Folk Costumes of Estonia – Muhu- 1995

Folk Costumes of Estonia – Muhu- 1995

Estonia has been issuing stamps on its beautiful folk & traditional Costumes. On 30 Mar 1995 it issued a set of two stamps both with face value 1.70 Estonian Kroon from Muhu

Muhu – It is an Island in Baltic . It is the third largest Island in Estonia and part of Muhu Parish in Saare County, Western Estonia.

COSTUMES ESTONIA 1995
FOLK COSTUMES OF ESTONIA ON STAMPS -MUHU -1995

Costumes of Sultanate of Oman – 1989

Costumes of Sultanate of Oman – 1989

Sultanate of Oman issued a set of stamps on men’s & Women’s Costumes from different regions.Some of them are listed below.

50 Baisa -Women’s costume from Batinah Region

150 Baisa -Women’s costume from  Muscat Region

200 Baisa – Men’s costume from Dhahira  Region

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MEN’S COSTUMES -OMAN 1989 – DHAHIRA REGION
OMAN COSTUMES
WOMEN’S COSTUMES -OMAN 1989 -MUSCAT REGION

OMAN COSTUMES

WOMEN’S COSTUMES -OMAN 1989 – BATINAH REGION

Uncle Sam’s Hat stamps – USA 2017

Uncle Sam’s Hat stamps – USA 2017

USA issued a stamp on theme Uncle Sam’s Hat as a 21 cent additional ounce stamp. The stamps were issued in sheets of 20 stamps .Issue date -18 Feb 2017

Uncle Sam is USA most popular patriotic Characters. Uncle Sam is associated with a businessman named Sam Wilson of Troy ,New York.He supplied  meat to American troops when War broke out in 1812 and this came to be known as Uncle Sam’s Meat.By 1830’s this character started appearing in cartoons and advertisements.Certain distinguishing elements made him a recognisable and timeless – a  dress coat with long tail,red and white striped pants,white whiskers and a top hat.

The stamp features eight graphic top hats in Uncle Sam’s signature style ,with red and white vertical red stripes above a blue band with a white star and a gray brim. Beneath each hat is a oval shape representing a face,each in a different shade,meant to suggest the ethnic and racial diversity of United States.

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UNCLE SAM’S HAT STAMPS OF USA 2017

Stamps on Vietnamese Women’s Traditional Costumes -2012

Stamps on Vietnamese Women’s Traditional Costumes -2012

A set of Four stamps were issued by Vietnam on 08 Mar 2012 on International Women’s day on Traditional Costumes of Vietnamese Women.

VIETNAM COSTUME 2012
STAMPS ON WOMEN COSTUMES -VIETNAM 2012

Haryanvi Turban – Stamps on Headgears of India 2017

Haryanvi Turban  Stamps on Headgears of India 2017.

A set of 16 stamps was issued by India Post on Headgears of India on 10 Feb 2017.These headgears from different parts of the country signify social ,cultural and community values. A set of 16 Souvenir covers issued by India Post on these 16 types of Headgears are listed.

Haryanvi Turban : The Haryanvi Turban iscalled as Khindka in Haryanvi language and is part of traditional dress in Haryana State of India. Khindka is a cloth of any color tied in specific style.This is mostly seen in Haryanvi cultural dance.

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HARYANVI TURBANKHINDKA HEADGEARS OF INDIA 2017

Hornbill Warrior Cap – Stamps on Headgears of India 2017

Hornbill Warrior Cap – Stamps on Headgears of India 2017.

A set of 16 stamps was issued by India Post on Headgears of India on 10 Feb 2017.These headgears from different parts of the country signify social ,cultural and community values. A set of 16 Souvenir covers issued by India Post on these 16 types of Headgears are listed.

Hornbill Warrior Cap : Hornbill is a very rare bird. The number of hornbill feathers used on the headgear is like medals of achievements. The Naga has to achieve success to claim the number of feathers used on his headgear.

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HORNBILL WARRIOR CAPHEADGEARS OF INDIA 2017

Gujarati Turban – Stamps on Headgears of India 2017.

Gujarati Turban – Stamps on Headgears of India 2017.

A set of 16 stamps was issued by India Post on Headgears of India on 10 Feb 2017.These headgears from different parts of the country signify social ,cultural and community values. A set of 16 Souvenir covers issued by India Post on these 16 types of Headgears are listed.

Gujarati Turban : In Gujarat the turban is called Phento, which is basically a voluminous rolled Pagdi.The men in rural parts of Gujarat State of India usually wear the traditional thickly folded turban on their head .Bright Colors are generally chosen for the Phento which looks very attractive.

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GUJARATI TURBANHEAD GEARS OF INDIA 2017