Stamps on Pearls – Malaysia 2015

Stamps on Pearls – Malaysia  2015

Malaysia issued a miniature sheet containing a round-shaped stamp of Five Ringgit on Pearls on 29 Jul 2015. It has a round South Sea Pearl.

MALAYSIA MS PEARL
MALAYSIA MS 2015- PEARLS

The stamp contains traces of Pearls.

 

 

Miniature Sheet Imperial Wedding -Crown Prince Naruhito and Masako 1993.

Miniature Sheet Imperial Wedding -Crown Prince Naruhito and Masako 1993

Emperor Naruhito( born 23 Feb 1960) of Japan acceded to Chrysanthemum throne on 01 May 2019 following the abdication of his father, Emperor Akihito on 30 April 2019. It ended the Heisei era and beginning of Reiwa era. He is the 126th Monarch of Japan according to Japan’s traditional order of succession.

Naruhito was born on 23 Feb 1960 to Crown Prince Akihito and Michiko Shoda. He had his schooling from the prestigious Gakushuin school system and graduated from Gakushuin University in 1982. He studied in Merton College, Oxford University from 1983 to 1986. A keen mountaineer, during his stay in England he climbed the highest mountain peaks in England, Scotland and Wales.

He first met Masako Owada at a tea for Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo, in Nov 1986 during her studies in University of Tokyo. He was captivated by her and proposed to her three times before the Imperial Palace announced their engagement on 19 Jan 1993. Their marriage took place on 09 June 1993 at the Imperial Shinto hall in Tokyo, before 800 invited guests and estimated media audience of 500 Million.

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako have one daughter, Aiko, Princess Toshi, born ono1 Dec 2001.

Japan issued a miniature sheet on13 Oct 1993 to celebrate the Wedding of Crown Prince Naruhito and Masako Owada held in Tokyo on 09 Jun 1993. A Five Hundred Yen coin was also issued to commemorate the Imperial Wedding.

JAPAN KINGS WEDDING FDC
JAPAN FDC 1993- WEDDING OF CROWN PRINCE (NOW EMPEROR) AND MASAKO OWADA (NOW EMPRESS).

 

Gross National Happiness -Miniature Sheets on Fourth Druk Gyalpo – Bhutan 2015.

Miniature Sheets on Fourth Druk Gyalpo – Bhutan 2015.

Jigme Singye Wangchuk was born on 11 November 1955. He was the Fourth Druk Gyalpo or King of Bhutan from 1972 to 2006. Bhutan Post issued a set of miniature sheets on his 60th Birth Anniversary on 11 Nov 2015.

The Fifth Miniature sheet contains four hexagonal stamps of 15 Nu each. The Theme of Miniature Sheet is “Gross National Happiness ”.

BHUTAN MS HAPPINESS 60TH AN
BHUTAN MS 2015 – GROSS NATIONAL HAPPINESS

The Pioneers of Television -France 2013

The Pioneers of Television -France 2013.

La Poste issued a Miniature Sheet containing six stamps (each of 0.58 euro ) on Pioneers of Television. The stamps were issued on 18 Oct 2013. The Pioneers featured are

Pierre Sabbagh (1918-1994)-Journalist, Producer, Director, Personality of French TV.

Leon Zitrone (1914-1995)-Russian born French Journalist and Television Presenter. He has hosted Tour De France, Olympics, Eurovision Song Contest.

Catherine Langeais (1923 -1998).She was a French TV presenter and actress. She was married to Pierre Sabbagh. She was honoured with Legion of honour.

Denise Glaser (1920-1983). She was a Television presenter.

Jacqueline Joubert (1921-2005). TV announce,Producer & Director.

Pierre Desgraupes (1918-1993). He was a French Journalist, actor and Director of TV Channel.

FRANCE TV MS
FRANCE 2013 – PIONEERS OF TELEVISION

Miniature Sheet Bangladesh – Head Of State 1991

Miniature Sheet Bangladesh – Head Of State 1991

Bangladesh issued a miniature sheet with two stamps on 10th Death Anniversary of President Ziaur Rehman (1938-1981).

BANGLADESH MS PRESIDENT ZIA
BANGLADESH MS 1991 PRESIDENT ZIAUR RAHMAN

Handlooms of India – Miniature Sheet – 2018

Handlooms of India – Miniature Sheet – 2018

India Post issued a miniature sheet with five stamps on Handlooms of India on 07 Aug 2018. The stamps feature Geographical Indication (GI) registered Handicraft Products. A GI is a name or sign used on certain products which correspond to a specific geographical location or origin (i.e town, region or country).

The handlooms featured on stamps are

Traditional Handloom Textiles – Baluchari Saree

Traditional Handloom Textiles – Pochampally Ikat

Traditional Handloom Textiles- Kashmir Pashmina

Traditional Handloom Textiles-Bhagalpur Silk

Traditional Handloom Textiles-Tangaliya Shawl

INDIA MS 2018 HANDLOOMS

INDIA MS 2018 HANDLOOMS

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – EUROPA Overprinted

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – EUROPA

Bulgaria issued a miniature sheet on Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe on 29 Oct 1974.  The miniature sheet had four stamps of 13 st denomination each and featured Doves, Map of Europe, Olive Branch & Inscription. The MS had a print run of 260,000.

On 02 Mar 1979, the same miniature sheet was issued with Overprints on EUROPA on each stamp and Beograd 1977, Helsinki 1975, Madrid 1980 on side margins. This overprinted MS had a print run of only 35,000. Each MS was numbered. It has a high catalogue value.

BULGARIA EUROPA MS
BULGARIA EUROPA MS 1979