Stamps on Launch of POS Malaysia Berhad – Malaysia 1992.

Stamps on Launch of POS Malaysia Berhad – Malaysia 1992.

Postal Services were established in Malaysia in the 1800s in Straits Settlements, started in other parts from 1837 t0 1910. In 1913 the Malaysian Postal Union was formed. Till 1992 Malaysian Postal Services operated as a government department for almost 200 years. In 1992 it was transformed into a corporatised entity POS Malaysia Berhad.

A strip of Five stamps of 30c was released on 01 Jan 1992 to mark the inauguration of Post Office Corporation.

30c – Postman on Cycle     30c – Postman on Motorcycle         30c – Inner City Postal Van 30c- Industrial Postal Van   30c – Plane & Globe

MALAYSIA POS STROF 5
MALAYSIA POS 1992- STRIP OF 5
MALAYSIA POS PP CVR
MALAYSIA POS PRESENTATION PACK -1992
MALAYSIA POS PP
MALAYSIA POS PRESENTATION PACK
MALAYSIA PP BACK
MALAYSIA POS PP BACK COVER 1992
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Miniature Sheet HAFNIA 87 – Denmark 1987

Miniature Sheet HAFNIA 87 – Denmark 1987

Denmark issued a miniature sheet with a stamp to commemorate the International Stamp Exhibition HAFNIA 87 on 27 Aug 1987 at Copenhagen. It features 9125k Denmark Stamp, Steam Locomotive & Mail Wagon. The Souvenir sheet was sold only in combination with entrance -engraved by Czeslaw Slania. Print Quantity -228,648 and Face Value 45 Danish Kroner.

A FDC with the miniature sheet is listed.

DANMARK STAMP EX
DENMARK MS FDC 1987 – HAFNIA 87 INTERNATIONAL STAMP EXHIBITION.

Stamps on Wankel Engine– Germany – 2007.

Stamps on Wankel Engine– Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued stamp on 50th Anniversary of Wankel Engine on 02 Jan 2007. The design for this engine was developed by Felix Wankel.

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY WENKEL MOTOR
GERMANY 2007- WANKEL MOTOR ENGINE

Centenary of Scouting – EUROPA 2007 – Germany

Centenary of Scouting – EUROPA 2007 – Germany

The theme for EUROPA 2007 was Centenary of Scouting

Date of Issue 03 May 2007

45c- Hiking and Maps

FDC cancelled at Berlin is listed.

GERMANY EUROPA 2006
GERMANY 2007 -EUROPA -100 years of Scouting

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

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