Stamps on Buildings-The Netherlands 1969

Stamps on Buildings-The Netherlands 1969

The Netherlands issued a set of Five charity stamps on Buildings in Netherlands.The buildings featured on stamps are

12c- Hius ter heide -A village in Netherlands.

15c -Schroderhuis – The Rietveld Schroder house was built in 1924 andbest known examples of De Stijl Architecture. It is UNESCO World Heritage site since 2000

20c -Open Air school Amsterdam – The first open air school designed by C J Duiker is a national monument.

25c -Civic Orphanage-Amsterdam (1960)-Built by Van Eyck.

45c- Congress Building-The Hague (1969)

FDC NETHER BLDGS
FDC THE NETHERLANDS 1969- BUILDINGS

Muscat – Capital of Arab Culture 2006

Muscat – Capital of Arab Culture 2006

A initiative was taken by Arab League under UNESCO’s cultural Capital’s Programme a City was declared Cultural Capital each year starting 1996. Muscat was declared Capital of Arab Culture for 2006.

Sultanate of Oman issued a miniature sheet on 26 Aug 2006 on Muscat as Capital of Arab Culture. A First Day Cover is listed.

FDC OMAN MUSCAT CULTURAL
FDC SULTANATE OF OMAN 2006- CAPITAL OF ARAB CULTURE -MUSCAT

Arab Summit Conference 2003 – Stamps of Bahrain

Arab Summit Conference 2003 – Stamps of Bahrain

Bahrain issued a set of stamps on 01 Mar 2003 on Arab Summit Conference 2003 held at Sharm-el-Sheik Egypt. Landmarks of 22 Participating countries were depicted on 22 different stamps. Landmarks of  Yemen, Mauritania, Morocco,Egypt and Libya are depicted on the five stamps shown below.

BAHRAIN SUMMIT
ARAB SUMMIT CONFERENCE 2003-STAMPS OF BAHRAIN -YEMEN,MAURITANIA,MOROCCO,EGYPT & LIBYA LANDMARKS ON STAMPS SHOWN ABOVE

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

City of Luxembourg – Old Quarters and Fortifications -UNESCO World Heritage Site

City of Luxembourg – Old Quarters and Fortifications -UNESCO World Heritage Site

Because of its strategic Postion -Luxembourg was one of  Europe’s greatest fortified sites from 16th Century to 1867. It was repeatedly reinforced as it passed from one European power to another- The Holy Roman Emperors , The Burgundy ,The Habsburgs , the French and Spanish Kings and finally the Prussians .The Fortifications were a fine example of Military architecture spanning several centuries.It was listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Luxembourg issued a miniature sheet containing two stamps on 08 May 2014 to commemorate 20th anniversary of UNESCO World Heritage site. The two stamps feature Old City and Fortifications and Modern city and historic Fortifications. FDC with MS is shown below.

FDC LUXEMBOURG
FDC LUEXMBOURG 2014 -OLD QUARTERS AND FORTIFICATIONS -UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE

UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Town of Elvas-Stamps of Portugal 2014

UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications -Stamps of Portugal 2014

Guarding the key border crossing between Portugal’s capital Lisbon and Spain’s capital Madrid in an undulating riverine landscape the Garrison town of Elvas was fortified extensively between 17th to 19th centuries to become the largest bulwarked dry ditch system in the world, with the outlying forts built on surrounding hills to accommodate the changing needs of defensive warfare. The site contains the 7km long Amoreira duct.

The property includes seven components

The Historic Centre ,Amoreira aqueduct , The Fort of Santa Luzia , Covered way linking it to historic centre,  The Fort of Graca, and the Fortlets of  Sao Mamede , Sao Pedro and Sao Domingos.

It was declared UNESCO Heritage site in 2012.

Portugal issued a set of four stamps on 30 Jun 2014. The stamps feature

0.42 Euro -Fort of Graca

0.50 Euro – Amoreira aqueduct

0.72 Euro – Fort of Santa Luzia

0.80 Euro- Pelourinho or Historic Centre.

FDC PORTUGAL ELVAS HERITAGE
FDC PORTUGAL 2014 – TOWN OF ELVAS -UNESCO HERITAGE SITE

Stamps on Rotary International – Costa Rica 1980

Stamps on Rotary International – Costa Rica 1980

Costa Rica issued a set of two stamps on 26 Feb 1980  to commemorate 75th Anniversary of Rotary International.A FDC is listed.

FDC ROTARY COSTA RICA
FDC COSTA RICA 1980 -75th Anniversary ROTARY International