Stamps on Friedrich Von Schmidt – Austria 1991

Stamps on Friedrich Von Schmidt – Austria 1991

Austria issued a stamp on Friedrich Von Schmidt (22 Oct 1825 -23 Jan 1891). He was an Architect who was born in Stuttgart. He built the Church of Saint Lazarus in Vienna and was involved in the restoration of Cathedral ofSaint Ambrogio & St Stephen’s Church in Vienna among other works. He designed the Town Hall or Rathaus Vienna.

Austria issued a stamp on 21 Jan 1991 to mark his 100th Death Anniversary . The Stamp features the Vienna Town Hall. A FDC is listed.

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AUSTRIA FDC 1991 – FRIED VON SCHMIDT ARCHITECT

Maxim Cards on Temples of Thailand – 2002

Maxim Cards on Temples of Thailand – 2002

Thailand issued a set of Four stamps on Temples of Thailand on 17 Jun 2002. Four Maxim Cards along with stamps were also issued. Maxim Cards are listed. The Temples featured on Stamps are

3 Baht -Temple of Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Si Rattanasatsadaram)

3 Baht -Wat Pho Temple (Wat Phra Chetuphon Wimon Mangkhalaram)

4 Baht – Temple of the Dawn (Wat Arun Ratchawararam)

12 Baht -Temple of Marble (Wat Benchamabophit Dusit Wanaram)

THAILAND TEMPLES MC 1
THAILAND MAXIM CARDS 2002 – THE EMERALD BUDDHA TEMPLE
THAILAND TEMPLES MC 2
THAILAND MAXIM CARDS 2002 – WAT PHO

 

THAILAND TEMPLES MC 3
THAILAND MAXIM CARDS 2002 – THE TEMPLE OF DAWN
THAILAND MAXIM CARD 2002 - THE MARBLE TEMPLE
THAILAND MAXIM CARD 2002 – THE MARBLE TEMPLE

 

 

 

Stamps Cards of Bhutan 1994 – Taktshang Monastery

Stamps Cards of Bhutan 1994 – Taktshang Monastery

Bhutan issued a stamp card containing Six Imperf Miniature sheets of 16 Nu each on 15 Aug 1994. These were Airmail stamps and featured the Taktshang Monastery.

Taktshang Monastery also known as Tiger Nest Monastery is located in Paro Bhutan. It evolved in 787 AD based on a legend of Tiger’s Lair. It is one the most important Buddhist Monuments in the World.

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BHUTAN STAMP CARD & MS AIRMAIL 1994- TAKTSHANG MONASTERY PARO

 

A-Ma Temple on Miniature Sheet -Macau 1997.

A-Ma Temple on Miniature Sheet -Macau 1997.

When the Portuguese landed outside a temple on the coast, they asked the natives about the name of the temple. The natives called it A-Ma-Gok (Pavilion of the Mother). The Portuguese named the peninsula as Macau based on the temple name. A-Ma temple is dedicated to Chinese Sea-goddess Mazu and is located in Sao Lourenco in Macau. It was built in 1488 and is believed to be one of the oldest in Macau. This Buddhist Temple consists of Six parts -Gate Pavilion, Memorial Arch, The Prayer Hall, Hall of Benevolence, Hall of Guanyin and Buddhist Pavilion.

In 2005, it became one of the designated sites for Historic Centre of Macau, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

A Miniature sheet was issued by Macau on 29 Ap 1997 on A-Ma temple.

MACAU MS TEMPLE
MACAU MS 1997 – A-Ma TEMPLE

 

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

 

 

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