Bhutan Record Stamps – Set of Seven Record – 1973

Bhutan Record Stamps – Set of Seven Record Stamps

Bhutan record stamps. The stamps are believed to have played the national anthem of Bhutan.

Bhutan has become known for the unusual designs of its postage stamps.

BHUTAN, Phonograph record Stamp 1973, Full Set of 7: All different phonograph record stamps, Michel #557-563, Scott #152-152F. Self Adhesive. All fully playable on a record player, and in quite superb condition.

Denomination :-9 NU, 8 NU, 7 NU, 3 NU, 1.25 NU, 25 CH, 10 CH,

Year Of Issue:- 1973

 

 

 

Bhutan Record Stamps First Day Covers – Set of Seven Record Stamps FDC's

Bhutan Record Stamps First Day Covers – Set of Seven Record Stamps FDC’s

Bhutan record stamps. The stamps are believed to have played the national anthem of Bhutan. Known as the “first talking stamps” in 1973, these tiny vinyl postage stamps from Bhutan were totally playable and when the needle was put on the record stamp you heard Bhutan’s national anthem and a capsule history of the nation. Talking stamps were thin plastic embossed records with removable back to expose the adhesive.

Bhutan has become known for the unusual designs of its postage stamps.

A rarely seen, complete set of 7 of the original Bhutan record stamps. Each stamp contains a different recording, ranging from Royal Bhutan Anthem to history and folk music.

BHUTAN, Phonograph record Stamp 1973, Full Set of 7: All different phonograph record stamps, Michel #557-563, Scott #152-152F. Self Adhesive. All fully playable on a record player, and in quite superb condition.

Denomination :-9 NU, 8 NU, 7 NU, 3 NU, 1.25 NU, 25 CH, 10 CH,

Year Of Issue:- 1973

Contributed By:- Mr Gauresh Mehra, Bangalore

Talking Stamp

 

Talking Stamp

 

 

Talking Stamp Bhutan

 

 

Bhutan Record Stamp

 

Miniature Sheet Italy – Millennium 2000 – Nature & City

Miniature Sheet Italy – Millennium 2000 – Nature & City

Miniature sheet issued by Italy to mark Millennium  2000 . The theme is Nature & City. Issue date 04 May 2000.

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Miniature Sheet Italy – Millennium 2000 – Past & Future

Miniature Sheet Italy – Millennium 2000 – Past & Future

Miniature sheet issued by Italy to mark Millennium  2000 . The theme is Fast & Future. Issue date 02 Jan 2000.

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Stamps on Easter

Stamps on Easter

Indian Stamp Ghar extends Easter Sunday Greetings to all its readers across the Globe being celebrated today.

Easter  is a Christian feast and Holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion at Cavalry  as described in New Testament. Easter is preceded by Lent , a forty day period of Fasting ,prayer and Penance. The last week of Lent is called Holy Week and it contains Maundy Thursday  commemorating Maundy and the Last Supper as well as Good Friday commemorating the crucifixion and death of Jesus. Easter is followed by a fifty day period called Easteride or the Easter season ending with Pentecost Sunday . The festival is reffered to in Western Christianity by a varierty of  names like Easter Day, Easter Sunday ,Resurrection Day and Resurrection Sunday. Easter Eggs is a speciality of this day.

Some stamps issued to mark Easter are shown below.

Nelson Mandela -A Philatelic Tribute – Sheetlet Belgium

Nelson Mandela- A Philatelic Tribute – Sheetlet Belgium

Nelson Mandela’s features on this sheetlet issued by Belgium in 2012.

A Sheetlet issued by Belgium on Great Personalities and it includes Gandhi , John F Kennedy , Willy Brandt , Mandela , Martin Luther King , Che Guevara, Golda Meir, Lenin, Charlie Chaplin , Beatles etc. A remarkable sheetlet.Total of 20 stamps each 0.42 Euros.

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Miniature sheet 2012 Olympics -Hong Kong

Miniature sheet 2012 Olympics -Hong Kong

A Miniature sheet issued by Hong Kong to mark the 2012 London Olympic Games. The sheet contains four different stamps.

Millennium 2000 FDC’s Burkina Faso – FDC’s of World

Millennium 2000  FDC’s Burkina Faso – FDC’s of World

Burkina Faso issued stamps to mark the Millennium 2000. FDC issued on 01 Jan 2000.