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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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

 

Sheetlets on Firdausi – Iran 1990

Sheetlets on Firdausi – Iran 1990

Abu I-Qasim Ferdowsi Tusi (Firdausi) (c940 -1020) was a Persian Poet and author of Shahnameh (“Book of Kings”) which is considered to be World’s longest epic poem written by a single poet. It is also the national epic of Greater Iran. Ferdowsi is celebrated as the most influential figure in Persian literature and one of the greatest in the history of Literature.

He was born into a family of Iranian landowners ( Dehqans) in 940 in the village of Paj, near the city of  Tus, in the region of Khorasan of the Samanid Empire. His later works were completed under the Ghaznavid empire.

Iran issued a set of 16 Large Stamps /Sheetlets / Miniatures on 27 Dec 1990 to mark an International Congress on Works of Abu I-Qasim Ferdowsi. Some Catalogues list them as stamps some as sheetlets. They are Imperforate and each is 60x75mm in size. Six have a face value of 100r and 10 have a face value of 200r each.

Four of these are listed below.

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IRAN SHEETLET 1990 – FERDOWSI INT CONGRESS

ARCHERS , BIRDS MINIATURE

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IRAN SHEETLET 1990 – FERDOWSI INT CONGRESS
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IRAN SHEETLET 1990 – FERDOWSI INT CONGRESS
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IRAN SHEETLET 1990 – FERDOWSI INT CONGRESS

Stamps on Jumeirah Archaelogical Sites -UAE 2013.

Stamps on Jumeirah Archaelogical Sites -UAE 2013.

Jumeirah Archaeological Sites were first excavated in 1969. This site dates back to 9th & 11th Century AD, today owned and managed by Dubai Cultural and Arts Society. Pottery, tools and Coins unearthed here are displayed in Dubai Museum. It is a tourist attraction.

FDC UAE ARCHAELOGICAL SITES 2013
FDC UAE 2013 – JUMEIRAH ARCHAELOGICAL SITES

Beit Al Qur’an – FDC Bahrain 2001

Beit Al Qur’an – FDC Bahrain 2001

Beit Al Qur’an is a unique Islamic International Institution dedicated to service the Holy Qu’ran. It is located in Manama, Bahrain and has Al Furqan Library, Al Hayat Museum, Al Khalifa Lecture Hall, Yousif Bin Ahmed School for Quranic Studies & Abdul Rahman Kanoo Mosque. Bahrain issued three stamps and a First Day Cover on 18 Feb 2001 on its 10th Anniversary.

FDC BAHRAIN BET AL QUR'AN
FDC BAHRAIN BET AL QUR’AN 2001

 

Costumes of Khuzestan Province – Stamps of Iran 1982

Costumes of Khuzestan Province – Stamps of Iran 1982

Iran issued a se-tenant pair of stamps on Iranian New Year and First Day of Spring on 13 Mar 1982. It features Men’s and Women’s Costume of Khuzestan Province.

IRAN COSTUMES
IRAN COSTUMES -KHUZESTAN PROVINCE 1982

Behavioral and Islamic Values – FDC of UAE -2007

Behavioral and Islamic Values – FDC of UAE -2007

United Arab Emirates issued a set of six stamps on Behavioral and Islamic Values on 29 Nov 2007. A First Day Cover is listed.The Stamps are based on Children drawings.

FDC UAE 2007 - BEHAVIORAL AND ISLAMIC VALUES
FDC UAE 2007 – BEHAVIORAL AND ISLAMIC VALUES