israel – Thailand 60 Years of Friendship Stamp

Israel-Thailand Stamp

The State of Israel and the Kingdom of Thailand have enjoyed friendly diplomatic relations for 60 years, since their establishment in 1954.These friendly relations include successful cooperation in many areas such as agriculture, water management, advanced technology, education and medicine.The versatile relations between these two countries have been demonstrated through a number of historical visits by members ofthe Thai royal family to Israel and by Israeli dignitaries to Thailand.
Every year Israel welcomes hundreds of Thai students and professionals who come to attend various training programs, mainly in the fields of agriculture, technology and education.
The stamp features two types of fruit that are characteristic of their countries – a pomegranate from Israel and a mangoes fruit from Thailand. In addition to their tastiness, each of these fruits has symbolic significance in the traditions of its people and its country.In Jewish tradition, the pomegranate symbolizes beauty, fertility and abundance.It is also one of the seven species mentioned in the Bible as being special agricultural products of Eretz Israel.

The mangoes teen fruit, a very popular tropical fruit native to Southeast Asia, is known as the “Queen of Thai Fruit” probably because of its beautiful appearance and pleasant taste. Each of these fruits is known to possess its own medicinal properties and they are also combined in food supplements, health drinks and beauty creams.

Aerogramme – Singapore – Birds

Aerogramme – Singapore – Birds

An Aerogramme issued by Singapore on Birds. The 35c Aerogramme shows the Bird Lesser Coucal. It is a Species of Cuckoo in the Cuculidae Family. It is Found in Bangladesh , Bhutan , Cambodia , Brunei, India , Singapore , Thailand , Vietnam etc.

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Indian Stamps – Rare Northeastern Fauna -01 Oct 2009

Stamps India – Rare Northeastern Fauna -01 Oct 2009

The set of Three stamps on Rare North Eastern Fauna has been released on 01 Oct 2009 in Shillong by CPMG , North East Circle. A Scan of Newspaper Cutting was shown for the benefit of the readers . This is to assure that the stamps are on way to Philatelic Bureaus and should be available soon.

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Marbled Cat – The Cat is about the size of a domestic cat .Its Head and body length is 45-62 cm ( 18-24 “) and it weighs 2-5 Kg . Its tail is extremely long and bushy . Apart from Northern India also found in Nepal , Guangxi and Yunnan (China ) , Cambodia ,Laos, Myanamar, Thailand ,Vietnam , Malaysia , Sumatra etc.

Leaf Monkey – These are colored  greyish to black with brow ,hands and Feet being black and the upper arms , legs and tail ,a silvery grey. Found in Tripura ,Cachar and Karinganj districts of Assam , and Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh.

Red Panda – It has a rounded head ,large erct pointed ears ,a stumpy muzzle and short hairy soled legs which protect it from cold. found in Himalayan regions above 5000 feet.

Each stamp in sheet of 40 stamps , Printed 0.8 Million each.

Contributed By our Philatelic Friend from Guwahati – Sh Mahendra Sharma

Date Of Issue:-01.10.2009.

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