FDC – Pakistan – Minorities Week

FDC  – Pakistan – Minorities Week

A Rs 5  stamp was issued by Pakistan on 11 Aug 2009 to mark the Minorities  week.The stamp and cover show the St Patricks Cathedral Karachi , Gurdwara Dera Sahib Lahore and Hindu Temple Taxila.

The spellings of Minorities on Cover  are misspelt.

FDC- Alderney – Lighthouse Lights

FDC- Alderney – Lighthouse Lights

In 1952 the Les Casquets Lighthouse was electrified. The Golden Jubilee of this event was celebrated with the issue of Five stamps depicting the Light Sources of the  Lighthouse.

22p – Coal Fired type 1725  , 27p – Copper Framed oil Lantern

36p – 1790 Argand Lamp with metal reflectors  , 45p – Revolving apparatus

with metal reflectors , 65p -Electrification of lighthouse 1952

India Stamps – Traffic Light – New Alignment Mark- 2010 Issues

India Stamps – Traffic Light – New Alignment Mark- 2010 Issues

A new type of alignment mark has been seen along with Traffic Lights on stamps printed at ISP, Nashik.  NINETEEN (19) Issues of 2009  were issued with this  new type of alignment mark. The Tenth  Issue of 2010 with this TL mark is Cathedral & John Connon School , Mumbai issue. (stamp no 30 with this type alignment mark)

Old Type – one horizontal line ,one vertical line  cutting the horizontal at 90* to divide into four quadrants and a circle in Centre.

New Type –  A square divided into four quadrants by one horizontal and vertical line intersecting and a smaller square inside which is totally shaded black.

Examples2010

1 – PC Sorcar stamps  issued on 23 Feb 2010 .

2 – SPG issued on 30 Mar 2010.

3  to  14 – Astrological Signs – 12 Stamps

15 – Velu Thampi – 06 May 2010

16 to 21 – Postal Heritage Buildings – 13 May 2010

22- Rath Yatra ,Puri -12 July 2010

23-24 – Talkatora Stadium , Jawahar Lal Nehru Stadium -01 Aug 2010

25-28 – Princely States – 06 Oct 2010.

29 – Sant Shadaram Sahib – 25 Oct 2010

30 – Cathedral & John Connon School , Mumbai – 27 Oct 2010


FDC – Brihadeeswara Temple – By India Post

First Day Cover – Brihadeeswara Temple – By India Post

Brihadeeswara Temple :-One of the greatest glories of Indian architecture. The temple is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Great Living Chola Temples”. The Brihadisvara temple is a monument dedicated to Lord  Siva at Thanjavur in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu . It is the world’s first complete granite temple. The stamp marked 1000 years of the Temple.

Date Of Issue:-26.09.2010.