Gilbert & Ellice Islands  1964 – Stamps on First Air Service

Gilbert & Ellice Islands  1964 – Stamps on First Air Service

Gilbert & Ellice Islands issued stamps on First Air Service 20 Jul 1964. De Havilland Heron 2 aircraft on stamp

GILBERT & ELLICE ISLAND AIR SERVICE
GILBERT & ELLICE ISLANDS 1964- FIRST AIR SERVICE
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St Christopher Nevis Anguilla  1966 – Stamps on UNESCO

St Christopher Nevis Anguilla  1966 – Stamps on UNESCO

St Christopher Nevis Anguilla issued stamps on the 20th Anniversary of UNESCO on 01 Dec 1966.

ST CHRISTOPHER NEVIS
ST CHRISTOPHER NEVIS ANGUILLA 1966 -UNESCO

St Christopher Nevis Anguilla  1963 – Stamps on International Red Cross Society

St Christopher Nevis Anguilla  1963 – Stamps on International Red Cross Society

St Christopher Nevis Anguilla issued stamps on Centenary of International Red Cross Society on 02 Sep 1963.

ST CHRISTOPHER NEVIS RED CROSS
ST CHRISTOPHER NEVIS ANGUILLA 1963 – RED CROSS

 

Paintings from National Museum Schwerin – Stamps of GDR 1982.

Paintings from National Museum Schwerin – Stamps of GDR 1982.

A set of Stamps on Paintings from National Museum Schwerin were issued on 10 Aug 1982. The Museum was established by Fredrick Francis II Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin in 1882.

5 Pf- Moving Sea by L Bakhuysen

 

GDR 82 PAINTINGS 1
GDR 1982- PAINTINGS.

10 Pf – House Concert by F V Meiris    20 Pf – The Gate Guard by C Fabrititus.

GDR 82 PAINTINGS 2
GDR 1982- PAINTINGS

25 Pf- Peasant Society by A Brower   35 Pf – Breakfast Table with Ham by W C Heda  70 Pf – River Landscape By G V Goyen.

GDR 82 PAINTINGS 3
GDR 1982 -PAINTINGS

 

 

 

Stamps on Bermuda Cottage – Bermuda 1965.

Stamps on Bermuda Cottage – Bermuda 1965.

Bermuda issued a series of Definitive stamps in 1962 on theme Buildings of Bermuda. A stamp of 10 pence was issued on 08 Feb 1965 featuring The Bermuda Cottage 1705 and Portrait of QE II. A First Day Cover is listed.

BERMUDA FDC DEF
BERMUDA FDC 1965 – The BERMUDA HOUSE 1705.

Miniature Sheet Imperial Wedding -Crown Prince Naruhito and Masako 1993.

Miniature Sheet Imperial Wedding -Crown Prince Naruhito and Masako 1993

Emperor Naruhito( born 23 Feb 1960) of Japan acceded to Chrysanthemum throne on 01 May 2019 following the abdication of his father, Emperor Akihito on 30 April 2019. It ended the Heisei era and beginning of Reiwa era. He is the 126th Monarch of Japan according to Japan’s traditional order of succession.

Naruhito was born on 23 Feb 1960 to Crown Prince Akihito and Michiko Shoda. He had his schooling from the prestigious Gakushuin school system and graduated from Gakushuin University in 1982. He studied in Merton College, Oxford University from 1983 to 1986. A keen mountaineer, during his stay in England he climbed the highest mountain peaks in England, Scotland and Wales.

He first met Masako Owada at a tea for Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo, in Nov 1986 during her studies in University of Tokyo. He was captivated by her and proposed to her three times before the Imperial Palace announced their engagement on 19 Jan 1993. Their marriage took place on 09 June 1993 at the Imperial Shinto hall in Tokyo, before 800 invited guests and estimated media audience of 500 Million.

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have one daughter, Aiko, Princess Toshi, born ono1 Dec 2001.

Japan issued a miniature sheet on13 Oct 1993 to celebrate the Wedding of Crown Prince Naruhito and Masako Owada held in Tokyo on 09 Jun 1993. A Five Hundred Yen coin was also issued to commemorate the Imperial Wedding.

JAPAN KINGS WEDDING FDC
JAPAN FDC 1993- WEDDING OF CROWN PRINCE (NOW EMPEROR) AND MASAKO OWADA (NOW EMPRESS).

 

Hong Kong  1975 – Royal Visit Queen Elizabeth II.

Hong Kong  1975 – Royal Visit Queen Elizabeth II.

Hong Kong issued a set of two stamps on #0 Apr 1975 to mark Royal Visit of  Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip to Hong Kong then a British Colony.. A First Day Cover with two stamps is listed. The stamps feature Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Phillip, Crown and Hong Kong Coat of Arms.

HONG KONG FDC ROYAL VISIT
HONG KONG FDC ROYAL VISIT 1975