Jersey 2016 -First Day Cover – 75th Anniversary RAF Search & Rescue

Jersey 2016 -First Day Cover – 75th Anniversary RAF Search & Rescue

Date of Issue : 06.02.2016

RAF Search & Rescue
RAF Search & Rescue

Jersey 2016 -First Day Cover – 75th Anniversary RAF Search & Rescue

Jersey 2016 -First Day Cover – 75th Anniversary RAF Search & Rescue

Date of Issue : 06.02.2016

RAF Search & Rescue
RAF Search & Rescue

Stamps on Bridges of Netherlands Antilles

Stamps on Bridges of Netherlands Antilles (Curacao)

Curacao (earlier known as Netherlands Antilles) is part of Netherlands. Willemstad is the capital of Curacao. The City consists of Four quarters. Punda , Otrobanda,Scharloo & Pietermaai smal.

Punda and Otrobanda are separated by St Anna Bay.

A set of three stamps were issued on 05 Feb 1975  on three Bridges across the St Anna Bay connecting Punda and Otrobanda.

20c- Queen Emma Bridge- Long Pontoon Bridge

30c -Queen Juliana Bridge- Four Lane Road Bridge

40c- Queen Wilhelmina Bridge- Draw Bridge.

A FDC with the three stamps is listed below.

stamps on Bridges of Netherlands Antilles -ISG

 

Stamps on Major Ports of Malaysia

Stamps on Major Ports of Malaysia

A sheet with stamps on one of the major ports of Malaysia Bintulu Port issued in 2004.

Stamps on Ports of Malaysia - ISG

Stamps on 23rd SEA Games- Philippines

Stamps on 23rd SEA Games- Philippines

23rd South Asian Games (SEAG) were held in Philippines in Nov 2005. A stamp issued on Dragonboat is shown.

Stamps on SEA Games -ISG

Europa Stamps – Guernsey 1992 – Voyages of Discovery in America

Europa Stamps – Guernsey 1992 – Voyages of Discovery in America

The EUROPA issues are annual joint issues of stamps with common design or theme. Initially (1956-59) by Postal Administration member s of European communities, then (1960-92) by  European Conference of Postal & Telecommunications Administrations (CEPT) and then PostEurop Administration since .

The First Europa stamp was issued on 15 Sep 1956.

Stamps of Guernsey on Columbus Voyage.

EUROPA Stamps 1992-ISG

Char Chinar – JAMPEX 82

Char Chinar  – JAMPEX 82

A Special cover was released on 17 Mar 1982 to mark JAMPEX 82. It shows  Char Chinar and Dal Lake.

 

Ships on Stamps – New Hebrides – Bicentenary of Discovery

Ships on Stamps – New Hebrides – Bicentenary of Discovery

New Hebrides is a Island Group in South Pacific discovered by Capt James Cook . It was a condominium between French and British till 1980 when it became Independent and is now called Vanuatu. A Se -Tenant strip of Three  stamps showing Capt Cook & Map,Williams Wales and beach landing, William Hodges and Island scene .

FDC – Jersey – Mail Ships

FDC – Jersey – Mail Ships

Jersey issued a set of Five stamps on Ships to mark the Bicentenary of the First Government mail Packet on18 Oct 1978. The First Government mail Packet came about when France entered American War of Independence against Britain in 1778. In 1794 the British Post office Inaugurated a weekly mail service between Weymouth and St Helier with two sailing cutters. The stamps on the FDC are

6p – Mail Cutters , 8p – Flamer , 10 1/2p – Diana , 11p – IBEX , 13p -Caesarea.

Special Cover-Queen’s Baton Relay- Thiruvananthapuram – By India Post

Special Cover-Queen’s Baton Relay- Trivandrum- By India Post

Chief Post Master General Smt Shoba Koshi released a Special Cover on the Occasion of Queen’s Relay at  Chandra Shekaran Nair Stadium, Trivandrum on 26-08-2010 and presented the first copy to Chief Minister of Kerala Shri V. S. Achuthanandan.

Cover contain the design of Smt. P. T. Usha  an Indian athlete from the state of Kerala . “queen of Indian track and field” , Elephant, Onam Festival of Kerala , Boat race, Kathakali traditional dance for of kerala, High Jump, Long Jump and Running race with Shera and logo of Commonwealth

Date Of Issue:-26.08.2010.  Cancellation of Thiruvananthapuram.

Contributed By:- Mr Sreejesh Krishnan, Bangalore