Liechtenstein Monastries on Stamps -1985

Liechtenstein Monasteries on Stamps -1985

Liechtenstein issued a set of three stamps on Monasteries on 11 Mar 1985. A FDC is listed.

50 ct -St Elisabeth       1 Fr- Schellenberg Convent         1.7 Fr -Gutenberg Mission.

LIECHTENSTEIN FDC ARCHI
LIECHTENSTEIN FDC 1985 -MONASTERIES
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Living Together Cartoons on Stamps – Australia 1988.

Living Together Cartoons on Stamps – Australia 1988.

Australia issued a set of  26 stamps by 26 cartoonists on Living together cartoons. The stamps were issued on 17 Feb 1988 and 16 Mar 1988. A FDC with six stamps from 2nd issue released on 16 Mar 1988 is listed.

1c – Religion -Churches,Mosque,Angels     5c – Parliament-Flags,candles    40c- Recreation – Bicycles       65c – Telecommunications .    75c – Visual Art, Hands        95c -Law, Animals.

AUSTRALIA FDC LIVING TOGETHER
AUSTRALIA FDC 1988 – LIVING TOGETHER

 

Palau’s Prince Lee Boo in England – A story on Palau Sheetlet 1990.

Palau’s Prince Lee Boo in England – A story on Palau Sheetlet 1990.

Prince Lee Boo (1764-1784) was the second son of the ruler of Pelew Islands now called Palau. Prince Lee Boo was one of the first people from the Pacific Islands to visit Great Britain. In 1783 Chinese trade ship Antelope working for East India Company shipwrecked on the island of Oroolong in western Palau while going to China. Its survivors including Captain Henry Wilson spent three months in Palau. When finally rescuedCaptain Wilson agreed to take Prince Lee Boo to Great Britain to acquaint him more about Europe. On his arrival in 1784, the Wilson family took him to their home where he attended Church ceremonies, dinner parties and European School. However, he died of smallpox on 27 Dec 1784, six months after his arrival. He was nicknamed “The Black Prince” and was buried in St Mary the Virgin Rotherhithe. Prince Lee Boo story appeared in a book by George Keate (1729-1797) called An account of Pelew Islands.

Palau issued a Sheetlet featuring the Visit of Prince Lee Boo to England. This MS also commemorates London 90 World Stamp Exhibition.it was issued on 03 May 1990. There are nine 25c stamps in the sheetlet. Each stamp features an event along with portraits of PrinceLee Boo and Captain Henry Wilson.

25c – HMS Victory docked at Portsmouth.

25c- St James’s Palace London

25c- Rotherhithe Docks London

25c- Capt Wilson’s residence.

25c- Lunardi’s Grand English Air Balloon.

25c- St Paul’s & The Thames

25c- Lee Boo’s Tomb, St Mary’s Churchyard Rotherhithe.

25c- St Mary’s Church.

25c- Memorial Tablet, St Mary’s Church.

PALAU MS
PALAU SHEETLET 1990 -PRINCE LEE BOO IN ENGLAND

 

Pro Patria -Biblical Accounts on Stamps of Switzerland 1966

Pro Patria -Biblical Accounts on Stamps of Switzerland 1966

The theme for Pro Patria issue of 1966 was Biblical accounts. Swiss Post issued a set of Five Stamps on 01 Jun 1966. A FDC  with First Day Cancellation of Bern is listed.

The Biblical accounts featured on stamps are

5+5 ct – Heinrich Federer (1866-1928) Writer.

10+10 ct – Joseph’s Dream

20+10 ct – Joseph on the road.

30+10 ct – Maria with Child.

50+10 ct – The angel showing the right direction.

SWITZERLAND FDC PRO PATRIA 1966
SWITZERLAND FDC PRO PATRIA 1966 -BIBLICAL ACCOUNTS

Pro Patria -Biblical Accounts on Stamps of Switzerland 1965

Pro Patria -Biblical Accounts on Stamps of Switzerland 1965

The theme for Pro Patria issue of 1965 was Biblical accounts. Swiss Post issued a set of Five Stamps on 01 Jun 1965. A FDC  with First Day Cancellation of Bern is listed.

The Biblical accounts featured on stamps are

5+5 ct – Father Florentini , Theodosius (1808-65).A Catholic Monk

10+10 ct – Goose with fishtail (Symbol of Evil)

20+10 ct – One of the Three Kings on way to Herod Antipas.

30+10 ct – Fish haul of apostles.

50+10 ct – The last temptation of Christ.

SWITZERLAND FDC PRO PATRIA 1965
SWITZERLAND FDC PRO PATRIA 1965 -BIBLICAL ACCOUNTS