The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum -Special Cover & Cancellation

The Wimbledon Museum -Special Cover & Cancellation

The Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum is the largest Tennis Museum in the World The Museum was inaugurated at Championships Centenary event in 1977. In 2006 a brand new Museum was inaugurated inside the grounds of All England Club. The highlights of Museum are

Cinema

Projection Technology

Wimbledon Whites -The Fashion Dresses

Centre Court360

The Kenneth Ritchie Wimbledon Library

A Special Cover was released to mark the Inauguration of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum in 1977 and a Special Cancellation on an Aerogramme addressed to India.

COVER WIMBLEDON MUSEUM
SPECIAL COVER -WIMBLEDON CENTENARY AND INAUGURATION OF THE WIMBLEDON LAWN TENNIS MUSEUM
CANC WIMBLEDON MUSEUM
CANCELLATION ON WIMBLEDON LAWN TENNIS MUSEUM

British Open Golf Trophy – Claret Jug on Scotland Aerogramme -1979

British Open Golf Trophy – Claret Jug on Scotland Aerogramme -1979

An Aerogramme was issued by Scotland in 1979 on Golf. The Ten and Half pence aerogramme features the British Open Golf Trophy -Claret Jug on the front and shows The Royal and AnderwGolf Club of St Andrews on the inside flap. It also features Bob Hope (1903-2003) English American Stand up Comedian, Author ,Athlete and Actor alongwith Bing Crosby(1903-1977) American Singer and Actor whose “White Christmas” single was the best selling Single Worldwide.

 

GOLF TROPHY OF AEROGRAMME
BRITISH OPEN GOLF TROPHY -CLARET JUG -ON SCOTLAND AEROGRAMME 1979
AEROGRAMME SCOTLAND ON GOLF 1979
AEROGRAMME SCOTLAND ON GOLF 1979 -FEATURING ST ANDREWS GOLF CLUB AND ACTORS BOB HOPE AND BING CROSBY

Aerogrammes of Australia on Adventure Sports -1983

Aerogrammes of Australia on Adventure Sports -1983

Australia has issued a set of Aerogrammes on adventure sports in 1983. The Sports featured are Parachuting, Hang Gliding and Wind Surfing.

AERO AUS SURFING
AEROGRAMME OF AUSTRALIA ON WIND SURFING
AERO AUS HANG GLIDING
AEROGRAMME OF AUSTRALIA ON HANG GLIDING
AERO AUS PARACHUTING
AEROGRAMME OF AUSTRALIA ON PARACHUTING

Rafflesia-World’s Largest Flower on Aerogramme of Malaysia

Rafflesia-World’s Largest Flower on Aerogramme of Malaysia

Malaysia issued an Aerogramme in the Visit Malaysia 94  series showing Rafflesia the World’s largest flower .The Aerogramme also shows Hibiscus the National Flower of Malaysia.

FLO MALAY AERO
RAFFLESIA -WORLD’S LARGEST FLOWER ON AEROGRAMME OF MALAYSIA

Sunflower on Aerogramme of Pakistan

Sunflower on Aerogramme of Pakistan

An Aerogramme on Sunflower issued by Pakistan. It is revalued from original 90 paise to Rs 5.00 and new value is overprinted.

FLO PAK AERO
AEROGRAMME OF PAKISTAN ON SUNFLOWER

Malaysian Satay Dish on Aerogramme

Malaysian Satay Dish on Aerogramme

As Tourism promotion under Visit Malaysia 1994 an Aerogramme was issued which had Fresh Coconut Water as stamp Design and National Flower of Malaysia Hibiscus and logo of Visit Malayasia 1994 logo at lower end .The Lower portion also shows Malaysian Satay Dish.

Satay is a Cuisine which consists of marinated skewed meat grilled over charcoal flame,served with spicy peanut sauce accompanied by rice cakes,cucumber slices and onion.

MALAY AEROGRAM
SATAY DISH ,HIBISCUS AND COCONUT ON AEROGRAMME OF MALAYSIA

Commonwealth Games 1998-2006  – Philatelic Glimpse.

Commonwealth Games 1998-2006  – Philatelic Glimpse

The Commonwealth Games is a multi discipline sporting event involving athletes from Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930 and has taken place every four years since then except 1942 & 1946 when they were cancelled due to World War II.

The last games were held in Glasgow ,Scotland in 2014 and next are scheduled to be held in Gold Coast , Australia in 2018. The Games are known as Commonwealth Games from 1978 onwards.

 Commonwealth  Games from 1998 -2006

1998 – XVI   Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2002 – XVII  Commonwealth Games Manchester,England

2006 – XVIII Commonwealth Games  Melbourne ,Australia

CWG XVI 1998 KL
MINIATURE SHEET OF MALAYSIA XVI COMMONWEALTH GAMES KUALA LUMPUR 1998.
CWG XVII 2002
AEROGRAMME OF AUSTRALIA ON XVII COMMONWEALTH GAMES MANCHESTER ENGLAND 2002
CWG XVIII 2006 STAMP
STAMPS OF AUSTRALIA ON XVIII COMMONWEALTH GAMES MELBOURNE 2006