Jersey -Millenium Last Day Cover Envelope 1999.
Aerogramme India – Swan -Visit Tamil Nadu – 2001
Year of Issue -1999
Printing Press -India Security Press (ISP) Nashik
Denomination – Rupees 8.50
Stamp Design –Swan
Theme – Architecture, Tourism, Religious
Kanyakumari – it is the southernmost city of India located in Tamil Nadu.It was earlier known as Cape Comorin. the notable landmarks are Vivekanand Rock Memorial and Thiruvalluvar Statue.
Advertisement – The advertisement on the aerogramme features Explore India in the Millennium Year. Visit Tamil Nadu .Kanyakumari
Journey through 20th Century – Souvenir Sheet Belgium 1999.
Belgium issued a souvenir sheet containing 20 stamps of 17 Fr or 0.42 euro each on important people and events in the journey through 20th Century. The sheet was issued on 04 Dec 1999. The stamps feature
Pope John XXIII King Baudouin Willy Brandt John F Kennedy
Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) Martin Luther King (1929-1968) Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924) Che Guevara Golda Meir Nelson Mandela
Olympics Football Eddy Merckx Chanson
Beatles Charlie Chaplin Tourism -Beaches Musical Instruments, Music, Scouting
Herge, Cartoons Philately
Sri Lanka Postcards -Birds -2000
Sri Lanka issued a beautiful Postcard in 2000 of rupees two featuring a Bird. It was a Millenium issue (2000) and interesting to note that the initial cost of Rs 5.00 was overprinted as Rs 2.
Stamps on Children Paintings – China 2000
China issued a stamp on Paintings selected in Children Design and Painting Competition. The stamp was issued to mark Millenium and released on 01 Jun 2000.
Last Total Solar Eclipse of Twentieth Century – Stamps of Great Britain 1999
The Last Total Solar Eclipse of Twentieth Century took place on 11 Aug 1999. One of the places where it was visible was Great Britain. Great Britain issued a miniature sheet to commemorate this event . The 64Pence Hubble Telescope stampof 1999 Millennium series was featured in the Miniature sheet. The next near total solar eclipse will be visible from mainland Great Britain on 23 Sep 2090.
The FDC is listed with 64p stamp.
Last Total Solar Eclipse of Twentieth Century – Stamps of Iran 1999
The Last Total Solar Eclipse of Twentieth Century took place on 11 Aug 1999. One of the best places on earth where it was visible remarkably was Tiran In Iran.
Iran issued a strip of Five stamps to Commemorate this Astronomical delight on 11 Aug 1999. The different phases of Solar eclipse are featured on the stamps as we see the stamps from left to right –
Stamp No1 (extreme left)- Partial Eclipse
Stamp no 2 – Diamond ring at 2nd Contact
Stamp no 3 – Outer Corona
Stamp no 4 – Final Diamond Ring
Stamp no 5 – Partial Eclipse
These strip of Stamps postally used on a cover from Iran to India is listed