Stamps on Mount Pinatobu Fund – Philippines 1992.

Stamps on Mount Pinatobu Fund – Philippines 1992.

Mt Pinatobu is an active stratovolcano in Zambales mountains located in Luzon in the Philippines. It erupted on 15 Jun 1991 and thousands of people were evacuated. This eruption killed 800 people and rendered thousands homeless. A fund was created for the victims of a volcanic eruption.

Stamps were issued on 16 Nov 1992 and overprinted Mt Pinatobu Fund.

PHILIPPINES MT PINATUBO FUND
PHILIPPINES MT PINATUBO FUND 1992.
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Official Stamps of Nevis on Flowers -1985.

Official Stamps of Nevis on Flowers -1985.

Nevis issued stamps on Flowers in 1984. These stamps were overprinted as OFFICIAL and used as official stamps in 1985.

20c – Eyelash Orchid    60c -Spider-Lily     $1 – Shell Ginger.

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NEVIS FLOWERS OFFICIAL STAMPS 1985
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NEVIS FLOWERS OFFICIAL STAMPS 1985

Sri Lanka Aerogramme on Ceylon Tea.

Sri Lanka Aerogramme on Ceylon Tea.

Sri Lanka issued an aerogramme on Ceylon Tea. The aerogramme features a cup of Tea and Tea Leaves. The original Face Value of Aerogramme was Twelve Sri Lankan Rupees which was uprated to 18 and then to Rupees 25. An uprated Rs 25 Aerogramme is listed. These were issued between 2003-2007.

SRI LANKA AEROGRAMME CEYLON TEA
SRI LANKA AEROGRAMME CEYLON TEA
SRI LANKA AEROGRAMME CEYLON TEA OVPT
SRI LANKA AEROGRAMME CEYLON TEA UPRATED VALUE

Aerogrammes Bangladesh 1972 – Pakistan Aerogramme overprinted Bangladesh.

Aerogrammes Bangladesh 1972 – Pakistan Aerogramme overprinted Bangladesh.

Bangladesh gained Independence from Pakistan in 1971 and one of the First Aerogrammes to be used by Bangladesh was a 30 Paisa Pakistan Aerogramme overprinted Bangladesh in English and Bengali. It has a Philatelic Bureau Dacca postmark of 23 Feb 1972. The stamp design of aerogramme features an aircraft.

BANGLADESH AERO PAK OVPT 72
BANGLADESH AEROGRAMME 1972 – PAKISTAN OVPT BANGLADESH
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BANGLADESH AEROGRAMME 1972 – PAKISTAN OVPT BANGLADESH

Overprinted Stamps of Bhutan – Masks 1985 – FUKUOKA Overprints

Overprinted Stamps of Bhutan – Masks 1985 – FUKUOKA Overprints

Bhutan issued a set of nine stamps on Mask Dance of the Judgement of Death on 27 Apr 1985. These stamps were overprinted with “Asia-Pacific Exposition Fukuoka 89” and issued on 17 Mar 1989. The Overprints were in two languages Japanese and English.

The Japanese overprints in white are listed below.

5Ch- Shinje Choegyel          35 Ch – Raksh Lango         50 Ch -Druelgo

2.5 Nu – Pago                        3 Nu -Telgo                          4 Nu -Due Nakcung

5 Nu – Lha Karpo                 5.5 Nu – Nyalbum               6 Nu -Khimda Pelkyi

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BHUTAN MASKS -OVERPRINTED 1989
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BHUTAN MASKS -OVERPRINTED 1989

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – EUROPA Overprinted

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – EUROPA

Bulgaria issued a miniature sheet on Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe on 29 Oct 1974.  The miniature sheet had four stamps of 13 st denomination each and featured Doves, Map of Europe, Olive Branch & Inscription. The MS had a print run of 260,000.

On 02 Mar 1979, the same miniature sheet was issued with Overprints on EUROPA on each stamp and Beograd 1977, Helsinki 1975, Madrid 1980 on side margins. This overprinted MS had a print run of only 35,000. Each MS was numbered. It has a high catalogue value.

BULGARIA EUROPA MS
BULGARIA EUROPA MS 1979

Second Population Census – Stamps of Bangladesh 1981

Second Population Census – Stamps of Bangladesh 1981

Bangladesh issued a set of three stamps on Second Population Census held in 1981 on 06 Mar 1981.  All the stamps of 1974 were overprinted and issued in 1981 . A FDC is listed.

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FDC BANGLADESH 2ND CENSUS 1981