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

 

 

Stamps on Basketball -Slovenia 2010

Stamps on Basketball -Slovenia 2010

Slovenia issued a round shaped stamp on 2010 World Basketball Championships held in Turkey.Slovenia qualified for the event and finished seventh .The stamps were issued on 28 may 2010.

SLOVENIA BBALL
STAMPS OF SLOVENIA ON WORLD BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS -2010

2002 FIFA World Cup Football -Stamps of France

2002 FIFA World Cup Football -Stamps of France

The 2002 FIFA World Cup was jointly hosted by Japan and South Korea. It was 17th FIFA World Cup . The Final was played at The International Stadium in Yokohama ,Japan.It was first World Cup to be held in Asia and First one outside of Europe and Americas. China ,Ecuador, Senegal and Slovenia made their debuts

Brazil beat Germany 2-0 to lift their fifth title ,the first country to do so. Turkey beat South Korea 3-2 to secure third place in only their second appearance in World Cup Finals.

France issued a set of se-tenant stamps including a round shaped stamp on 28 April 2002 to commemorate the 2002 FIFA World Cup. One stamp features flags of World champions and second stamp features 1998 FIFA World Champion France.

WC 98 FRANCE ODD SHAPED
STAMPS OF FRANCE -2002 FIFA WORLD CUP

1998 FIFA World Cup Football -Stamps of France

1998 FIFA World Cup Football -Stamps of France

The 1998 FIFA World Cup Football was 16th FIFA World Cup . It was held in France from 10 Jun 1998 to 12 Jul 1998. France hosted it for the second time after 1938. Thirty Two (32) teams participated and France defeated Brazil 3-0 in the final at Stade de France in Saint Denis to lift the trophy. Croatia defeated The Netherlands to clinch the third place.

Croatia , Japan ,Jamaica and South Africa made their first appearances in World Cup finals.

France issued a round shaped stamp on 28 Feb 1998 to commemorate this event.

WC 98 FRANCE ODD SHAPED ONE STAMP
1998 FIFA WORLD CUP FOOTBALL -ROUND SHAPED STAMPS -FRANCE 1998

Introduction of Euro- Odd Shaped stamps of France.

Introduction of Euro- Odd Shaped stamps of France.

Euro as a currency came into existence on 01 Jan 2002. France issued an odd shaped -round shaped – stamps on Introduction of Euro on 23 Jun 2001. The stamp features One Euro coin of Frnace.

COIN ODD SHAPED FRANCE
ODD SHAPED STAMPS OF FRANCE-ONE EURO COIN

Odd Shaped Greeting Stamps – Canada 1995

Odd Shaped Greeting Stamps – Canada 1995

Canada issued a set of two stamps on 01 Sep 1995.These odd shaped greeting stamps are pressure sensitive stamps ,seventh in the series of special occasion stamps.

A FDC is listed.

FDC CANADA ODD SHAPED GREETINGS
FDC CANADA ODD SHAPED GREETINGS 1995
FDC CANADA ODD SHAPED GREETINGS BACK
FDC CANADA ODD SHAPED GREETINGS STAMPS