West Of Ireland Landscape Paintings on Stamps – Paul Henry.

West Of Ireland Landscape Paintings on Stamps – Paul Henry.

Paul Henry ( 11 Apr 1876 – 24 Aug 1958) was an Irish Painter renowned for depicting West of Ireland Landscapes in his paintings. Ireland issued a strip of four stamps on 17 Apr 2008 to mark his 5oth Death Anniversary . The paintings feature A Connemara village with mountains in the background as part of West of Ireland Landscape.

IRELAND PAINTINGS PAUL HENRY
IRELAND PAINTINGS 2008 -PAUL HENRY

Special Cover Nepal – German Everest -Lhoste Expedition 1974.

Special Cover Nepal – German Everest -Lhoste Expedition 1974

A Souvenir Cover was issued by Nepal on 23 May 1974 on German Everest -Lhotse Expedition and Ist Ascent of Shartse 7,502m.

nepal cover german everest exp
NEPAL COVER -GERMAN EVEREST -LHOTSE EXPEDITION 1974

Tea Gardens of Eastern Nepal – Stamps of Nepal 2003

Tea Gardens of Eastern Nepal – Stamps of Nepal 2003

Nepal issued a stamp of Rupees 25 denomination on Tea Gardens of Eastern Nepal on 07 Jul 2003. llam is a tea growing area of Eastern Nepal.

NEPAL TEA GARDENS
STAMPS ON EASTERN NEPAL TEA GARDENS

Miniature Sheet Snaefell Mountain Railway -Isle of Man 1995.

Miniature Sheet Snaefell Mountain Railway -Isle of Man 1995

The Snaefell Mountain Railway is an electric mountain railway on the Isle of Man in Europe. It links the village of Laxey with the summit of Snaefell at 2,036 feet above sea level. It is the highest point on the Island. It connects with Manx Electric Railway in Laxey.

The Isle of Man issued a set of four stamps and a miniature sheet on the Centenary of Snaefell Mountain Railway. The MS features Bungalow Hotel &  Station Snaefell in 1912.

IOM MOUNTAIN RAILWAY MS
ISLE OF MAN -CENTENARY OF SNAEFELL MOUNTAIN RAILWAY 1995

Stamps on Shiva & Vishnu Temples – Triangular Stamps of Thailand -2005

Building Gables – Triangular Stamps of Thailand -2005

Thailand issued a set of Four triangular stamps in a  strip of five se-tenants on Building Gables on 04 Aug 2005. These stamps feature Architecture, Cave Temples and Sculptures.

5 Baht – Scripture Library at Wat Phra Sing at Woramahawihan.

5 Baht -Uposatha Hall at Wat Khao Bandai It. (Temple in Caves in Phetchaburi)

5 Baht – Phra Prang at Wat Phra Phai Luang.12th or 13th Century Temple built by Angkor King and dedicated to Vishnu.

5 Baht – Prasat Phanom Rung. It is a Hindu Khmer Temple complex set up on an extinct Volcano at 402 metres in Buriram Province of Thailand. It is a Shiva Temple

THAILAND SCULPTURES
THAILAND SCULPTURES 2005

First Day Cover Pakistan – Restoration of Murree GPO

First Day Cover Pakistan – Restoration of Murree GPO

Murree is a hill station of Pakistan located in Rawalpindi district at an elevation of  2291m. The Murree GPO was built by British in 1867 and is located at The Mall. Post-1970 it was renovated in the name of modernisation. In 2014 it was decided to restore it to 1910 heritage form. A stamp was issued to mark this on 04 Nov 2015. A FDC is listed.

PAKISTAN FDC MURREE GPO
PAKISTAN FDC RESTORATION OF MURREE GPO 2015

Stamp on Hill Gold Mine – Bolivia 1987

Stamp on Hill Gold Mine – Bolivia 1987.

Exfivia 87 Philatelic Exhibition was held in Potosi in Bolivia. Potosi is one of the highest cities in the World at 4,090 metres. But it most famous for its Silver ore Mine hill called Hill Gold Mine. Spain established a Colonial Mint here and it took Silver to Spain via the Ilama and Mule trains and Spanish treasure fleets.

Bolivia issued a stamp on Exfivia featuring the Hill Gold Mine on 05 Aug 1987.

FDC BOLIVIA
FDC BOLIVIA HILL GOLD MINE AND EXFIVIA 87