Coronation of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck – Stamps of Bhutan 1974

Coronation of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck – Stamps of Bhutan 1974

A Set of stamps was issued to commemorate the Coronation of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck on 02 jun 1974. A FDC with two stamps is listed.

FDC BHUTAN CORONATION
FDC CORONATION OF KING JIGME SINGYE WANGCHUCK – STAMPS OF BHUTAN 1974

Votes for Women – Stamps of Great Britain 2018 – Indian Theme

Votes for Women – Stamps of Great Britain 2018 – Indian Theme

At the Beginning of 20th Century 60 per cent of Great Britain was entitled to a Parliamentary vote. Men had right to vote but no Woman had right to vote. But the attitudes were changing and drive for equal franchise were gathering momentum.After years of campaigning a partial victory was achieved when  Representation of People Act was passed on 06 Feb 2018. This gave voting rights to men over 21 but only to women over the age of 30. On 02 Jul 1928 the passing of Equal Franchise Act finally gave women the vote on the same terms as men.

On 15 Feb 2018 a set of eight stamps was issued by Great Britain to commemorate the centenary of this historic moment . The stamps depict the various stages of the Suffragettes.

One of stamps has an Indian Connection. One of the stamp features Princess Sophia Duleep Singh (1876-1948) daughter of Maharaja Duleep Singh is pictured selling  copies of the WSPU newspaper The Suffragette in April 1913. A member of Women’s Tax Resistance League ( whose official motto was”No Taxation Without Representation”), the Princess appeared in court on several occasions after refusing to pay taxes.

A First Day Cover  issued by Royal Mail is listed.

GB FDC VOTES FOR WOMEN
FIRST DAY COVER – GREAT BRITAIN – VOTES FOR WOMEN -2018

Votes for Women – Stamps of Great Britain 2018

Votes for Women – Stamps of Great Britain 2018.

At the Beginning of 20th Century 60 per cent of Great Britain was entitled to a Parliamentary vote. Men had right to vote but no Woman had right to vote. But the attitudes were changing and drive for equal franchise were gathering momentum.After years of campaigning a partial victory was achieved when  Representation of People Act was passed on 06 Feb 2018. This gave voting rights to men over 21 but only to women over the age of 30. On 02 Jul 1928 the passing of Equal Franchise Act finally gave women the vote on the same terms as men.

On 15 Feb 2018 a set of eight stamps was issued by Great Britain to commemorate the centenary of this historic moment . The stamps depict the various stages of the Suffragettes.

A Presentation Pack issued by Royal Mail is listed.

GB PP VOTES FOR WOMEN
PRESENTATION PACK -ROYAL MAIL- VOTES FOR WOMEN
GB PP VOTES FOR WOMEN
PRESENTATION PACK -ROYAL MAIL- VOTES FOR WOMEN

 

Stamps of Bhutan 2018 – 50 Years of Diplomatic relations between Bhutan and India.

Stamps of Bhutan 2018 – 50 Years of Diplomatic relations between Bhutan and India.

Bhutan issued stamps on 21 Feb 2018 to mark 50 Years of Diplomatic relations and friendship between Bhutan and India.

A Miniature sheet with Flags of Bhutan & India was also issued

BHUTAN IND 50 YRS MS1V
MINIATURE SHEET BHUTAN 2018 – 50 YEARS FRIENDSHIP BHUTAN & INDIA

The Miniature sheet with eight stamps depicts Flags of both countries and personalities of Both the countries like Prime Minister Sh Narendra Modi, Nehru, Indira Gandhi.Presidents of India and King of Bhutan.

BHUTAN IND THEME 18
MINIATURE SHEET BHUTAN 2018 – BHUTAN INDIA FRIENDSHIP 50 YEARS

King of Bhutan & Sports – Post cards of Bhutan

King of Bhutan & Sports – Post cards of Bhutan 2010

Bhutan Post marked the First Anniversary of Coronation of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk in 2010. A set of Post Cards were issued by Bhutan Post. Four Post Cards showing the King and his love for Sports are very interesting and are listed below. King is shown playing Football,Rugby,Darts and Archery (National Game of Bhutan).

BHUTAN PC KING ARCHERY
KING & SPORTS – ARCHERY – POST CARDS OF BHUTAN 2010
BHUTAN PC KING FOOTBALL
KING & SPORTS – FOOTBALL -POST CARDS OF BHUTAN 2010
BHUTAN PC KING DARTS
KING & SPORTS – DARTS-POSTCARDS BHUATN 2010
BHUTAN PC KING RUGBY
KING AND SPORTS -RUGBY -POSTCARDS BHUTAN 2010
BHUTAN PC BACK
Postcards of Bhutan 2010 -King and Sports

CD ROM Postage Stamps -Bhutan 2008

CD ROM Postage StampsBhutan 2008

To celebrate the 100 Years of Monarchy Bhutan Post issued CD Rom stamps in 2008. Two CD ROM STAMPS  are listed below. The CD also can be seen.They are  225 Nu denomination stamps.

BHUTAN CD ROM 1
CD ROM STAMPS OF BHUTAN 2008
BHUTAN CD ROM 2
CD ROM STAMPS OF BHUTAN – 2008

White Sulphur Rose – Stamps of Belgium 1988

White Sulphur RoseStamps of Belgium 1988

Belgium issued set of Stamps and a miniature sheet on roses on 23 April 1988. A miniature with one stamp on White Sulphur rose was issued. The White Sulphur rose is a variety of tea rose. The sheet also shows  Louise Marie  Orleans (1822-1850) Queen of Belgium.

ROSES BEL
WHITE SULPHUR ROSESTAMPS OF BELGIUM 1988.