Stamps on Mausoleum of Mohammad V  – Morocco 1971

Stamps on Mausoleum of Mohammad V  – Morocco 1971

Morocco issued a  stamp on Mausoleum of Mohammed V on 10 Nov 1971. This Mausoleum is a tomb and mosque built in memory of King Mohammed V by his son King Hassan II. Its construction started in 1962 and was completed in 1971.

It is a classic example of Alaouite dynasty’s architectural style. Apart from Mohammed V, it is the final resting place for his son King Hassan IIand Prince Abdallah. it is located in Yacoub Al Mansour Square in Rabat and is a holy place visited by many tourists.

A set of stamps was issued by Morocco on this Mausoleum on 10 Nov 1971.

MOROCCO
MOROCCO 1971 – MAUSOLEUM OF MOHAMMED V
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Stamps on Battle of Malta – Malta 2005.

Stamps on Battle of Malta – Malta 2005.

Malta issued a set of stamps on Battle of Malta 23 Aug 2005. It was issued to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II and Battle of Malta (1940-1942).

2c- Queue outside “Victory Kitchen” and ruins of Royal Opera House.

5c- Royal Navy Convoy under air attack.

25c- Anti-aircraft guns and St Publius Church, Floriana

MALTA WW1
MALTA 2005 – BATTLE OF MALTA

 

Stamps on State Visit of Pope John Paul II -Botswana 1988

Stamps on State Visit of Pope John Paul II  -Botswana 1988

Botswana issued a set of Four stamps on State Visit of Pope John Paul II  on 13 Sep 1988.

10 & 30 thebe- Pope John Paul II and Map of  Botswana.

BOTSWANA POPE1
BOTSWANA 1988- VISIT OF POPE JOHN PAUL II.

15 & 80 thebe- Portrait of Pope John Paul II.

BOTSWANA POPE2
BOTSWANA 1988 -VISIT OF POPE JOHN PAUL II

Stamps on Pope Benedikt XVI – Germany – 2007.

Stamps on Pope Benedikt XVI – Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued a stamp of  55c on 80th Birth Anniversary of Pope Benedikt XVI. He was born in Germany on 16 Apr 1927 and was elected Pope in 2005 and remained Pope till his resignation in 2013.

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY FDC POPE
GERMANY FDC 2007 -POPE BENEDIKT XVI

Inland Letter Sheets of  Bhutan – 1998.

Inland Letter Sheets of  Bhutan – 1998.

Bhutan has issued the first Inland letter sheets similar to an aerogramme in Dec 1998. Another one was also issued in Dec 1998. It had the following features

  • It was a 3 Nu denomination InlandLetter Sheet.
  • The stamp design was the 3 Nu postage stamp issued in Oct 1992 to mark 30 Years of Bhutan Post.
  • It features a Postal runner approaching a village.
  • Overprinted on top centre with the logo “FREE POST CAMPAIGN 11-17 DECEMBER 1998”
  • The bottom portion shows a view of Paro Dzong.

BHUTAN INLAND LETTER SHEET

BHUTAN INLAND LETTER SHEET

 

Stamps on Paul Gerhardt – Germany – 2007.

Stamps on Paul Gerhardt – Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued a 55c  stamp on 400th Birth Anniversary of Paul Gerhardt (1607- 1676) on 01 Mar 2007. He was German theologian, Lutheran Minister and hymnodist.

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY GERHARDTH
GERMANY 2007- PAUL GERHARDT.

Stamps on Jewish Center Munich – Germany – 2007.

Stamps on Jewish Center Munich – Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued a 55c  stamp on the opening of Jewish Center in Munich on 01 Mar 2007. The centre consists of Ohel Jakob Synagogue, The Jewish Museum and a Community centre.

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY JEWISH CENTRE
GERMANY 2007- JEWISH CENTRE MUNICH