First Day Covers – GB – Gutter Pair Stamps

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

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Miniature Sheet – Flowers

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.

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Flowers on Stamps – Bua Tong – Thailand

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

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Flowers on Stamps -Kulap Khao – Thailand

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.

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Flowers on Stamps – Pink Lilies & Krachieo – Thailand

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.

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