Stamps on Indian Military Institutions – NDA Khadakwasla -1999.

Stamps on Indian Military Institutions – NDA Khadakwasla -1999.

The National Defence Academy (NDA) located at Khadakwasla near Pune is one of the first Joint Services Institution in the World to impart combined training to officer cadets of all the three services. Its foundation stone was laid on 06 Oct 1949. Among the Alumni of NDA are Three Param Vir Chakra recipients and 12 Ashoka Chakra recipients. NDA has produced 11 Chiefs of Army Staff, 10 Chiefs of Naval Staff and 4 Chiefs of Air Force Staff. The Three Present Chiefs of Staff of Indian Army, Navy and Airforce are all from the same course NDA and this the second time that all three Chiefs are from NDA. On 30 Nov 2019, the 137th Course Passed out. Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore who won a Shooting Silver Medal at 2004 Olympic Games is an NDA alumni.

A Three Rupee Stamp was issued on 19 Feb 1999 to commemorate 50 Years of NDA. A First Day Cover cancelled at 1 CBPO is listed. The stamp and FDC feature the main building of NDA known as Sudan Block in memory of Martyrs in Sudan during the East African Campaign.

INDIA FDC NDA
INDIA FDC NDA 1999.

Maxim Cards on Vintage Cars – India 2017.

Maxim Cards on Vintage Cars – India 2017.

India Post issued a set of  20 stamps in form of sheetlets on Means of Transport through ages on 25 Mar 2017. Four stamps each were issued on Palanquins, Bullock Cart & Horse Carriage, Rickshaws, Vintage Cars and Public Transport. Each series contains a stamp in Rs 5, 10 , 15 & 25 denomination.

A set of 20 Maxim Cards was also issued. Maxim Cards on Vintage Cars are listed.

500 Paise -Rolls Royce 1909                     1000 Paise – Austin 1926.

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INDIA MAXIM CARDS 2017- VINTAGE CARS – ROLLS ROYCE & AUSTIN.

1500 Paise -Chevrolet 1932                     2500 Paise – Ford 1938.

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INDIA MAXIM CARDS 2017 – VINTAGE CARS -CHEVROLET & FORD

Postcards on Bangalore City – Central College Bangalore.

Postcards on Bangalore City – Central College Bangalore

A Postcard issued by Karnataka Postal Circle in 2015 featuring the Central College Bangalore. Central College was established in 1858 and is one of the oldest colleges in India. It was initially affiliated to Mysore University and from 1964 transferred to Bangalore University. Sir C V Raman was associated with this college. It also has the Central College Cricket Pavillion where the Karnataka State Cricket Association was established.

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INDIA POSTCARDS- CENTRAL COLLEGE BANGALORE.

XIVth Commonwealth Games  Auckland 1990– Stamps of New Zealand 1989

XIVth Commonwealth Games  Auckland 1990– Stamps of New Zealand 1989

The Commonwealth Games is a multi-discipline sporting event involving athletes from Commonwealth of Nations. The event was first held in 1930 and has taken place every four years since then except 1942 & 1946 when they were cancelled due to World War II.

The last games were held in Gold Coast, Australia in 2018. The Games were known as

British Empire Games from 1930-1950,

British Empire & Commonwealth Games from 1954-1966,

British Commonwealth Games from 1970-1974

Commonwealth Games from 1978 onwards.

Auckland has hosted the Games Twice ( 1950 & 1990). A set of eight stamps were issued by New Zealand on 08 Nov 1989 to Commemorate the XIVth Commonwealth Games held in Auckland.

65c – Swimming                                                   80c- Cycling

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NEW ZEALAND 1989- XIV TH COMMONWEALTH GAMES AUCKLAND

$1.00 – Lawn Bowling                $1.80 – Hurdling

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NEW ZEALAND 1989- XIV TH COMMONWEALTH GAMES AUCKLAND

Stamps on Heritage The Sea  – New Zealand 1989.

Stamps on Heritage The Sea  – New Zealand 1989.

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on the theme New Zealand Heritage -the Sea on 11 Oct 1989.

40c- Windsurfing            80c -The Sea           $1.00 -Coastal Scene.

NZ 1990 TOURISM
NEW ZEALAND 1989- HERITAGE -THE SEA

Stamps on Yachting Events  – New Zealand – Sydney Hobart Race 2019

Stamps on Yachting Events  – New Zealand – Sydney Hobart Race 2019

New Zealand issued a set of stamps on Yachting Events on 02 Feb 1987.

40c- Southern Cross Cup -Cruising Yacht Club of Australia introduced this Yacht race off Sydney’s coast from 1967 to 2001.In 2001 conducted from Sydney to Hobart (Sydney Hobart Yacht Race 628 Nautical Miles).

2019 Sydney Hobart Race -Re-introduced in 2013 as Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and other races. The 2019 race starts on 26 Dec 2019 and it is the 75th Sydney Hobart Race. A wooden 10-metre yacht built in 1904 will be among the 164 Yachts that will take part in 2019 race and this Yacht named Katwinchar is the oldest vessel ever to take part in this race.

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NEW ZEALAND 1987 -YACHTING EVENTS -SOUTHERN CROSS CUP(SYDNEY HOBART RACE) & ADMIRAL’S CUP.