Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

France issued self-adhesive 20g Priority Letter stamps featuring Paris Scenes.

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FRANCE -PARIS SCENES

Cite Universitaire Paris – It is a Private Park and Foundation established in 1925 providing general and public services, including the maintenance of several residences housing 6,000 students and visiting academics.

Banks of the Seine in Paris – On the banks of Seine in Paris are located some of the most famous monuments from Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame via the Place de la Concorde, but also the historic bridges that connect them. Both Banks are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1991.

The Catacombs of Paris are underground ossuaries in Paris France which hold the remains of more than six million people. It was created in 1810 to eliminate the city’s overflowing cemeteries. Since 2013 the Catacombs number among 14 City of Paris Museums.

The Fontaine de l’Observatoire is a monumental fountain located in Jadin Marco Polo in Paris with Sculpture by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827-1875). It was dedicated in 1874 and is also known for the Four Parts of the World Sculpture embodied by Female figures. The Four parts represent Europe, Asia, Africa & America.

Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

France issued self-adhesive 20g Priority Letter stamps featuring Paris Scenes.

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FRANCE – PARIS SCENES.

Saint Martin Canal is 4.6 Km long Canalin Paris and connects  Canal de l’Ourcq to the river Seine. It was inaugurated in 1825.

Tuileries Garden is a Public Garden located between Louvre and Place de la Concorde in Paris.

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FRANCE -PARIS SCENES

The Petit Palais is an art museum in Paris. It was built in 1900 for Exposition Universelle and now houses the city of Paris Museum of Arts.

The Galerie Vivienne is one of the covered passages of Paris built in 1823 by Marcoux. It has now been registered as a historical monument since 07 Jul 1974.

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FRANCE -PARIS SCENES.

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland – Christmas Candles & Mushrooms -1994

Pro Juventute Stamps of Switzerland – Christmas Candles & Mushrooms -1994

Pro Juventute is a charitable foundation in Switzerland established in 1912. It is dedicated to supporting the rights and needs of Swiss children and Youth. Since1913, the Swiss Post Office has been issuing an annual charity stamp series to support the work of  Pro Juventute. The Latin phrase “Pro Juventute” means “For the Children”

What makes these stamps interesting is that they have tended to run in a series of similar designs. The 1915-17 stamps show children in folk costumes; 1918-26, cantonal coats of arms; 1933-42, women in traditional cantonal dress; 1943-49, flowers; 1950-57, insects; 1958-64, flowers; 1965-67, animals; 1968-71, birds; 1973-76, forest plants; 1978-81, municipal coats of arms; 1983-86, children’s toys and fairy tales; 1987-90, child development; 1991-94, forest flora; 1995-98, animals again; 1999-2001, children’s books; 2002-05, children’s rights; and 2006-08, children’s art.

Later years’ issues have not been continuing series.

The Theme for 1994 series of four stamps issued on 28 Nov 1994 was Christmas Candles & Mushrooms. A Block of Four stamps of 100+50 Centimes featuring Shaggy Scalycap Mushrooms is listed.

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SWITZERLAND PRO JUVENTUTE 1994 -MUSHROOMS.

St Paul’s Cathedral – Great Britain 2008.

St Paul’s Cathedral – Great Britain 2008.

Great Britain issued a miniature sheet on St Paul’s Cathedral on 13 May 2008. It contains two stamps of Ist Class  & two stamps of 81p. It was designed in English Baroque style by the architect Sir Christopher Wren in 1675. It is the seat of Bishop of London. Among the many historic services held are Queen Victoria’s Jubilee Celebrations, Wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, Silver, Golden & Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II, 80th and 90th Birthday of QE II,

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GREAT BRITAIN MS 2008 -ST PAUL’S CATHEDRAL.

First Day Cover on 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji – India 2019.

First Day Cover on 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji – India 2019.

Guru Nanak Dev Ji (1469-1539) was born at Nankana Sahib. He is the Founder of Sikhism and First Guru of the Sikhs. India Post issued a Miniature sheet on 09 Nov 2019 to commemorate his 550th Birth Anniversary also known as Parkash Guru Purab. A First Day Cover with stamps is listed.

The MS features stamps on Five Gurudwaras ( Religious Place for Sikhs) connected with Guru Nanak Dev Ji.

Gurudwara Janamsthan Nankana Sahib. (Stamp FV RS 10)

Gurudwara Nanak Lama Sahib Chugthang Sikkim (Stamp FV RS 10)

Gurudwara Darbar Sahib Dera Baba Nanak Gurdaspur (Stamp FV RS 10)

Gurudwara Ber Sahib Sultanpur Lodhi  (Stamp FV RS 15)

Gurudwara Nanak Jhira Sahib Bidar (Stamp FV RS 10).

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INDIA FDC 2019 – GURU NANAK

APS Cover Nov 2019 – The Sikh Regiment Biennial Conference.

APS Cover Nov 2019 – The Sikh Regiment Biennial Conference.

APS Cover issued on 01 Nov 2019 on The Sikh Regiment’s 38th Battalion Commanders Biennial Conference. the Regiment has to its Credit 81 Battle /Theatre Honours, 10 Victoria Cross, 02 PVC, 03 Ashok Chakra among many other awards. The Cover shows the Sikh Regiment Contingent marching during Republic Day Parade at Rajpath New Delhi.

APS Cover Ser No 36/19.

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APS Cover Nov 19 -The Sikh Regiment

APS Cover Oct 2019 – Golden Jubilee 220 Field Regiment

APS Cover Oct 2019 – Golden Jubilee 220 Field Regiment.

APS Cover issued on 01 Oct 2019 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of 220 Field Regiment. The Regiment was raised on 01 Oct 1968.

APS Cover Ser No 31/19.

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APS CVR Oct 2019- 220 Field Regiment