Aerogramme Pakistan 1961 – Sailing Boat

Aerogramme Pakistan 1961 – Sailing Boat

Pakistan issued a 13 Paisa Aerogramme on 01 Jul 1961. It features a Sailing Boat. The languages used are English, Urdu and Bengali.

PAK AERO SAIL BOAT
PAKISTAN AEROGRAMME SAIL BOAT 1961

Post Paid envelope on Paua Shell – New Zealand

Post Paid envelope on Paua Shell – New Zealand

New Zealand issued a Post paid envelope on Paua shell. Paua is Maori name given to three species of large edible sea snails.

PP ENV NZ GEM
POST PAID ENVELOPE NEW ZEALAND -PAUA SHELL

 

World War I and Philately -Royal 22nd Regiment of Canada – Pre- Stamped Envelope Canada

World War I and Philately -Royal 22nd Regiment of Canada – Pre- Stamped Envelope

In 1914 the Government of Canada raised the 22nd (French-Canadian) Battalion,the only Francophone unit to fight the First World War .King George V honoured it with title Royal.

In WWII the Royal 22nd Regiment distinguished itself in Sicily,Italy,The Netherlands and northern Germany. It also served in Korean War ,Afghanistan and Many UN andNato Missions.

A pre stamped envelope was issued on 19 Oct 2013 to mark Centenary of WW I and Centenary of The Royal 22nd Regiment.

2014 marked centenary of beginning of WW I and 2018 marks end of WW I

CANADA PSE WWI 22ND ROYAL
PRE STAMPED ENVELOPE -CANADA WW I -2013 -THE 22ND ROYAL REGIMENT

 

150th Anniversary of Brisbane – Pre Stamped Envelope Australia 2009

150th Anniversary of Brisbane – Pre Stamped Envelope Australia 2009

In 1859 Brisbane became a Municipality and the First Council was established .Brisbane was declared the Capital of newly formed state of Queensland. Brisbane today is a vibrant City with multi cultural communities and cutting edge technologies.

A Pre stamped envelope was issued on 01 Sep 2009 to mark Brisbane’s 150th Anniversary.It features Brisbane iconic locations -City Botanic Gardens ,Goodwill Bridge and Southbank Parklands.

AUS BRISBANE PSE
PRESTAMPED ENVELOPE AUSTRALIA 2009-150TH ANNIVERSARY BRISBANE CITY COUNCIL

International Year of Natural Fibres – Pre Stamped Envelope Australia 2009

International Year of Natural Fibres – Pre Stamped Envelope Australia 2009

Year 2009 was declared by UNO as International Year of Natural Fibres. Derived from Plants & Animals natural fibres are used to form  fabrics,paper,insulation and other building materials essential to society. As of 2009 30 million tonnes of  natural fibre was produced in the world annually.Natural fibre contributes significantly to Australian economy with Australia wool,cotton,angora,cashmere,mohair & alpaca traded all around the World.

Accounting for about one quarter of of World’s Wool production ,Wool is the most valuable natural fibre industry in Australia with exports valued at $2.7 billion in 2008 and in 201617 expected to be worth $3.615 Billion.

Australia Post issued a beautiful Pre stamped envelope to commemorate International Year of Natural Fibres 2009 on 18 May 2009.The Cancellation shows a sheep and words “The World’s largest Wool Producers”. Australia’s natural fibres are also featured on the PSE.

AUS NAT FIBRE PSE
PRE STAMPED ENVELOPE AUSTRALIA 2009 – INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF NATURAL FIBRES

Women’s World Bowls Championships – Pre Stamped Envelopes -Australia 1985

Women’s World Bowls Championships – Pre Stamped Envelopes -Australia 1985

Women’s World Bowls Championships are held every four Years .The First one was held in Sydney in 1969. The 5th Women’s World Bowls Championships were held in Melbourne Australia from 13 Feb 1985 to 02 Mar 1985 at Reservoir Bowls Club.

Australia Post brought out a beautiful Pre Stamped envelope(30c) on 13 Feb 1985 to commemorate this sporting event of Women. PSE No 087.

PSE WOMEN BOWLING
PRE STAMPED ENVELOPE AUSTRALIA 1985 -5TH WOMEN’S WORLD BOWLS CHAMPIONSHIPS MELBOURNE