Bicycles on Stamps – Great Britain -1978

Bicycles on Stamps – Great Britain -1978

1978 marked the Centenary of both the Cyclists Touring Club & and the British Cycling Federation. In 1878 the cyclists chose front wheels according to the length of their legs. By 1884 the low-built safety bicycle was attracting Women to cycling as a pastime. The 1920’s bicycles were mass produced and built for the comfort-gear case and rubber pneumatic tyres were common now. The design remained virtually unchanged or 75 years until First Moulton appeared in 1962.

Royal Mail issued a set of four stamps on Centenary of First Cycling Organisations.

9p – “Penny Farthing” & 1884 safety bicycle.

10.5p – 1920 Touring Bicycles.

11p – Modern small-wheel bicycles

13p -1978 road racers.

A FDC with the stamps is listed. The cancellation has a cycle wheel.

FDC GB CYCLING
FDC GB 1978 – CYCLING THROUGH THE CENTENARY

 

Stamps on Surfing – Australia 2013

Stamps on Surfing – Australia

Australia issued a set of Four stamps and and a minisheet on Surfing. The stamps feature

-Women surfers

-Poster of Surfer & shore

-Van on the beach

-Surfer on  crest of Wave.

AUS SURFING
AUSTRALIA PRESENTATION PACK ON SURFING -2013
AUS SURFING MS
MINIATURE SHEET ON SURFING -AUSTRALIA 2013
AUS SURFING B4
STAMPS OF AUSTRALIA ON SURFING -2013

Varkala Beach – Special Covers of India 2017

Varkala Beach – Special Covers of India 2017

Varkala Beach in Kerala is also known as Papanasham Beach .It is located in Varkala Thiruvananthapuram along Arabian Sea part of Indian Ocean. Papanasham means wash away sins.It is believed that a dip in Papanasham beach washes away all sins.

Varkal beach is the only beach in Southern Kerala where cliffs are adjacent to Arabian Sea. These tertiary sedimentary formation cliffs area unique geological feature and are known as Varkala Formation.

SPL CVR VARKALA
SPECIAL COVER VARKALA BEACH -KERALA -2017

A two thousand year old Janardana Swamy temple stands on cliffs overlooking the beach. Sivagiri mutt is also located on Sivagiri hills.

A Special cover was issued by Kerala Postal Circle on Varkala beach on 25 Jul 2017. The Cover and cancellation carry a beautiful illustration of the beach.

Cover No KL-23/2017.

 

Bangkok 1998 – 13th Asian Games- Stamps of Thailand

Bangkok 1998 – 13th Asian Games- Stamps of Thailand

The 13th Asian Games were held in Bangkok – Thailand from 06 Dec to 20 Dec 1998. A total of 6,554  Competitors from 41 Nations participated in 377 events in 36 Sports

A  set of Four stamps were released on 27 mar 1998. The stamps feature Shooting ,Gymnastics,Swimming & Wind Surfing.

 

A set of four stamps was issued as Charity stamps with surcharge on 06 Dec 1998.The stamps featured Field Hockey, Wrestling ,Rowing , Show Jumping.

Stamps on Adventure Sports – Indonesia 1980

Stamps on Adventure Sports – Indonesia 1980

Indonesia issued a set of three stamps on Adventure Sports on 21 Mar 1980. The sports featured on the stamps are White water rafting , Rock Climbing & Hang Gliding.

A FDC is listed.

FDC INDONESIA ADV SPORTS
STAMPS ON ADVENTURE SPORTS – INDONESIA 1980 – RAFTING, ROCK CLIMBING, HANG GLIDING

Aerogrammes of Australia on Adventure Sports -1983

Aerogrammes of Australia on Adventure Sports -1983

Australia has issued a set of Aerogrammes on adventure sports in 1983. The Sports featured are Parachuting, Hang Gliding and Wind Surfing.

AERO AUS SURFING
AEROGRAMME OF AUSTRALIA ON WIND SURFING
AERO AUS HANG GLIDING
AEROGRAMME OF AUSTRALIA ON HANG GLIDING
AERO AUS PARACHUTING
AEROGRAMME OF AUSTRALIA ON PARACHUTING