Stamps on Christmas  – New Zealand 1989- Star of Bethlehem

Stamps on Christmas  – New Zealand 1989- Star of Bethlehem

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Christmas on 13 Sep 1989.

35c- Star of Bethlehem & Bedroom Window  65c -Shepherd & Dog, Mountain Landscape & Star of Bethlehem.

NZ 1990 XMAS1
NEW ZEALAND 1989- CHRISMAS -STAR OF BETHLEHEM.

80c – Star & Harbour          $1.0 -Star & Globe.

NZ 1990 XMAS2
NEW ZEALAND 1989- CHRISMAS -STAR OF BETHLEHEM.

Abba Exhibition Opens in London -Abba on Stamps – Music in Sweden 1983

Abba Exhibition Opens in London -Abba on Stamps – Music in Sweden 1983

Abba won the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest and became a huge commercial success and Popular after that with a string of Blockbusters like “Dancing Queen”, Mamma Mia” & “Thank You for the Music”.

A new exhibition in London at the O2 Venue until August displays personal items of ABBA such as Bjorn Ulvaeus’s school report, pictures, gold discs and clothing. The Exhibition is called ABBA Super Troupers. O2 arena recently hosted C2C: Country to Country – a Country Music Festival.

01 Oct 1983 was declared World Music Day by UNESCO International Music Council. Sweden issued a miniature sheet on the theme Music in Sweden on 01 Oct 1983. All stamps are engraved by Czeslaw Slania (1921-2005). The Musicians featured on stamps are

1.80 Kr – Pop – Famous Musicians from ABBA band. Agnetha Faltskog, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Anni- Frid Lyngstad & Benny Andersson. Picture of ABBA was taken by Anders Hansen

SWEDEN MS MUSIC 1983
SWEDEN MS MUSIC 1983 -ABBA

Stamps on Military History  – New Zealand 1984.

Stamps on Military History  – New Zealand 1984.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Military History on 07 Dec 1984.

24c – South Africa 1901        40c – France 1917.

NZ ARMY 1
NEW ZEALAND 1984 -MILITARY HISTORY.

58c -North Africa 1942.Three New Zealanders of 2nd New Zealand Divison were awarded  Victoria Cross.

70c -Korea and Southeast Asia 1952-70

NZ ARMY 2
NEW ZEALAND 1984 -MILITARY HISTORY.

Stamps on Queen Elizabeth II  – New Zealand 1985.

Stamps on Queen Elizabeth II  – New Zealand 1985.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Queen Elizabeth II on 01 Jul 1985.

NZ QE 2
NEW ZEALAND 1985 -QE II.

Stamps on British Royalty  – New Zealand 1989.

Stamps on British Royalty  – New Zealand 1989.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Health Theme featuring British Royalty on 26 Jul 1989.

40+3c – Duke & Duchess of York & Princess Beatrice.

40+3c – Duchess of York Sarah & Princess Beatrice.

NZ HEALTH
NEW ZEALAND 1989- PRINCE ANDREW & FAMILY.

80+3c  – Princess Beatrice.

NZ HEALTH 1
NEW ZEALAND 1989 – HEALTH STAMP- PRINCESS BEATRICE.

Stamps on People  – New Zealand 1989.

Stamps on People  – New Zealand 1989.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on People on the theme New Zealand Heritage on 17 May 1989.

40c- Moriori – Moriori originated from Maori settlers from New Zealand mainland around 1500.              60c -Prospectors             70c -Settlers

NZ HERITAGE 1
NEW ZEALAND 1989 – PEOPLE

80c – Whalers            $1.05 -Missionaries               $1.30 -Maori

NZ HERITAGE 2
NEW ZEALAND 1989 -PEOPLE.

Stamps on Authors – New Zealand 1989.

Stamps on Authors – New Zealand 1989.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Authors on 01 Mar 1989.

40c – Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923) – Short Story writer and Poet.

60c- James Baxter (1926-1972)- Poet & Playwriter.

NZ AUTHORS 1
NEW ZEALAND 1989- AUTHORS

70c – Bruce Mason (1921-1982) – Playwright & Actor.

80 c – Ngaio Marsh (1899-1982)- Crime Writer, Theatre Director. Known as “Queen of Crime” along with Agatha Christie.

NZ AUTHORS 2
NEW ZEALAND 1989- AUTHORS