Miniature Sheet on Classic and Vintage Cars – Isle of Man 1995.

Miniature Sheet on Classic and Vintage Cars – Isle of Man 1995.

Motor Racing started in Isle of Man in 1905. To commemorate 90th Anniversary of motor racing a set of stamps and a miniature sheet were issued by Isle of Man Post Office on 08 May 1995.

A FDC with One Pound Miniature Sheet is listed. The MS features the winner of 1905 Tourist Trophy John S Napier in an Arrol Johnston passing the Bungalow, a recognised station on the TT circuit. His average speed was 33.9 mph over the 52-mile course.

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ISLE OF MAN MS 1995 -VINTAGE & CLASSIC CARS
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Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Olympic Stamps of Bangladesh – 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Bangladesh gained Independence in 1971 and Bangladesh Olympic Committee (BOA) was formed in 1979. Bangladesh athletes first took part in the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games. Bangladesh has never participated in the Winter Olympics.

Olympic Stamps- Bangladesh has issued 34 stamps on Summer Olympics from 1976 to 2016. Bangladesh Post Office brought out a booklet cum presentation pack containing all stamps it has issued from 1976 to 2008 Summer Olympics.

The same is being listed for the Olympic Collectors.

Stamps of Bangladesh on 2008 Beijing Olympics.

The 2008 Summer Olympics or XXIX Olympics were held in Beijing China from 08 to 24 Aug 2008. Nepal issued a Rupees 15 stamp on 21 Aug 2008 to commemorate the Olympics. A total of 10,942 athletes from 204 Nations participated in 28 Sports, 41 Disciplines and 302 events. President Hu Jintao of China inaugurated the Games. China topped the medals tally with 48 Gold Medals. Nepal has been participating in the Olympics since the 1964 Olympics.

Four stamps were issued in a Se-Tenant Block of Four.

10 Taka – Athletics Running                  15 Taka – Shooting             20 Taka – Mascots             25 Taka – Pierre De Coubertin.

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BANGLADESH 2008 – BEIJING OLYMPICS 2008
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BANGLADESH 2008 -BEIJING OLYMPICS 2008

Postcards of  West Germany- Gustav Heinemann

Postcards of  West Germany- Gustav Heinemann

Gustav Heinemann (1899-1976) was a German Politician and President of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1969 to 1974.  West Germany issued a Postcard in Jul 1973.

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WEST GERMANY POSTCARDS 1973 – GUSTAV HEINEMANN

Postcards of GDR- Palace of the Republic Berlin

Postcards of GDR- Palace of the Republic Berlin

The Palace of the Republic was a building in Former East Berlin that hosted the Volkskammer, The Parliament of the German Democratic Republic from 1976 to 1990. After German Unification, it was demolished between 2006 to 2008 and all asbestos shipped to UAE for building Burj Khalifa. The Bundestag has approved building a new and modern Berlin Palace in 2008. Italian architect Francesco Stella has been chosen as the architect.

GDR issued a postage stamp on this monument on 26 Jun 1973 and also a Postcard on 29 Jan 1980.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1980- PALACE OF THE REPUBLIC 1980.

Another Postcard on the Palace of Republic was issued 04 Nov 1986.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1986 – PALACE OF REPUBLIC

 

Postcards of GDR- St Nicholas’ Church Stralsund

Postcards of GDR- St Nicholas’ Church Stralsund

Stralsund is a Hanseatic town on Germany’s Baltic coast and in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Stralsund’s old town is a World Heritage site.

St Nicholas’ Church in Stralsund is the oldest of the three major parish churches in the City. It was dedicated in 1279 to St Nicholas of Myra, the Patron Saint of Sailors. Since 1524  it is an Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Alexanderplatz is located in Central Mitte District of Berlin. It is a large public square and transport hub. It has many malls, stores, S-Bahn connections and has a TV Tower.It is named after Russian Czar Alexander I

GDR issued a postage stamp Alexader Platz on 13 Jun 1973 and the Postcard on St Nicholas’ Church was issued on 17 Apr 1990.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1990- ST NICHOLAS’ CHURCH STRALSUND

Postcards of GDR- 750th Anniversary of Berlin  – Marx-Engels Forum & Jungfern Bridge

Postcards of GDR- 750th Anniversary of Berlin  – Marx-Engels Forum & Jungfern Bridge

Berlin was founded in 1237 and became capital of Margraviate of Brandenburg in 1417, later of Brandenburg-Prussia and Kingdom of Prussia. After the Second War, the city was divided into two East Berlin became Capital of Soviet-backed East Germany and West Berlin controlled by Allies backed West Germany. This continued till unification of Germany in 1990 when the Berlin Wall was pulled down in 1989 and in June 1991 resolution was passed in Bundestag -German Parliament to move the Unified German Capital to Berlin. In 1999 offices moved to Berlin from Bonn.

GDR issued a set of postage stamps on 750 years of Berlin on 17 Feb 1987  and also a Postcard. The 10 Pf stamp and stamp design features Marx-Engels Forum

Mark-Engels forum is a Public Park in Central Mitte district of Berlin. It was built by GDR in 1986and named after Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, authors of Communist Manifesto. Their statues are located here.

Jungfern Bridge – It is the oldest Bridge in Berlin located in Mitte. It is an Iron Bascule Bridge.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1987- MARX-ENGELS FORUM & JUNGFERN BRIDGE.

Postcards of GDR- 750th Anniversary of Berlin  – Ephraim Palace

Postcards of GDR- 750th Anniversary of Berlin  – Ephraim Palace

Berlin was founded in 1237 and became capital of Margraviate of Brandenburg in 1417, later of Brandenburg-Prussia and Kingdom of Prussia. After the Second War, the city was divided into two East Berlin became Capital of Soviet-backed East Germany and West Berlin controlled by Allies backed West Germany. This continued till unification of Germany in 1990 when the Berlin Wall was pulled down in 1989 and in June 1991 resolution was passed in Bundestag -German Parliament to move the Unified German Capital to Berlin. In 1999 offices moved to Berlin from Bonn.

GDR issued a set of postage stamps on 750 years of Berlin on 17 Feb 1987  and also a Postcard. The 10 Pf stamp and stamp design feature Ephraim Palace.

Ephraim Palace is a Rococo style building in Berlin built in 1766 by architect Friedrich Dieterichs.

Markisches Museum – It was founded in 1874 and is located in Mitte Berlin. It houses the history of Berlin along with four other museums in Berlin. This museum is also featured on the Postcard.

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GDR POSTCARDS 1987- EPHRAIM PALACE &. MARKISCHES MUSEUM