Stamps on Waterfalls  – Zimbabwe 1980.

Stamps on Waterfalls  – Zimbabwe 1980.

Zimbabwe issued a set of stamps on Waterfalls on 18 April 1980 & 14 Mar 1983.

21c – Odzani Falls             25c – Goba Falls ( Located in Mashonaland East)

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ZIMBABWE 1980-WATERFALLS

30c -Inyangombi Falls                             40c – Bundi Falls (Located in eastern Zimbabwe on Zimbabwe -Mozambique border)

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ZIMBABWE 1980-WATERFALLS

Stamps on Hotels & Lodgings – Trinidad & Tobago 1994.

Stamps on Hotels & Lodgings – Trinidad & Tobago 1994.

Trinidad & Tobago issued a set of Stamps on Orchids on 10 Aug 1994

$3 – ML’s Bed & Breakfast          $3 – Trinidad Hilton

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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1994-HOTELS & LODGINGS

Stamps on Hotels – Trinidad & Tobago 1978.

Stamps on Hotels – Trinidad & Tobago 1978.

Trinidad & Tobago issued a set of Stamps on Hotels on 17 Jan 1978

6c – Robinson Crusoe Hotel Tobago       15c -Turtle Beach Hotel

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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1978-HOTELS

25c – Mount Irvine Hotel Tobago          70c – Beach Facilities, Mt Irvine Hotel

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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1978 -HOTELS

Bottle Shaped Stamp – Angostura -Trinidad & Tobago 2000.

Bottle Shaped Stamp – Angostura -Trinidad & Tobago 2000.

Trinidad & Tobago issued a bottle-shaped stamp on 27 Jan 2000 to mark 175th Anniversary of Angostura Bitters.

Angostura Aromatic Bitters was started in 1824 by Dr Johann Siegert. It was bitters used as medicinal Tincture to alleviate stomach ailments. Angostura is a town in Venezuela. DrSiegert served as Surgeon General in Simon Bolivar’s Army moving to Angostura , Venezuela from Germany in 1820. In 1870s Dr Siegert sons migrated to Trinidad and one of them Don Carlos Siegert pioneered the brand Angostura Bitters as an integral ingredient in cocktails and food.

In this hour of challenging times when we are combating COVID19 Angostura has created and donating hand sanitizers to fight COVID19.

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TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 2000- ANGOSTURA BITTERS – BOTTLE STAMP.

Stamps on Ludwig von Beethoven -Maldives 1977

Stamps on Ludwig von Beethoven -Maldives 1977

Ludwig von Beethoven (17 Sep 1770- 26 Mar 1827) was a German composer and Pianist. He was born in Bonn and died in Vienna. He remains one of the most recognised and influential composers. His best-known compositions include 9 Symphonies,5 Piano Concertos, 1 Violin Concerto, 32 Piano Sonatas, 16 string quartets, a Mass the Missa Solemnis and an Opera Fidelio.

He worked with Neefe as assistant Court organist in Bonn between 1783 to 1785 In 1786 he moved to Vienna. In 2020 we are also celebrating his 200th Birth Anniversary

The Maldives issued a set of four stamps on 26 Mar 1977 to mark his 150th Death Anniversary.

1L-Beethoven as Court Organist in Bonn in 1785.    2L – Moonlight Sonata & Portrait.

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MALDIVES 1977 -BEETHOVEN.

3L- Goethe & Beethoven at Teplitz                 4L – Beethoven 1815 & his string instruments

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MALDIVES 1977-BEETHOVEN

Thailand  Postcards – EURO 2012 Souvenir Postcards 1972-80 Winners.

Thailand  Postcards – EURO 2012 Souvenir Postcards

The 2012 EURO Cup was hosted by Poland & Ukraine from 08 Jun to 01 July 2012. It was the 14th edition of EURO Cup, the first being in 1960.

Thailand Post planned to issue 210 million Lucky-draw Postcards of Two Baht each asking Soccer fans to guess who will win the final of 2012 EURO Cup. It offered 40 million Baht in prize money in a joint campaign with a local mass-circulation local daily newspaper.

There were 16 different Postcard in the set. . Two postcards were blank to predict the 2014 Winners. Each of the 13 Postcards was unique as they featured the Winner Country’s name, Flag and Year of winning theEURO Cup.

1972- Hosted by Belgium. West Germany beat USSR 5-3 to win the 1972 EURO Championships. Belgium beat Hungary 2-1 to win third place.

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THAILAND PC 2012- EURO 1972 WINNERS GERMANY.

1976 – Hosted by Yugoslavia. Czechoslovakia beat West Germany beat USSR 3-0 to win the 1976 EURO Championships. The Netherlands beat Yugoslavia 3-2 to win third place.

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THAILAND PC 2012- EURO 1976 WINNERS CZECHOSLOVAKIA.

1980 – Hosted by Italy. West Germany beat Belgium 2-1 to win the 1980 EURO Championships. Czechoslovakia beat Italy 9-8 to win third place.

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THAILAND PC 2012 -EURO 1980 WINNERS GERMANY.

 

Thailand  Postcards – EURO 2012 Souvenir Postcards.

Thailand  Postcards – EURO 2012 Souvenir Postcards

The 2012 EURO Cup was hosted by Poland & Ukraine from 08 Jun to 01 July 2012. It was the 14th edition of EURO Cup, the first being in 1960.

Thailand Post planned to issue 210 million Lucky-draw Postcards of Two Baht each asking Soccer fans to guess who will win the final of 2012 EURO Cup. It offered 40 million Baht in prize money in a joint campaign with a local mass-circulation local daily newspaper.

There were 16 different Postcard in the set. . Two postcards were blank to predict the 2014 Winners. Each of the 13 Postcards was unique as they featured the Winner Country’s name, Flag and Year of winning theEURO Cup.

1960 – Hosted by France. USSR beat Yugoslavia 2-1 to win the Inaugural Championships. Czechoslovakia beat France 2-0 to win third place.

THAILAND PCEURO 1960
THAILAND PC 2012 -EURO 1960 WINNERS USSR

1964 -Hosted by Spain.  Spain beat USSR  2-1 to win the 1964 Championships. Hungary beat Denmark 3-1 to win third place.

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THAILAND PC 2012 -EURO 1964 WINNERS SPAIN.

 

1968 – Hosted by Italy. Italy beat Yugoslavia 2-0 in the Finals. England beat USSR 2-0 to win Third Place.

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THAILAND PC 2012 -EURO 1968 WINNERS ITALY.