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 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

Miniature sheet on 150 Years of Arrival of Indian Workers in South Africa

Miniature sheet on 150 Years of Arrival of Indian Workers in South Africa

On 16 Nov 1860 S S Truro sailed into Durban Bay Natal with 342 Indian on Board. They had sailed from Madras (now Chennai) port. A miniature sheet with Two stamps of standard postage was issued on 25 Nov 2011 by South Africa.These workers were employed in the  Sugarcane fields to meet the requirements of booming Natal Sugar Industry.

Stamp shows workers arriving in Durban Harbour and Workers in Sugarcane Fields

Miniature sheet on 150 Years of Arrival of Indian Indentured Labourers in South Africa

Miniature sheet on 150 Years of Arrival of Indian Indentured Labourers in South Africa

On 16 Nov 1860 S S Truro sailed into Durban Bay Natal with 342 Indian on Board. They had sailed from Madras (now Chennai) port. A miniature sheet with one stamp of standard postage was issued on 21 Oct 2011 by South Africa.These workers were employed in the  Sugarcane fields to meet the requirements of booming Natal Sugar Industry.

Stamp shows the sketch of S S Truro and sheet shows Labourers arriving in Durban Harbour.

Miniature sheets Titanic Centenary 2012 – Canada

Miniature sheets Titanic Centenary 2012 – Canada

Canada issued a miniature sheet to mark the Centenary of Titanic in 2012.

Miniature sheet – Gibraltar -HMS Victory

Miniature sheet – Gibraltar -HMS Victory

A Miniature sheet issued by Gibraltar to mark 175th Death Anniversary of  Horatio Nelson and HMS Victory.

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

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

Gambia  issued stamps to mark the Millennium 2000. FDC issued on 28 Jan 2000 and the stamp shows Columbus and ships in background.

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 stamp showing Capt Cook , Map and the Ship HMS Resolution.

FDC – USA -Germany – Concord 1683

FDC – USA -Germany – Concord 1683

USA and Germany ( then West Germany ) issued stamps to mark the Tri Centenary of German Immigration to USA . It was in 1683 that the first significant group of Germans emigrated to Pennsylvania , USA. The settlement took place in Germantown , Pennsylvania.

The two stamps – USA -20c and German -80 Pfenning show the Ship Concord.  Concord Captained by William Jeffries started its Journey from Rotterdam on 06 Jul  1683 via London 24 Jul 1683 and finally reaching Philadelphia (Germantown ) on 06 Oct 1683.

The Cover with both the stamps and cancelled at Germantown , Philadelphia on day of issue – 29 Apr 1983.