Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

France issued self-adhesive 20g Priority Letter stamps featuring Paris Scenes.

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FRANCE – PARIS SCENES.

Saint Martin Canal is 4.6 Km long Canalin Paris and connects  Canal de l’Ourcq to the river Seine. It was inaugurated in 1825.

Tuileries Garden is a Public Garden located between Louvre and Place de la Concorde in Paris.

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FRANCE -PARIS SCENES

The Petit Palais is an art museum in Paris. It was built in 1900 for Exposition Universelle and now houses the city of Paris Museum of Arts.

The Galerie Vivienne is one of the covered passages of Paris built in 1823 by Marcoux. It has now been registered as a historical monument since 07 Jul 1974.

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FRANCE -PARIS SCENES.

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland – Christmas Candles & Mushrooms -1994

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland – Christmas Candles & Mushrooms -1994

Pro Juventute is a charitable foundation in Switzerland established in 1912. It is dedicated to supporting the rights and needs of Swiss children and Youth. Since1913, the Swiss Post Office has been issuing an annual charity stamp series to support the work of  Pro Juventute. The Latin phrase “Pro Juventute” means “For the Children”

What makes these stamps interesting is that they have tended to run in a series of similar designs. The 1915-17 stamps show children in folk costumes; 1918-26, cantonal coats of arms; 1933-42, women in traditional cantonal dress; 1943-49, flowers; 1950-57, insects; 1958-64, flowers; 1965-67, animals; 1968-71, birds; 1973-76, forest plants; 1978-81, municipal coats of arms; 1983-86, children’s toys and fairy tales; 1987-90, child development; 1991-94, forest flora; 1995-98, animals again; 1999-2001, children’s books; 2002-05, children’s rights; and 2006-08, children’s art.

Later years’ issues have not been continuing series.

The Theme for 1994 series of four stamps issued on 28 Nov 1994 was Christmas Candles & Mushrooms. A Block of Four stamps of 100+50 Centimes featuring Shaggy Scalycap Mushrooms is listed.

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SWITZERLAND PRO JUVENTUTE 1994 -MUSHROOMS.

First Day Cover on 250th Session Rajya Sabha Nov 2019 – India

First Day Cover on 250th Session Rajya Sabha Nov 2019 –  India

India issued a stamp on the 250th Session of Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of Indian Parliament. It was issued on 26 Nov 2019. A First Day Cover is listed. It is a round stamp of Rupees Five denomination, printed at Hyderabad and 617,000 stamps were printed.

INDIA FDC 2019 - RAJYA SABHA
INDIA FDC 2019 – RAJYA SABHA

APS Cover Nov 2019 – Platinum Jubilee 10 Mech Inf Battalion

APS Cover Nov 2019 – Platinum Jubilee 10 Mech Inf Battalion

APS Cover issued on 03 Dec 2019 to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of 10 Mechanised Infantry Battalion (20 Maratha Light Infantry). It was raised in 1949 as part of Baroda State Force. It was equipped with APC Skot’s during 1971 Operations and was awarded Theatre Honour “Bejai”.

APS Cover Ser No 38/19.

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APS Cover Dec 2019 -10 Mech Inf Bn.

APS Cover Oct 2019 – 150 years SQAE Pune

APS Cover Oct 2019 – 150 years SQAE Pune

APS Cover issued on 30 Oct 2019 to commemorate the Sesquicentennial Celebration of Senior Quality Assurance Establishment (Armaments) Khadki Pune. It provides quality assurance coverage to all ammunition produced by Ammunition Factory Khadki. It has many sportsmen of repute and they feature on the Cover.

B N Nimal & Joe Philips- 1936 Olympics Hockey Gold Medal.

Vasant Ranjane -Test Cricketer -7 Test matches for India  (1958-64)

APS Cover Ser No 35/19.

APS CVR 35-19 SQAE
APS Cover Oct 2019-150 Years SQAE

Indian Council of Agricultural Research – India FDC 1990.

Indian Council of Agricultural Research – India FDC 1990.

A Rupees Two stamp was issued by India Post on 31 Jul 1990 to mark the 60th Anniversary of ICAR. It is an autonomous body which is responsible for coordinating the agricultural education and research in India. It was established on 16 July 1929 at  Delhi. ICAR has 4 Deemed Universities,65 ICAR institutions, 14 Research Centres, 6 National Bureaux and 13 Directorates under its domain as on Jan 2020. An FDC cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed.

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INDIA FDC 1990 – ICAR.

Stamps on International Year of Child – Paintings -USSR 1979.

Stamps on International Year of Child – Paintings -USSR 1979.

1979 was celebrated as International Year of Child as per UNO resolution. USSR issued a set of stamps featuring paintings by Children on 07 Sep 1979.

3 Kopec-  Painting “After Rain” by Daniya Akhmetshina a 14-Year-old from Kazan. The Painting features mammals and horses.

2 Kopec – Painting “Friendship” by Lena Liberda, a 12 -year-old from Zhitomir. It features children from the International community.

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USSR 1979 -INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF CHILD.