Nicolaus Copernicus – 500th Birth Anniversary – Stamps of Poland.

Nicolaus Copernicus – 500th Birth Anniversary – Stamps of Poland.

Nicolaus Copernicus ( 19 Feb 1473 -24 May 1543) was a Renaissance era Mathematician and Astronomer who formulated a model of Universe that placed the Sun (Heliocentric Model)rather than earth at centre of Universe ,independently of Aristarchus of Samos who had formulated such a model eighteen centuries earlier.

The Publication of his Book On the Revolutions of Celestial Spheres just before his death in 1543 was a major event in the history of Science trigering Copernican Revolution .

Copernicus was born and died in Royal Prussia part of Kingdom of Poland. A Polyglot and polymath he obtained a Doctorate in Canon Law and was also a Classics Scholar,Physician ,Translator ,Governor, Diplomat ,Economist & Poet.In 1517 he derived quantity theory of money -a key concept in Economics- and in 1519 he formulated an economic Principle that later came to be called Gresham’s Law.

Poland issued a set of three stamps on 26 Jun 1969 to mark his 500th Birth Anniversary. The stamps feature paintings on him .

40 gr – Woodcut by Tobias Stimer -Features a Wood carving

60 gr – Copernicus by Jeremias Falck – Featuring engravings ,Globe & Maps

2.50 zl – paintings by Jan Matejko – Featuring Constellations and Drawings

A FDC  with the three stamps is listed.

FDC POLAND COPERNICUS
FDC POLAND 1969 – NIKOLAUS COPERNICUS

King Edward Medical University – 150th Anniversary – Stamps Of Pakistan 2012

King Edward Medical University – 150th Anniversary – Stamps Of Pakistan 2012

King Edward Medical College Lahore was established in 1860 as Lahore Medical College. It is the Fourth oldest Medical School in South Asia after Medical College Kolkata (28 Jan 1835), Madras Medical College,Chennai (02 Feb 1835) and Grant Medical College Bombay (1845). On 12 Dec 1911 it was named as King Edward Medical College and in 2005 it was named as King Edward Medical University.

The present Mayo Hospital (affiliate Hospital) building was completed in 1870 and in 1871 named as Mayo Hospital after Earl of Mayo.Architect Purdon designed the building and Roy Bahadur Kanhaya Lal was the Engineer.

Pakistan issued a stamp on 28 Aug 2008 to mark 150th Anniversary of  King Edward Medical University Lahore. A FDC is listed.

FDC PAK KING EDWARD MED UNIV
FDC PAK 2012 – 150th ANNIVERSARY KING EDWARD MEDICAL UNIVERSITY LAHORE

First Day Covers India 2018 – National Viral Hepatitis Control Programme

First Day Covers India 2018 – National Viral Hepatitis Control Programme

India Post issued a postage stamp in the denomination of rupees five  on 28 Jul 2018 on  National Viral Hepatitis Control Programme.

A FDC with stamps is listed.

FDC INDIA 2018  VIRAL HEPATITIS CONTROL
FDC INDIA 2018 NATIONAL VIRAL HEPATITIS CONTROL PROGRAMME

Rotary Club of Bangalore South  -Birth Centenary Dr Jonas Salk -Special Cover 2015.

Rotary Club of Bangalore South  -Birth Centenary Dr Jonas Salk -Special Cover 2015.

A Special Cover was released in Bangalore on 18 Jan 2015 to celebrate Birth Centenary of Dr Jonas Edward Salk (1914-1995) who discovered Polio Vaccine. the Cover was released by Rotary Club of Bangalore South.

Cover Ser No KTK/07/2015.

SPL CVR ROTARY POLIO
SPECIAL COVER ROTARY BANGALORE SOUTH – BIRTH CENTENARY DR JONAS SALK -POLIO VACCINE- 2015

Lions Club of Bangalore Adityanagar – Special cover on Lions Club International Centenary 2017

Lions Club of Bangalore Adityanagar – Special cover on Lions Club International Centenary 2017

Lions Club of Bangalore Adityanagar released a Special Cover on Lions Club International Centenary on 26 Oct 2017. The Cover Features Melvin Jones Founder of Lions International.

SPL CVR LIONS ADITYANAGAR
SPECIAL COVER LIONS INTERNATIONAL CENTENARY – LIONS CLUB ADITYANAGAR BANGALORE 2017.

 

 

Lions District 324 A 1 – Golden Jubilee Celebrations – Special Cover Chennai 2007

Lions District 324 A 1 – Golden Jubilee Celebrations – Special Cover Chennai 2007

A Special Cover was issued at Chennai on 29 Nov 2007 to commemorate Golden Jubilee celebrations of Lions District 324 A1.

LIONS SPL CVR INDIA
SPECIAL COVER -LIONS DISTRICT 324 A1 -CHENNAI 2007

First Royal Mail Post Office Charity stamp – 1975

First Royal Mail Post Office Charity stamp – 1975

Royal mail issued a stamp on 22 Jan 1975 with a face value of four & Half pence and a surcharge of one and half pence for health and handicap charities . This stamp is regarded as Royal Mail’s First Post Office Charity stamp.

The stamp features an invalid man on a wheel chair. FDC is listed

FDC GB CHARITY
ROYAL MAIL FIRST POST OFFICE CHARITY STAMP -1975-HEALTH AND HANDICAP CHARITIES