Miniature Sheet of Bhutan 1982 – Franklin Roosevelt

Miniature Sheet of Bhutan 1982 – Franklin Roosevelt

Bhutan issued a Miniature sheet on 15 Nov 1982 to commemorate 100th Birth Anniversary of Franklin D Roosevelt. It features the UN headquarters and US Flag.

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BHUTAN MS 1982 – FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT

Miniature Sheet of Bhutan 2015 -70 Years of UNO.

Miniature Sheet of Bhutan 2015 -70 Years of UNO.

Bhutan issued Miniature sheets to Commemorate 70 years of UNO. The slogans on MS were Strong UN better World and Celebrating 70 Years of Peace, Security and Human Development since 1945. The Miniature Sheet was issued on 24 Oct 2015. The stamps feature

50 Nu – Peace & Security – United Nations Peacekeeper receiving Medal.

50 Nu -Social Advancement – Woman Writing in Book.

50 Nu – HeForShe – Equal Rights.

50 Nu -Dignity – Two Bhutanese Men.

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BHUTAN MS 2015 – UNO 70 YEARS

A Miniature Sheet with one stamp was also issued.

50 Nu – Peace – People and Candles.

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BHUTAN MS 2015 – UNO 70 YEARS

 

FDC Bangladesh 2009 -World Food Day

FDC Bangladesh 2009 -World Food Day

Bangladesh issued a set of four stamps on the occasion of World FoodDay on 16 Oct 2009. The theme was Achieving food security in times of Crisis. The stamps show food and Vegetables . One of the stamps features a Medallion on Sheikh Hasina, PM of Bangladesh. A First Day Cover is listed.

FDC BANGLADESH WORLD FOOD DAY
FDC BANGLADESH WORLD FOOD DAY 2009

140th Anniversary of UPU -Souvenir Sheet Kyrgyzstan 2014

140th Anniversary of UPU -Souvenir Sheet Kyrgyzstan 2014

UPU celebrated 140th Anniversary in 2014. Kyrgyzstan issued a Souvenir sheet cum Miniature sheet on 18 Nov 2014 containing one stamp of 700 Kyrgyzstani Som. The miniature sheet features letters, UPU emblem, Peace Doves.

There are eight labels around the Stamp written in eight languages and a statement “Kyrgyz Express Post – second designated postal operator of Kyrgyzstan. UPU IB circular 83 of 21 May 2013”.

Only 5000 Souvenir sheets were printed.

KYRGYZSTAN MS 140TH ANNIVERSARY UPU 2014
KYRGYZSTAN MS 140TH ANNIVERSARY UPU 2014

Stamps on UNO & INTERPOL – Bahrain 1995

Stamps on UNO & INTERPOL – Bahrain 1995

Bahrain issued a stamp on 24 Oct 1995 to mark 50 Years of the UNO. A stamp was also issued by Bahrain on 24th Anniversary of membership of INTERPOL on 25 Sep 1996.

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STAMPS OF BAHRAIN ON UNO AND INTERPOL 1995

 

Stamp on General K S Thimayya,DSO – Cyprus 1966

Stamp on General K S Thimayya DSO – Cyprus 1966

General K S Thimayya ,DSO was a distinguished soldier of Indian Army. He was born on 30 Mar 1906 at Madekeri,Coorg,Mysore (Karnataka) and died on 17 Dec 1965. He was Chief of Army Staff ,Indian Army from 08 May 1957 to 07 May 1961 in the period leading to India China conflict of 1962. He was only Indian to command an Infantry Brigade during World War II and after Korean War headed a UNO unit dealing with repatriation of Prisoners of War. After retirement from Indian Army he was appointed as Commander of United Nation Peace Keeping Force in Cyprus from July 1964 to 17 Dec 1965.

A Graduate of Prince of Wales Royal Indian Military College ,he was one of the six cadets selected to undergo training at Royal Military College Sandhurst. He was commissioned in Indian Army on 04 Feb 1926 alongwith P N Thapar who later succeeded him as Chief of Army Staff. He joined 4th Battalion of 19th Hyderabad Regiment (Now Kumaon Regiment).He attended Staff College at Quetta (now in Pakistan) in 1942 ,where he and his wife had earned praise for their selfless service during 1935 Quetta Earthquake.

During the Burma Campaign he was Commanding 8/19th Hyderabad Regiment and was awarded the DSO (Distinguished Service Order) and Mention -in Despatches. He commanded 268th Indian Infantry Brigade in Japan after WWII to deal with Japanese surrender. After Independence saw action with 19 Division in J&K conflict of 1947 and Battle of Zojila. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1954.

Cyprus issued a stamp in his honour on 06 Jun 1966 (6.6.66). The date is a Palindrome date and a FDC on a distinguished Soldier is listed.

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FDC CYPRUS 1966 – GEN K S THIMMAYYA DSO