Stamps on Famous People – EUROPA 1980 – Portugal

Stamps on Famous People – EUROPA 1980 – Portugal

The Theme for 1980 EUROPA stamps was famous people. 32 Countries of Europe issued 67 stamps. Portugal issued two stamps on 14 Apr 1980 on famous people. The explorers featured on Stamps are

16$ – Serpa Pinto (1846-1900). He was Portuguese explorer of Africa.

60$ – Vasco -De-Gama (1469-1524) .He was the first explorer who navigated from Portugal around Cape of Good Hope to India.

A Sheetlet with two se-tenant pairs is listed.

PORTUGAL EUROPA 1980 FAMOUS PEOPLE VASCO
PORTUGAL EUROPA 1980 FAMOUS PEOPLE – VASCO de GAMA & SERPA PINTO

 

Stamps on Tourism by Israel -1989

Stamps on Tourism by Israel -1989

Israel issued four stamps on Tourism on 12 Mar 1989. The stamps feature Sea destinations of Israel.

40 agora – Red Sea       60 agora – Dead Sea    70 agora -Mediterranean Sea

1.7 Shekel – Sea of Galilea.

ISRAEL TOURISM
STAMPS OF ISRAEL ON TOURISM 1989

Stamps on Tourism – Beaches of Bangladesh 1980

Stamps on Tourism – Beaches of Bangladesh 1980

A World Tourism Conference was held in 1980 in Manila. Bangladesh issued a miniature sheet and two se-tenant stamps on Beaches of Bangladesh on 27 Sep 1980.

BANGLADESH TOURISM DAY BEACHES
BANGLADESH TOURISM DAY BEACHES -1980

Slovenia stamps on Traditional Costumes

Slovenia stamps on Traditional Costumes

Slovenia has been issuing stamps on Traditional costumes every year on different regions.We are listing a few of them.

30 Jan 2009 – National Costume from Bela Krajina. This region lies in the far south-east of Slovenia, along the river Kolpa and bordering Croatia. It is famous for white birches and white national costumes. It is Pannonian type costumes.

29 Jan 2010 – Costumes of Prekmurje region. It is the northernmost corner of Slovenia lies along river Mura. The Costumes of this region are Pannonian type -white linen fabric.

SLOVENIA COSTUMES
SLOVENIA COSTUMES on STAMPS -PANNONIAN TYPE-2009-10

 

Miniature Sheet on World Cities Hong Kong – San Marino 1997

Miniature Sheet on World Cities Hong Kong – San Marino 1997

San Marino issued a miniature sheet on the theme World Cities . The Miniature sheet was issued on 12 Feb 1997 and featured Hong Kong as it was in 1897 and now in 1997.

SAN MARINO 1997 WORLD CITIES HK
SAN MARINO 1997 WORLD CITIES HONG KONG

Beaches of Sri Lanka on Miniature Sheets -2010

Beaches of Sri Lanka on Miniature Sheets -2010

Sri Lanka issued three miniature sheets on 07 Sep 2010. The theme was Sri Lanka’s beaches and these stamps were issued as part of Visit Sri Lanka Stamp series. Each miniature sheet was priced at  100 Sri Lankan rupees but the Face value of stamps was different.

15 SLR – Pasikdudah Beach. It is located 30 Kilometers north-west of Batticaloa. Pasikuda means “green-algae-bay”

SRI LANKA BEACH MS RS 15
MINIATURE SHEET SRI LANKA -PASIKUDA BEACH -2010

25 SLR – Trincomalee Beach – Major Port City on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka, it lies south of Jaffna and North of Batticaloa. Centre of Tamil Culture and Dutch history.

SRI LANKA TRINCOMALEE BEACH
MINIATURE SHEET SRI LANKA 2010 – TRINCOMALEE BEACH

40 SLR -Arugam Bay Beach – It is located in Southeast Sri Lanka in Batticaloa District near Pottuvil town. It also gateway to Yala East National park.

SRI LANKA BEACH RS 40
MINIATURE SHEET SRI LANKA 2010 -ARUGAM BAY BEACH

 

 

Stamps on Rose Blanche Lighthouse – Canada 1985.

Stamps on Rose Blanche Lighthouse – Canada 1985.

Rose Blanche lighthouse guides fishing vessels through the torrent waters along the jagged Newfoundland coast  A stamp was issued on 03 Oct 1985 on this Lighthouse.

FDC CANADA LIGHT HOUSE ROSE
FDC CANADA ROSE BLANCHE LIGHTHOUSE 1985