Miniature Sheet on Galapagos Islands -Great Britain 2009.

Miniature Sheet on Galapagos Islands -Great Britain 2009.

Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific ocean and a province of Ecuador. Charles Darwin visited this volcanic archipelago in 1835 and the number of species here inspired his Theory of Evolution.

Great Britain issued a miniature sheet containing four stamps of 81 pence each on 12 Feb 2009 to commemorate 200th Birth Anniversary of Charles Darwin (1809-1882) and features the species found on Galapagos Islands.

Ist Class -Flightless Cormorant.           Ist Class – Giant Tortoise and Cactus Finch

81p – Marine Iguana                              81p – Floreana Mockingbird.

GB MS ANIMALS
GREAT BRITAIN 2009 – CHARLES DARWIN GALAPAGOS ISLANDS.

Switzerland Mints World’s Smallest Gold Coin featuring Einstein.

Switzerland Mints World’s Smallest Gold Coin featuring Einstein.

The State-owned Swiss Mint has minted the World’s Smallest Gold Coin featuring Albert Einstein who was granted Swiss Citizenship in 1901 and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921. A magnifying glass is being given along with the coin to see Einstein sticking out his tongue in the coin. It is a 2.96 mm gold coin weighing 0.063 grams and has a nominal value of 1/4 Franc ($0.26). Only 999 coins have been minted and are being offered at 199 Francs or 205 US Dollars

Swiss Einstein Gold  Coin
Swiss Einstein Gold Coin

 

TB Seals of India- Cinderella Philately – Robert Koch 1982

TB Seals of India- Cinderella Philately – Robert Koch 1982

Cinderella Stamps are labels that resemble a postage stamp but are not used as a postal fee for sending mail.

TB Seals of India – The Tuberculosis Association of India has been releasing TB seals since  1950 to raise funds for the prevention of Tuberculosis. Every year on 02 Oct TB Seals are released by the President of India and Campaign continues till 23 Feb (Foundation day of TB Association) of next year.

1978-1982- TB Seal sold for 20 Paise    1983-1984 -TB Seal sold for 25 Paise

1985-1990 -TB Seal sold for 50 Paise      1991-1997 -TB Seal sold for Rupee One.

The Theme for the 1982 TB seal (20 Paise) Campaign was Robert Koch. Heinrich Hermann Robert Koch (1843-1910) was a German Physician and Microbiologist. He identified the main causative agents for TB, Cholera & Anthrax. He was awarded the  Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1905 for his research on Tuberculosis.

INDIA TB SEALS 1982
INDIA TB SEALS 1982 – ROBERT KOCH

Miniature Sheet on 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi – India 2019.

Miniature Sheet on 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi – India 2019.

India issued a miniature sheet with six se-tenant stamps of Rs 25 each to commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 02 Oct 2019. The stamps are printed with decorative margins.

Rs 25 – Gandhi as a Child    Rs 25 – Gandhi as a student and attorney

Rs 25 – Gandhi with Wife    Rs 25 – Gandhi with Spinning Wheel   Rs 25 – Gandhi later Years        Rs 25 – The Three monkeys “Speak no evil, See no evil, hear no evil” and Einstein, Mandela.

INDIA MS 2019-GANDHI
INDIA MS 2019-150th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY MAHATMA GANDHI.

Stamps on Motorsports Champions – New Zealand 2009.

Stamps on Motorsports Champions – New Zealand 2009.

New Zealand issued a set of Five stamps, a Miniature sheet and two self-adhesive stamps on Motorsports Champions of new Zealand on 04 Feb 2009. The First Day cover with Five stamps and two self-adhesive stamps is listed.

50c – Scott Ronald Dixon (born 22 Jul 1980).He has won Five Indy Car Series Championships in 2003,08,13,15 & 18. He has won the Mid-Ohio 2019 Honda Indy 200

$1 -Bruce McLaren (1958-1970).A racecar designer, driver engineer and inventor. He won Four F1 titles and had 27 F1 Podium finishes. He founded the McLaren racing team which has won 8 World Constructors Championships and 12 World DriversChampionships till now in F1.

$1.50- Ivan Mauger (1939-2018).He was motorcycle speedway rider and won six World Championships.

$2.00 – Denny Hulme (1936-1992). He won 1967 F1 Drivers Championships. He had 8 Wins and 33 Podium finishes in F1.

$ 2.50 – Hugh Anderson (born 1936).He is four-time Grand Prix motorcycle road race Champion and  19 times New Zealand National Champion.

NZ CARS
NEW ZEALAND 2009 – CHAMPIONS OF MOTORSPORTS.

 

Stamp on Francois Duvalier Central Hydroelectric Plant -Haiti 1970.

Stamp on Francois Duvalier Central Hydroelectric Plant -Haiti 1970.

A stamp was issued in 1970 Francois Duvalier Hydroelectric Plant or Peligre Dam. This Dam is located on Artibonite river and impounds Lake Peligre. It is an arch-gravity dam with a height of 72m. designed by US Army Corps of Engineers also nicknamed “Little TVA” after Tennessee Valley Authority.

HAITI DAM
HAITI 1970- PELIGRE DAM

Stamps on Einstein– USSR 1979.

Stamps on Einstein–  USSR 1979.

USSR issued a stamp on the 100th Birth Anniversary of Albert Einstein (1879-1955) on 16 Mar 1979.

RUSSIA EINSTEIN
USSR 1979- ALBERT EINSTEIN