Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- FIAP Day.

Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- FIAP Day.

The Singapore 1995 International Stamp Exhibition was held in Singapore from 1-10 Sep 1995. Singapore had released a Miniature Sheet featuring Orchids to commemorate this exhibition. Special Cancellations were provided for days of the exhibition.

Singapore issued four stamps on Marine Fish as part of Care for Nature programme on 19 Jul 1995. These stamps and Firs Day Covers have been used to provide the Special Cancellations on Singapore 1995.

09 Sep 1995 – Singapore Post Day       $1 –Longfin Bannerfish.

SINGAPORE 95 9 SEP
SINGAPORE 1995 – FIAP DAY
SINGAPORE 95 9 SEP CANC
SINGAPORE 1995 -FIAP DAY
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Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- Singapore Post Day.

Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- Singapore Post Day.

The Singapore 1995 International Stamp Exhibition was held in Singapore from 1-10 Sep 1995. Singapore had released a Miniature Sheet featuring Orchids to commemorate this exhibition. Special Cancellations were provided for days of the exhibition.

Singapore issued four stamps on Marine Fish as part of Care for Nature programme on 19 Jul 1995. These stamps and Firs Day Covers have been used to provide the Special Cancellations on Singapore 1995.

07 Sep 1995 – Singapore Post Day       60c – Harlequin Sweetlips.

SINGAPORE 95 7 SEP
SINGAPORE 1995 – SINGAPORE POST DAY.
SINGAPORE 95 7 SEP CANC
SINGAPORE 1995- SINGAPORE POST DAY

Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- Singapore.

Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- Singapore.

The Singapore 1995 International Stamp Exhibition was held in Singapore from 1-10 Sep 1995. Singapore had released a Miniature Sheet featuring Orchids to commemorate this exhibition. Special Cancellations were provided for days of the exhibition.

Singapore issued four stamps on Marine Fish as part of Care for Nature programme on 19 Jul 1995. These stamps and Firs Day Covers have been used to provide the Special Cancellations on Singapore 1995.

06 Sep 1995 – Olympic Day -Youth        70c -Lionfish

SINGAPORE 95 6 SEP
SINGAPORE 1995 -OLYMPIC DAY YOUTH
SINGAPORE 95 6 SEP CANC
SINGAPORE 1995 – OLYMPIC DAY -YOUTH

Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- Singapore.

Special Cancellations Singapore 1995- Singapore.

The Singapore 1995 International Stamp Exhibition was held in Singapore from 1-10 Sep 1995. Singapore had released a Miniature Sheet featuring Orchids to commemorate this exhibition. Special Cancellations were provided for days of the exhibition.

Singapore issued four stamps on Marine Fish as part of Care for Nature programme on 19 Jul 1995. These stamps and Firs Day Covers have been used to provide the Special Cancellations on Singapore 1995.

05 Sep 1995 – Philatelic Museum Day           No Value Indicator -Yellow Faced Angelfish

SINGAPORE 95 5 SEP
SINGAPORE 1995 – PHILATEIC MUSEUM DAY
SINGAPORE 95 5 SEP CANC
SINGAPORE 1995 – PHILATELIC MUSEUM DAY

 

15th (Isle of Man) LAA Regiment RA (TA) – 40th Anniversary of Mobilisation.

15th (Isle of Man) LAA Regiment RA (TA) – 40th Anniversary of Mobilisation.

The 15th (Isle of Man)  Light Anti Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery (Territorial Army) was raised in summer of 1938 as a Territorial Army Unit. At the beginning of World War II,  it consisted of two batteries (41st & 42nd) and Regimental headquarters. The regiment was partially equipped with Vickers, Lewis and Bofors Guns. Later on it was totally equipped with Bofors guns.

On 24 August 1939, The regiment was mobilised and sailed to Liverpool for the defence of the Mersey.

  • 129 Battery and Company ATS raised and joined the Regiment in England.
  • After the outbreak of  WW II the regiment deployed in Midlands and south-west England during the Battle of Britain.
  • On 19 Nov 1940 embarked for the Middle East and landed in Egypt.
  • 41 Battery sailed for East African theatre and took part in operations in Sudan, Eritrea and Abyssinia alongside 4th and 5th Indian Divisions and saw the surrender of Italian Forces.
  • 129 Battery was overrun by German Forces in Crete in May 1941.
  • 42nd battery and Regimental Headquarters were responsible for Air Defence of Suez Canal in Egypt.
  • In 1942, The Ist Battery of AA British Army with experience in Dunkirk joined the Regiment replacing 129 Battery.
  • On Jul 1942 joined the 7th Armoured Divison and took part in the Battle of Alamein.
  • From Oct 1942 moved through North Africa till the surrender of Enemy forces in North Africa (Libya, Tripoli & Tunisia)
  • Then moved to Italy from Salerno to Naples to Garigliano river.
  • In Jan 1944 returned to England, refitted and trained for Normandy Landings 0f 06 Jun 1944. Landed at Ouvranches and fought many battles in France, Belgium, Holland and finally to Hamburg for the surrender of German Forces.
  • Had the unique distinction of shooting down 300 aircraft, several tanks and infantry in light artillery role.

A Special Cover and Cancellation to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of Mobilisation issued on 24 Aug 1979 is listed.

IOM MOB ARTY
ISLE OF MAN 1979- 15th (IOM) LAA REGIMENT

 

Cancellations on Christmas Markets – Frankfurt – Germany.

Cancellations on Christmas Markets – Frankfurt – Germany.

A Christmas Market also known as Christkindlmarkt (Christ Child Market) or Weihnachtsmarkt is a street market associated with the celebration of Christmas during the four weeks of Advent. These markets originated in Germany and are traditionally held in the town square, the market has food and drinks stalls, seasonal items, singing and dancing. Dortmund with 3.5 million visitors and Cologne with four million visitors are known to be the largest Christmas markets.

Cancellations issued on these Christmas markets can be good addition to any collection on Christianity, Christ, Fairs and Markets, Culture and Traditions collection. A cancellation on Frankfurt  Christmas Market dated 18 Dec 1989 is listed.

Frankfurt International Christmas Markets – The 2019 Frankfurt International Christmas Market will take place from 25 Nov to 22 Dec 2019 at Romerburg and St Paul’s Square.  Frankfurt is the largest city of the state of Hesse in Germany in Rhine-Main region Once known for Imperial Coronations & Roman Empire, it is now known as Financial hub of the World with Frankfurt stock exchange being one of the largest in the World.

Christmas Market Essen
Christmas Market

GERMANY XMAS MKT FRANKFURT
GERMANY CHRISTMAS MARKET -FRANKFURT

 

Cancellations on Christmas Markets – Essen – Germany.

Cancellations on Christmas Markets – Essen – Germany.

A Christmas Market also known as Christkindlmarkt (Christ Child Market) or Weihnachtsmarkt is a street market associated with the celebration of Christmas during the four weeks of Advent. These markets originated in Germany and are traditionally held in the town square, the market has food and drinks stalls, seasonal items, singing and dancing. Dortmund with 3.5 million visitors and Cologne with four million visitors are known to be the largest Christmas markets.

Cancellations issued on these Christmas markets can be good addition to any collection on Christianity, Christ, Fairs and Markets, Culture and Traditions collection. A cancellation on Essen International Christmas Market dated 13 Dec 1989 is listed.

GERMANY XMAS MKT ESSEN
GERMANY 1989- INTERNATIONAL CHRISTMAS MARKETS -ESSEN

Essen International Christmas Markets – The 2019 Essen International Christmas Market will take place from 15 Nov to 23 Dec 2019 at Willy- Brandt-Platz, Essen.  Essen is the second largest city of Ruhr and is located in North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany and Ruhr & Emscher river flows through the city. Once known for Coal mines, Silver mines and Weapon Industry, it is now known as Energy Capital of Germany( EON & RWE).

Christmas Market Essen
Christmas Market Essen