EUROPA 2004 – Vacations – Stamps of Norway.

EUROPA 2004 – Vacations – Stamps of Norway.

The theme for 2004 EUROPA stamps was Vacations /Holidays. Norway issued a stamp on EUROPA on this theme featuring Cycling on the Lofoten. The 6.00 Kroner stamp was issued on 26 Mar 2004.

NORWAY HOLIDAYS
NORWAY EUROPA 2004 -VACATIONS -CYCLING IN THE LOFOTEN
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Living Together Cartoons on Stamps – Australia 1988.

Living Together Cartoons on Stamps – Australia 1988.

Australia issued a set of  26 stamps by 26 cartoonists on Living together cartoons. The stamps were issued on 17 Feb 1988 and 16 Mar 1988. A FDC with six stamps from 2nd issue released on 16 Mar 1988 is listed.

1c – Religion -Churches,Mosque,Angels     5c – Parliament-Flags,candles    40c- Recreation – Bicycles       65c – Telecommunications .    75c – Visual Art, Hands        95c -Law, Animals.

AUSTRALIA FDC LIVING TOGETHER
AUSTRALIA FDC 1988 – LIVING TOGETHER

 

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 02 Aug 1978 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 Motor Sports in Isle of Man -1988

Stamps on Motor Sports in Isle of Man -1988

A set of Four stamps on Motor sports in Isle of Man was issued on 10 Feb 1988. The first motor sport trials were held in 1904 in Isle of Man.1988 marks the 25th anniversary of Manx International Rally.

The details are

13p – Vauxhall Opel & Russel Brookes – The first Manx Rally was held in 1963. Russel Brookes of Britain won Manx rally in 1979 & 1985.

26p – Ford Escort & Ari Vatanen – Manx Rally gained international status and in 1976 ace Finnish Driver Ari Vatanen won the Manx rally and he later went on to become World Champion.

31p – Repco March 761 & Terry Smith – The hill Climb race on TT course is an annual event since 1973. Terry Smith from Avon set a record of 61.35 seconds in 1980 features on the stamp.

34p –Williams Honda & Nigel Mansell – Nigel Mansell British Formula I driver made Isle of  Man his second home. He won the 1985 and 1987 British Formula I Grand Prix with the Williams Honda team and nine Grand Prix wins and Constructors Championships for Williams Honda in 1986 was highlight of  Mansell’s career.

FDC IOM MOTOR SPORTS 1988
FDC IOM MOTOR SPORTS 1988

 

Stamps on Motorcycle -Hong Kong China 2006

Stamps on Motorcycle -Hong Kong 2006

Hong Kong issued a stamp on Hong Kong Police Force versatile Traffic Police Motorcycle on 19 Oct 2006.

HONG KONG MC
HONG KONG TRAFFIC POLICE PATROL MOTORCYCLE -2006

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Sports Events

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Sports Events

The 15th Asian Games were held in Doha – Qatar  from 01 Dec to 15 Dec 2006 . A total of 9,520 Competitors from 45 Nations participated in 424 events in 39 Sports.

Qatar  released a set of four stamps on 01 Dec  2016 to mark the 15th Asian Games.The Sports events were Table Tennis, Women’s Volleyball,Football,Orry Cycling & Orry playing Football.

A First Day Cover is also Listed.

2006 ASIAD SPORTS EVENTS
STAMPS OF QATAR -2006 DOHA ASIAN GAMES -TABLE TENNIS & VOLLEYBALL
2006 ASIAD SPORTS1
STAMPS OF QATAR -2006 DOHA ASIAN GAMES – ORRY & SPORTS EVENTS
2006 ASIAD FDC QATAR
FIRST DAY COVER QATAR -DOHA ASIAN GAMES 2006 – TABLE TENNIS,CYCLING.VOLLEYBALL,FOOTBALL

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Sports Venues

Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Sports Venues

The 15th Asian Games were held in Doha – Qatar  from 01 Dec to 15 Dec 2006 . A total of 9,520 Competitors from 45 Nations participated in 424 events in 39 Sports.

Qatar  released a set of four stamps on 15 Nov 2016 to mark the 15th Asian Games.The stamps featured the Venues of the games –

Athletes Village,

Khalifa Stadium – Main Stadium, Athletics ,Capacity 50,000

Aspire Dome – Badminton ,Cycling, Gymnastics,Kabaddi ,Wrestling

Al Dana Club.- Bodybuilding,Chess, Weightlifting

2006 ASIAD STADIUMS
2006 ASIAD DOHA – STAMPS OF QATAR -AL DANA CLUB & KHALIFA STADIUM
2006 ASIAD STADIUMS
2006 DOHA ASIAN GAMES -STAMPS OF QATAR – ATHLETES VILLAGE & ASPIRE DOME