Marwari Sewa Samiti Nepal – Golden Jubilee – First Day Cover Nepal 2004.

Marwari Sewa Samiti Nepal – Golden Jubilee – First Day Cover Nepal 2004

The Marwari Sewa Samiti  Nepal was stablished by Marwari Community as a Social organisation on the sacred day of Basant Panchami in 2010 Bikram Samvat ( 1953 AD).It is carrying out social,charitable works besides organising service camps for poor during Mahasivratri at Pashupati Temple.

Nepal recognised the services of this organisation and issued a  Five Rupees stamp to mark the Golden Jubilee of Marwadi Sewa Samiti on Apr 9,2004.

Designed by M N Rana this stamp has been printed by offset Lithography in four colors by Austrian Government Printing Press ,Vienna,Austria and depicts the logo and image of social activities of Samiti. There are 50 stamps in each sheet and one million stamps have been printed.

NEPAL MARWADI SEWA SAMITI
FIRST DAY COVER NEPAL 2004 -GOLDEN JUBILEE NEPAL SEWA SAMITI

Marwari Sewa Samiti Nepal – Golden Jubilee – First Day Cover Nepal 2004.

Marwari Sewa Samiti Nepal – Golden Jubilee – First Day Cover Nepal 2004

The Marwari Sewa Samiti  Nepal was stablished by Marwari Community as a Social organisation on the sacred day of Basant Panchami in 2010 Bikram Samvat ( 1953 AD).It is carrying out social,charitable works besides organising service camps for poor during Mahasivratri at Pashupati Temple.

Nepal recognised the services of this organisation and issued a  Five Rupees stamp to mark the Golden Jubilee of Marwadi Sewa Samiti on Apr 9,2004.

Designed by M N Rana this stamp has been printed by offset Lithography in four colors by Austrian Government Printing Press ,Vienna,Austria and depicts the logo and image of social activities of Samiti. There are 50 stamps in each sheet and one million stamps have been printed.

NEPAL MARWADI SEWA SAMITI
FIRST DAY COVER NEPAL 2004 -GOLDEN JUBILEE NEPAL SEWA SAMITI

First Day Covers India 2018 – Dr Talimeren Ao

First Day Covers India 2018 – Dr Talimeren Ao

A  stamps was issued on 28 Jan 2018 on Dr Talimeren Ao. He was India’s First Football Captain and a Physician.He belonged to Nagaland State (Village Changki,District Mokokchung).

A First Day Cover  with stamps listed.

T AO FDC
FIRST DAY COVER – India 2018 – Dr Talimeren Ao

Stamps on Special Olympics Summer World Games – Los Angeles -2015

Stamps on Special Olympics Summer World Games – Los Angeles -2015.

The  Special Olympics Summer World Games were held in Los Angeles in Jul-Aug 2015. Over 7000 athletes from 177 Countries participated in 25 Olympic type sport. The Games logo showcases the colors of Flags of participating countries.Placing the iconic image inside the circle represents acceptance and inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities. These FOREVER rate stamps were issued in sheets of 20.

USA SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES
STAMPS OF USA SPECIAL OLYMPICS WORLD GAMES -LOS ANGELES 2015

Stamps to Fund Breast Cancer Research- USA Stamps of 2014 Breast Cancer Research.

Stamps to Fund Breast Cancer Research- USA Stamps of 2014 Breast Cancer Research.

Stamps are sometimes issued to raise funds for some causes,research etc.These are called semi postal stamps also as there is surcharge added to face value/postal value to the stamp .The surcharge goes to funding such causes.

The USA issued a stamp in 1998 on Breast Cancer Research .It was the first semi-postal stamp issued by US Postal Service (USPS).The Breast cancer research stamp has been re -issued in 2014 (49c + 11c). The rate now in 2018 is 65c (50c+15c). The stamps were issued in sheets of 20 stamps.This postage is valid for first class mail ,single piece first ounce rate.

The stamp depicts a woman standing with her right arm raised,reaching behind her head in the position recommended for breast self examination. The drawing of woman’s body is set against a background of pastel colors from yellow to violet. Across the top of stamp are words “Breast Cancer” and encircling the figure’s  right breast are phrases “FUND THE FIGHT” & “FIND A CURE”.

The stamp has been designed by Whitney Sherman.The pose reminded her of Greek Goddess of Hunt Artemis (Diana to the Romans) reaching back to pull arrow from the quiver hanging on her shoulder.It signifies strength,courage,survival and hope-all emotions which the stamp designer hoped to capture in stamp art design.

Till date the stamp has raised more than $78 million for breast cancer research.Support this cause as Breast Cancer is second leading cause of cancer death in Women.

USA BREAST CANCER
USA STAMP ON BREAST CANCER RESEARCH 2014.

Alzheimer’s Stamp – USA 2017

Alzheimer’s Stamp – USA 2017.

Alzheimer Disease is one of the top ten leading causes of Death in USA. A semipostal stamp of 65c was issued by USA on 30 Nov 2017 to help raise funds to fight Alzheimer’s disease.

The price of stamp pays for First Class single piece postage rate plus an amount to fund causes . The design of this stamp is taken from 42c  stamp issued on Alzheimer awareness in 2008. In 2008 stamp the woman was facing left and now in this stamp she is facing right.

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
STAMPS ON ALZHEIMER’S -USA 2017