Dresden Traffic Museum -Stamps of GDR 1977.

Dresden Traffic Museum -Stamps of GDR 1977.

The Dresden Traffic Museum is housed in the Johanneum in Neumarkt in Dresden .It was officially opened in 1956 and displays vehicles of all modes of transport like road, railways, air, shipping under one roof.

GDR/DDR issued a set of stamps on models displayed in Dresden Traffic museum on 13 Sep 1977.

5 Pf – Steam Locomotive “Muldenthal” 1861.  10 Pf- Electric Streetcar motorcoach 1896. 20 Pf – Engine Airplane 1909

 

GDR 77 TRANSPORT 1
GDR 1977 -DRESDEN TRAFFIC MUSEUM

Phanomobil Tricycle carriage 1924                       Steamboat 1837

GDR 77 DRESDEN TRAFFIC MUSEUM
GDR 1977- DRESDEN TRAFFIC MUSEUM
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Warsaw Cycling Society – Stamps of Poland 1986.

Warsaw Cycling Society – Stamps of Poland 1986.

Poland released a set of stamps to mark the Centenary of Warsaw Cycling Society on 19 Dec 1986.

10 Zl  – “Dynasty” seat of Union (1892-1937)     30 Zl -Karolina Kociecka (Cyclist)

50 Zl – Henryk Weiss (Cyclist and Motorist).

POLAND WARSAW CYCLING SOC
POLAND 1986 -CENTENARY WARSAW CYCLING SOCIETY.

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.

 

 

 

 

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

 

Miniature Sheet of Bangladesh 1999 – 125th Anniversary of UPU

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.

BANGLADESH UPU MS 125 YRS
BANGLADESH UPU MS 125 YEARS -1999