Life in Nauru – Stamps of Nauru 1984.

Life in Nauru – Stamps of Nauru 1984.

Nauru issued a set of stamps on Life in Nauru on 21 Sep 1984.

1c- Coastal Landscape    5c – Fishing Ship        25c – Boeing 727-100       40c -Ambulance        $2- Anabar Lagoon.

NAURU LIFE IN NAURU
NAURU 1984 -LIFE IN NAURU

3c – Nauruan Lady    15c- Phosphate Mining  20c – Surveyor   30c -Elderly Nauruan               50c – Fishing /Sport Divers.

NAURU LIFE IN NAURU 2
NAURU 1984 – LIFE IN NAURU.
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Red Crescent Society – Stamps of Morocco 1977.

Red Crescent Society – Stamps of Morocco 1977.

A stamp issued by Morocco on Red Crescent Society and featuring an Enameled Silver Brooch. The stamp was issued on 14 Dec 1977.

MOROCCO RED CRESCENT
MOROCCO 1977 -RED CRESCENT SOCIETY AND SILVER BROOCH.

Maria Pia Hospital Luanda – Stamps of Angola 1958.

Maria Pia Hospital Luanda – Stamps of Angola 1958.

Angola issued three stamps to commemorate 75th Anniversary of Maria Pia Hospital in Luanda. The stamps were issued on 10 Cot 1958.

1 A- Treatment by a sorcerer.     1.50 A -17th Century Physician   2.50A – Modern Physician

ANGOLA HOSPITAL
ANGOLA 1958 – MARIA PIA HOSPITAL.

Stamps on Herbs -Nepal 2001.

Stamps on Herbs -Nepal 2001.

Nepal issued three stamps on Herbs on 02 Nov 2001.

5R -Centenella asiatica -Centella, Gotu Kola, Ghodtapre, Asiatic Pennywort. Used as vegetable and medicinal herb. Print run 1,000,000

15R -Bergenia ciliata-Pashanved, pathar phor buti.Found in Phuntsoling& Ha district of Bhutan, Monger District of India.Medicinal value for Pulmonary infections.Print run 1,000,000

30R -Taxus baccata- Lautha salla, English Yew. The fruit is edible and leaves used for medicinal purposes.Print run 500,000.

NEPAL FDC HERBS
NEPAL FDC 2001-HERBS

 

Food from the Veld -Stamps of Venda -1987.

Food from the Veld -Stamps of Venda  -1987.

Venda issued a set of four stamps on Food from the Veld on 02 Oct 1987. These were edible wild plants of Southern Africa. A First Day Cover with stamps is listed.

16c -Grewia occidentalis – Crossberry. Found in South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. It is used as a decorative plant and berries are edible, fermented with beer, used with goats milk to make berry yoghurt

30c- Phoenix reclinata – Wild date Palm or Senegal Date Palm. The fruit is eaten, the sap is tapped to make tap wine, roots are used to make dye, also produce edible gum, leaves have multiple uses to make carpets, baskets etc

40c – Halleria lucida- Tree fuchsia – Ornamental tree with uses in traditional Arfican medicine.

50c – Cucumis africanus – Vegetable,  Medicinal use, but is poisonous with cytotoxicity. Known as Wild Cucumber also.

VENDA FOOD FROM WILD
VENDA FDC 1987-FOOD FROM VELD

East Germany -Stamps on International Handicap Year 1981.

East Germany -Stamps on International Handicap Year 1981.

East Germany (GDR) issued a pair of Se-tenant stamps with a vignette to mark the United Nations year of Handicap. It was issued on 23 Jun 1981.

GDR YEAR OF HANDICAPPED
GDR 1981 -YEAR OF HANDICAP

5 Pf- Wheel Chair Driving,  Javelin throw by a handicap person

15 Pf-Handicap persons in Museum.