Stamps on Birds – Sri Lanka 1987

Stamps on Birds – Sri Lanka 1987

Sri Lanka issued a set of Four stamps on Birds on 18 May 1987 .One miniature sheet was also issued. The Birds featured on stamps are

0.50 Cents – Layard’s Parakeet

1.00 Rupee – Legge’s Flowerpecker and White throated Flowerpecker

5.00 Rupee – White Headed  Starling

10.00 Rupee – Orange Billed Babler.

FDC SL BIRDS 87
FDC Sri Lanka 1987 – Birds – Parakeet, Flowerpecker, Starling & Babbler

Palaces on Stamps -4th Definitive Series Russia 2003

Palaces on Stamps -4th Definitive Series Russia 2003

Russia brought out the 4th Definitive series in 2003 featuring Palaces . Two stamps on are listed

1.00 r -Ostankino Palace   – It is a former residence and private opera theatre Sheremetev family located north of Moscow.It was built between 1792-98.

1.50 r – Gatchinsky Palace It is a palace in Gatchina in Leningrad oblast. It was built from 1766 to 1781 by Antonio Rinaldi for Count Grigori Orlov. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

RUSSIA MONUMENTS
Palaces of Russia -4th Definitive Series of Russia -2003

World Culture Heritage in Russia – Miniature Sheets of Russia 2008

World Culture Heritage in Russia – Miniature Sheets of Russia 2008

Russia issued a miniature sheet on the theme “World Culture Heritage in Russia” on 31 Jul  2008.The miniature sheet contains three stamps . The Buildings featuring on the stamps are

10 r – Church of Preobrazheniya Gospodnya

10 r – Bell Tower of Kizhsky  Churchyard

10 r – Church of Pokrova Presvyatoj Bogoroditsy

RUSSIA MS WORLD HERITAGE
RUSSIA MS WORLD CULTURAL HERITAGE 2008

The First Russian Lorries – Stamps of Russia 2007

The First Russian Lorries – Stamps of Russia 2007

Russia issued a set of three stamps on the First Russian Lorries . The stamps were released on 25 Oct 2007. The Lorries featured on stamps are

8r- AMO-F_15 (1924) ,   8r- GAZ (AA)-MM -1932   ,    8r- Z15-5V (1942)

RUSSIA LORRIES
STAMPS OF RUSSIA 2007 – FIRST RUSSIAN LORRIES

Coins of Shivaji Maharaj – Special Covers of India 2002

Coins of Shivaji Maharaj – Special Covers of India 2002

A Special Cover was issued during a Coin exhibition in Pune on 04 May 2005 and it featured Coins of Shivaji.

Shivrai – Shivaji’s Copper Coin -It was possibly minted for Shivaji’s coronation.In use upto Peshwa reign. 7 varieties exist.It weighs 10-11 grams. Obverse “Shree Raja Shiv “in Devanagri Script. Reverse “Chhatrapati ” in Devanagri Script.

“Hon” – Gold dump coin. Weight 3.3 grams. Use startedafter coronation of Shivaji. Only three coins known to exist.One of the rare coins of the World. Obverse “Shree Raja Shiv “in Devanagri Script. Reverse “Chhatrapati ” in Devanagri Script.

SPL CVR SHIVAJI COINS
SPECIAL COVER INDIA 2002 – COINS OF SHIVAJI MAHARAJ – SHIVRAI & HON

Flags on Stamps – United Arab Emirates 2014

Flags on Stamps – United Arab Emirates 2014

United Arab Emirates issued a stamp on 03 Nov 2014 to mark the Flag Day .The stamp featured Flag of UAE. A FDC is listed.

FDC UAE FLAG
FDC UAE 2014 -FLAG on STAMPS

Stamps on Basketball -Slovenia 2010

Stamps on Basketball -Slovenia 2010

Slovenia issued a round shaped stamp on 2010 World Basketball Championships held in Turkey.Slovenia qualified for the event and finished seventh .The stamps were issued on 28 may 2010.

SLOVENIA BBALL
STAMPS OF SLOVENIA ON WORLD BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS -2010