The Transition of Destinies-Miniature Sheets on Fourth Druk Gyalpo – Bhutan 2015.

Miniature Sheets on Fourth Druk Gyalpo – Bhutan 2015.

Jigme Singye Wangchuk was born on 11 November 1955. He was the Fourth Druk Gyalpo or King of Bhutan from 1972 to 2006. Bhutan Post issued a set of miniature sheets on his 60th Birth Anniversary on 11 Nov 2015.

The Fourth Miniature sheet contains four hexagonal stamps of 15 Nu each and shows the Fourth and Fifth Gyalpo. The Theme of Miniature Sheet is “Transition of Destinies ”. One of the stamps shows  Jigme Singye Wangchuck & King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk with Mr Narendra Modi, The Prime Minister of India.

BHUTAN MS TRANSITION MODI
BHUTAN MS 2015 – KING OF BHUTAN WITH MR NARENDRA MODI
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Miniature Sheets on Fourth Druk Gyalpo – Bhutan 2015.

Miniature Sheets on Fourth Druk Gyalpo – Bhutan 2015.

Jigme Singye Wangchuk was born on 11 November 1955. He was the Fourth Druk Gyalpo or King of Bhutan from 1972 to 2006. Bhutan Post issued a set of miniature sheets on his 60th Birth Anniversary on 11 Nov 2015.

The First Miniature sheet contains four hexagonal stamps of 15 Nu each and shows early life of Fourth Gyalpo . The Theme of Miniature Sheet is Ascending the Golden Throne.

BHUTAN MS GOLDEN THRONE 60TH AN
BHUTAN MS 2015 – ASCENDING THE GOLDEN THRONE -FOURTH DRUK GYALPO

Father of Gross National Happiness -Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2015.

Father of Gross National Happiness -Bhutan Miniature Sheet 2015.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet with six stamps on 09 Oct 2015 on theme Father of Gross National Happiness. The Fourth King of Bhutan Jigme Singye Wangchuk is known as Father of Gross National Happiness (GNH).

Four stamps are round shaped stamps. All stamps are of 50 Nu denomination.

50 Nu round – Archers

50 Nu round – King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk greeting crowds.

50 Nu round -People seated

50 Nu round – Crowd

50 Nu square – King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk with his father and Wife.

50 Nu square- King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk and Women.

BHUTAN MS NAT HAPPINESS ROUND
BHUTAN MS 2015 – FATHER OF GROSS NATIONAL HAPPINESS ROUND STAMPS

Miniature Sheets of India -UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India – Hill Forts of Rajasthan – 2018

Miniature Sheets of India -UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India – Hill Forts of Rajasthan –  2018

India issued a Miniature Sheet and Six stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India -1 featuring Hill Forts of Rajasthan. The shape of the Miniature sheet depicts the logo of UNESCO.The Forts featured on MS are

Rs 5 – Kumbhalgarh Fort  – It is a Mewar Fortress built in 15th Century by Rana Kumbha

Rs 5 – Gagron Fort  – It is fort located in Jhalwar district by Raja Bijili Dev in 12th Century.

Rs 5 – Ranthambore Fort- It is located inside the Ranthambore National Park and built in 10th Century by Chauhan rulers.

Rs 12 – Amer Fort – It is located in Jaipur. It was originally built by Meenas and later ruled by Raja Man Singh.

Rs 12 – Jaisalmer Fort -It is located in Jaisalmer and nearly one-fourth of the population still resides inside the Fort. It was built in 1156 AD by Rajput Rawal ruler Jaisal.

Rs 12 – Chittorgarh Fort – It is one of the largest forts in India. The fort has 65 structures and there are two prominent towers namely Vijay Stambha (Tower Victory) and Kirti Stambha (Tower of Fame).

INDIA MS 2018 HILL FORTS
INDIA MS 2018 HILL FORTS

Rose Stamps on Valentine’s Day -Taiwan 2012

Rose Stamps on Valentine’s DayTaiwan 2012

In the matters of Heart -Rose plays an important part. Valentine’s Day, matters of Heart and Rose are closely interlinked.

Chungwa post (Republic of China) Taiwan issued a beautiful Heart Shaped miniature sheet on 10 Feb 2012 to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

 

TAIWAN MS ROSE
MINIATURE SHEET ON ROSE -VALENTINE’S DAY 2012 -TAIWAN
TAIWAN MS ROSE FDC
VALENTINE’S DAY 2012TAIWAN POST MINIATURE SHEET FDC ON ROSE

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

UPU 125 Years -Stamps of Switzerland -1999

UPU 125 Years -Stamps of Switzerland -1999

UPU or Universal Postal Union was formed in 1874. It is a specialised agency of UNO that coordinates Postal Policies among member nations of UNO. Heinrich Von Stephan founded UPU which has its headquarters in Bern Switzerland.

Switzerland and UPU issued stamps on 09 Oct 1999 ( World Post Day) and to mark 125th Anniversary of UPU. Two stamps issued by Switzerland are in the shape on an envelope and UPU stamps feature hands and Rainbow.

A Combined FDC issued at Bern is listed.

FDC SWITZERLAND UPU 125 YEARS
FDC SWITZERLAND 1999 -UPU 125 YEARS