Stamps on Alishan Forest railway – Taiwan (ROC) – 1992
Alishan Forest railway is an 86 Km network of narrow gauge railways running through mountain resort of Alishan in Chiayi county of Taiwan. The railways originally constructed for logging of Cypress and Taiwania wood by Japanese Imperial Government in 1912 has now become a tourist attraction with its unique Z-shaped switchbacks, over 50 tunnels and 77 wooden bridges. The main line originally ran from Chiayi ( elevation 30m) to Alishan (2216m).
Taiwan (ROC) issued two stamps on Alishan Forest railway on 05 Nov 1992. It features a Steam engine (5 NT$ stamp) and a Diesel Locomotive ( 15 NT$ stamp).
Miniature Sheet of Bangladesh 1999 – 125th Anniversary of UPU
Bangladesh issued a miniature sheet of Four stamps to commemorate 125th Anniversary of UPU. The Miniature sheet was issued on 09 Oct 1999 (World Post Day). It features UPU emblem, A Dak runner, Postal Transport like Postal Van, Motorcycle, MailBoat, Airmail, Railway Mail and Sea Mail.
Monte Carlo Car Rally is a Car Rally organised by Monaco Automobile Club. It was started in 1911 and won by Henri Rougier in a Turcat-Mery 25 hp. Monaco issued a stamp on 22 May 1986 to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Monte-Carlo Car Rally. It features Henri Rougier & Turcat-Mery. 130,110 stamps were printed.
Argentina issued a miniature sheet with four stamps to mark the Espamer 91 Stamp exhibition – Spain & Latin American Philatelic exhibition. The Miniature sheet was issued on 04 May 1991. The theme of the sheet was Racing Drivers. The Car racing drivers featured on stamps are
Juan Manuel Fangio (1911-1995) was an Argentine racing car driver who was also nicknamed “The Master”. He dominated the first-decade formula 1 and won Five World Drivers Championship titles. He is the only Argentine to have won Argentina Grand Prix -he won it four times.
Juan Manuel Bordeau (1934-1990)- A protege of Juan Manuel Fangio, he was an Argentine racing driver. Due to an accident could not take part in Formula 1 Racing.
Carlos Alberto Reutemann (born 1942) – He is a former Formula 1 racing driver from Argentina. He won 12 Formula 1 Grand Prix races between 1972 and 1982 with six Poles. Now a Politician.
Oscar & Juan Galvez- Argentine racing car drivers and brothers on whose names the Buenos Aires Motor racing Circuit is named.