First Day Covers – GB – Gutter Pair Stamps
1986 was declared Industry Year in Great Britain to focus on development of Industry and get Britain to its old status of 2nd Most developed industrial nation. A set of four stamps were released to focus on this . These four stamps in Gutter pairs on FDC are listed.
31p – Agriculture/Farming /flowers /Horticulture Industry
Miniature Sheet – Wine Industry – Portugal
Portugal has issued a beautiful miniature Sheet on Wine Industry.The Miniature sheet contains four lovely stamps showing the vineyards and the wine production process.
Miniature Sheet – Flowers
A Miniature sheet issued by Montserrat containing four stamps on “FLOWERS OF THE NIGHT”. The Flowers are
15c – Ipomoea alba – Climber / Bindweed family
40c – Epiphyllum hookeri – Cactus, opens only once spent by morning
55c – Cereus hexagonus – Night Flowering Cactus, lasts only a single night.
$1.50 – Cestrum nocturnum – Jasmine -heavily fragrant flowers.
Flowers on Stamps – Lebanon
Lebanon issued a set of stamps on Flowers in 1973 for airmail postage. The flowers were
15P – Tulips , 25 P – Lillies , 40 P – Carnations , 50 p – Iris , 75 p – Grapes ,
2p50 – Morning Glory.
Stamps on Fruits – Lebanon
Lebanon issued stamps on Fruits in 1973 in the Airmail Series.
70P – Apples , 100 P – Peaches
Flowers on Stamps – Thailand
A souvenir sheet of four stamps was issued on 15 Nov 2006 to commemorate New Year 2007. Four stamps were also issued . Two stamps from the set are shown.
Flowers on Stamps – Bua Tong – Thailand
A set of 12 stamps in a sheetlet issued by Thailand under Amazing Thailand series . The stamps were issued on 25 Nov 2000 and show the flower named Bua Tong which belongs to same species as Sunflower.
The Sheetlet shows the meadow of Bua Tong at Doi Mae Ukor, Khun Yuam District, Mae Hong Son Province. Bua Tong and sunflower are classified in the same species. During the mid of October to the mid of November, the landscape of Doi Mae Ukor is brightened with yellow colour of Bua Tong
Flowers on Stamps -Kulap Khao – Thailand
Thailand issued a set of 12 stamps under the Amazing Thailand series and this was the second series issued on 25 Feb 2000. The stamps show the endangered Kulap Khao flowers in a meadow.
The sheetlet shows the meadow of Kulap Khao at Doi Chiang Dao , Chiang Mai Province. It is a local endangered species which grows on mountain peaks and ridges. The attractive Kulap Khao is the biggest among its species, and flourishes during March to May .Doi Chiang Dao is the third highest mountain in Thailand. Being the largest limestone massif in Thailand , Doi Chiang Dao in fact contains many peaks and ridges forming a horseshoe shape. Various beautiful flowers and plants grown at Doi Chiang Dao make it one of the most popular tourist attraction in Chiang Mai.
Flowers on Stamps – Pink Lilies & Krachieo – Thailand
Thailand issued a set of 12 stamps on Pink Lilies under the series Amazing Thailand. This was first series of stamps issued on 01 Jan 2000.
The design of stamps in Sheetlet shows a lake of lilies at thale noi Lagoon a shallow fresh water lake. The waterscapes of thale noi are covered with pink lilies, all flourish during the months of February – May. thale noi, a non-hunting area also has a large number of aquatic birds. It is legally protected as a wildlife reserve and is one of the popular tourist attractions in Phatthalung Province.
Two other stamps are from another sheetlet which shows the meadow of Krachieo at Pa Hin Ngam, Chaiyaphum Province. Krachieo is a short-lived plant with round root, blossoms during the rainy season, approximately in July. During that period the forest is covered with pink-violet colour of Krachieo flowerws Also added to the beautiful scenery are naturally endowed hillocks. This set of 12 stamps were issued on 16 Jul 2000.
Flowers on stamps – Thailand
A nice set of stamps issued by Thailand on Flowers in 2003.