Malangatana Valente Ngwenya (6 Jun 1936-5 Jan 2011) was a Mozambican Painter and Poet. He exhibited under his name alone as Malangatana. Mozambique issued a set of Six stamps on London 80 International Stamp Exhibition. These stamps were issued on 06 May 1980 and featured paintings by Mozambican Painter Malangatana. The paintings featured on stamps are
The First Postage Stamp of World called Penny Black was issued on 06 May 1840. Kyrgyzstan issued a Miniature sheet with one stamp on 02 Jul 2015 to mark 175th Anniversary of Penny Black. The stamp has a face value of 250.00 Som. The print runs of the Miniature sheet was 10,000 only.
Landmarks of Kyrgyzstan Philately
-The First Postage stamp was issued on 04 Feb 1992.
-The first issue of Kyrgyz Express Post postage stamps was released on 10 Nov 2014.
A FDC with Penny Black Miniature sheet & Miniature Sheet of Kyrgyzstan are listed.
Finlandia88 was an International Philatelic Exhibition held in Helsinki from 01 to 12 JUN 1988. A Stamp Booklet was issued by Finland on this occasion.
The Booklet features a stamp on Agathon Karlovich Faberge (6 Feb 1876-20 Oct 1951) . He was a Russian Finnish renowned Philatelist born in St Petersburg and died in Helsinki. Rarities from his collection are featured on the stamp in the booklet. Buying the booklet also gave entrance to the exhibition (Price 30 Markka at that time).
The name Faberge is well known for skillfully made pieces of Jewellery some of which are featured on the cover of the booklet . Agathon’s grandfather Gustav Faberge opened a Jeweler’s shop in St Petersburg in 1842. The shop became renowned during the time of Carl Faberge, Agathon’s father, when the famous Easter eggs were created for the Czar’s Family (feature on Booklet) The Royal families of Europe and Asia also became clients of Faberge. Agathon was also the Gemmologist at the shop.
The First Postage Stamp of World called Penny Black was issued on 06 May 1840. Luxembourg issued a stamp on 22 Sep 2015 to mark 175th Anniversary of Penny Black.The stamp also features the 10 cent 1852 issue of Luxembourg on Guillaume III.
A FDC with Penny Black and Luxembourg issue of 1852 is listed.