Arab Postal Day -Miniature Sheet UAE 2008.

Arab Postal Day -Miniature Sheet UAE 2008.

The United Arab Emirates issued a miniature sheet with two stamps on 10 Oct 2008 to commemorate Arab Postal Day. The stamps feature Carrier Pigeon (0ne Dirham) and Camels (225 Fils).

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UAE 2008 – ARAB POSTAL DAY MINIATURE SHEET
UAE ARAB POSTAL DAY FRONT
UAE 2008 -ARAB POSTAL DAY PRESENTATION PACK
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The Benefits of Stamp Collecting – Stamps of Spain 1999.

The Benefits of Stamp Collecting – Stamps of Spain 1999.

Spain issued a set of 12 stamps on 13Oct 1999 under the theme School Stamps -The Benefits of Stamp collecting. All 20 Pta stamps. The themes on stamps are

20 Pta- Sello The inseparable companion.

20 Pta-“We Complete 150 Years” First Spanish Stamp 1850.

20 Pta- “We Cover the World” Stamp watching airliner over the city.

20 Pta- “We arrive together.Postman delivering letters.

20 Pta- “Write to me”. Stamp writing a letter.

20 Pta- “Love reading” .Stamp reading a book.

20 Pta- “Long Live Nature”. Stamp with Bird, Butterfly & Fish

20 Pta- “We Show you our Heritage”.Stamp showing monuments

20 Pta- “We bring you closer to Art”.Stamp painting a picture.

20 Pta- “We Play with You”.Stamp with Football, Tennis racquet and Sailboard.

20 Pta- “We feel Music” Stamp with musical instruments.

20 Pta-“And you can collect us too”. Stamp with 40c stamp & magnifying glass.

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SPAIN PHILATELY MS 1999- The Benefits of Stamp Collecting.

Sao Tome & Principe – Ships 1984

Sao Tome & Principe – Ships 1984

Sao Tome & Principe issued a set of stamps on ships in the form of sheetlets to mark 25th Anniversary of International Maritime Organisation & Universal Postal Congress at Hamburg. The Stamps were issued on 19 Jun 1984.

A Sheetlet containing eight stamps along with a label is listed. The ships featured are

Leopold 1840                              Town of Schaffhausen 1851

St Gallen 1905                            Crown Prince 1890

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SAO TOME & PRINCIPE 1984 – SHIPS

Bhutan used cover -Rowland Hill -1980

Bhutan used cover -Rowland Hill -1980

Bank of Bhutan sent a Registered Cover from Phuntsholing Post Office (Bhutan)to Asansol (India). A 10 Nu stamp issued by Bhutan on 15 Mar 1980 has been used. The stamp was issued to commemorate 100th Death Anniversary of Sir Rowland Hill (1795-1879). It is difficult to find such used covers.

BHUTAN REGD CVR PLING
BHUTAN REGD CVR PHUNTSHOLING POST OFFICE BHUTAN
BHUTAN REGD CVR PLING R HILL STAMP
BHUTAN REGD COVER PHUNTSHOLING POST OFFICE -ROWLAND HILL STAMP

 

Stamps of Jersey 1983 – World Communications Year

Stamps of Jersey 1983 – World Communications Year

1983 was declared World Communications Year and it also marked 250th Birth Anniversary of Charles William Geyt, The first Postmaster of Jersey. Jersey issued a set of Five stamps which marked the career of Geyt.

8P – Geyt at  Minden -Charles Geyt ended his Military Career after having served with distinction at the Battle of Minden.

11p – London to Weymouth Mail Coach. The Mail was carried from London to Weymouth by Mail Coach and British Post Office was directed to institute a regular Packet service from Weymouth to ensure communications during a conflict with France.

24p – Mail packet Chesterfield repulses the French Privateers. Two ships “Rover” and “Royal Charlotte” were transferred from “Dover-Calais” run for use as Mail Packets. Royal Charlotte sailed with first mail for islands on 13 Feb 1794. Such vessels often ran into French Privateers.

26p- Mary Godfray at Hue Street Post Office – At first found the Postmaster Job very tough to handle all by himself. In 1798 Mary Godfray was hired to deliver the letters from Hue Street. She was the only letter carrier at that time. Post Office did not pay her but she was allowed to collect halfpenny for each letter delivered.

29p- Mail Steamer Leaves St Helier Harbour – The Little Mail Packets were replaced by Steamers in 1815.

A FDC with Five stamps is listed.

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JERSEY FDC 1983 – MAIL TO JERSEY