Friday, 31 December 2010

Royal Links

Jersey Post issued a miniature sheet comprised of one stamp depicted the Royal links of the British throne on 21st June 2003. This date is coincided with the celebration of 21st birthday of HRH Prince William of Wales.The miniature sheet featuring HM Queen Elizabeth II, HRH Prince of Wales,and HRH Prince William of Wales –the second line- the current future line of accession to the British throne.
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Thursday, 30 December 2010

HRH Prince William.

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The Isle of Man Post Office is delighted to celebrate the announcement that Prince William is to marry long-term girlfriend Miss Catherine Middleton next year. To mark this prestigious occasion in Royal history, the Isle of Man Post Office is issuing a miniature sheet featuring two stamps depicting Prince William and imagery of Kate and William together.

Wednesday, 29 December 2010

Rapid Chess Game–Disney on stamps

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Azerbaijan Post has issued the stamp series with unique themes for commemorate the World Rapid Chess Championship On November 13, 1998. Theme chosen are cartoons of Disney Characters, Donald Duck , Micky Mouse , Daisy, Goofy and Minnie Mouse. The Disney characters are very famous in the world.The issuance are 2(two) souvenir sheets and one sheetlet comprised of 8 pieces stamps. These stamps are funny stamps and colourful.

Thursday, 23 December 2010

Christmas Greeting .

Any country, where people celebrate Christmas, has its own Christmas carols. Classical carols, which have migrated from country to country, and the more local classics, which people automatically associate with Christmas.
Isle of Man Post always issues Christmas Greeting Stamps every year. In this issued chosen stamp of Year 2002 that joy and colourful represented spirit of Christmas.
Wishing you a beautiful Christmas 2010.
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Mother’s Day

Estonia Post has issued the stamp which related to the celebration of Mother’s day on 20th of April 2005. The stamp features the moment of the flower given to mother by her child.
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The idea of Mothers’ Day was born in 1907 in America where Ann Jarvis, a teacher, called on her friends and acquaintances to start marking a day dedicated to mothers.In Estonia the first Mothers’ Day meeting was held at the Uderna school in 1922.
Despite grand public ceremonies held on the occasion, Mothers’ Day was mainly seen as an intimate occasion of honouring mothers at home and their main places of activity. Special programme-books were published for the day and articles were printed to underline that there were reasons to regard Mothers’ Day as one of the biggest and warmest red-letter days of our nation.
Mothers’ Day was struck off the list of holidays under the Soviet occupation in 1940 and the beautiful tradition was only revived half a century later with the restoration of Estonian independence in 1991.
In Indonesia , Mother’s Day will be celebrated on the 22nd of December every year.

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Alderney Golf Club on Stamps

Alderney Post has issued the stamp series features the exclusive sport activities like golf. The stamp depicted the Alderney Golf Club in stamp set and one souvenir sheet.The souvenir sheet have reprinted for Alderney Participation at Phila Nippon 01, the International Stamp Exhibition .
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Golf is a precision club-and-ball sport, in which competing players (golfers), using many types of clubs, attempt to hit balls into each hole on a golf course while employing the fewest number of strokes. Golf is one of the few ball games that does not require a standardized playing area. Instead, the game is played on golf "courses," each of which features a unique design, although courses typically consist of either nine or 18 holes.

Monday, 20 December 2010

Mahatma Gandhi and Orchids of Guine-Bissau stamp


Guine Bissau Post issued the unique theme of souvenir sheet that featured one stamp depicted Mahatma Gandhi and the chosen background pictures of three species of orchids, Phragmipedium, Vanilla planifolia, Paphiopedium aragon. It is a unique what is the corelation between orchid flower with Mahatma Gandhi..

Mahatma Gandhi, was the pre-eminent political and ideological leader of India during the Indian independence movement. He pioneered satyagraha. Gandhi dedicated his life to the wider purpose of discovering truth, or Satya. He tried to achieve this by learning from his own mistakes and conducting experiments on himself.This is defined as resistance to tyranny through mass civil disobedience, a philosophy firmly founded upon ahimsa, or total nonviolence. This concept helped India to gain independence, and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world.

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Gaston Lagaffe on stamp


France Post officially issued the stamp features Gaston Lagaffe, comic icon which created in 1957 by the Belgian cartoonist André Franquin. Gaston was hired - somewhat mysteriously - as an office junior at the offices of the Journal de Spirou (the real-life publication in which the strip appeared), having wandered in in a state of confusion. The strip usually focuses on his efforts to avoid doing any work, and indulge instead in hobbies or naps while all around him panic over deadlines.
 
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Gaston Lagaffe goes by different names in various languages and countries.Since the 1980s Gaston has appeared on a wide variety of merchandise.Initially, Gaston was an irritating simpleton, but he developed a genial personality and sense of humour. Common sense however always eludes him, and he has an almost supernatural ability to create disasters ("gaffes").
In 2007, upon Gaston's 50th anniversary, Marsu Productions published Gaston 50, a new album with unpublished work.

Sunday, 5 December 2010

The Ringed Seal of Estonian fauna.


img_207The 2003 stamp from the Estonian Fauna series features the Ringed Seal (Phoca hispida), one of three species of seals found in Estonian waters.It is the world’s smallest seal. Its main habitat is freezing waters of the northern hemisphere. Besides the Arctic Ocean and the Baltic Sea Phoca seals can today be found also in Lakes Ladoga, Saimaa and Baikal.


They have a small head, short cat-like snout, and a plump body. Their coat is dark with silver rings on their back and sides with a silver belly, from which this seal gets its vernacular name. Their small front flippers have claws more than 1 inch thick that are used to maintain breathing holes through 6.5 ft thick ice. Their snouts are short and narrow.

Gastronomy of Estonia

Cookery is the art of cooking good, delicious, fine-tasting food. Estonia Post issued stamps depicted their art of gastronomy. The issuance of stamps to be related with given theme on year 2005 by the Europa stamps, Gastronomy. 


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The first stamp (6.00) is based on the cornucopia which combined with all kinds of fruit rolling out of it is not just a symbol of plenty, prosperity and happiness, but also symbolizes divine generosity. Ancient associations between the horn and plenty derive from a classical story about infant Zeus who accidentally broke off the horn of a goat whose milk he was fed. He gave the horn to the nymph Amalthea, promising that its owner should always have in abundance everything desired. 

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

The Basking Shark on stamps.

The basking shark is a coastal-pelagic shark found worldwide in boreal to warm-temperate waters around the continental shelves. It prefers 8 to 14.5 °C (46 - 58 °F) temperatures, but recently has been confirmed to cross the much-warmer waters at the equator.The basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) is the second largest living shark, after the whale shark. It is a cosmopolitan species, found in all the world's temperate oceans
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Kites on Hong Kong's stamps

Kites were used approximately 2,800 years ago in China, where materials ideal for kite building were readily available. Kites may be flown for recreation, art or other practical uses. The earliest known Chinese kites were flat (not bowed) and often rectangular. Later, tailless kites incorporated a stabilizing bowline. Kites can be designed with many different shapes, forms, and sizes. Forms usually were taken the flat geometric designs, boxes and other three-dimensional forms, or modern inflatable designs.
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Hong Kong Post has issued the stamp series of kites, 4 different denomination values and depicts the emulation of butterflies, dragon fly, and the legendary

Airplanes designed by Pavel Sukhoi

Belarus Post issued the stamps series featured Airplanes designed by Pavel Sukhoi on 23th of February 2000.
Su- 24 is Bomber airplane, Su-27 is Fighter airplane, and Su-25 is Ground attack plane.
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Pavel Osipovich Sukhoi or Pavel Sukhoi is a Belarusian Soviet aircraft constructor and designer and was born on July 1895 in Hlybokaye near Vitebsk, a small town in Belarus.

Thursday, 25 November 2010

Cruise Ships on stamps.

A cruise ship or cruise liner is a passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, where the voyage itself and the ship's amenities are part of the experience, as well as the different destinations along the way. Transportation is not the prime purpose, as cruise ships operate mostly on routes that return passengers to their originating port, so the ports of call are usually in a specified region of a continent.
The modern cruise ships, while sacrificing qualities of seaworthiness, have added amenities to cater to tourists, and recent vessels have been described as "balcony-laden floating condominiums".Cruising has become a major part of the tourism industry, accounting for U.S.$27 billion with over 18 million passengers carried worldwide in 2010.

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HM Queen Elizabeth II's Royal Grandchildren

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Gibraltar Post has issued the stamp featured HM The Queen Elizabeth II’s eight grandchildren on year 2008. This is very first time of stamp depicted them.

Peter Mark Andrew Phillips (born 15 November 1977) is the only son of The Princess Anne, The Princess Royal and her first husband, Captain Mark Phillips. He is the eldest grandson and first grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

Zara Anne Elizabeth Phillips, MBE (born 15 May 1981) is the second child and only daughter of HRH The Princess Anne, Princess Royal and her first husband, Captain Mark Phillips. As the eldest granddaughter of HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, she is twelfth in the British Order of Succession.

Prince William of Wales (William Arthur Philip Louis; born 21 June 1982) is the elder son of Charles, Prince of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales He is second in the line of succession to the British throne and those of each of the other Commonwealth Realms. He was the first prince to be born into the immediate royal family since the birth of Prince Edward in 1964.

Monday, 22 November 2010

John Lennon on stamps

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To commemorate John Lennon, the legendary musician, singer, and song-writer, Gibraltar issued the stamp series feature his photos and his marriage with Yoko Ono which married in Gibraltar on year 1969.
John Winston Ono Lennon, was an English musician and singer-songwriter who rose to worldwide fame as one of the founding members of The Beatles .Born and raised in Liverpool, Lennon became involved as a teenager in the sniffle craze; his first band, The Quarrymen, evolved into The Beatles in 1960.Then with Paul McCartney, formed one of the most successful song writing partnerships of the 20th century.

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Orchid flower of Papua New Guinea at Singapore’95.

Papua New Guinea has issued the stamps depicted orchid flowers for commemorating their participation at Singapore’95 International Philately Exhibition. The stamp set comprised of 4 pieces stamps depicted the Dendrobidium species, Dendrobidium rigidfolium, Dendrobidium convolutum, Dendrobidium spectable , Dendrobidium tapiniense.
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Dendrobium rigidfolium is a species of genus Dendrobium. Dendrobium is a huge genus of orchids contains about 1,200 species. The genus occurs in diverse habitats throughout much of south, east and southeast Asia, including the Philippines, Borneo, Australia, New Guinea, Solomon Islands and New Zealand.

Europa Water–A Natural Treasure

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One of the fundamental natural elements on Earth is water that can be found almost everywhere. Water is the main constituent element of the Earth's surface, covering almost three-quarters of its surface, and it is also a constituent part of the atmosphere and part of the total weight of all living organisms. Water, together with oxygen, carbon, nitrogen and the solar energy represent the basis of life.

Water, the irreplaceable partner of the contemporary man, tamed, directed, plentiful and in quantities that indicate civilizational and cultural needs, is mercilessly exploited and even more polluted.

The European action plan, uniting the plan "Health and environment" of individual European countries, brought up the demand to treat water as a precious and public resource, and asked for permanent care concerning the hygienically correct water supply, as well as proper disposal of waste.

Therefore Europa stamp chosen theme of water as a natural treasure for year 2001. The stamps have been issued by Croatia Post Office in se-tenant, in a 20-stamp sheet, and the First Day Cover (FDC) .

Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Greeting stamps of Hongkong.

Hongkong Post also issued the greeting stamp for all occasional event , such as Valentine Day, Christmas Time, New Year Season, Birthday event, Celebrate the Successful year and the Happy Memories.
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The stamps set are comprised of 6 pieces depicted beautiful icon to represent the occasional event such as the two Swans are getting in love depicted on stamp ($1.0) for apply the Valentine day event.

Monday, 1 November 2010

Masks on Portugal’s Stamps.

Portugal Post has issued many stamp series with theme of masks. The first series has issued on year 2005 depicted 5 kind of Portuguese masks. The mask are excited colour and have funny characters.
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Sunday, 31 October 2010

VW Beetle on Croatia Stamp


On the 8th of May 2008, Croatia Post issued the special stamps depicted the VW Beetle, historical economic car.The model became widely known in its home country as the Käfer, German for "beetle", and the model ultimately took the same nickname in English. 


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Not any other single car embodies the economic wonder of the 50s of the past century like the "Beetle". It was not only the witness but an important participant in the creation of the new world. Millions of people can thank the "Beetle" on the so far undreamt-of mobility. Millions of streets, in Germany and across the whole world, were witnesses of its triumphant drive. That’s why it should not come as a surprise that it has become the first car in the world with more than 20 million sold vehicles. When the last specimen of a myth left the assembly line in 2003, this was probably the end of its production but not of overall significance for the history of the motor-car

Human’s Life Cycle

Portugal Post issued the occasional stamp series that featured the stage of human life from birth, children, date, human socialisation, wedding.
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The birth is begin of human life in the world . In the mature processing, human have held anniversary of their birth. They have been socialized with their community. During their active socialisation they meet good friends and especially someone who love more than just a friend. Finally the human get the wedding for realize their love. This cycle is nature as human life.

Tintin on France stamps

In the comic book series, Tintin is a young reporter who is drawn to dangerous international intrigues in which his quick thinking, bravery and chronic good luck save the day. Almost every adventure features Tintin sent off to investigate an assignment, but rarely does he actually turn in a story without first getting caught up in an adventure.The Adventures of Tintin, a series of comic books drawn and written by the Belgian cartoonist Georges Remi, better known as Hergé.
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France Post has issued stamp featured the great icon of comic book series, Tintin on one souvenir sheet. The sheet depicted how is action of Tintin.

Waters of Portugal

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In the biosphere we find water in permanent circulation, and this makes it a renewable resource.Water on Earth moves continually through a cycle of evaporation or transpiration (evapotranspiration), precipitation, and runoff, usually reaching the sea. Over land, evaporation and transpiration contribute to the precipitation over land.
Water is fundamental solvent to photosynthesis and respiration of flora. For human life, water is vital both as a solvent in which many of the body's solutes dissolve and as an essential part of many metabolic processes within the body.Earth's surface waters are filled with life. The earliest life forms appeared in water; nearly all fish live exclusively in water, and there are many types of marine mammals, such as dolphins and whales. Some kinds of animals, such as amphibians, spend portions of their lives in water and portions on land. Plants such as kelp and algae grow in the water and are the basis for some underwater ecosystems. Plankton is generally the foundation of the ocean food chain.

Portuguese Fashion on Stamps


Fashions may vary considerably within a society according to age, social class, generation, occupation, and geography as well as over time.The four major current fashion capitals are acknowledged to be Milan, New York City, Paris, and London. Fashion weeks are held in these cities, where designers exhibit their new clothing collections to audiences, and which are all headquarters to the greatest fashion companies and are renowned for their major influence on global fashion.


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Sunday, 17 October 2010

Haloween

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Halloween is an annual holiday observed on October 31. It has roots in the Celtic festival of Samhain and the Christian holiday All Saints' Day, but is today largely a secular celebration. Common Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, wearing costumes and attending costume parties, carving jack-o'-lanterns, ghost tours, bonfires, apple bobbing, visiting haunted attractions, committing pranks, telling ghost stories or other frightening tales, and watching horror films. 

France Post issued a stamp features the frightening pumpkin to commemorate this event.

Social Communication on Stamps.




Portugal Post Office issued the stamp series depicted how communication transformed. The set of stamps comprised of 4 pieces stamps are written communication on 0.30E , radio communication on 0.45E, television communication on 0.57E, and internet communication on 0.74 E


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Social Communication represent the ways information can be perceived, transmitted and understood, and the impact those ways will have on a society. Communication requires that all parties have an area of communicative commonality.

Sunday, 10 October 2010

Flora of Croatia. Fruits on stamps of 2010


Recently the Croatian Post have issued the flora-fauna series of stamps in every year. On year 2010, the chosen flora, fruits, has depicted on stamps , like Wild Strawberry (Fragaria vesca L), Grapevine (Vitis vinifera L), and Gooseberry (Ribes uva-crispa L).

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Wild Strawberry or Woodland Strawberry is s low perennial herb growing in temperate zones of north hemisphere. From the underground root there grow flowering stems, runners (stolons) and toothed trifoliate leaves. Flowers on long pedicles have 5 white petals with numerous pistils and stamens.The fruit of woodland strawberry, with an exceptionelly characteristic smell and taste, is often wrongly considered broad bean.Today about 400 sorts of garden stroberries are known, that differ in size, smell and taste of their fruits, and some even in colour (white, orange and yellow sorts). Nevertheless, woodland strawberries are still appreciated as more tasteful, better smelling and more nutritious than garden strawberries. Various strawberry processing procedures have turned strawberries into one of the most favourite fruits in the world. It is far less known that the strawberry leaves are very rich in vitamin C and are a good substitute for black tea to which fragrant, dried fruits can be added.

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Sunday, 3 October 2010

Orchids of the South Pacific - Tuvalu

Orchid species depicted on stamps are : Vuylstekeara cambria, Dendrobium nobile on two stamps, Phalaenopsis nivacolor, Cattleya trianea, Cymbidium Alexander.The souvenir sheet as marked Orchids of the South Pacific, was issued by Tuvalu Post on year 2008. All orchids are very famous species because the very excited colour and shape.


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Vuylstekeara Cambria is a hybrid orchid from genus Cochlioda, Miltoniopsis and Odontoglossum .With wildly dappled burgundy lips surrounding a burst of vivid yellow. Vuylstekeara cambria is a diva of the orchid world. One of the most awarded hybrids in the Vuylstekeara genus, cambria is considered the finest cultivar. Its virtuosity of colour is complemented by the elegance of its shape—delicately shaped petals bow the graceful arch of this stem like the exquisitely bent neck of a Degas dancer.

Gastronomy of Gibraltar – Europa 2005


Gastronomy can diverse from the origin of a country or ethnic group. The most recipe of Gibraltar have influence by the ethnic origin from Genoese (Italy), Maltese and Portuguese. In relation with the theme of Europa 2005, Gibraltar Post issued the stamp series depicted specific food, like The Torta de acelga- spinach pie (shown on top right), The Robalo a la parilla – grilled Sea-Bass ( shown on top left), The Rolitos de ternera- veal birds (shown bottom right) and The Sherry Trifle-popular sweet (shown bottom left)



Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Wave Energy on Faroe Islands stamps


The West Nordic cooperation between Greenland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands in relation with the 10th of anniversary 2007 jointly issued a stamp series with the theme environmentally friendly energy to mark the occasion. The Faroese stamp illustrates wave energy, the Greenland hydropower and the Icelandic stamp illustrates geothermal energy.

Wave energy is a alternative solution the human change dependency to the fossil energy sources (oil, gas, coal, timber or similar).On the Faroe Islands, 90% of the energy requirement is provided by heating oil and petrol. 35-40% of the total electricity requirement is obtained from hydro and wind sustainable energy sources.




Global Warming on stamps of Faroe Islands

Faroe Islands have reminded to the world by issued the 2 (two) stamps depicted the global warming that its very serious matter to be considered by humans.
The earth’s climate is changing and this is caused by humans are emitting various substances into the atmosphere,Especially carbon dioxide, CO2.This substance is emitted whenever we burn oil, coal, or gas in cars, factories, for heating our homes, etc. 


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The bad thing about CO2 is that it acts somewhat like the insulation in a house. When we increase the insulation of our house, it becomes warmer, and this is what we are now doing to the earth.It is hard to predict, how large the changes will become, since we don’t know how much CO2 will be emitted in the future. Added to this, are the other climate changes. This will have large impacts on living organisms on land and in the sea: plants, animals, and humans. It is hard to predict exactly, what changes will occur, but the damages are expected to increase with increasing climate change.

Hoyvik of Faroe islands on SEPAC 2007

Post of Foroyar issued one stamp depicted Hoyvik, beautiful place of Faroe Islands as part of SEPAC 2007 stamps series.


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The environment in Hoyvík is very beautiful and magnificent both on fine summer days, as shown on the stamp, but also in the winter with storms from the east, where waves spray high across Hoyvíkshólmur.

Sunday, 26 September 2010

Gastronomy of Jersey – Europa 2005

Gastronomy theme which has been chosen by Posteurop as Europa stamp 2005, has been interpret by Jersey Post to issue the set of 4 stamps featured a menu of traditional Jersey food on 8th of March 2005. 



The stamps depicted the well known Island delicacies from an entree, fish course, main course and desert plus accompanying wines or brandy fro each dish produced in the Island from Jersey grown fruit.
The menu as depicted on stamps are 32p Conger Eel soup, 33p Oysters, 40p Bean crock, 70 p Bourdelots with Black butter. Only two stamps have marked Europa logo, 33p & 40 p.

Decorated Easter Egg – Easter 2009 of Slovakia.


In related with easter celebration 2009, Post of Slovakia issued one stamp depicted decorated egg. What a colourful of stamp. 


The custom of egg decoration connected with the celebration of spring in the greater Slavonic territory. Hen, duck and goose eggs are most often used for decoration. 

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Post Europ chosen theme of Gastronomy for Europa stamp 2005. Slovakia Post has issued one stamp depicted theme of Gastronomy and marked Europa symbol on stamp.

Slovak food was characterised by its generally sour taste. Sweeter meals were consumed only occasionally.Vegetable products, bread, cooked pasta, mashed vegetable and potato meals, soups, sauces and various kinds of cakes formed the basic components of Slovak citizens’ meals. Bread was always treated with respect. 


Saturday, 25 September 2010

Nature Conservation of Slovakia - 1996


On 16th of July 1996, Slovakia Post Office issued the set of 3 pieces stamps depicted the endangered animal of Slovakia, The Tatra Chamois, The European Bison, and The Mouflon. The Tatra Chamois depicted on left side, The European Bison depicted on middle, and The Mouflon depicted on right side.


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The Tatra Chamois.
The Tatra chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra tatrica) is a mountain animal and a rare sub-species listed in the Red Book as an endemic form with a very restricted habitat (the High and Low Tatras) and population of about six hundred. In view of this it must be considered an endangered species and is protected by law. It inhabits alpine and sub-alpine meadows in varied highland terrain, avoiding continuous forests and areas of dwarf pine, isolated sheer rock faces and sharp formations. Its natural enemies are the lynx and the rock eagle, and it is most susceptible to mange and blindness, common in the Alps.

Tuesday, 21 September 2010

Nature – Pond Life of Jersey.


In relation with Europa stamp 2001, theme of Nature . Jersey Post issued the souvenir sheet composed of one stamp depicted Kingfisher Bird. Its protected bird in the world. Kingfishers occupy a wide range of habitats. 


While they are often associated with rivers and lakes or pond , over half the worlds species are found in forests and forested streams. The kingfishers consume a wide range of prey as well as fish, usually caught by swooping down from a perch.The kingfishers have a long, dagger-like bill. The bill is usually longer and more compressed in species that hunt fish, and shorter and more broad in species that hunt prey off the ground.

Clown on Gibraltar's stamps - Europe 2002

As member of Posteurop, Gibraltar has issued stamps with Circus theme. The issued set composed of 4 pieces stamp depicted clown’s face in differently for each. Clown’s face is represent his character and it has created by the use of make up and supported also by his costume to develop the image.


A Clown should have many tricks like slapstick, juggling, magic or physical humor to act shows his performance to be a fool or foolish. In shortly word his act like a comedian that every second try to make audience laugh and happy. The Circus usually performs with clown. We can say a clown is part of the circus performances.

Circus on Belarus stamps. Europe 2002


Posteurop issued theme of Europa stamps on year 2002 is Circus. Belarus Post Office as member of Posteurop has been issued stamps with this theme. The stamp set consist of 2 pieces stamp depicted clown’s action on the string hanged, and head of Circus horse.

Circus is accompany of performers that acts include a variety of acrobatics, gymnastics (including tumbling and trampoline), aerial acts (such as trapeze, aerial silk, corde lisse), contortion, stilts and a variety of other routines. Juggling is one of the most common acts in a circus; the combination of juggling and gymnastics is called equilibristics and include acts like plate spinning or the rolling globe. Clowns are common to most circuses and are typically skilled in many circus acts; "clowns getting into the act" is a very familiar theme in any circus.

Monday, 20 September 2010

SEPAC 2007 of Iceland


The current Iceland Post Office issued stamps of SEPAC 2007 consists of two conjoined stamps depicting the waterfall Selfoss in Jökulsá á Fjöllum. One of these stamps is the actual SEPAC-stamp. Jökulsárgljúfur is one of the most impressive river canyons in Iceland. It is 25 km long, 1/2 km wide and in many places more than 100 metres deep. The upper part of the canyon is the most spectacular section, up to 120 metres in depth. A greater part of Selfoss , 10 metres high , was proclaimed a natural monument in 1996.

Occasional stamps of Iceland.


Occasional stamps are stamps that can be used for various festive occasions, i.e. birthdays, weddings, etc. The stamps of Iceland Post described many type of kissing. On kissing Respect -kisses the forehead. Humility- touches the lips by hand. Admiration - chooses the cheek. Friendship -kisses all over. Kissing love -Straight on the mouth.

Birds of Iceland.


The Graylag is a bird with a wide range in the Old World. The Graylag Goose is one of the species of the genus Anser to which the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA) applies. The Greylag is the largest and bulkiest of the grey Anser geese. It has a rotund, bulky body, a thick and long neck, and a large head and bill. It has pink legs and feet, and an orange or pink bill. The plumage of the Greylag Goose is greyish-brown, with a darker head and paler belly with variable black spots. Its plumage is patterned by the pale fringes of its feathers. It has a white line bordering its upper flanks. This species is found throughout the Old World, apparently breeding where suitable localities are to be found in many European countries, although it no longer breeds in southwestern Europe and extends across Asia to China . Graylag (Anser anser) lays its eggs on lowland all around Iceland and is the most common species of geese in the country.

Starlings are small to medium-sized passerine birds in the family Sturnidae. Starlings occur naturally in the Old World, from Europe, Asia and Africa, to northern Australia and the islands of the tropical Pacific..The starling species familiar to most people in Europe and North America is the European Starling. Starlings (sturnus vulgaris) are relatively new in Iceland .Starlings have strong feet, their flight is strong and direct, and they are very gregarious. Their preferred habitat is fairly open country, and they eat insects and fruit. Plumage is typically dark with a metallic sheen .Starlings arrived in the capital area around 1960 and are now some of the most common birds in the area. The stock numbers 5000-15.000 individuals in winter. Around 1.000- 2.000 pairs breed in summer.Most species nest in holes, laying blue or white eggs. The birds can recognize particular individuals by their calls, and are currently the subject of research into the evolution of human language.



Sunday, 19 September 2010

Greeting of Love, Kiss on stamp.



The act of kissing has become a common expression of affection among many cultures worldwide.Kissing is a physical expression of affection or love between two people, in which the sensations of touch, taste, and smell are involved.

Post of Slovenia, of course, did not neglect such important moments in your life. The stamp was issued on 2009, as part of greeting stamp series.

Many would like to kiss someone, but we can not, because too kiss requires physical proximity. Therefore through this stamp of Greeting mark, that is possible. The recipients of your shipments can feel the warm and kind words received a kiss.

Saturday, 18 September 2010

Agora-Spanish Cinema on stamp


A commemorative stamp is issued devoted to film Agora, winner of seven Goya awards as the first stamp issue devoted to Spanish Cinema. Spanish cinema, through the Academia de las Artes y de las Ciencias Cinematograficas de España, celebrates every year the Goya awards. In the Goya 2010 edition nearly 300 Spanish films entered the competition, Agora was the runner up with seven Goyas.



Friday, 17 September 2010

Love on Stamp.


On 29th of January 2010, Slovenija Post issued the stamp serie of love. There are two flirting squirrel depicted on the unique perforated stamp. In philosophical context, love is a virtue representing all of human kindness, compassion, and affection.

























The first love you got from your mother. When you come firstly into the light of life, you feel the warmth of your mother’s body, her love. Through years of life, love is some times sweet, longing and passionate and then again smarting, suffering. Love fills you with new strength eagerness of life again and again. You love and are loved.

The Tenor Saxophones on stamp,


This is the first stamp of the musical interment series of Spain stamp, the Tenor Saxophone, and was issued on 24th of February 2010. The tenor saxophone depicted on the stamp is a XX century piece belonging to the Museo Interactivo de la Música (MIMMA) in Málaga.

The Trumpet on stamp.


The other stamp as part of the musical instrument stamp series of Spain is the Trumpet, a wind instrument belonging to the family of brass-wind instruments as it is made of a metal alloy. This stamp was issued on 9th of April 2010 with face value of 0.34 Euro.

The Horn on Stamp.



The Spain Postal Administration issued the aero-phones musical instrument series on stamp but not in once time. On 1st of July 2010, one of the above stamp series issued is the horn, a wind-brass instrument belonging to the family of the aero-phones. The horn depicted in the stamp is a 20th century piece belonging to the musical instrument collection of the Museo Interactivo de la Música de Málaga (MIMMA).














Thursday, 16 September 2010

50 years of Europa Stamps (1956-2006)



Greenland Post have celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Europa stamps with released the special stamp on stamp. The inside small stamp is formerly best of Europa stamps 2004, theme of Holiday.




EUROPA stamps are special stamps issued by European postal administrations/ enterprises under the aegis of PostEurop in which Europe is the central theme. The first Europa stamps were issued in 1956 by 6 countries: France, Belgium, West-Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and Holland. Now in 2006, 50 countries issue Europa stamps. Until 1973, the stamp design was the same for all countries.