Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Happy Vacations & Best Wishes.

Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, Happy Vacations & Best Wishes.

WISHING EVERYONE A GREAT 2019. TAKE CARE STAY SAFE GOD BLESS.

2018 is about to end and usher in 2019. We take this opportunity to Wish All our Readers and Well Wishers a MERRY CHRISTMAS, A VERY HAPPY AND JOYOUS NEW YEAR 2019, THE BEST OF VACATIONS AND BEST WISHES FOR ALL YOUR FUTURE ENDEAVOURS. Please do take good care of Yourselves, Your Families and your Near & Dear Ones, Needy and Poor.

12 Days after Christmas have begun and till 06 Jan (Epiphany) celebrations of Christmas shall Continue.

GUERNSEY 12 DAYS OF XMAS
GUERNSEY 12 DAYS OF XMAS

Merry Christmas

SRI LANKA XMAS
SRI LANKA XMAS
SRI LANKA XMAS 2005
MERRY XMAS – SRI LANKA 2005

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY  NEW YEAR 2019

FRANCE NEW YEAR & XMAS
MERRY XMAS & HAPPY NEW YEAR -FRANCE

Happy Vacations

Vacations have started .Enjoy Your Vacations.

FRANCE VACATIONS
HAPPY VACATIONS -FRANCE

BEST WISHES FOR ALL FUTURE ENDEAVOURS

FRANCE BEST WISHES
BEST WISHES -STAMPS OF FRANCE

Miniature Sheet of Germany -1998

Miniature Sheet of Germany -1998

Germany issued a miniature sheet with two stamps on 07 May 1998. The issue commemorates the 50th Anniversary of Parliamentarian Council and 150th Anniversary of Paul Church Constitution.

GERMANY PARLIAMENT
MS GERMANY 1998 -PARLIAMENTARIAN COUNCIL & CHURCH COUNCIL

Miniature Sheets of Madagascar – Cathedrals 1994

Miniature Sheets of Madagascar -Cathedrals 1994

Madagascar issued a miniature sheet on Cathedrals on 27 Aug 1994.

MS MADAGASCAR CATHEDRAL
MS MADAGASCAR CATHEDRAL 1994

 

 

Second Visit of Pope John Paul II to Argentina -1987

Second Visit of Pope John Paul II to Argentina -1987

Pope John Paul II visited Argentina from 06 to 12 April 1987 and celebrated World Youth Day in Buenos Aires. This was his second state visit. Argentina issued a miniature sheet on 04 Apr 1987 to commemorate this historic Papal visit.

ARGENTINA POPE
ARGENTINA POPE JOHN PAUL II VISIT -1987

Chandeliers on Stamps – GDR -1989

Chandeliers on Stamps – GDR -1989

GDR or German Democratic Republic issued a miniature sheet on Chandeliers or Christmas Pyramids in the Erzgebirge Candlestick Spinning. Six stamps were issued on 28 Nov 1989.

10pf – Schneeberg (1860)

20pf -Schwarzenberg(1850)

25pf – Annaberg (1800)

35pf- Seiffen (1900)

50pf-Seifen(1900)

70pf-Annaberg (around 1925)

MS DDR CHANDELIERS
MS GDR CHANDELIERS 1989

Maxim Cards Liechtenstein 1981 – St Theodul

Maxim Cards Liechtenstein 1981 – St Theodul

Liechtenstein issued a stamp on 09 Jun 1981 on St Theodul. A Maxim Card on the stamp is listed.

MC LUXEMBOURG ST THEODUL
MAXIM CARD LUXEMBOURG 1981 -ST THEODUL

Maxim Card Portuguese India 1952- 400th Death Anniversary St Francisco Xavier.

Maxim Card Portuguese India 1952- 400th Death Anniversary St Francisco Xavier.

St Francis Xavier or San Francisco Xavier or Xavier was born on 07 Apr 1506 in Navarre Spain and died on 03 Dec 1552 at Sancian Island China. He was canonized on 12 Mar 1622. In 1534 he pronounced vows as one of the first seven members of  Society of Jesus or Jesuits under the leadership of St Ignatius of Loyola. St Xavier is instrumental in establishment of Christianity in India

He disembarked in Goa on 06 May 1542,the centre of Protuguese activity in East.He spent three years among the Paravas,the Pearl fishers in Goa on South eastern coast of India. The Portuguese were present in Goa , Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli and called it as Estado da India. India liberated Dadra and Nagar Haveli from Portuguese in 1954 and Goa,Daman and Diu  from Portuguese on 18 Dec 1961.

A set of three stamps were issued by Portuguese India in 1952 to mark 400th death Anniversary of St Xavier. Three maxim Cards issued are listed.The Five Portuguese Indian Tanga stamp features the Tomb of St Francis Xavier.

MAXIM CARD PORTUGUESE INDIA XAVIER
MAXIM CARD PORTUGUESE INDIA 1952 -St XAVIER
MAXIM CARD PORTUGUESE INDIA XAVIER1
MAXIM CARD PORTUGUESE INDIA1952 -TOMB OF ST XAVIER
MAXIM CARD PORTUGUESE INDIA XAVIER2
MAXIM CARD PORTUGUESE INDIA 1952 – St Xavier