175th Anniversary of Ist Postage Stamp- Liechtenstein 2015

175th Anniversary of Ist Postage Stamp- Liechtenstein 2015

The Philatelic World commemorates the 175th Anniversary of Ist Postage stamp issued in 1840. Liechtenstein issued a stamp on 02 Mar 2015 to commemorate this event. A FDC with Ist stamp of World on FDC and First stamp of Liechtenstein is listed.

Penny Black 1840-2015
Penny Black 1840-2015

FDC – Gardens of Portugal -2014

FDC – Gardens of Portugal -2014

A Set of Eight stamps were issued on 26 Jun 2014 by Portugal on Gardens of Portugal.A FDC with eight stamps is listed below.

Gardens of Portugal -ISG

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.

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

 

Postage Due Stamps – First Day Covers – Guernsey

Postage Due Stamps – First Day Covers – Guernsey

Guernsey issued a set of 10 Postage Due stamps on 02 Aug 1977 . Two FDC’s with these stamps are listed.

 

 

Postage Due Stamps -Guernsey -ISG

Postage Due stamps -Guernsey-ISG

Flowers on Stamps -Italy

Flowers on Stamps -Italy

Italy issued a set of stamps on Flowers between 1981- 1983. A set of three stamps on Flowers issued on 30 Apr 1983 (3rd Series) on a commercially used cover.

The Flowers are Gladiolus, Mimosa & Rododendro.

Flowers on Stamps -Italy-ISG

Music Composers on Stamps -Portugal – Chopin & Schumann

Music Composers on Stamps -Portugal – Chopin & Schumann

A Miniature sheet was issued 01 Mar 2010 to mark Bicentenary of two well known Composers known as Virtuoso Pianists. A FDC with Miniature sheet on Chopin  is shown.The Composers are

Frederic Chopin -Poland  -1810-1849-Compositions-Nocturnes ,Preludes

Robert Schumann -Germany-1810-1856- Compositions -kinderszenen,Piano Concerto in a minor.

Chopin- Schumann -Pianists
Chopin- Schumann -Pianists

Music Composers on Stamps -Portugal – Wagner & Verdi

Music Composers on Stamps -Portugal – Wagner & Verdi

Two stamps were issued 31 Jan 2013 to mark Bicentenary of two well known Composers known for Operas. A FDC with these two stamps is shown.The Composers are

Richard Wagner -Germany -1813-1893-Compositions-Der Ring des nibelungen,Lohengrin

Guiseppe Verdi -Italy-1813-1901- Compositions -La Traviata,Rigoloto,Aita

Wagner & Verdi
Wagner & Verdi

Millennium 2000 FDC’s Belgium – FDC’s of World

Millennium 2000  FDC’s Belgium – FDC’s of World

Belgium issued stamps to mark the Millennium 2000. FDC issued on 03 Jan 2000.

Millennium 2000 FDC’s Bangladesh – FDC’s of World

Millennium 2000  FDC’s Bangladesh – FDC’s of World

Bangladesh issued stamps to mark the Millennium 2000. FDC issued on 01 Jan 2000. Cancellation shows a clock.