First day Cover -Nyasaland- Diamond Jubilee Nyasaland 1951

First day Cover -Nyasaland- Diamond Jubilee Nyasaland

A Commercially used  First Day cover from Nyasaland (now Malawi) with three blocks of four stamps issued on 15 May 1951 to mark Diamond Jubilee of Nyasaland. It was known as British Central Africa in 1891.

FDC- Diamond Jubilee Nyasaland
FDC- Diamond Jubilee Nyasaland

Lions of Chobe -Miniature sheet -Botswana

Lions of Chobe -Miniature sheet -Botswana

Botswana has issued a miniature sheet in 0n 03 Jul  2014  containing four stamps on Lions of Chobe.

Lions of Chobe - Botswana-ISG

Definitive Stamps Of Zambia- 1981

Definitive Stamps Of Zambia- 1981

A set of stamps were issued as a part of 4th Definitive series on 11 Nov 1981.It is based on customs & Traditions of the Nation.                A FDC with with five stamps from this series

 

Definitive of  Zambia -ISG

Musical Instruments on Stamps – Papua New Guinea

Musical Instruments on Stamps – Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea issued a set of four stamps on Musical Instruments on               29 Oct 1969. The instruments are

5c – Tareko        10c-Garamut             25c – Iviliko          30c -Kundu

Musical instruments on stamps - Papua New Guinea-ISG
5c – Tareko 10c-Garamut 25c – Iviliko 30c -Kundu

Stamps on Hot Air Balloons -Zaire

Stamps on Hot Air Balloons -Zaire

A FDC with stamps on Hot Air Balloons issued by Zaire on 28 Jun 1984 to mark Bicentenary of First Manned flight.

10k -Montgolfier Balloon 1783     15k -Charles & Robert Balloon 1783

3z-La Gustave 1784                            5z – Santos Dumont III 1899

Stamps on Hot Air Balloons-Zaire -ISG

Stamps on Eagles of Namibia

Stamps on Eagles of Namibia 

Namibia issued a set of Four stamps on Eagles on 02 Feb 2009. A FDC with four stamps is listed below. The species on stamps are

Tawny Eagle  – Wingspan of 1.8 m and weighs around 3 kgs,found in Central & Northern Namibia

Martial inopen woodlands and acacia Savannahs.(Registered Non standard Mail Stamp).

Martial  Eagle  (N$ 4.10)-Wingspan of 2.6 m and weighs around 6 kg, Most Powerful Eagles in the World.

Verreaux’s Eagle or Black Eagle – (N$ 4.60 ) -Habitat is Mountains -Wingspan 2.3m and weighs 6 Kgs.

The Bateleur  (Postcard rate stamp) -Medium sized wingspsan1.8 m and weighs 3 kgs . Found in wilderness and feeds on small mammals and birds.

African Fish Eagle ( On the FDC) – National Bird of Namibia -A Poweful and Majestic raptor with a wingspan of 2.4m and weighs around 3.5kgs. White head, Chestnut Belly and dark wings.

Millennium 2000 FDC’s Australia – FDC’s of World – Hologram Stamp

Millennium 2000  FDC’s Australia – FDC’s of World – Hologram Stamp

Australia issued stamps to mark the Millennium 2000. FDC issued on 01 Nov 1999. Australia issued a stamp with HOLOGRAM.

Millennium 2000 ASCENSION ISLAND- FDC’s of World

Millennium 2000  ASCENSION ISLAND- FDC’s of World

ASCENSION ISLAND  issued stamps to mark the Millennium 2000. FDC  issued on 06 Oct 1999. The Cover and Stamp depict Christmas scene.

Millennium 2000 ARGENTINA- FDC’s of World

Millennium 2000  ARGENTINA- FDC’s of World

ARGENTINA  issued stamps to mark the Millennium 2000. FDC  issued on 21Aug 1999. The Cover and Stamp depict Christmas scene.