

One Fathom Bank Lighthouse

Pulau Undan Lighthouse

Muka Head Lighthouse

FDC LIGHT HOUSES MALAYSIA
FDC LIGHT HOUSES MALAYSIA 2004
FDC LIGHT HOUSES MALAYSIA BACK
FDC LIGHT HOUSES MALAYSIA 2004
FDC LIGHT HOUSES MALAYSIA BRO
FDC LIGHT HOUSES MALAYSIA BROCHURE

Lighthouses of Hong Kong China on Stamps -2010

Lighthouses of Hong Kong China on Stamps -2010

Hong Kong issued a miniature sheet of five stamps on Lighthouses of Hong Kong.The stamps were issued on 29 dec 2010. The Lighthouses featured on stamps are

1.40 HK$ – Cape D’Aguilar Lighthouse.It was commissioned on 16 Apr 1875 and was declared a monument on 03 Mar 2006.

1.80 HK$ – Old Green Island Lighthouse .It was commissioned on 01 Jul 1875 and was declared a monument on 07 Nov 2008.

2.40 HK$ – New Green Island LighthouseIt was commissioned on 1905 and was declared a monument on 07 Nov 2008.

3.00 HK$ – Tang Lung Chau Lighthouse.It was commissioned on 29 Apr 1912 and was declared a monument on 29 Dec 2000.

5.00 HK$ – Waglan Lighthouse.It was commissioned on 09 May 1893 and was declared a monument on 29 Dec 2000.

FDC LIGHT HOUSES HONG KONG
FDC LIGHT HOUSES HONG KONG 2010

First Lighthouse of Madras -Special Covers on Madras Day- 377th Madras Day – 2016

Special Covers on Madras Day- 377th Madras Day – 2016

Madras Day – The Founding day of Madras is considered as 22 Aug 1639.It was on this day that a piece of land (where Fort St George stands today) was transacted by East India Company. The deal took place between Francis Day, his ‘dubash” Beri Thimmappa and their superior Andrew Cogan with the local Nayak rulers.

In 2005 three people – S Muthiah ,Sashi Nair and Vincent D’Souza joined together to celebrate 22 Aug every year as Madras Day . Three others joined this idea later and now it is celebrated as Madras Week.

Special Covers on Madras Day – A Special Cover was released on 22 Aug 2016 to celebrate 377th Madras Day.

The theme for 2016 was The First Madras Exchange Lighthouse.The Covers bear cancellation of First Madras Exchange Lighthouse at Fort St George. The octagonal cancellation depicts the octagonal shape of Lighthouse.

First Madras Exchange Lighthouse was built in 1796,built above the present day Fort Museum. It was octagonal in shape built of wooden frame work and and wooden plank covering.It had twelve oil wicks as shown on back of cover.The three rear sides of glass windows were made opaque so No light is seen on land side. The layout of oil wicks is also shown.  Cover No TN/31/2016.

SPECIAL COVER MADRAS DAY 2016
SPECIAL COVER MADRAS DAY 2016- FIRST MADRAS EXCHANGE LIGHTHOUSE
SPECIAL COVER MADRAS DAY 2016 BACK
SPECIAL COVER MADRAS DAY 2016 -layout of wick lamps

Light Houses of Estonia on Stamps

Light Houses of Estonia on Stamps

Estonia issued a set of stamps on Light Houses.

05 Jul 1995 –Pakri Lighthouse– Located in Pakri Peninsula on the coast of Baltic Sea,Harju County

25 Sep 1996 – Vaindloo Lighthouse– located in Vaindloo Island in the Gulf of Finland.This lighthouse serves as signal on the shipping route between the Estonian town of Kunda and Finnish town of Porvoo.

11 Feb 1997 – Ruhnu Lighthouse-Located on the Island of Ruhnu (Gulf of Riga)

20 Jan 1999 – Vilsandi Lighthouse -Located in the island of Vilsandi on the coastline of Baltic sea in Saare County

ESTONIA LT HOUSES PAKRI
ESTONIA LIGHT HOUSES PAKRI
ESTONIA LT HOUSES VILSANDI
ESTONIA LIGHT HOUSES VAINDLOO & RUHNU
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ESTONIA LIGHT HOUSES VILSANDI