Jewels of Dragon Kingdom – Orchids of Bhutan on Stamps – 2002

Jewels of Dragon Kingdom – Orchids of Bhutan on Stamps – 2002

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet with six stamps featuring Orchids on 03 Apr 2002.The theme of the issue was Jewels of Dragon Kingdom.

BHUTAN ORCHIDS MS
BHUTAN ORCHIDS MS 2002

Metro Rose – Stamps on Roses Thailand 2009.

Metro RoseStamps on Roses Thailand 2009

Metro rose or White rose is a rose variety which is made up of many overlapping petals giving them a camellia-like appearance. They are creamy blush to white, well scented and often produced in large trusses.

Thailand issued a stamp on 06 Feb 2009 on this variety of rose to mark the Valentine’s Day.It is an embossed stamp.

ROSES THAI EMB
White Rose -stamps on roses Thailand 2009

Fantastic Beaches of Sri Lanka on Miniature Sheets -2010

Fantastic Beaches of Sri Lanka on Miniature Sheets -2010

Sri Lanka issued three miniature sheets and stamps on 07 Sep 2010. The theme was Sri Lanka’s Fantastic beaches and these stamps were issued as part of Visit Sri Lanka Stamp series. Each miniature sheet was priced at  100 Sri Lankan rupees but the Face value of stamps was different.

15 SLR – Pasikdudah Beach. It is located 30 Kilometers north-west of Batticaloa. Pasikuda means “green-algae-bay”

25 SLR – Trincomalee Beach – Major Port City on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka, it lies south of Jaffna and North of Batticaloa. Centre of Tamil Culture and Dutch history.

40 SLR -Arugam Bay Beach – It is located in Southeast Sri Lanka in Batticaloa District near Pottuvil town. It also gateway to Yala East National park.

A FDC and Brochure is listed.

SRI LANKA FDC BEACHES
SRI LANKA FDC 2010 – FANTASTIC BEACHES
SRI LANKA BEACHES BROCHURE
SRI LANKA BEACHES BROCHURE

Legends of Sinhala Cinema – Miniature Sheet Sri Lanka 2012

Legends of Sinhala Cinema – Miniature Sheet Sri Lanka 2012

A Miniature Sheet with six stamps was released by Sri Lanka on Legends of Sinhala Cinema on 21 Jan 2012. It also marked the 65th Anniversary of  Sinhala Cinema.

Perforated and Imperf Miniature sheets were issued.

The Legends featured on stamps are

SL Rupees 5.00 – Eddy Jayamanna (1915-1981).Sri Lankan Comedian

SL Rupees 5.00 – Sandhya Kumari (1945- 1994).Actress

SL Rupees 5.00 -Titus Thotawatta ( 1927-2011). Director & Editor. Sinhala Children’s Programme.

SL Rupees 10.00 – Joe Abeywickrama (1927-2011).Comic actor who won 18 Sarasavi awards.

SL Rupees 15.00 – Malini Fonseka ( b 1947).Actress.Known as Queen of Sinhalese Cinema. She is the Winner of many Sarasaviya awards and won an award at Delhi Film Festival in 1977.

SL Rupees 20.00 – Gamini Fonseka ( 1936-2004).Actor,Director & Politician.He was regarded as King of Sri Lanka Cinema.

SRI LANKA CINEMA MS PERF
SRI LANKA MS 2012 -LEGENDS OF SINHALA CINEMA -PERFORATED MS
SRI LANKA CINEMA MS IMPERF
SRI LANKA MS 2012 – LEGENDS OF SINHALA CINEMA – IMPERF SHEET

Paintings of Sri Lanka – 1999

Paintings of Sri Lanka – 1999

Sri Lanka issued a miniature sheet on 12 Dec 1999 on Paintings of Sri Lanka . The MS contains four stamps and was priced at Sri Lankan Rupees 44.50. The Paintings featuring on stamps are

3.50 R – “Christian Family ” by David Paynter

4.00 R – “Sri Lankan Woman” by  Justin Daraniyagala

17.00 R – “Waiting for the Fishermen” by Ivan Peries

20.00 R – “Composing the Tripitaka” by Soliyas Mendis.

SRI LANKA PAINTINGS 1998
SRI LANKA MS 1998 -PAINTINGS

 

Dances of Thailand and the Philippines on Stamps – 2009

Dances of Thailand and the Philippines on Stamps – 2009

Thailand issued a set of two stamps on Dances of Thailand and The Philippines to mark 60th Anniversary of Diplomatic relations between two countries. The Joint Issue stamps were released on 14 Jun 2009.

3.0 Baht – Ten Krathop Sark Dance of Thailand.

3.0 Baht -Tinikling Dance of Philippines.

A FDC is listed.

THAILAND FDC JT ISSUE
THAILAND -PHILIPPINES JOINT ISSUE 2009- DANCES

 

Overprinted Stamps of Bhutan – Masks 1985 – FUKUOKA Overprints

Overprinted Stamps of Bhutan – Masks 1985 – FUKUOKA Overprints

Bhutan issued a set of nine stamps on Mask Dance of the Judgement of Death on 27 Apr 1985. These stamps were overprinted with “Asia-Pacific Exposition Fukuoka 89” and issued on 17 Mar 1989. The Overprints were in two languages Japanese and English.

The Japanese overprints in white are listed below.

5Ch- Shinje Choegyel          35 Ch – Raksh Lango         50 Ch -Druelgo

2.5 Nu – Pago                        3 Nu -Telgo                          4 Nu -Due Nakcung

5 Nu – Lha Karpo                 5.5 Nu – Nyalbum               6 Nu -Khimda Pelkyi

bhutan 1989 masks ovpt 1
BHUTAN MASKS -OVERPRINTED 1989
bhutan 1989 masks ovpt 2
BHUTAN MASKS -OVERPRINTED 1989