USA Coral Reefs – Stamps 1980.

USA Coral Reefs – Stamps 1980.

The USA issued a set of four 15c se-tenant stamps on Coral Reefs on 26 Aug 1980.

US CORAL REEFS
US CORAL REEFS 1980.

15c –  Grooved Brain Coral, Boulder Brain Coral, Beaugregory Damselfish (US Virgin Islands).

15c – Chalice Coral, Moorish Idol (American Samoa).

15c – Elkhorn Coral, Atlantic Porkfish (Florida).

15c – Finger Coral, Sabertooth Blenny (Hawaii).

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Centenary of Guernsey Yacht Club – Stamps of Guernsey 1991.

Centenary of Guernsey Yacht Club – Stamps of Guernsey 1991.

The Guernsey Yacht club was granted Board of Trade Warrant on 12 Nov 1890 and first regatta was held on 15 Jul 1891. Guernsey Post Office issued a miniature and five stamps to commemorate the Centenary of Guernsey Yacht Club on 02 July 1991. The stamps feature the following.

15 p- Guernsey Sailing Trust.

21 p – Guernsey Regatta.

GUERNSEY YACHT 2V
GUERNSEY YACHT CLUB CENTENARY 1991.

26 P – Channel Islands Challenge-Handicap race between Guernsey and Jersey.

31 p – Rolex Swan Regatta- Bi-ennial event held since 1987 and is a European regatta.

37 p – Old Gaffers Association.

GUERNSEY YACHT 3V
GUERNSEY YACHT CLUB CENTENARY 1991.
GUERNSEY SAILING PP FRONT
GUERNSEY YACHT CLUB CENTENARY.

Weiszsee Salzburg -Landscapes of Austria 1982

Weiszsee Salzburg -Landscapes of Austria 1982

Weiszsee means “White Lake”.It is a mountain Lake at 11,400 feet beside the Kaunertal Glacier road in Tyrol, Austria.

Austria issued a 14 sh stamp on Weiszsee in Salzburg on 27 Jan 1982 under the Landscapes series. A FDC is listed.

AUSTRIA FDC ARCHI 1982
AUSTRIA FDC 1982-WEISZSEE SALZBURG-WHITE LAKE

 

Villach-Perau -Landscapes of Austria 1977

Villach-Perau -Landscapes of Austria 1977

Villach is the seventh largest city of Austria and second largest city of the federal state of Carinthia. It is located along the Drava river near the Italian & Slovenian borders. It is the gateway to Villach Alps and the beautiful lakes Faak and Ossiach.

Austria issued a 6.50sh stamp on this Villach-Perau on 12 May 1977 under the Landscapes series. A FDC is listed.

AUSTRIA FDC ARCHI 1977
AUSTRIA FDC 1977-VILLACH LANDSCAPE

Slender West Lake & Leman Lake – Joint Issue China and Switzerland 1998.

Slender West Lake & Leman Lake – Joint Issue China and Switzerland 1998.

China and Switzerland established diplomatic relations in 1950. China and Switzerland jointly issued stamps on 25 Nov 1998. The theme of stamps was lakes.

China -50 renminbi – The Chillon Castle and Leman Lake Geneva

China -540 renminbi – The Slender west lake and Twenty-four bridge -Yangzhou China.

Switzerland -20 c – The Slender west lake and Twenty-four bridge -Yangzhou China

Switzerland -70c – The Chillon Castle and Leman Lake Geneva

A First Day Cover of China is listed with a 20c stamp of Switzerland and 50 renminbi stamp of China. The cancellations are of respective countries.

FDC CHINA SWITZERLAND
CHINA FDC 1998 – LEMAN AND SLENDER WEST LAKE.CHINA SWITZERLAND JOINT ISSUE

UNESCO World Heritage Sites -Geirangerfjord Norway 2005.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites -Geirangerfjord Norway 2005.

Geirangerfjord is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Norway. A fjord or fiord is a long narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs and created by glaciers. The Geirangerfjord is a fjord in Sunnmore region of Norway. It is surrounded by majestic, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush green vegetation. It is one of the most spectacular sites in the World.

Norway issued a stamp on this heritage site on 15 Apr 2005. The stamp features the scenic outpost Ornesvingen at Geirangerfjord.

NORWAY GORGE SCENE
NORWAY 2005 -UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE GEIRANGERFJORD.

Third South Pacific Games – Souvenir Booklet Papua New Guinea 1969.

Third South Pacific Games – Souvenir Booklet Papua New Guinea 1969.

The Pacific Games (earlier called South Pacific Games) are held every four years for countries around the South Pacific Ocean. The First Games were held in 1963 and the sixteenth edition will be held in Apia Samoa in July 2019.

The Third South Pacific Games were held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea from 13-25 Aug 1969. Papua New Guinea issued a set of three stamps to mark the games. The stamps were issued on 13 Aug 1969. The stamp features “Fireball” Class Sailboat.A Souvenir Booklet issued is listed.

5c – “Fireball” Class Sailboat

10c -Swimming Pool

20c – Games Arena Konedobu

PNG 3RD S PAC GAMES BKLET
PAPUA NEW GUINEA SOUVENIR BOOKLET 1969- 3RD SOUTH PACIFIC GAMES.
PNG 3RD S PAC GAMES BKLET FRONT
PAPUA NEW GUINEA SOUVENIR BOOKLET 1969- 3RD SOUTH PACIFIC GAMES.