Maxim Card Nauru 1978.

Maxim Card Nauru 1978.

A maxim card from Nauru featuring a Young Girl on a 15c stamp issued by Nauru in 1978.

NAURU MAXIM CARD
NAURU 1978 – YOUNG NAURU GIRL-MAXIM CARD

Stamps on European Gymnastics Championships – Spain 1971.

Stamps on European Gymnastics Championships – Spain 1971.

Spain issued a stamp on 14 May 1971 to commemorate the European Gymnastics Championships held in Madrid. A Maxim card is listed.

SPAIN MC GYMNASTICS
SPAIN MAXIM CARD 1971- EUROPEAN GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Sailboarding on Stamps – Maxim Cards of Australia 1990.

Sailboarding on Stamps – Maxim Cards of Australia 1990.

A Maxim Card issued by Australia on 17 Jan 1990 on Sailboarding (10c).

AUSTRALIA SAILBOARDS SURFING
AUSTRALIA 1990 – SAILBOARDING MAXIM CARD

The 12 Parishes of Jersey – Maxim Cards- St Martin, Grouville.

The 12 Parishes of Jersey – Maxim Cards- St Martin, Grouville.

The Channel Islands of Jersey is divided into twelve administrative districts or Parishes. All Parishes have a coastline and share a name with ancient Parish churches. Jersey issued a set of 13 Stamps on Parishes of Jersey on 29 Jan 1976. Maxim Cards are listed.

St Martin   Grouville.

St Martin–  It has a Population of 3763 (2011 Census).Nations Capital. St Martin of Tours is the Patron Saint of St Martin and Grouville. Their badges are similar. Both Badges are based on arms of the King of Hungary. It has seven bars to distinguish it from St Martin of Grouville. 10p stamp features this Parish.

JERSEY MC ST MARTIN
JERSEY MC 1979 – ST MARTIN PARISH

Grouville – Louis XI believed that Kings of Hungary were descendants from St Martin born in Hungary. Their arms of eight bars of red and silver were placed on the saint’s shrine in Cathedral of Tours. 6p stamp features this Parish.

JERSEY MC GROUVILLE
JERSEY MC 1979- GROUVILLE PARISH

The 12 Parishes of Jersey – Maxim Cards- St Heiler, St Lawrence & St Clement.

The 12 Parishes of Jersey – Maxim Cards- St Heiler, St Lawrence & St Clement.

The Channel Islands of Jersey is divided into twelve administrative districts or Parishes. All Parishes have a coastline and share a name with ancient Parish churches. Jersey issued a set of 13 Stamps on Parishes of Jersey on 29 Jan 1976. Maxim Cards are listed.

St Helier               St Saviour      St Clement   St Martin   Grouville.

St Helier–  It has a Population of 33522 (2011 Census).Nations Capital.The two axes the beheading by Saxon Pirates of St Helier, Patron Saint of Jersey in 555 AD.9p stamp features St Helier Parish.

JERSEY MC ST HELIER
JERSEY MC 1979-ST HELIER PARISH

 

St Saviour – It has a Population of 13,580 (2011 Census).The Parish Church St Sauveur de L’Epine was dedicated to Jesus Christ. Hence the crown and nails of the crucifixion though Epine means thorn and may suggest a relic of the crown of thorns. 8p stamp features St Saviour Parish.

JERSEY MC ST SAVIOUR
JERSEY MC 1979-ST SAVIOUR PARISH

 

St Clement-It has a Population of 9221 (2011 Census). St Clement is the Patron saint of Blacksmiths and anchor smiths. Legend says he was martyred by being attached to an anchor and thrown into the Black sea.

JERSEY MC ST CLEMENT
JERSEY MC 1979-ST CLEMENT PARISH

The 12 Parishes of Jersey – Maxim Cards.

The 12 Parishes of Jersey – Maxim Cards.

The Channel Islands of Jersey is divided into twelve administrative districts or Parishes. All Parishes have a coastline and share a name with ancient Parish churches. Jersey issued a set of 13 Stamps on Parishes of Jersey on 29 Jan 1976. Maxim Cards are listed.

St John–  It has a Population of 2911 (2011 Census). The Maltese Cross is the emblem of the Knights of St John at Jerusalem(Knights Hospitallers). The Maltese Cross is set on a green background to recognise the old name for the Parish Church, St John of the Oaks, though the Church was dedicated to St John the Baptist. 13 p Stamp features the St John Parish.

JERSEY MC ST JOHN
JERSEY MAXIM CARD-1979- ST JOHN PARISH

St Lawrence – It has a Population of 5418 (2011 Census). St Lawrence, Bishop of Rome, was martyred along with six deacons and Pope Sixtus II by being roasted alive on a gridiron. The Saint is always depicted by being tied to or holding a gridiron. 15p stamp features the St Lawrence Parish.

JERSEY MC ST LAWRENCE
JERSEY MAXIM CARD 1979- ST LAWRENCE PARISH

 

Trinity -It has a Population of 3156 (2011 Census). Most curious of the badges . The triangle represents the Holy Trinity – God in the centre is father, Son and Holy Ghost. 1p stamp features the Trinity Parish.

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JERSEY MAXIM CARD 1979 -TRINITY

Maxim Cards Breeds of Dogs -India 2005

Maxim Cards Breeds of Dogs -India 2005

A set of four stamps was released on Breeds of Dogs on 09 Jan 2005. Maxim cards issued on these breeds of Dogs of India are listed.

Mudhol Hound – It is a desert variety of gaze hound found scattered all over Maharashtra and mostly kept by Tribals. The Raja of Mudhol, a princely state of Karnataka, trained these dogs for hunting. The Raja of Kohlapur also patronised this breed. Quiet, aloof and placid it hunts with concentration.

INDIA MC MUDHOL HOUND
INDIA MAXIM CARDS 2005 -MUDHOL HOUND

Rajapalayam -It is an all-white dog built on the lines of Great Dane. The eyes are brown and pink nose is distinctive. Traditionally used as Sheepdog but figures in battle accounts also. The state of Pudukottai had a regiment of Rajapalayam Dogs to fight the enemy. Although a brave hound it is gentle and everyone’s friend.

INDIA MC RAJAPALAYAM
INDIA MAXIM CARDS 2005 – RAJAPALAYAM.