History of Russian Cars – Stamps of Russia 2003

History of Russian Cars – Stamps of Russia 2003

Russia issued a set of stamps on 17 Sep 2003 featuring Russian Cars. The Cars featured are

3.00R – Russo Balt K 12/20 (1911)        4.00R – Nami -I (1929)   4.00r – Gaz -M1 (1939)

RUSSIA CARS
STAMPS ON RUSSIAN CARS -2003

Veteran and Vintage Cars of Australia on stamps – 1984

Veteran and Vintage Cars of Australia on stamps – 1984

A set of Five stamps in a Vertical se-tenanat strip of Five was issued by Australia on Veteran and Vintage Cars assembled in Australia. The stamps were issued on 14 Mar 1984. The cars built before Dec 1918 are Veteran Cars and those built between Dec 1918 and Dec 1930 are known as Vintage Cars.

The cars featured are

Thomson 1898- Veteran Car – The steam propelled Thomson buggy was a wholly Australian Car built by Herbert Thomson Engineering Works at Armadale ,Victoria

Tarrant 1906- Veteran Car – Australian designed and built ,Tarrant runabout was producedby Colonel Harley Tarrant at the Tarrant Motor and Engg Co Melbourne.

Australian Six 1919 Vintage Car -Originally built by F H Gordon and Co,later produced by Australian Motors Ltd Ashfield ,NSW.

Summit 1923 – Vintage Car -The four cylinder Summit tourer was assembled by Summit motors of Sydney.

Chic 1924 -Vintage Car-Designed for Australian conditions assembled by “Chic” Cars limited of Adelaide.

A Presentation Pack with five stamps is listed.

AUSTRALIA VINTAGE CARS STRIP
AUSTRALIA VETERAN & VINTAGE CARS – STRIP OF FIVE -1984
AUSTRALIA VINTAGE CARS PP
AUSTRALIA VETERAN & VINTAGE CARS- PRESENTATION PACK -1984

2600th Sambuddhatva Jayanti Vesak Festival -Stamps of Sri Lanka

2600th Sambuddhatva Jayanti Vesak Festival -Stamps of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka issued a set of Six stamps on 2600th Sambuddhatva Jayanti Vesak Festival .The stamps feature teachings of Buddhism. The Five rupees stamp were issued on 29th April 2011. The teachings are

  • Buddhism is a Universal Doctrine
  • Let us practise Buddhist Principles
  • Let us take care of Parents and respect them
  • Let us help sick
  • Person who practises Buddhism illuminates the entire World
  • Let us build an antinarcotic society.

Three FDCs are listed.

FDC SRI LANKA BUDDHA 1
FDC SRI LANKA -SAMBUDDHATVA JAYANTIYA
FDC SRI LANKA 2011 BUDDHA 3
FDC SRI LANKA 2011 – SAMBUDDHATVA JAYANTIYA
FDC SRI LANKA 2011 BUDDHA 2
FDC SRI LANKA 2011- SAMBUDDHATVA JAYANTIYA

 

 

2002 FIFA World Cup Football -Stamps of France

2002 FIFA World Cup Football -Stamps of France

The 2002 FIFA World Cup was jointly hosted by Japan and South Korea. It was 17th FIFA World Cup . The Final was played at The International Stadium in Yokohama ,Japan.It was first World Cup to be held in Asia and First one outside of Europe and Americas. China ,Ecuador, Senegal and Slovenia made their debuts

Brazil beat Germany 2-0 to lift their fifth title ,the first country to do so. Turkey beat South Korea 3-2 to secure third place in only their second appearance in World Cup Finals.

France issued a set of se-tenant stamps including a round shaped stamp on 28 April 2002 to commemorate the 2002 FIFA World Cup. One stamp features flags of World champions and second stamp features 1998 FIFA World Champion France.

WC 98 FRANCE ODD SHAPED
STAMPS OF FRANCE -2002 FIFA WORLD CUP

National Parks of Australia – Stamps of Australia-1979

National Parks of Australia – Stamps of Australia-1979

Australia issued a set of seven stamps on National Parks of Australia on 09 Apr 1979.Five horizontal were issued in strips of Five and vertical stamps were issued in Se-tenant pair. The Seven parks featured are

Port Campbell National Park Victoria-established  on 05 May 1964. It has flora such as sun orchid,spider orchid,bower spinach etc.Southern emu ,honeyeaters,egrets,Pelicans and black swans are also found here.Brown bandicoots , echidna are fauna species found here.

Uluru-Kata-Tjuta National Park – Northern Territory

Royal National Park – New South Wales

Flinders Ranges National Park South Australia

Nambung National Park Western Australia

Girraween National Park Queensland -is an area of granite belt in the Darling Downs region of Queensland.It was established on 21 Oct 1966.Girraween is an aboriginal word meaning place of flowers. The Golden wattle blooms in July in the Park. Among the fauna species found here are common wombat,spotted quoll,lyrebird,turquoise Parrot and Bald rock creek turtle

Mount Field National Park Tasmania

FDC AUSTRALIA 1979 NPARKS
FDC AUSTRALIA 1979 NATIONAL PARKS

 

 

 

Stamps on Stadiums for 2018 FIFA World Cup – Russia stamps 2015

Stamps on 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia – Football stadiums.

The 21st FIFA World Cup Football will be held in Russia from 14 Jun to 15 Jul 2018. A total of 32 Countries will participate and matches will be played in 12 Stadiums across 11 Cities.

A set of four stamps was issued by Russia on 17 Nov 2015 on four stadiums which shall be hosting the matches. All are 21 Rouble stamps.A Sheetlet is listed

The stadiums are

Fischt Stadium Sochi -capacity 45,000 -round of 16 and quarter finals.

Luzhniki Stadium Moscow -Capacity 80,000-Opening & Finals

Spartak  Stadium Moscow- Capacity 45,000

Kazan Arena Kazan – Capacity 45,000- round of 16 & QuarterFinals

 

2018 FIFA WC RUSSIA STADIUMS 2
2018 FIFA WORLD CUP -STAMPS OF RUSSIA ON STADIUMS

Stamps on Zabivaka- Mascot of 2018 FIFA World Cup

Stamps on Zabivaka- Mascot of 2018 FIFA World Cup

Zabivaka the Wolf was the Mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Football held in Russia in 2018. It won over  Tiger and Cat with 52.8% votes in a Nation wide poll in which over a million votes were cast.  Zabivaka was declared winner during Vachernily Urgant (Evening Urgant) TV Programme on Perviy Kanal. The Wolf’s author is a Graphic design student at Tomsk State University Ekaterina Bocharova.

Russia issued a set of three stamps on Zabivaka the Wolf was the Mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Football. The stamps were issued as Happy New Year stamps on 01 Dec 2017.The theme of three stamps was

22 Roubles – Strike the Ball -6,60,000 stamps were printed

33 Roubles – Ball on the Head-6,60,000 stamps were printed

35 Roubles -Run – 6,60,000 stamps were printed

A sheet let was also issued containing nine stamps -three of each variety. A total of 2,20,000 sheet lets were issued.

2018 FIFA WC RUSSIA MASCOT
ZABIKAVA -MASCOT FOR 2018 WORLD CUP FOOTBALL ON STAMPS OF RUSSIA 2017.