International Polar Year 2008 – Stamps of San Marino

International Polar Year 2008 – Stamps of San Marino

San Marino issued a set of three stamps on 18 Nov 2008  to mark International Polar Year  2008. The 0.60 euro stamp shown below features Landscapes and Mountains.

S MARINO INT POLAR YEAR1
STAMPS OF SAN MARINO -INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR 2008

Landscapes of Netherlands on Stamps -1980

Landscapes of Netherlands on Stamps -1980

on !5 Apr 1980 ,Netherlands issued a set of four stamps on Landscapes.

45c -Dune landscape

50c – Country Estate

60c- Lake Country

70c-Moorland

A FDC is listed

FDC NETHER LSCAPES
FDC NETHERLANDS LANDSCAPES 1980

The Twenty Dollar Definitive of New Zealand – 1994

The Twenty Dollar Definitive of New Zealand – 1994

The 20$ Mount Cook Definitive of 1994 is perhaps a very unique stamp in many ways.

-New Zealand’s highest and largest valued stamp

-First ever $20 stamp for high value parcels,but collectors felt otherwise .

-most complex stamp production ever commissioned.

-Design masterpiece in montage and captures NZ’s treasured heritage

– Incorporates several NZ icons- Firstly NZ’s highest mountain – Mount Cook

– Two native plants Ponga Fern & flowers of Kowhai tree

-A maori rafter pattern symbolising Hammerhead shark and embossed in in gold foil forms the top border

-New Zealand flag is also woven into the montage

-printed on watermarked paper with a special fluorescent surface printed security pattern.

The first day Cover shows Southern Alps-South Island of New Zealand.

FDC NZ$20 DEF
FDC NZ$20 DEFINITIVE 1994

 

UN Stamps on World Heritage Sites – 1984

UN Stamps on World Heritage Sites – 1984

UN issued stamps under the theme Cultural and Environmental Heritage of Man and the stamps featured World Heritage Sites. The stamps were issued on 18 Apr 1984.

UNO Geneva

0.50 Fr –  Fort Saint Angelo,Birgu, Malta ( World Heritage 1980)

0.70 Fr- Los Glaciares National Park ,Argentina ( World Heritage 1981)

UNO Vienna

3.50 s – Serengeti National Park Tanzania (World Heritage 1981)-Known for massive migration of wildebeest and Zebras.

TWO FDC’s of UN Geneva and UN Vienna are listed.

UNPA NEW YORK

20C – Grand Canyon ,USA (World Heritage site 1979)

50c – Polonnaruwa ,Sri Lanka ( World Heritage 1982)

FDC UN HERITAGE SITES
FDC UNESCO HERITAGE SITES -UNPA GENEVA & UNPA VIENNA
FDC UN HERITAGE SITES
FDC UN HERITAGE SITES -UNPA VIENNA AND UNPA NEW YORK

Bhutan First day Cover 2015 – Royal Visit to Merak & Sakteng

Bhutan First day Cover 2015 – Royal Visit to Merak & Sakteng

Bhutan Post issued a Miniature sheet (150 Nu) on King Jigme & Queen Jetsun visit to Merak & Sakteng .The MS was issued on 11 Nov 2015.

A FDC with Miniature sheet is listed.

FDC BHUTAN ROYAL VIS MEKANG
FDC BHUTAN ROYAL VISIT MERAK & SAKTENG 2015

Dubai Stamps – 13th World Scout Jamboree Japan 1971

Dubai Stamps – 13th World Scout Jamboree Japan 1971

Dubai issued a set of Four stamps on the 13th World Scout Jamboree which was held at Asagiri heights on the western side of Mount Fuji in Fujinomiya Japan from 2-10 Aug 1971. A total of 23,758 scouts attended.

The stamps were issued on 30 Aug 1971 and feature

60 Dirhams – Fan, Scout Emblem,Map of Japan

1 Riyal -Scouts in the Canoe

1.25 Riyal – Mountaineering

3 Riyal – Campfire

DUBAI SCOUT JAMBOREE
STAMPS OF DUBAI 1971 -13TH WORLD SCOUT JAMBOREE JAPAN