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
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Bridges in Bhutan – Miniature Sheet Bhutan 2005.

Bridges in Bhutan – Miniature Sheet Bhutan 2005.

Bhutan issued a miniature sheet on Bridges in Bhutan on 09 Oct 2005. It contained six stamps. The Bridges featured on stamps are

10 Nu -Wachy Bridge

10 Nu – Chain Bridge.

10 Nu – Wooden Cantilever Bridge Paro

20 Nu – Mo Chu Bridge

20 Nu -Langjo Bridge Thimphu

20 Nu – Punatshang Chu Bridge

BHUTAN BRIDGE MS 2005
BHUTAN BRIDGES MS 2005

Stamps on Cities of Switzerland – 2014

Stamps on Cities of Switzerland – 2014

Switzerland issued a set of three stamps on Cities of Switzerland on 08 May 2014. The Cities featured on stamps are

Sankt Gallen – It is a city south of Lake Constance in Northeastern Switzerland. It is home to Baroque style architectural Abbey of St Gall.

Lucerne -Known for its snowcapped mountains aroundLake Lucerne, Medieval architecture and Chapel Bridge which links Altstadt (Old Town) to River Reuss’s right bank.

Lugano- The city stands on northern shore of Lake Lugano and is located in Southern Switzerland’s Italian speaking Ticino region.

A FDC with the stamps is listed.

switzerland fdc cities
SWITZERLAND FDC 2014 – CITIES OF SWITZERLAND – SANKT GALLEN , LUCERNE,& LUGANO

 

Miniature Sheet Suez Crossing – Egypt 1998

Miniature Sheet Suez Crossing – Egypt 1998

Operation Badr 1973 was the code name for Egyptian Military Operation to cross the Suez Canal and seize the Bar-Lev line of fortifications on 06 Oct 1973. In conjunction with Syrian attack on Golan Heights, this marked the start of Yom Kippur War. This Suez Crossing surprised the Israelis and is one of the most read and most famous battles ever fought.

Egypt issued an Imperf Miniature Sheet on 06 Oct 1998 to mark 25th Anniversary of Suez Canal Crossing.

EGYPT MS SUEZ
EGYPT MS SUEZ CANAL CROSSING 1998

Stamps on Trains – Indonesia 2013

Stamps on Trains – Indonesia 2013

Indonesia issued a miniature sheet (Rupiah 10000) on National Stamp Exhibition Panfila Bandung 2013. It featured the Bandung Bridge and a train on the Bridge. The Miniature Sheet was issued on 25 Sep 2013.

INDONESIA RAILWAY MS
INDONESIA RAILWAY MS 2013

Joint Issue Canada -USA – St Lawrence Seaway 1984.

Joint Issue Canada -USA – St Lawrence Seaway 1984.

0n 26 June 1959, the St Lawrence Seaway was officially opened . Present at the dedication ceremonies held at St-Lambert, Quebec was Queen Elisabeth II, Prince Phillip, President Dwight D Eisenhower and Prime Minister John G Diefenbaker.

St Lawrence is a joint Canada-USA project composed of locks, canals, Channels and hydroelectric power dams. it permits ocean-going vessels to travel from the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes ofNorth America as far inland as the Western end of Lake Superior. The seaway is named after St Lawrence River which flows from Lake Ontario to the Atlantic Ocean.

Canada and USA issued a stamp each on 26 Jun 1984 to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of St Lawrence Seaway. A First Day cover with the Canadian Stamp of 32 cents cancelled at Cornwall and a 20c USA stamp cancelled at New York is listed. The FDC also features photographs of 1959 Inaugural Function

FDC CANADA ST LAWRENCE
FDC CANADA-USA JOINT ISSUE- 25TH ANNIVERSARY ST LAWRENCE SEAWAY 1984

Bridges on Stamps – Bosnia & Herzegovina – EUROPA 2018

Bridges on Stamps – Bosnia & Herzegovina – EUROPA 2018

The Theme for EUROPA 2018 is Bridges. Bosnia and Herzegovina issued a set of two stamps and a miniature sheet on 27 Apr 2018 on Bridges.

The Bridges featured on stamps are

Bridge in Visegrad – Mehmed Pasa Sokolovic Bridge  over Drina river constructed in 1577.

Bridge in Trebinje -Arslanagic Bridge  or Hajdar -Begova Cuprija double backed structure built under the directions of Grand Visier Mehmed Pasa Sokolovic in 1574.

EUROPA 2018 - BRIDGES =BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA
EUROPA 2018 – BRIDGES =BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA