World Post Day – United Arab Emirates 2010.

World Post Day – United Arab Emirates 2010.

World Post Day is celebrated on 09 Oct every year on Anniversary of UPU which started in 1874. The First World Post Day was celebrated on 09 Oct 1969. The United Arab Emirates issued two stamps to mark World Post Day in 2010.

FDC UAE WORLD POST DAY
FDC UAE WORLD POST DAY 2010

Miniature Sheet  on 75th Anniversary UPU – Philippines 1949

Miniature Sheet  on 75th Anniversary UPU – Philippines 1949

Philippines issued a miniature sheet on 09 Oct 1949 (World Post Day)  to commemorate 75  years of UPU. The Imperforate Miniature sheet with three stamps features the Monument of UPU in Berne Switzerland.

PHILIPPINES MS UPU 75TH ANNIV
PHILIPPINES MS UPU 75TH ANNIVERSARY 1949

Miniature Sheet of Bangladesh 1999 – 125th Anniversary of UPU

Miniature Sheet of Bangladesh 1999 – 125th Anniversary of UPU

Bangladesh issued a miniature sheet of Four stamps to commemorate 125th Anniversary of UPU. The Miniature sheet was issued on 09 Oct 1999 (World Post Day). It features UPU emblem, A Dak runner, Postal Transport like Postal Van, Motorcycle, MailBoat, Airmail, Railway Mail and Sea Mail.

BANGLADESH UPU MS 125 YRS
BANGLADESH UPU MS 125 YEARS -1999

Miniature Sheet Huangshan Mountain – China 1997

Miniature Sheet Huangshan Mountain – China 1997

China hosted the 22nd UPU Congress in Beijing in 1999. It issued a Miniature sheet containing eight stamps on Huangshan mountain on 20 Oct 1997. Each stamp was of  200 Chinese renminbi.

Huangshan is a mountain range in southern Anhui province in eastern China. It is UNESCO  World Heritage site and one of China’s main tourist destinations. It was namedHuangshan Mountain (Yellow Mountain) in 747 AD by Imperial order of Tang Dynasty.

The scenes feature on the miniature sheet from Top left to right are

200 ren – Mount Huangshan at Sunrise            200 ren -XIHAI Peaks

200 ren – Flying rock in surging Clouds.          200 ren – Beihai in drifting Clouds

200 ren -Yupping Peak                                        200 ren – Mystical Stone

200 ren – Tiandu Peak over Clouds                  200 ren –  Fabied abode of Immortals

CHINA MS UPU CONG 1999 HUANGSHAN MOUNTAINS
CHINA MS UPU CONG 1999 HUANGSHAN MOUNTAINS

 

 

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