USA Pre Stamped Cover on 1994 FIFA World Cup.

USA Pre Stamped Cover on 1994 FIFA World Cup.

A 29 cent Pre Stamped envelope issued by USPS on 1994 FIFA World Cup Held in USA in 1994 is listed. It features the Flags of participating countries.

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USA PRESTAMPED ENVELOPE -1994 FIFA WORLD CUP
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Fourth World Bowls Championships – Pre Stamped Envelopes -Australia 1985

Fourth World Bowls Championships – Pre Stamped Envelopes -Australia 1985

World Bowls Championships are held every four Years. The First one was held in Kyeemagh NSW in 1966. The 2nd World Bowls Championships were held in England in 1972 and third in South Africa in 1976.

Australia Post brought out a beautiful Pre Stamped envelope(20c) in 1980 to commemorate this sporting event. PSE No 017.

AUS PSE BOWLING
AUSTRALIA PSE 1980- FOURTH WORLD BOWLS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Women’s World Bowls Championships – Pre Stamped Envelopes -Australia 1985

Women’s World Bowls Championships – Pre Stamped Envelopes -Australia 1985

Women’s World Bowls Championships are held every four Years .The First one was held in Sydney in 1969. The 5th Women’s World Bowls Championships were held in Melbourne Australia from 13 Feb 1985 to 02 Mar 1985 at Reservoir Bowls Club.

Australia Post brought out a beautiful Pre Stamped envelope(30c) on 13 Feb 1985 to commemorate this sporting event of Women. PSE No 087.

PSE WOMEN BOWLING
PRE STAMPED ENVELOPE AUSTRALIA 1985 -5TH WOMEN’S WORLD BOWLS CHAMPIONSHIPS MELBOURNE

 

Pre Stamped Envelope -Australia -Solar World Congress 1983

Pre Stamped Envelope -Australia -Solar World Congress 1983

Australia issued a Pre Stamped Envelope  (22c) on Solar World Congress held in Perth from 14 to 19 August 1983. A Stylised Sun in the envelope design suggests the source of Solar Power.

PSE no 063

AUS PSE SOLAR WORLD CONGRESS
AUSTRALIA PSE SOLAR WORLD CONGRESS 1983

Pre Stamped Envelope -25th Anniversary Australian Ballet

Pre Stamped Envelope -25th Anniversary Australian Ballet

The Australian Ballet gave its inaugural performance at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Sydney on 02 Nov 1962 with a full-length production of Swan Lake. Australia Post issued a Pre-Stamped Envelope of 37c on 02 Sep 1987 to commemorate Silver Jubilee of Australian Ballet.

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AUSTRALIA PSE 1987- AUSTRALIAN BALLET

Post Paid envelope on Paua Shell – New Zealand

Post Paid envelope on Paua Shell – New Zealand

New Zealand issued a Post paid envelope on Paua shell. Paua is Maori name given to three species of large edible sea snails.

PP ENV NZ GEM
POST PAID ENVELOPE NEW ZEALAND -PAUA SHELL

 

The First Contingent Sails from Albany – 01 Nov 1914 – Postage Paid Envelopes -Australia

The First Contingent Sails from Albany – 01 Nov 1914 – Postage Paid Envelopes -Australia

At the onset of  WW I recruitment for 20,000 Soldiers began in Australia. The Australian Imperial Force (AIF) was convened to assemble at Albany Western Australia where they were joined by New Zealand Contingent. After a delay the convoy of Australian and New Zealand troop ships finally departed Albany on 01 Nov 1914 for taking part in WWI.

A Postage Paid Pre Stamped envelope was issued by Australia in 2014 to commemorate the Centenary of this historic event. The Painting First Convoy at Sea of 1920 is an oil on canvas work of Charles Bryant which is used on cover and stamp design.

This painting of a convoy of thirty eight troop ships escorted by four Naval ships with the British cruiser HMS ‘Minotaur” in foreground leading the convoy.This ship is followed by SS Orvieto carrying Bridges and AIF Headquarters staff.The other naval escort ships were RAN light cruisers and Japanese cruiser Ibuki” Two pictures were painted by Charles Bryant (1883-1937) of First Convoy -one  at sea and other leaving Albany. Bryant was a marine painter.

PSE AUS WW I ALBAMY
POSTAGE PAID PSE -AUSTRALIA 2014 – FIRST CONVOY AT SEA BY CHARLES BRYANT