Postcards of Pakistan -1990.

Postcards of Pakistan -1990.

Pakistan Post issued a 75 Paise Postcard on 14 Aug 1990. It marked the Independence Day and Golden Jubilee Year of Pakistan Postcard.

PAKISTAN POST CARD 1990
PAKISTAN POSTCARD 1990
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Post Office Number Cancellations of Great Britain and Ireland

Post Office Number Cancellations of Great Britain and Ireland

Number cancellations were used in Great Britain and Ireland based on numbers allotted to Post Offices in England and Wales outside London and Post Offices abroad. The cancellations were of different types.

No 134 – Bristol,Clifton  PO (1844-1962)Horizontal Oval Duplex Cancellation – Dated 02 Nov 1875. Cancellation on Queen Victoria half Penny Postcard posted from Birmingham to Oxford.

GB POSTCARD QV NO 134
GB POSTCARD QV -CANCELLATION NO 134

 

Post Office Number Cancellations of Great Britain and Ireland.

Post Office Number Cancellations of Great Britain and Ireland

Number cancellations were used in Great Britain and Ireland based on numbers allotted to Post Offices in England and Wales outside London and Post Offices abroad. The cancellations were of different types.

No 75 – Birmingham PO (1844-1962)Horizontal Oval Duplex Cancellation – Dated 31 Oct 1872. Cancellation on Queen Victoria half Penny Postcard posted from Birmingham to Oxford.

GB POSTCARD QV NO 75
GB POSTCARD QV – NO 75 CANCELLATION

 

 

Postcards of Jamaica – Queen Victoria Half Penny.

Postcards of Jamaica – Queen Victoria Half Penny.

A  halfpenny Queen Victoria used postcard of Jamaica posted from Brownstown to Kingston and London Posted at Brownston Jamaica on 23 Jul 1901.

JAMAICA POSTCARD QV
JAMAICA POSTCARD QV 1901

 

Insufficiently paid for Air Service – Sri Lanka Aerogramme 1966.

Insufficiently paid for Air Service – Sri Lanka Aerogramme 1966.

Ceylon Issued a 30 Cents Aerogramme with the coat of arms design in 1966 when airmail rates from Ceylon were 30 Cents. This aerogramme was used in 1968 when the aerogrammes rates were revised to 50 cents and it was marked as “Insufficiently paid for Air Service” by Postal authorities and posted /delivered through land/sea route.

SRI LANKA AEROGRAMME INSUFF PAID
SRI LANKA AEROGRAMME 1966 -INSUFFICIENTLY PAID FOR AIR SERVICE

 

Postcards of Sri Lanka on Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara -1998.

Postcards of Sri Lanka on Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara -1998.

Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara or Kelaniya Temple is a famous Buddhist temple in Kelaniya Sri Lanka about seven miles from Colombo. This temple is believed to have close relations to Sri Lankan politics. Its history dates back to 500 BC. Its land was confiscated during the Portuguese rule but expanded during Dutch rule.It also relates to Buddha’s visit to Sri Lanka.

This temple is very famous for reclining Buddha paintings by native artist Solias Mendis which depict important events in the life of Buddha.

Sri Lanka issued a Rupee 1.00 postcard on Kelaniya Rajamaha Vihara paintings in 1998.

SRI LANKA PC W FALL
SRI LANKA POSTCARD 1998 – KELANIYA RAJAMAHA VIHARA PAINTINGS