2009 Australian Legends on Stamps
Four of the nation’s most popular actors who have been selected to appear on a special series of postage stamps to mark Australia Day.Four Academy Award winners have been named the 2009 Australian Legends by Australia Post in recognition of the outstanding contribution they have made to Australian entertainment and culture.
The actors Cate Blanchett, Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman AC and Geoffrey Rush will be immortalised on postage stamps. There are eight 55-cent stamps in the series, featuring photos of the actors in and out of character, including Kidman from Moulin Rouge, Blanchett from Elizabeth, Crowe from Gladiator, and Rush from Shine. Each of the stars will be presented with 24-carat gold replicas of their stamps.
Miniature Sheet – Cinema – Sri Lanka
A miniature sheet was released by Sri Lanka in 1998 with four stamps to celebrate 50 Years of Sri Lankan Cinema (1947 – 1997 ).
First Day Cover Head Covers Women – Turkey
A set of Four stamps was released by Turkey depicting the ethnic head Covers worn by women in Turkey. A FDC with cancellation issued on 05 Jul 2000 is shown.
Mother Teresa – Visit to Mauritius
Mauritius celebrated centenary of its Father Of Nation Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam on 18 Sep 2000. A set of stamps and FDC was released. One of the stamps shows Sir Ramgoolam welcoming Mother Teresa in 1984.
Stamps of India – Fiscals – Women on Court Fee Stamps
Kotda –Sangani – Erstwhile Princely State which was formerly part of Western India States Agency and now part of Gujarat. This issue printed by L. V. Indap & Co, Bombay is unique because it depicts both the ruler and his wife.