Traditional Rural Mailboxes -Canada 2000.

Traditional Rural Mailboxes -Canada 2000.

Canada issued a set of four stamps on Traditional Rural Mailboxes on 28 Apr 2000. All are 46 cent stamps.

46c – Ship, Fish & House

46c – Flowered Hose, Cow, Church.

46c – Tractor

46c – Goose Head & House

CANADA RURAL MAIL BOXES
CANADA RURAL MAIL BOXES 2000

Stamps of Barbuda 1979 – 100th Death Anniversary Rowland Hill

Stamps of Barbuda 1979 – 100th Death Anniversary Rowland Hill

Barbuda issued a set of four stamps to mark the 100th Death Anniversary of Sir Rowland Hill. The stamps and a miniature sheet was issued on 04 Apr 1979.

75c – Sir Rowland Hill (1795-1879)

95c – Mail Coach 1840

1.25$ – First Pillar Box in London 1855

2.00$ – St Martins Le Grand Post Office London

Four Miniature Sheets are listed.

BARBUDA MS R HILL 75C
BARBUDA MS 1979 – SIR ROWLAND HILL
BARBUDA MS R HILL 95C
BARBUDA MS 1979 – MAIL COACH 1840
BARBUDA MS R HILL 1.25
BARBUDA MS 1979 – FIRST PILLAR BOX OF LONDON 1855
BARBUDA MS R HILL 2,00
BARBUDA MS 1979 ST MARTINS LE GRAND POST OFFICE LONDON

Sark’s Gold Postbox – Carl Hester – Guernsey 2013

Sark’s Gold Postbox – Carl Hester – Guernsey 2013

Guernsey issued a miniature sheet on 20 Feb 2013 on Sark’s Gold Postbox. Sark is an Island in the Channel Islands in Southwestern English Channel off the coast of Normandy in France.It forms part of Bailiwick of Guernsey.

In 1980, Guernsey Post Office Post Box at Sark was painted blue, 11 years after the Company became independent from British Post Office. The Royal Mail has been celebrating every British Olympics Gold Medal by painting a postbox Golden in the Olympians hometown.

Carl Hester, Laura Becktolsheimer & Charlotte Dujardin won the Team Dressage Gold Medal in 2012 London Olympics. To commemorate this achievement the Sark Postbox was painted Gold in honour of Carl Chester who was born in Sark on 29 June 1967. Hester won the Gold Medal riding Uthopia.

In the New Years honours list of 2013, Carl Chester was appointed as Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MDE) for his contribution to Equestrian sports.

Carl Hester won a Silver Medal representing the United Kingdom in Team Dressage at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

GUERNSEY GOLD POST BOX MS
GUERNSEY MINIATURE SHEET GOLD POSTBOX 2013 -CARL HESTER

Irish Postboxes on Stamps – 1998

Irish Postboxes on Stamps – 1998

Ireland issued a set of Four stamps on Irish Postboxes of various periods.All four stamps are 30 pence denomination. The postboxes featured are

30p – Ashworth 1856                 30p- Saorstat EireannWallbox 1922

30p -Double Pillarbox 1899      30p -Penfold 1866

A Sheetlet with 12 stamps is listed below.

IRELAND IRISH POSTBOXES
IRELAND IRISH POSTBOXES 1998