Greetings on Mahavir Jayanti – 2020- Specimen Special Cover
Stampdigest extends greetings on Mahavir Jayanti being celebrated today (06 Apr 2020).
A Limited quantity Specimen Special Cover on Mahavir Jayanti was released at Jaipur on 22 Apr 2005 to mark Mahavir Jayanti. The Cover is franked as Specimen.
MAHAVIR JAYANTI 2020 -SPECIMEN SPECIAL COVER
EUROPA 2020 Issues – Isle of Man.
Isle of Man will issue a stamp on EUROPA 2020 theme- Ancient Postal routes on 22 Apr 2020. It features Mayflower landing at Plymouth Rock.
IOM EUROPA 2020
Landscape Paintings on Stamps – Trinidad & Tobago 1976.
Trinidad & Tobago issued a set of stamps on Landscape Paintings on 01 Nov 1976.
5c- “Columbus Sailing Through the Bocas” (Adrian Camps Campins- 1944- 11 Jan 2020)
Adrian Camps Campins received an honorary doctorate from the University of the West Indies in 2014 for his historical paintings of Trinidad and Tobago. He passed away on 11 Jan 2020 at the age of 76.
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO – LANDSCAPE PAINTINGS.
Columbus’ ships on this voyage were the Santa Maria de Guia, La Castilla nicknamed Vaquenos and La Garda (or La Gorda), nicknamed Correo.
10c -” San Fernando Hill ” by J Cazabon (20 Sep 1813-20 Nov 1888)
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO -LANDSCAPE PAINTINGS.
20c -” East Indians in a Landscape” by J Cazabon (20 Sep 1813-20 Nov 1888)
35c- ” Los Gallos Point” by J Cazabon (20 Sep 1813-20 Nov 1888)
45c – “Corbeaux Town” by J Cazabon (20 Sep 1813-20 Nov 1888).
Stamps on French Revolution Bicentenary – Cyprus 1989.
Cyprus issued an 18c stamp to commemorate French Revolution Bicentenary on 07 Jul 1989. It features French Flag and a face.
CYPRUS 1989- FRENCH REVOLUTION BICENTENARY.
Bottle Shaped Stamp – Angostura -Trinidad & Tobago 2000.
Trinidad & Tobago issued a bottle-shaped stamp on 27 Jan 2000 to mark 175th Anniversary of Angostura Bitters.
Angostura Aromatic Bitters was started in 1824 by Dr Johann Siegert. It was bitters used as medicinal Tincture to alleviate stomach ailments. Angostura is a town in Venezuela. DrSiegert served as Surgeon General in Simon Bolivar’s Army moving to Angostura , Venezuela from Germany in 1820. In 1870s Dr Siegert sons migrated to Trinidad and one of them Don Carlos Siegert pioneered the brand Angostura Bitters as an integral ingredient in cocktails and food.
In this hour of challenging times when we are combating COVID19 Angostura has created and donating hand sanitizers to fight COVID19.
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 2000- ANGOSTURA BITTERS – BOTTLE STAMP.
Stamps on Cricketers – George John- Trinidad & Tobago 1988.
Trinidad & Tobago issued a set of stamps on Cricketers on 06 Jun 1988.One of the stamps of 30c on George John is listed. George John ( 1883-1944) was a fast bowler.
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1988 – CRICKET-GEORGE JOHN
Stamps on Miss Universe 1977- Trinidad & Tobago 1978.
Miss Janelle (Penny) of Trinidad & Tobago was crowned Miss Universe 1977. A set of stamps were issued on 02 Aug 1978 to commemorate this achievement.
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1978- MISS UNIVERSE.