Day of Equal Pay – Stamp of Spain -2013

Day of Equal Pay – Stamp of Spain -2013

Spain issued a stamp on a very relevant Social and Civic sense theme. It was on Day of equal pay . The stamp features a Man and Woman ,an apple and half apple which are symbolic of equal pay today. An extremely thought provoking stamp.

SPAIN EQUAL PAY DAY
STAMP OF SPAIN 0N EQUAL PAY DAY-2013

Empress of Austria & Queen of Hungary – Stamps of Hungary & Austria on Elisabeth

Empress of Austria & Queen of Hungary – Stamps of Hungary & Austria on Elisabeth

She was born in Bavaria on 24 Dec 1837 . Her mother was half sister of  King Ludwig I of Bavaria. She was a Duchess of Bavaria and married Emperor Franz Joseph I . Thus by her marriage to Franz Joseph she became Empress of Austria ,Queen of Hungary , Bohemia ,Dalmatia and Croatia. She had traveled widely in her Kingdom and was a true European Citizen of her times. When she died in 1898 in Geneva she was the longest serving Empress of Austria at 44 years.

Austria issued a stamp on 100th Death Anniversary of Empress Elisabeth on 10 Sep 1998 and Hungary issued a stamp on Queen Elisabeth in the EUROPA series under famous people category on 02 May 1996.

A First Day Cover cum special cover with stamps and cancellations of Hungary & Austria on this unique personality is listed.

FDC HUN-AUS QUEEN
EMPRESS AND QUEEN ELISABETH -STAMPS OF HUNGARY AND AUSTRIA -1998

Women’s Traditional Jewellery in the UAE – Stamps of UAE 2006

Women’s Traditional Jewellery in the UAE – Stamps of UAE 2006

UAE issued a set of Six stamps on Women’s Traditional Jewellery in the UAE on 31 Dec 2006.

The stamps were issued in six denominations (Dh1, Dh1.50, Dh2, Dh3, Dh3.50 and Dh4), along with limited First Day Covers (Dh16) and a stamp booklet (Dh15).

The jewellery depicted include

Mariya Um Al Nairat (Dh 1)  – A  gold necklace worn by women,

Mortasha (Dh 1.50) – A thick gold necklace with round gold discs hanging from it,

Shaghab Bu Shouk (Dh 2) -Gold earrings characterized by magnificent embellishments

Shahid Ring (Dh3.0) – Ring

Bushuq (Dh 3.50) – A gold bracelet characterised by conical designs and projections,

Tassah(Dh 4 ) – Jewellery worn on the forehead.

A FDC is listed

FDC UAE WOMEN JEWELLERY
FDC UAE 2006 – TRADITIONAL WOMEN JEWELLERY

Bhutan First day Cover 2015 – Royal Visit to Merak & Sakteng

Bhutan First day Cover 2015 – Royal Visit to Merak & Sakteng

Bhutan Post issued a Miniature sheet (150 Nu) on King Jigme & Queen Jetsun visit to Merak & Sakteng .The MS was issued on 11 Nov 2015.

A FDC with Miniature sheet is listed.

FDC BHUTAN ROYAL VIS MEKANG
FDC BHUTAN ROYAL VISIT MERAK & SAKTENG 2015

Women’s Museum in UAE – Stamps of UAE 2015.

Women’s Museum in UAE – Stamps of  UAE 2015

A Women’s Museum was established in Dubai in 2012. UAE issue a set of Five stamps on Women’s Museum on 17 Jun 2015.

The stamps feature

Ist Batch of Female Students 1953-54

Al Riwah Folklore Dance

The First Women Museum in Arab World Dubai

Women’s contribution to economic activities in 1960’s

Women’s Education in UAE in the 70’s

A FDC is listed.

FDC UAE WOMEN MUSEUM
WOMEN’S MUSEUM IN UAE – STAMPS OF UAE 2015

 

 

Stamps on Women – International Women’s Year -Bangladesh 1975

Stamps on Women – International Women’s Year -Bangladesh 1975

Bangladesh issued a set of two stamps on 31 Dec 1975 on International Women’s Year . A FDC is listed.

FDC BDESH WOMEN YR 75
FDC BANGLADESH INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S YEAR 1975

Solheim Cup Tournament 2011-Stamps on Golf – Ireland

Solheim Cup Tournament 2011-Stamps of Ireland

Solheim  Cup is a Biennial Women’s Golf Competition between teams from Europe and USA. The competition is held every two years with venues alternating between courses in USA and Europe.It is named after Norwegian- American Golf club manufacturer Karsten Solheim.

The inaugural cup was held in 1990 and the event was held in even years till 2002 alternating years with Ryder Cup. Due to postponement of Ryder Cup in 2001 post Sep 11 attacks Solheim cup switched to odd years beginning 2003.

The 2011 edition was played in Ireland at Killeen Castle ,County Meath North  West of Dublin. This was the first hosting of Cup by Ireland. The 12th Solheim Cup (2011) was played from 23-25 Sep 2011. Europe won the event  15-13.

The Dunsany Championship Golf Course designed by Jack Nicklaus hosted the 2011 edition in Ireland.

Ireland issued a beautiful  stamp on 15 Sep 2011 to commemorate 2011 edition of Solheim Cup. Top International Women Golfers Suzann Pettersen (Europe) & Michelle Wie (USA) unveiled the stamp and feature on it.

IRELAND GOLF SOLHEIM  CUP
STAMPS ON SOLHEIM GOLF CUP -IRELAND2011 – SUZANN PETTERSEN & MICHELLE WIE