The Benefits of Stamp Collecting – Stamps of Spain 1999.

The Benefits of Stamp Collecting – Stamps of Spain 1999.

Spain issued a set of 12 stamps on 13Oct 1999 under the theme School Stamps -The Benefits of Stamp collecting. All 20 Pta stamps. The themes on stamps are

20 Pta- Sello The inseparable companion.

20 Pta-“We Complete 150 Years” First Spanish Stamp 1850.

20 Pta- “We Cover the World” Stamp watching airliner over the city.

20 Pta- “We arrive together.Postman delivering letters.

20 Pta- “Write to me”. Stamp writing a letter.

20 Pta- “Love reading” .Stamp reading a book.

20 Pta- “Long Live Nature”. Stamp with Bird, Butterfly & Fish

20 Pta- “We Show you our Heritage”.Stamp showing monuments

20 Pta- “We bring you closer to Art”.Stamp painting a picture.

20 Pta- “We Play with You”.Stamp with Football, Tennis racquet and Sailboard.

20 Pta- “We feel Music” Stamp with musical instruments.

20 Pta-“And you can collect us too”. Stamp with 40c stamp & magnifying glass.

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SPAIN PHILATELY MS 1999- The Benefits of Stamp Collecting.
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Bhutan Miniature Sheet -Golden Jubilee Bhutan Post 2012.

Bhutan Miniature Sheet -Golden Jubilee Bhutan Post 2012.

Bhutan Post issued a Miniature Sheet with six stamps each of 20 Nu Denomination on 10 Oct 2012 to commemorate Golden Jubilee of Bhutan Post. The stamps feature a reproduction of old Bhutan stamps.

BHUTAN GOLDEN JUB BHUTAN POST MS
BHUTAN 2012- GOLDEN JUBILEE BHUTAN POST MINIATURE SHEET

Bhutan used cover -Rowland Hill -1980

Bhutan used cover -Rowland Hill -1980

Bank of Bhutan sent a Registered Cover from Phuntsholing Post Office (Bhutan)to Asansol (India). A 10 Nu stamp issued by Bhutan on 15 Mar 1980 has been used. The stamp was issued to commemorate 100th Death Anniversary of Sir Rowland Hill (1795-1879). It is difficult to find such used covers.

BHUTAN REGD CVR PLING
BHUTAN REGD CVR PHUNTSHOLING POST OFFICE BHUTAN
BHUTAN REGD CVR PLING R HILL STAMP
BHUTAN REGD COVER PHUNTSHOLING POST OFFICE -ROWLAND HILL STAMP

 

Paintings by Malangatana -Mozambique 1980.

Paintings by Malangatana -Mozambique 1980.

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

50c- “Heads” by Malangatana

1.50 E – “Market” by Moises Simbine.

3.00 E – “Heads with Helmets” by Malangatana.

5.00 E – “Women with Goods” by Machiana

7.50 E – “Crowds with Masks” by Malangatana.

12.50 E – ” Man & Woman with Spear” by Mankeu.

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MOZAMBIQUE PAINTINGS BY MALANGATANA 1980
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MOZAMBIQUE PAINTINGS BY MALANGATANA 1980

 

 

Stamps of Barbuda 1979 – 100th Death Anniversary Rowland Hill

Stamps of Barbuda 1979 – 100th Death Anniversary Rowland Hill

Barbuda issued a set of four stamps to mark the 100th Death Anniversary of Sir Rowland Hill. The stamps and a miniature sheet was issued on 04 Apr 1979.

75c – Sir Rowland Hill (1795-1879)

95c – Mail Coach 1840

1.25$ – First Pillar Box in London 1855

2.00$ – St Martins Le Grand Post Office London

Four Miniature Sheets are listed.

BARBUDA MS R HILL 75C
BARBUDA MS 1979 – SIR ROWLAND HILL
BARBUDA MS R HILL 95C
BARBUDA MS 1979 – MAIL COACH 1840
BARBUDA MS R HILL 1.25
BARBUDA MS 1979 – FIRST PILLAR BOX OF LONDON 1855
BARBUDA MS R HILL 2,00
BARBUDA MS 1979 ST MARTINS LE GRAND POST OFFICE LONDON

Penny Black @175 – Stamps of Kyrgyzstan -2015

Penny Black @175 – Stamps of Kyrgyzstan -2015

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.

FDC KRYGY PENNY BLACK 175
FDC KYRGYZ EXPRESS POST 2015 – PENNY BLACK 175TH ANNIVERSARY MINIATURE SHEET
KYRGYZSTAN MS 175TH ANNIVERSARY PENNY BLACK
KYRGYZSTAN MS 175TH ANNIVERSARY PENNY BLACK -2015

Finlandia88 Faberge Stamp Booklet -Finland 1988

Finlandia88 Faberge Stamp Booklet -Finland 1988

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.

FINLANDIA BOOKLET STAMPS
FINLANDIA BOOKLET STAMPS FINLAND 1988 – AGATHON FABERGE AND RARITIES FROM HIS COLLECTION
FINLANDIA BOOKLET FRONT
FINLANDIA BOOKLET FRONT COVER -EASTER EGG JEWELLERY – ENTRANCE TICKET TO FINLANDIA
FINLANDIA BOOKLET BACK
FINLANDIA BOOKLET BACK COVER -EASTER EGG JEWELLERY