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 (21)
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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