Bhutan Aerogrammes -1989.

Bhutan Aerogrammes -1989.

Bhutan Post issued a 3.50 Nu Aerogramme possibly in 1989 as per cancellations studied by experts. The Aerogramme features a Bird and Flower in stamp design and an aeroplane over a mountain in cover design.

BHUTAN AEROGRAMME
BHUTAN AEROGRAMME 1989- Birds, Flowers & Mountains.

 

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Stamps on Four Sights -Sri Lanka Vesak 2013.

Buddha’s Birthday – Buddha Purnima -Vesak -Stamps of Sri Lanka 2013

Stampdigest wishes all its readers a Happy Buddha Purnima or Vesak on 19 May 2019.

Gautam Buddha’s Birthday is a holiday traditionally celebrated in East, South and South East Asia. It is based on Asian Lunisolar Calendars and is primarily celebrated in Baisakh month of Buddhist Calendar and Bikram Samvat of Hindu Calendar and that is why called Vesak. It also falls on full moon Uposotha day in 5th or 6th Lunar Month. It is also celebrated on the eighth day of the fourth month in the Chinese Lunar Calendar. The full moon is Purnima in Sanskrit and hence Buddha Purnima. It is celebrated in April, May or June based on Gregorian Calendar. In 2019 it is being celebrated on 19th May.

In 2013 Sri Lanka issued a set of four stamps and a miniature sheet to celebrate Vesak. The stamps feature incidents from the life of Young Prince Siddhartha (Gautam Buddha). He goes out of his Palace in a Chariot accompanied by his Charioteer Channa or Chandaka. These are referred to as Four sights which led Buddha to enlightenment.

SL Rupees 4.00 – Prince Siddhartha encountered an Old Man.

SL Rupees 5.00- Prince Siddhartha encountered a Diseased Man

SL Rupees 15.00- Prince Siddhartha encountered a decaying Corpse.

SL Rupees 50.00- Prince Siddharth encountered an Ascetic.

SRI LANKA VESAK 2013 RS4
SRI LANKA VESAK 2013 RS 4-Prince Siddhartha encountered an Old Man
SRI LANKA VESAK 2013 RS5
SRI LANKA VESAK 2013 RS 5-Prince Siddhartha encountered a Diseased Man

Stamps on Four Sights -Buddhism -Sri Lanka Stamps Vesak 2013

Buddha’s Birthday – Buddha Purnima -Vesak -Stamps of Sri Lanka 2013

Stampdigest wishes all its readers a Happy Buddha Purnima or Vesak on 19 May 2019.

Gautam Buddha’s Birthday is a holiday traditionally celebrated in East, South and South East Asia. It is based on Asian Lunisolar Calendars and is primarily celebrated in Baisakh month of Buddhist Calendar and Bikram Samvat of Hindu Calendar and that is why called Vesak. It also falls on full moon Uposotha day in 5th or 6th Lunar Month. It is also celebrated on the eighth day of the fourth month in the Chinese Lunar Calendar. The full moon is Purnima in Sanskrit and hence Buddha Purnima. It is celebrated in April, May or June based on Gregorian Calendar. In 2019 it is being celebrated on 19th May.

In 2013 Sri Lanka issued a set of four stamps and a miniature sheet to celebrate Vesak. The stamps feature incidents from the life of Young Prince Siddhartha (Gautam Buddha). He goes out of his Palace in a Chariot accompanied by his Charioteer Channa or Chandaka. These are referred to as Four sights which led Buddha to enlightenment.

SL Rupees 4.00 – Prince Siddhartha encountered an Old Man.

SL Rupees 5.00- Prince Siddhartha encountered a Diseased Man

SL Rupees 15.00- Prince Siddhartha encountered a decaying Corpse.

SL Rupees 50.00- Prince Siddharth encountered an Ascetic.

SRI LANKA VESAK 2013 RS 15
SRI LANKA VESAK 2013 RS 15-Prince Siddhartha encountered a decaying Corpse.
SRI LANKA VESAK 2013 RS 50
SRI LANKA VESAK 2013 RS 50-Prince Siddharth encountered an Ascetic.

 

 

 

 

Locomotives and Passenger Trains -East Germany 1983.

Locomotives and Passenger Trains -East Germany 1983.

The erstwhile German Democratic Republic or East Germany or DDR issued a set of stamps on Locomotives and passenger trains on 17 May 1983. Two stamps on Narrow Gauge railway in Germany were featured.

One set of a Se-tenant pair with Vignette is listed.

Oybin is a municipality in Saxony near Czech border. The scenic narrow gauge Zittau-Kurort Oybin/Kurort Jonsdorf railways runs from Oybin to Bertsdorf and from there to Jonsdorf and town of Zittau.

GDR RAILWAYS
GDR RAILWAYS 1983- ZITTAU-KURORT OYBIN

 

Spa-Francorchamps Circuit – Stamps of Belgium 1996.

Spa-Francorchamps Circuit – Stamps of Belgium 1996.

Belgium issued a set of stamps on 100th Anniversary of race in Spa. The Stamps were issued on 29 Jun 1996. The venue of Belgian Formula I Grand Prix is known as Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps. It is known as Spa. It lies in the towns of Francorchamps, Stavelot and Malmedy.

A 16 Belgian Franc stamp features Mercedes Benz W154 (1939).

BELGIUM CAR RACING
BELGIUM 1996 -SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS CIRCUIT

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

 

World Health Day – Miniature Sheet Bhutan 2010.

World Health Day – Miniature Sheet Bhutan 2010.

World Health Day is celebrated on 07 April every year. Bhutan commemorated World Health Day in 2010 by issuing a miniature sheet with six stamps of Nu 10 denomination. The theme of stamps was Urbanisation: A Challenge for Public Health.

BHUTAN MS WORLD HEALTH DAY
BHUTAN MS WORLD HEALTH DAY