Stamps on Political Development –Tokelau 1988.

Stamps on Political Development  –Tokelau 1988.

Tokelau issued a set of stamps on Political Development on 10 Aug 1988.

5c – Transfer of administration from New Zealand

18c – The General FONO empowered as the decision making body of To                            32c – First visit of New Zealand’s Prime Minister 1985.

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TOKELAU 1988 -POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS

48c – Ist Visit of UN Representatives 1976.      60c- Ist Tokelau delegation to UN 1987.            75c- Ist Tokelau appointed to the office of Oficial Secretary.

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TOKELAU 1988 -POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS

First Definitive Issue of Jersey 1969.

First Definitive Issue of Jersey 1969.

Jersey issued its first definitive stamps on 01 Oct 1969. A total of 15 stamps were issued featuring various themes. Two First Day Covers are listed with 11 stamps. A FDC with eight stamps is listed.

Half Penny – Elizabeth Castle       1 p – La Hougue Bie (old Tomb)   2p – Portelet Bay

3p – La Corbiere Lighthouse   4p – Mont Orguei Castle at Night   5p – Arms and Royal Mace

6p – Jersey Cow     9p- Chart of English Channel.

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JERSEY FDC 1969 – FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE

First Definitive Issue of Jersey 1969.

First Definitive Issue of Jersey 1969.

Jersey issued its first definitive stamps on 01 Oct 1969. A total of 15 stamps were issued featuring various themes. Two First Day Covers are listed with 11 stamps.

1 sh -Mont Orgueil Castle by Day and a portrait of  QE II.

1′ sh 6 p – Views on Jersey, Map of England & France & English Channel.

1′ sh 9 p- Queen Elizabeth II, Coat Arms, Jewelry.

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JERSEY FDC 1969- FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE

 

ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2007 – Stamps of Bangladesh.

ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2007 – Stamps of Bangladesh.

The First ICC T20 World Cup was hosted by South Africa from 11-24 Sep 2007. 12 teams took part and India beat Pakistan in Finals at Johannesburg by 5 runs to win the World Cup.

Bangladesh issued a pair of Se-tenant stamps of Taka 8 each to commemorate this World Cup.

Taka 8 – Cricket players on Ground       Taka 8 – Map of South Africa & a Batsman.

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BANGLADESH 2007- STAMPS ON IST ICC T20 WORLD CUP 2007

Stamps on State Visit of Pope John Paul II -Botswana 1988

Stamps on State Visit of Pope John Paul II  -Botswana 1988

Botswana issued a set of Four stamps on State Visit of Pope John Paul II  on 13 Sep 1988.

10 & 30 thebe- Pope John Paul II and Map of  Botswana.

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BOTSWANA 1988- VISIT OF POPE JOHN PAUL II.

15 & 80 thebe- Portrait of Pope John Paul II.

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BOTSWANA 1988 -VISIT OF POPE JOHN PAUL II

Stamp on Martin Waldseemuller Map – Germany – 2007

Stamp on Martin Waldseemuller Map – Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued a stamp of  220c to mark 500th  Anniversary of Martin Waldseemuller Map. The Waldseemuller Map or Universalis Cosmographia or Universal Cosmography is a printed wall map of the World by German Cartographer Martin Waldseemuller, originally published on April 1507. It is known as the first map to use the word America. It was bestowed in honour of Italian Americo Vespucci. America placed on this map is now South America.

The wall map consists of 12 sections printed from woodcuts. Each section is one of four horizontally and three vertically when assembled. The stamp shows these 12 sections. The only copy of this Map is displayed in Library of Congress Washington DC. A thousand copies were printed originally.

Martin Waldseemuller (1470-1520) was a German Cartographer who along with Matthias Ringmann is credited with first using the word America on maps based on Vespucci and Columbus travels

First Day Cover cancelled at Berlin is listed.

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GERMANY FDC 2007- MARTIN WLADSEEMULLER’S MAP

 

Stamps on Germany’s Presidency of European Union– Germany – 2007.

Stamps on Germany’s Presidency of European Union– Germany – 2007.

Germany has issued a 55c  stamp on Germany’s Presidency of European Union on 02 Jan 2007.

First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed.

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GERMANY 2007 -EUROPEAN UNION PRESIDENCY