Beaches of Sri Lanka on Miniature Sheets -2010

Fantastic Beaches of Sri Lanka on Miniature Sheets -2010

Sri Lanka issued three miniature sheets on 07 Sep 2010. The theme was Sri Lanka’s Fantastic 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

 

 

Fantastic Beaches of Sri Lanka on Miniature Sheets -2010

Fantastic Beaches of Sri Lanka on Miniature Sheets -2010

Sri Lanka issued three miniature sheets and stamps on 07 Sep 2010. The theme was Sri Lanka’s Fantastic 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”

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.

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.

A FDC and Brochure is listed.

SRI LANKA FDC BEACHES
SRI LANKA FDC 2010 – FANTASTIC BEACHES
SRI LANKA BEACHES BROCHURE
SRI LANKA BEACHES BROCHURE

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

 

Stamps of Jersey 1983 – World Communications Year

Stamps of Jersey 1983 – World Communications Year

1983 was declared World Communications Year and it also marked 250th Birth Anniversary of Charles William Geyt, The first Postmaster of Jersey. Jersey issued a set of Five stamps which marked the career of Geyt.

8P – Geyt at  Minden -Charles Geyt ended his Military Career after having served with distinction at the Battle of Minden.

11p – London to Weymouth Mail Coach. The Mail was carried from London to Weymouth by Mail Coach and British Post Office was directed to institute a regular Packet service from Weymouth to ensure communications during a conflict with France.

24p – Mail packet Chesterfield repulses the French Privateers. Two ships “Rover” and “Royal Charlotte” were transferred from “Dover-Calais” run for use as Mail Packets. Royal Charlotte sailed with first mail for islands on 13 Feb 1794. Such vessels often ran into French Privateers.

26p- Mary Godfray at Hue Street Post Office – At first found the Postmaster Job very tough to handle all by himself. In 1798 Mary Godfray was hired to deliver the letters from Hue Street. She was the only letter carrier at that time. Post Office did not pay her but she was allowed to collect halfpenny for each letter delivered.

29p- Mail Steamer Leaves St Helier Harbour – The Little Mail Packets were replaced by Steamers in 1815.

A FDC with Five stamps is listed.

jersey 1983 comn
JERSEY FDC 1983 – MAIL TO JERSEY

Tourism Sites of Thailand on Stamps – 2004

Tourism Sites of Thailand on Stamps – 2004

Thailand issued a set of Five stamps on Tourism sites in Thailand under the theme “Unseen Thailand” on 28 Sep 2004. All are Three Baht stamps.

3.00 Baht -Khu Khut Waterfowl Park, Songkhla Province

3.00 Baht – Plant Market Khlong,15, Nakhon Nayok Province

3.00 Baht – Huppatad, Uthai Thani Province

3.00 Baht – Thai Muang Beach, Phanom Province

3.00 Baht – WildGaur of Khao Yai National Park, Nakhon Ratchasima Province.

A FDC with five stamps is listed.

thailand fdc unseen tourism
THAILAND FDC 2004 -UNSEEN THAILAND TOURISM SITES

Summertime Events on Stamps – Great Britain 1994

Summertime Events on Stamps – Great Britain 1994

Come Summer and a whole lot of sporting events take place in Great Britain which are captured on a set of five stamps issued by Great Britain on 02 Aug 1994. The Wimbledon with strawberries and Lord’s Cricket Test Match are great summertime events in Great Britain.

A First Day Cover is listed.

19p – Royal Welsh Agricultural Show Llanelwedd

25p – All England Tennis Championships Wimbledon.

30p – Cowes Week, Yacht Regatta

35p – Cricket Test Match at Lord’s

41p -Scottish Highland Games

FDC GB SUMMERTIME
FIRST DAY COVER GREAT BRITAIN 1994 -SUMMERTIME SPORTING EVENTS

 

 

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