Early Maps of Tristan da Cunha -1981.

Early Maps of Tristan da Cunha -1981.

Tristan Da Cunha issued stamps on Early Maps of Tristan Da Cunha and South Atlantic on 22 May 1981.

14p – Early Map by A Dalrymple 17 Mar  1781.

21p – Early Map by Capt Denham 1853

TRISTAN MAPS
TRISTAN da CUNHA 1981- EARLY MAPS.

 

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Map of St Lucia on Stamps -1967

Map of St Lucia on Stamps -1967

St Lucia issued a stamp & miniature sheet on attaining Independence on 01 Mar 1967. The Airmail stamp features Map of St Lucia with Caribbean sea on the West Coast and the Atlantic Ocean on East Coast.

ST LUCIA MAP
ST LUCIA 1967 -MAP & INDEPENDENCE.

Stamps on 1975 Cricket World Cup- Trinidad & Tobago

Stamps on 1975 Cricket World Cup-  Trinidad & Tobago

The next World Cup is scheduled to be hosted by England & Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019. We shall be listing stamps on the 11 Cricket World Cups held till now.

The first edition of the ODI Cricket World Cup was held in 1975 It was sponsored by Prudential Assurance Company and was officially known as Prudential Cup 1975.

The tournament had eight participating countries: six Test-playing teams (Australia, England, New Zealand, India, Pakistan and West Indies ), then associate nation Sri Lanka and, for the only time, East Africa. The tournament was played from 7 to 21 June 1975. Each match consisted of 60 overs per team and the teams played in traditional white clothing and red balls.

England, New Zealand, West Indies and Australia qualified for the semi-finals. It is the only World Cup till date wherein no team from the subcontinent featured in the semi-finals. The West Indies beat Australia in the final at Lord’s by 17 runs to win the World Cup.

All the Cricket playing nations have been regularly issuing stamps on cricket.

A miniature sheet was issued by Trinidad and Tobago on 4th October 1976 to commemorate the win by West Indies. The sheet consisted of two stamps. The 35 cents stamp features the Map of Caribbean, two cricket bats, stumps, bails and a cricket ball. The 45 cents stamp features The Prudential Cup.

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1975 WC CRICKET
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO MS 1975 – CRICKET WORLD CUP.

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – Conference on Security and Co-Operation In Europe.

Miniature Sheet Bulgaria 1974 – Conference on Security and Co-Operation In Europe.

Bulgaria issued a miniature sheet on Conference on Security and Co-operation in Europe on 29 Oct 1974.  The miniature sheet had four stamps of 13 st denomination each and featured Doves, Map of Europe, Olive Branch & Inscription. The MS had a print run of 260,000.

BULGARIA CO-OP MS
BULGARIA EUROPEAN SECURITY MS 1974

Stamps on 250th Anniversary of Bahamas Parliament -1979

Stamps on 250th Anniversary of Bahamas Parliament -1979

The Bahamas issued four stamps to commemorate 250th Anniversary of the Parliament on 29 Sep 1979. The stamps feature

16c -Plaque over Map                      21 c -Parliament Buildings

25 c – Legislative Chamber              $1 – Senate Chamber

BAHAMAS FDC PARLIAMENT
BAHAMAS FDC PARLIAMENT 1979

 

Bauche’s Chart on Stamps – Solomon Islands 1981

Bauche’s Chart on Stamps – Solomon Islands 1981

A Miniature sheet with four stamps was issued by Solomon Islands to mark the 200th Anniversary of Maurelle’s visit and Production of Bauche’s Charts in 1791. The MS features Maps on stamps and was issued on 23 Mar 1981.

25c – Map of South Pacific Island

25c – Chart of Port of South Pacific Sea

25c – Map of New Guinea & Terra Australis

25c – Extract of Chart.

MS MAP
MS SOLOMON ISLANDS 1981- MAPS AND BAUCHE’S CHART