Standing Beauties on Stamps -Japan 1979

Standing Beauties on Stamps -Japan 1979

Japan issued two se-tenant stamps on Standing beauties from Edo or Tokugawa Period (1603-1863). They belong to the Kaigetsudo School. The shogunate was officially established in Edo on 24 Mar 1603 by Tokugawa Ieyasu.

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STAMPS OF JAPAN 1979 – STANDING LADIES EDO PERIOD

The Welcoming Face of Guernsey – Miniature Sheet of Guernsey 1995

The Welcoming Face of Guernsey – Miniature Sheet of Guernsey 1995

A Booklet of Greeting Stamps was issued by Guernsey on 28 Feb 1995. The Booklet contained eight stamps in a sheetlet and each stamp was of 24 pence each. The theme of the stamps was The Welcoming Face of Guernsey. Each stamp has a face of Guernsey on it. The side labels also have slogans on Food’s Great, Lovely Coastline, Greetings etc

24p – Seafood Face

24p- Buckets & Spades Face

24p -Flowers Face

24p-Fruits & Vegetable Face

24p – Sea Shells & Sea Weed Face

24p -Anchor & Life belts Face

24p – Glasses, Cork and Cutlery Face

24p – Butterflies & Caterpillars Face

GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE BOOKLET
GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE SHEETLET 1995
GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE BOOKLET CVR
GUERNSEY WELCOMING FACE BOOKLET 1995

 

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – EUROPA Overprinted

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – EUROPA

Bulgaria issued a miniature sheet on Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe on 29 Oct 1974.  The miniature sheet had four stamps of 13 st denomination each and featured Doves, Map of Europe, Olive Branch & Inscription. The MS had a print run of 260,000.

On 02 Mar 1979, the same miniature sheet was issued with Overprints on EUROPA on each stamp and Beograd 1977, Helsinki 1975, Madrid 1980 on side margins. This overprinted MS had a print run of only 35,000. Each MS was numbered. It has a high catalogue value.

BULGARIA EUROPA MS
BULGARIA EUROPA MS 1979

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – Conference on Security and Co-Operation In Europe.

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – Conference on Security and Co-Operation In Europe.

Bulgaria issued a miniature sheet on Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe on 29 Oct 1974.  The miniature sheet had four stamps of 13 st denomination each and featured Doves, Map of Europe, Olive Branch & Inscription. The MS had a print run of 260,000.

BULGARIA CO-OP MS
BULGARIA EUROPEAN SECURITY MS 1974

Traditional Rural Mailboxes -Canada 2000.

Traditional Rural Mailboxes -Canada 2000.

Canada issued a set of four stamps on Traditional Rural Mailboxes on 28 Apr 2000. All are 46 cent stamps.

46c – Ship, Fish & House

46c – Flowered Hose, Cow, Church.

46c – Tractor

46c – Goose Head & House

CANADA RURAL MAIL BOXES
CANADA RURAL MAIL BOXES 2000

Twentieth Century Trains – Stamps of USA 1999

Twentieth Century Trains – Stamps of USA 1999

USPS issued a set of Five 33 cents stamps on famous trains of Twentieth Century. The Strip of five stamps was issued on 26 Aug 1999.

33c – Daylight Express – It was called the “Most Beautiful Train in the World” and connected Los Angeles and San Francisco. In 1941 new GS-4 steam locomotives pulled the red, orange and black train along Pacific Ocean beaches.

33c – Congressional -The slogan for the Congressional’s route between New York and Washington was “Every Mile Electrified“. In 1935 the looks of GG-1 locomotive was improved.

33c – 20th Century Limited – It was called a “National Institution” and the “Most Famous Train in the World“.It catered to business travelers on in superfast 16-hour journey between Chicago & New York. In 1936 its J-3a steam locomotives and Pullman Cars were redesigned.

33c – Hiawatha – Running at 100 miles per hour and connecting Chicago, Milwaukee and twin cities it was known as “The Fastest train in America“.In 1938 its F-7 steam locomotives were designed in multiple colors.

33c – Super Chief – Prefferd train of Hollywoods elite travelling between Chicago and Los Angeles via Albuquerque the Super Chief was known as “Train of Stars” Its unique red and silver warbonnet design pulled luxurious stainless steel cars.

USA LOCOMOTIVES
STAMPS ON FAMOUS TRAINS OF USA -1999

Miniature Sheet on Centenary of Hong Kong Trams – 2004

Miniature Sheet on Centenary of Hong Kong Trams – 2004

Hong Kong China issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on 27 May 2004 to mark the centenary of Hong Kong Trams. Hong Kong Tramways is a narrow gauge heritage tram system in Hong Kong operated by RATP. It was started in 1904 and runs on Hong Kong Island between Kennedy Town & Shau Kei Wan with a branch through Happy Valley.

 

HONG KONG TRAMS MS
CENTENARY OF HONG KONG TRAMS MS 2004