Dubai Stamps – Charles Dickens -1970

Dubai Stamps – Charles Dickens -1970

Charles John Huffan Dickens ( 1912 -1970)  or Charles Dickens was an English Writer and social critic. He is regarded as the greatest Novelist of Victorian Era and created World’s Best known Fictional characters. The Characters he created were from his personal while growing up and working in England.

His most famous works include Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist , Nicholas Nickleby,  David Copperfield,Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities ,Old Curiosity Shop.

Dubai issued a set of Four stamps on 23 July 1970 to mark his 100th Death Anniversary.

60 Dirhams – Charles Dickens ,

1 Riyal – Signature,Quill Pen and Lamp,

1.25 Riyal – Dickens and “The Old Curiosity Shop”,

3 Riyals -Bound Volumes of his works

DUBAI CHARLES DICKENS
STAMPS OF DUBAI -CHARLES DICKENS -1970

100 All Century Team – Legends of Baseball – Stamps of USA

Major League Baseball All Century Team – Legends of Baseball – Special Covers 2000-Part II

In 1999 the Major League Baseball All Century Baseball Team was chosen by popular votes of Fans. A Panel of experts first compiled a list of 100 greatest Major League  players from the past Century. Over two million fans voted.

The panel named a thirty member team after vote account and nominations.

US Postal Service issued a set of 20 stamps on Legends of Baseball  on 06 Jul 2000. Special covers on 10 Legends who feature in nominations for All century team are listed.

Lou Gehrig – Ist Base

Dizzy Dean – Pitcher

Jimmie Fox – Ist Base

Satchel Paige – Pitcher

Lefty Grove – Pitcher

 

LEGENDS OF BASEBALL -LOU GEHRIG
LOU GEHRIG -IST BASE – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS OF BASEBALL -DIZZY DEAN
DIZZY DEAN – PITCHER – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS OF BASEBALL -JIMMIE FOXX
JIMMIE FOXX -IST BASE – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS OF BASEBALL -SATCHEL PAIGE
SATCHEL PAIGE -PITCHER – Nominated in 100 All Century Team
LEGENDS  OF BASEBALL LEFTY GROVE
LEFTY GROVE -PITCHER – Nominated in 100 All Century Team

 

Chindodi Leela – Special Cover 2017

Chindodi Leela – Special Cover 2017

Chindodi Leela (1937-2010) was born in 1937 at Devangere. She was a renowned stage and Kannada film actress and author.She had over 10,000 stage performances and was awarded Padmashree. She belonged to and managed KBR drama Company founded in 1928 by her Father. She even headed the Karnataka Nataka Academy.

SPL CVR CHINDODI
SPECIAL COVER – CHINDODI LEELA – DEVANGERE -KARNATAKA 2017

Rotary Club of Bangalore South  -Birth Centenary Dr Jonas Salk -Special Cover 2015.

Rotary Club of Bangalore South  -Birth Centenary Dr Jonas Salk -Special Cover 2015.

A Special Cover was released in Bangalore on 18 Jan 2015 to celebrate Birth Centenary of Dr Jonas Edward Salk (1914-1995) who discovered Polio Vaccine. the Cover was released by Rotary Club of Bangalore South.

Cover Ser No KTK/07/2015.

SPL CVR ROTARY POLIO
SPECIAL COVER ROTARY BANGALORE SOUTH – BIRTH CENTENARY DR JONAS SALK -POLIO VACCINE- 2015

Lions Club of Bangalore Adityanagar – Special cover on Lions Club International Centenary 2017

Lions Club of Bangalore Adityanagar – Special cover on Lions Club International Centenary 2017

Lions Club of Bangalore Adityanagar released a Special Cover on Lions Club International Centenary on 26 Oct 2017. The Cover Features Melvin Jones Founder of Lions International.

SPL CVR LIONS ADITYANAGAR
SPECIAL COVER LIONS INTERNATIONAL CENTENARY – LIONS CLUB ADITYANAGAR BANGALORE 2017.

 

 

Stamps on Indian Leaders by Hungary

Stamps on Indian Leaders by Hungary

Hungary has issued the following stamps on Indian Leaders.

24 Feb 1966 – Death Of  Sh Lal Bhadur Shastri (1904-1966) – India’s Second Prime Minister

01 Oct 1969 – 100th Birth Anniversary Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) – Father of Nation.

14 Nov 1989 – 100th Birth Anniversary Sh Jawahar Lal Nehru (1889-1964)- First Prime Minister of India.

A Cover posted from Hungary with all three stamps is listed. A Unique cover on India Theme .

STAMPS HUNGARY GANDHI SHASTRI
STAMPS OF HUNGARY ON SH LAL BAHADUR SHASTRI AND MAHATMA GANDHI .

 

STAMPS HUNGARY NEHRU
STAMPS of HUNGARY ON NEHRU -1989.

Walt Disney Comics & Cartoon Characters on Stamps – San Marino 1970

Walt Disney Comics & Cartoon Characters on Stamps – San Marino 1970

San Marino issued a set of stamps on Walt Disney Comic & Cartoons Characters on 22 Dec 1970. A Cover with five stamps is listed.

FDC DISNEY SAN MARINO
FDC SAN MARINO – WALT DISNEY CARTOON CHARACTERS -1970