Greetings From Australia -International Postage Stamps of Australia 2006

Greetings From Australia -International Postage Stamps of Australia 2006

On 02 May 2006 Australia Post issued two stamps on theme Greetings From Australia -International Postage Stamps . The stamps featured two Icons of Australia

$1.25 -Koala – Found in eucalyptus forests of Eastern Australia

$ 1.85 Royal exhibition Building in Carlton .Melbourne.It is the first Australian building to recognised with a world heritage listing. It was constructed in 1880 and is one of the oldest exhibition Pavilions in the World.The holding hosted Australia’s First Federal parliament on 09 May 1901 and where the Australian Flag was flown for the first time.

A First Day Cover with the stamps is listed.It is cancelled at Carlton on first day of Issue.

FDC AUSTRALIA INT STAMPS
FDC AUSTRALIA 2006 -INTERNATIONAL POST STAMPS -KOALA & ROYAL EXHIBITION BUILDING CARLTON ,MELBOURNE

Stamps on Mazayina -Dhafra Camel Festival – United Arab Emirates -2011

Stamps on Mazayina -Dhafra Camel Festival – United Arab Emirates -2011

United Arab Emirates issued a set of two stamps on the famous Maayina -Dhafra Camel Festival. This is a festival where in Fashion shows on Camels , Auctions of Camels takes place.

FDC UAE CAMELS
FDC UAE – CAMEL FESTIVAL -2011

Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud – Bahrain 1997

Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud – Bahrain 1997

On 23 Apr 1997 ,Bahrain issued a set of 21 Stamps on Pure Breeds of Arabian Horses from the Amiri Stud of Bahrain.

A FDC with seven stamps is listed below.It features the following breeds

Hadhfaan , Al-Obeyah, Al-Hamdaany , Musannaan , Al-Jellabieh, Rabdaan

Kuheilaan Aladiyat , Kuheilaan  Aafas  & Wadhna.

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FDC BAHRAIN 1997 -PURE BREEDS OF ARABIAN HORSES

Green Succulent – International rate stamp – USA 2017

Green Succulent – International rate stamp – USA 2017

USPS issued a round shaped stamp on Green Succulent on 28 April 2017. Green succulent is the new Forever international rate stamp. This  Global Forever stamp can be used to mail a one ounce letter to any part of the Globe where First Class Mail International service is available.This stamp will have postage value equivalent to the price of single piece First Class Mail international first ounce machineable letter in effect at the time of use.

The stamp features a photograph of echeveria plant which belongs to stonecrop family and is genus to about 140 species native to Americas.

Issue value 1.15 Dollars.

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GLOBAL FOREVER GREEN SUCCULENT STAMP – USA 2017
GREEN SUCCULENT STAMP
GLOBAL FORVER GREEN SUCCULENT STAMP -USA 2017

Eastern Tailed -Blue Butterfly stamp- USA 2016 – Non Machineable Surcharge

Eastern Tailed -Blue Butterfly stamp- USA 2016 – Non Machineable Surcharge

USPS issued a stamp on Eastern tailed Blue Butterfly on 24 Sep 2016. It is a Non Machineable Surcharge. This is used on envelopes which cannot be automatically processed and have to be hand cancelled. They are charged a non machineable surcharge even if they weigh less than an ounce. This butterfly stamp is equivalent to a regular first class stamp (presently 49c-2018 rates 50c) plus the “first ounce Non machineable surcharge” currently 22 cents totalling 71 cents.

The Eastern tailed blue butterfly or eastern tailed blue also known as Everes comyntas is a common butterfly of eastern North America. It is a medium sized butterfly distinguished from other blues of this category by its small thin tail. The male species shown on stamp has iridescent blue color on its upper wing.

A sheet of 20 stamps is listed.

NON MACHINEABLE SURCHARGE STAMP USA
EASTERN TAILED BLUE BUTTERFLY NON MACHINEABLE SURCHARGE STAMP USA

Date Palm on Stamps – United Arab Emirates 2008

Date Palm on Stamps – United Arab Emirates 2008

A set of seven stamps on varieties Dates were issued by UAE on 22 Oct 2008.

Culturally, dates have long played a key role in Middle Eastern cuisine and rituals surrounding hospitality. They’re particularly prevalent during Ramadan, when they’re often given as gifts and eaten to break the fast. They also play an important part in the agriculture of the region: there are more than 400 varieties of date in the UAE and date production makes up the majority of fruit and vegetable farming in the UAE. In 2005, the figures were as high as 60 percent.

Dates are rich in Vitamins,Minerals like Potassium, Natural Sugar like Sucrose, Antioxidants & Amino acids.

A Presentation pack containing seven stamps – A Block of Four setenant and three other stamps is listed. The Varieties Dates on stamps are Abumaan,  Jash Hamad, Msalli , Farth, Mirzaban , Abukibal & Salani.

UAE DATES CVR
STAMPS ON DATES -UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
UAE DATES STAMPS
Dates on stamps of United Arab Emirates