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.
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.
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.
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.