Bottle Shaped Stamp – Angostura -Trinidad & Tobago 2000.

Bottle Shaped Stamp – Angostura -Trinidad & Tobago 2000.

Trinidad & Tobago issued a bottle-shaped stamp on 27 Jan 2000 to mark 175th Anniversary of Angostura Bitters.

Angostura Aromatic Bitters was started in 1824 by Dr Johann Siegert. It was bitters used as medicinal Tincture to alleviate stomach ailments. Angostura is a town in Venezuela. DrSiegert served as Surgeon General in Simon Bolivar’s Army moving to Angostura , Venezuela from Germany in 1820. In 1870s Dr Siegert sons migrated to Trinidad and one of them Don Carlos Siegert pioneered the brand Angostura Bitters as an integral ingredient in cocktails and food.

In this hour of challenging times when we are combating COVID19 Angostura has created and donating hand sanitizers to fight COVID19.

TRINIDAD BOTTLE STAMP
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 2000- ANGOSTURA BITTERS – BOTTLE STAMP.

Odd-Shaped Stamps on Phila Nippon 2001- Japan 2000.

Odd-Shaped Stamps on Phila Nippon 2001- Japan 2000.

Japan issued a set of odd Shaped Stamps on International Stamp Exhibition Phila Nippon 2001. All stamps are of 80 Yen Denomination.

80 Yen – Bean Goose and White Wagtail.

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JAPAN 2000 PHILA NIPPON -Goose & Wagtail

80 Yen -Pansies & Roses and Puppy & Kitten

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JAPAN 2000 PHILA NIPPON – Pansies & Roses, Puppy & Kitten

80 Yen – Children and Letter.

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JAPAN 2000 PHILA NIPPON – Children with Letter.

Stamps on 10th Anniversary of Accession of Emperor Hirohito – Japan 1999.

Stamps on 10th Anniversary of Accession of Emperor Hirohito – Japan 1999.

Two 80 Yen odd-shaped stamps were issued to commemorate 10th Anniversary of Accession of Emperor Hirohito on 12 Nov 1999.

80 Yen – Paulownia & Bamboo Embroidery (Manzairaku Costume)

80 Yen – Chinese Phoenix Costume (Engiraku Costume)

JAPAN HIROHITO
JAPAN 1999 -ACCESSION OF EMPEROR HIROHITO.

Greetings Stamp – Japan 1999.

Greetings Stamp – Japan 1999.

Japan issued odd-shaped Greetings Stamps on 23 Mar 1999. All are 80 yen Stamps and feature Kitten, Roses, Puppy, Brown Rabbit & Grey and White Rabbit.

JAPAN GREETINGS 99-1
JAPAN GREETINGS 1999-KITTEN & ROSES
JAPAN GREETINGS 99-2
JAPAN GREETINGS 1999- PUPPY,BROWN RABBIT,GREY & WHITE RABBIT

Stamps on Letter Writing Day – Japan 2001.

Stamps on Letter Writing Day – Japan 2001.

Japan issued a set of stamps on 23 July 2000 to mark Letter Writing Day. The stamps are odd-shaped stamps.

80 Yen – Chicks, Hen & Pig.    80 Yen – Rabbit & Flowers   80 Yen – Boy & Rabbit.

JAPAN LETTER 5
JAPAN 2001 – LETTER WRITING DAY.

Stamps on Letter Writing Day – Japan 2001.

Stamps on Letter Writing Day – Japan 2001.

Japan issued a set of stamps on 23 July 2000 to mark Letter Writing Day. The stamps are odd-shaped stamps.

80 Yen – Girl Holding Rabbit.    80 Yen – Bird in Tree

JAPAN LETTER 3
JAPAN 2001 -LETTER WRITING DAY.

80 Yen – Girl & Flowers      80 Yen – Flowers & Bird with Envelope.

JAPAN LETTER 4
JAPAN 2001 -LETTER WRITING DAY.

Stamps on Letter Writing Day – Japan 2000.

Stamps on Letter Writing Day – Japan 2000.

Japan issued a set of stamps on 21 July 2000 to mark Letter Writing Day. The stamps are odd-shaped stamps.

80 Yen – An Apple Tree      80 Yen – Parrots Holding a Letter    80 Yen – Bicycle.

JAPAN LETTER 1
JAPAN 2000- LETTER WRITING DAY.
JAPAN LETTER 2
JAPAN 2000 – LETTER WRITING DAY.