Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

Stamps on Paris Scenes – France.

France issued self-adhesive 20g Priority Letter stamps featuring Paris Scenes.

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FRANCE -PARIS SCENES

Cite Universitaire Paris – It is a Private Park and Foundation established in 1925 providing general and public services, including the maintenance of several residences housing 6,000 students and visiting academics.

Banks of the Seine in Paris – On the banks of Seine in Paris are located some of the most famous monuments from Eiffel Tower to Notre Dame via the Place de la Concorde, but also the historic bridges that connect them. Both Banks are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1991.

The Catacombs of Paris are underground ossuaries in Paris France which hold the remains of more than six million people. It was created in 1810 to eliminate the city’s overflowing cemeteries. Since 2013 the Catacombs number among 14 City of Paris Museums.

The Fontaine de l’Observatoire is a monumental fountain located in Jadin Marco Polo in Paris with Sculpture by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux (1827-1875). It was dedicated in 1874 and is also known for the Four Parts of the World Sculpture embodied by Female figures. The Four parts represent Europe, Asia, Africa & America.

Stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites– Germany 2007

Stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites– Germany 2007

Germany issued two stamps on 12 Jul 2007 on UNESCO World Heritage sites

65 euro cent – Schwarz-Haupterhaus Riga – House of Blackheads in Riga Latvia.

70 euro cent – Rathaus Stralsund -Town Hall of Hanseatic city of Stralsund built in Gothic style in 1300.

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GERMANY FDC 2007-UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES.

 

Miniature Sheets of India -UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India – Hill Forts of Rajasthan – 2018

Miniature Sheets of India -UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India – Hill Forts of Rajasthan –  2018

India issued a Miniature Sheet and Six stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India -1 featuring Hill Forts of Rajasthan. The shape of the Miniature sheet depicts the logo of UNESCO.The Forts featured on MS are

Rs 5 – Kumbhalgarh Fort  – It is a Mewar Fortress built in 15th Century by Rana Kumbha

Rs 5 – Gagron Fort  – It is fort located in Jhalwar district by Raja Bijili Dev in 12th Century.

Rs 5 – Ranthambore Fort- It is located inside the Ranthambore National Park and built in 10th Century by Chauhan rulers.

Rs 12 – Amer Fort – It is located in Jaipur. It was originally built by Meenas and later ruled by Raja Man Singh.

Rs 12 – Jaisalmer Fort -It is located in Jaisalmer and nearly one-fourth of the population still resides inside the Fort. It was built in 1156 AD by Rajput Rawal ruler Jaisal.

Rs 12 – Chittorgarh Fort – It is one of the largest forts in India. The fort has 65 structures and there are two prominent towers namely Vijay Stambha (Tower Victory) and Kirti Stambha (Tower of Fame).

INDIA MS 2018 HILL FORTS
INDIA MS 2018 HILL FORTS

World Heritage Sites of Malaysia on Stamps -2009

World Heritage Sites of Malaysia on Stamps -2009

Malaysia issued a miniature sheet with four stamps on UNESCO World Heritage Sites on 09 Apr 2009.

50 sen – Historic City of Straits of Malacca (World Heritage Site 2008)

50 sen – Taman Kinabalu, Sabah (World Heritage Site 2000)-First national Parks of Malaysia built in 1964. It is Malaysia’s First UNESCO Heritage sites. It is surrounded by Mount Kinabalu -the highest mountain on the Island of Borneo. This park is home to 4,500 species of Flora and Fauna including 326 Bird species.

50 sen – George Town,  Penang (World Heritage Site 2008)

50 sen – Taman Negara Mulu, Sarawak – Mulu National Park has one of the largest known Caves in the World.

MALAYSIA WORLD HERITAGE SITES
MALAYSIA MINIATURE SHEET 2009 -WORLD HERITAGE SITES

Stamps on Kremlins – 6th Definitive Issue -Russia 2009

Stamps on Kremlins – 6th Definitive Issue -Russia 2009

The theme for Russia’s 6th Definitive issue was Kremlins issued on 01 Oct 2009.

3.0 R – Rostov Kremlin    5.0 R – Novgorod Kremlin ( UNESCO World Heritage site)

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6th DEFINITIVE ISSUE -RUSSIA 2009 -KREMLINS

Stamps on Buildings-The Netherlands 1969

Stamps on Buildings-The Netherlands 1969

The Netherlands issued a set of Five charity stamps on Buildings in Netherlands.The buildings featured on stamps are

12c- Hius ter heide -A village in Netherlands.

15c -Schroderhuis – The Rietveld Schroder house was built in 1924 andbest known examples of De Stijl Architecture. It is UNESCO World Heritage site since 2000

20c -Open Air school Amsterdam – The first open air school designed by C J Duiker is a national monument.

25c -Civic Orphanage-Amsterdam (1960)-Built by Van Eyck.

45c- Congress Building-The Hague (1969)

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FDC THE NETHERLANDS 1969- BUILDINGS

City of Luxembourg – Old Quarters and Fortifications -UNESCO World Heritage Site

City of Luxembourg – Old Quarters and Fortifications -UNESCO World Heritage Site

Because of its strategic Postion -Luxembourg was one of  Europe’s greatest fortified sites from 16th Century to 1867. It was repeatedly reinforced as it passed from one European power to another- The Holy Roman Emperors , The Burgundy ,The Habsburgs , the French and Spanish Kings and finally the Prussians .The Fortifications were a fine example of Military architecture spanning several centuries.It was listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Luxembourg issued a miniature sheet containing two stamps on 08 May 2014 to commemorate 20th anniversary of UNESCO World Heritage site. The two stamps feature Old City and Fortifications and Modern city and historic Fortifications. FDC with MS is shown below.

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FDC LUEXMBOURG 2014 -OLD QUARTERS AND FORTIFICATIONS -UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE