Veteran and Vintage Cars of Australia on stamps – First Day Cover 1984
A set of Five stamps in a Vertical se-tenant 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 produced by 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.
Inaccessible Island Rail on Stamps – Tristan da Cunha 1981.
Inaccessible Island is located in Tristan Archipelago in South Atlantic. Inaccessible Island Rail is a small bird of rail family found in Inaccessible Island. It is the smallest extant flightless bird in the World. It is considered Vulnerable by IUCN. Some 5,600 adult birds exist now.
Tristan da Cunha issued a set of four stamps of 10p each on Inaccessible Island Rail and its habitat.
Postal Items by Train – Miniature Sheet Finland 1987.
Finland issued a miniature sheet containing four stamps on Locomotives on 08 May 1987. These stamps featured carriage of Postal items by trains. It also commemorated FINLANDIA 88 stamp exhibition. Three stamps are of 1.70 Finnish Markka denomination and one stamp of 2.70 markkas. A First Day Cover with a miniature sheet is listed. The Face value of Miniature sheet is 10.00 mk.
Under the School Letter Writing Programme stamps on Youth Comics were issued by Spain on 10 Feb 2004. Stamps and Vignettes were based on illustrations from the Youth Comic “Trazo a Tiza” by Miguelanxo Prado.
0.27 euro – Woman on edge of Sea. 0.27 euro – Woman and Lighthouse