Stamps on Sepak Takraw – Indonesia 2004

Stamps on Sepak Takraw – Indonesia 2004

The XVI – 2004 National Sports Week also called PON XVI was held from 02 Sep to 14 Sep 2004 in Jakabaring Sports Complex in South Sumatra just 5 kms from Palembang in Indonesia. More than 5660 athletes took part in 41 sports and 607 events and 8 Paralympic/handicapped sports. It was also known as Sumsel 2004 .

Indonesia issued a set of two round shaped stamps on PON XVI featuring the sport of Sepak Takraw.

Sepak Takraw or Kick volleyball is a sport native to South east Asia . A team consists of 2-4 players and is played with rattan ball,synthetic rubberrised plastic . It is called Sepak Takraw in Indonesia and Singapore. It  allows the players to touch the ball only with feet,chest,knee and head . It has been part of Asian Games since 1990 Beijing Asian Games. India won a Bronze  Medal in Team Regu at 2018 Asian Games.

A FDC with stamps is listed.

FDC INDONESIA SPORTS WEEK
STAMPS OF INDONESIA 2004 SPORTS WEEK -SEPAK TAKRAW

Taoyuan Airport MRT Line – Miniature Sheet -Republic of China (Taiwan)-2018

Taoyuan Airport MRT Line – Miniature Sheet -Republic of China (Taiwan)-2018

Taiwan (ROC) issued an odd shaped miniature sheet containing two stamps on Taoyuan Airport MRT Line.Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Access MRT,commonly knosas Airport MRT is a rapid transit line of Toyuan metro that connects the municipalities of Taipei, New Taipei & Taoyuan with Taoyuan International Airport. It was opened on 02 Mar 2017. It has a daily ridership of  56,000 plus and has 21 stations.

The miniature sheet was issued on  02 Mar 2018.

TAOYUAN MRT LINE -TAIWAN
TAOYUAN AIRPORT MRT LINE – MINIATURE SHEET TAIWAN 2018
TAIPEI MAIN  STATION on TAOYUAN MRT
TAIPEI MAIN STATION on TAOYUAN MRT

Russia stamps on 2018 FIFA World Cup Football -2015

Russia stamps on 2018 FIFA World Cup Football -2015

Russia is hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup Football which has reached semi-finals stage. A round shaped Miniature sheet containing one stamp of 100 roubles on FIFA Trophy was issued on 18 Sep 2015. Print quantity was 200,000.

MINIATURE SHEET OF RUSSIA ON 2018 FIFA WC
ROUND MINIATURE SHEET OF RUSSIA ON 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP FOOTBALL

Green Succulent – International rate stamp – USA 2017

Green Succulent – International rate stamp – USA 2017

USPS issued a round shaped stamp on Green Succulent on 28 April 2017. Green succulent is the new Forever international rate stamp. This  Global Forever stamp can be used to mail a one ounce letter to any part of the Globe where First Class Mail International service is available.This stamp will have postage value equivalent to the price of single piece First Class Mail international first ounce machineable letter in effect at the time of use.

The stamp features a photograph of echeveria plant which belongs to stonecrop family and is genus to about 140 species native to Americas.

Issue value 1.15 Dollars.

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GLOBAL FOREVER GREEN SUCCULENT STAMP – USA 2017
GREEN SUCCULENT STAMP
GLOBAL FORVER GREEN SUCCULENT STAMP -USA 2017

Artur Aleksanyan -Armenia Olympic Champion 2016 Rio Olympics.

Artur Aleksanyan -Armenia Olympic Champion 2016 Rio Olympics.

Artur Aleksanyan is an Armenian Greco Roman wrestler who won Gold at Rio Olympics 2016 in 98 Kg Category. He was also a bronze Medallist at 2012 Olympics and World Champion in 2014.2015,2017. He is nicknamed “Polar Bear” .He is second Olympics Gold Medallist of Armenia since it gained Independence in 1991.He most decorated and renowned Armenian athlete.

A Round shaped stamp and miniature sheet was issued in his honour by Armenia on 30 May 2017.

ARMENIA OLYMPIC WINNER
ARTUR ALEKSANYAN- GOLD MEDALLIST ARMENIA GRECO ROMAN WRESTLING RIO 2016 OLYMPICS

Plastic Stamps of Bhutan on Paintings – Airmails 1972

Plastic Stamps of Bhutan on PaintingsAirmails 1972

Bhutan Post issued a set of Four Plastic stamps on 28 Feb 1972 on Paintings. Two of the stamps postally used on envelopes are listed below.

BHUTAN AIRMAIL1
PLASTIC STAMPS OF BHUTAN USED POSTALLY
BHUTAN AIRMAIL2
PLASTIC STAMPS OF BHUTAN USED POSTALLY

 

CD ROM Postage Stamps -Bhutan 2008- First Day Covers

CD ROM Postage Stamps Bhutan 2008- First Day Covers

To celebrate the 100 Years of Monarchy Bhutan Post issued CD Rom stamps in 2008. Two FDCs with the normal stamps are listed below.

BHUTAN CD FDC1
100 YEARS OF MONARCHY -FIRST DAY COVER -CD ROM ISSUE 2008
BHUTAN CD FDC2
100 YEARS OF MONARCHY -FIRST DAY COVER -CD ROM ISSUE 2008