Gems & Minerals on stamps -Miniature Sheet-Pakistan 2014

Gems & Minerals on stamps -Pakistan -2014

A set of  Eight stamps were issued by Pakistan on 11 Dec 2014 on Gems & Minerals of Pakistan. The Minerals listed on stamps are Apatite, Aquamarine, Black tourmaline, Garnet , Epidot,Vesvaunite , Topaz & Sphene.

A Miniature  sheet with 16  Se-tenant stamps is listed below.

Miniature Sheet Gems & Minerals _Pakistan -ISG

Gems & Minerals on stamps -Pakistan -2014

Gems & Minerals on stamps -Pakistan -2014

A set of  Eight stamps were issued by Pakistan on 11 Dec 2014 on Gems & Minerals of Pakistan. The Minerals listed on stamps are Apatite, Aquamarine, Black tourmaline, Garnet , Epidot,Vesvaunite , Topaz & Sphene.

A FDC with Eight Se-tenant stamps is listed below.

Stamps on gems & Minerals Pakistan-ISG

 

 

Stamps & Notes CHOGM 2013-Sri Lanka

Stamps & Notes CHOGM 2013-Sri Lanka

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting- CHOGM 2013-was held from15 to 17 Nov 2013 in Sri Lanka.

Notes- The Central Bank Of Sri Lanka brought out a Rupees 500 Commemorative issue note on CHOGM 2013.

Design-Front        CHOGM 2013 Logo in Purple

World Trade Centre & Bank of Ceylon Headquarter in Colombo

An Ancient Buddhist Temple “Lankatilaka Viharaya” at kandy

The Bird- Sri Lanka Emerald Collared Parakeet

Back–  “Thelme Netuma” Dancer & “Yak Bera” Drummer

“Padmanidhi” guard stone

Double Floral Design and a Map of Sri Lanka.

Notes CHOGM 2013-ISG

Notes CHOGM 2013-ISG

CHOGM 2013 Notes -ISG

 

Miniature Sheet – Odd Shaped – Diamonds

Miniature Sheet – Odd Shaped – Diamonds

Namibia issued a beautiful Diamond shaped miniature  sheet with four stamps on Diamonds to commemorate Centenary of  Discovery of Diamonds in Namibia (1908- 2008). The Fluvial diamonds were washed down the Orange river and deposited along Namibian coast  millions of years ago. The four stamps depict the following

N$ 2.00 – Land Mining

N$ 2.00 – Marine Mining

N$ 2.00 – Uncut Diamonds

N$ 2.00 – Diamond Jewellery

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First Zimbabwe Definitive issue – FDC

First Zimbabwe Definitive issue – FDC

Once it was decided to change the name of Country to Zimbabwe a new set of Definitives was released on 18 April 1980 known as First Zimbabwe Definitive Issue . These themes and denominations are identical to Fourth Rhodesia Definitive issue. The stamps were on three themes Gem Stones, Animals and WaterFalls

Gemstones

!c – Morganite , 3c – Amethyst , 4c  – Garnet , 5c – Citrine or Yellow Quartz,  7c – Blue Topaz.

Animals

9c – Black Rhinoceros , 11c – Lion , 13c – Warthog , 15c – Giraffe , 17c – Zebra

Waterfalls

21c – Odzani Falls , 25c – Goba Falls ,30c  -Inyangomba Falls , $1 – Bridal Veil Falls , $2 – Victoria Falls.

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