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Nepal on International Year of the Child...

A commemorative postage stamp on the National Children’s Day of Nepal : Issued by Nepal Issued on Aug 20, 1979 [4 Bhadra 2036] Issued by : His Majesty’s Government Postal Services Department Nepal Philatelic Bureau Kathmandu Designer : K. Karmacharya Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : 1 Rupee Colour : Chestnut Size : 2.88 x 3.34 cms. Format : Vertical Perforation : 14 x 13½ Paper : Unwatermarked Adhesive Paper Quantity : 2,000,000 (Two Million) Sheet : 42 […]

Lumbini Year 1979

A commemorative postage stamp on the Lumbini Year : Issued by Nepal Issued on May 12, 1979 [29 Baisakh 2036] Issued by : His Majesty’s Government Postal Services Department Nepal Philatelic Bureau Kathmandu Designer : K. Karmacharya Type : Stamp, Postal Used Denomination : 1 Rupee Colour : Yellow & Red Brown Size : 2.90 x 3.91 cms. Format : Vertical Perforation : 13 x 13 Paper : Unwatermarked adhesive stamp paper Quantity : 20,00,000 Sheet : 35 Process : Photogravure […]

Modern Japanese Art Series I

Complete Set of 2 nos of postage stamps on the Modern Arts in Japan : Issued by Japan Issued on May 30, 1979 Issued for : As the first in the Modern Japanese Art Series of Postage Stamps, two 50 yen postage stamps have been issued on May 30, 1979. Design : (A) A STATUE OF THE MERCIFUL MOTHER KANNON (AVALOKITESVARA) (Designated as an important cultural […]

Canada on Women’s Field Hockey Champions

A commemorative postage stamp on the Women’s Field Hockey Championship, Vancouver : Issued by Canada Issued on Aug 16, 1979 Design : The Field Hockey stamp was designed by Jon Eby of Toronto. Using a posterized adaptation of photographs, the designs convey a sense of the stamina and skill needed to participate in these strenuous sports. Type : Stamp, Postal Used […]

Canada Canoe-Kayak Championships 1979

A commemorative postage stamp on the Canoe–Kayak (Slalom and Wild Water) World Championships, Jonquière and Desbiens, Quebec : Issued by Canada Issued on Jul 3, 1979 Design : The Canoe-Kayak stamp was designed by Jon Eby of Toronto. Using a posterized adaptation of photographs, the designs convey a sense of the stamina and skill needed to participate in these strenuous sports. […]

Japanese Quarantine System

A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary of the Quarantine System in Japan : Issued by Japan Issued on Jul 14, 1979 Issued for : A postage stamp will be issued to commemorate the first one hundred years of Japan‘s quarantine system. There are now approximately 100 quarantine stations in Japan. In 1977, 6,500,000 persons, arriving via approximately 45,000 boats and 37,000 […]

Special Education of Japan

A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary of the Education for the Handicapped in Japan : Issued by Japan Issued on Feb 16, 1979 Issued for : To commemorate the centenary of special education, the national assembly for the special education development of Japan was held in Tokyo on February 16th 1979, and on its occasion a special […]

Japan on Telephone Automation

A commemorative postage stamp on the Nation-wide Completion of Telephone Automation in Japan : Issued by Japan Issued on Mar 14, 1979 Issued for : To commemorate the total automation of telephones in Japan, a postage stamp was issued. The automation of telephones was set on foot in 1926 from the Kyobashi branch of Tokyo Central Telephone Office and gradually enlarged with final […]

Japan’s Admission to ITU

A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary of Japan‘s Admission to International Telecommunication Union (I.T.U.) : Issued by Japan Issued on Oct 13, 1979 Issued for : The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has more than 150 member nations and is head-quartered in Geneva. As our nation in 1879, a centennial ceremony was held on the 13th of October in […]

Japan on Gynecology & Obstetrics

A commemorative postage stamp on the 9th World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Tokyo : Issued by Japan Issued on Oct 25, 1979 Issued for : A postage stamp was brought out to commemorate IXth International Convention of Obstetrics and Gynecology which was held in Tokyo from October 25 through 31, 1979. The Convention was expected to be attended by about […]

34th National Athletic Meeting of Japan

A commemorative postage stamp on the 34th Japan Championships in Athletics, Miyazaki, Kyushu : Issued by Japan Issued on Oct 13, 1979 Issued for : A postage stamp was issued to commemorate the 34th National Athletic Meeting, which was held on October 14-19 at 17 locations in and around Miyazaki-City. Approximately 16,000 athletes competed in this national championship centered around track and field, which had […]

India on Air Mail

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the INDIA–80, an India International Stamp Exhibition : Mail–carrying Aircrafts of India : Issued by India Issued on Oct 15, 1979 Issued for : Posts and Telegraphs Department honours all those who have been and are associated with carriage of mails by air by issuing a set of four stamps on AIRMAIL. This set is […]

Children’s Books

Complete Set of 4 nos of commemorative postage stamps on the International Year of the Child : Issued by Great Britain Issued on Jul 11, 1979 Issued for : International Year of the Child Picture : Different pictures taken from different Books of Children : 9p – Peter Rabbit, 10½p –  The Wind in the Willows, 11p – Winnie the Pooh and 13p – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Colour : Multicoloured Type : Traffic Light […]

Bhai Parmanand

A Commemorative Postage Stamp on ‘Devta Swarup‘ Bhai Parmanand, an Indian nationalist and leader of Hindu Mahasabha, founder member of the Ghadar Party : Issued by India Issued on Feb 24, 1979 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department is privileged to bring out a commemorative stamp in honour of Bhai Parmanand. Type : Stamp, Postal Used, Information Sheet (Folder) bearing an Adhesive Postage Stamp with […]

India on Flying and Gliding 1979

A commemorative postage stamp on the 50th Anniversary of Indian Flying & Gliding Movement : Issued by India Issued on Dec 10, 1979 Issued for : Indian Posts & Telegraphs Department feels privileged to commemorate the flying and gliding movement in India by issuing a special postage stamp. Description of Design : The stamp depicts “Hindusthan Pushpak” aircraft and “Rohini-1” glider. Designed by : R. N. Pasricha Type : Stamp, Postal […]

India on XXIII IAEA Conference

A commemorative postage stamp on the 23rd International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Conference, New Delhi : Issued by India Issued on Dec 4, 1979 Issued for : Indian Posts & Telegraphs Department feels honoured to issue a special stamp to commemorate the 23rd General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency being held in New Delhi. Description of Design : The stamp depicts the […]

India International Trade Fair 1979

A commemorative postage stamp on the India International Trade Fair, New Delhi : Issued by India Issued on Nov 10, 1979 Issued for : Indian P & T Department is happy to commemorate the India International Trade Fair 1979 by issuing a special postage stamp. Description of Design : The stamp depicts the logo of the Trade Fair Authority of India. Type : Block of 4 Stamps, Mint Condition […]

India on National Archives 1979

A commemorative postage stamp on the International Archives Week : National Archives of India (NAI), a repository of non-current records of Government of India : Issued by India Issued on Oct 23, 1979 Issued for : Indian Posts & Telegraphs Department honours all those who have been and are associated with preserving our documentary heritage for the posterity by issuing a special postage stamp during […]

India on Electric Lamp

A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary (1879-1979) of the Electric Lamp Invention by Thomas Edison, an American inventor and businessman : Issued by India Issued on Oct 21, 1979 Issued for : The Posts and Telegraphs Department feels privileged in honouring Thomas Alva Edison by issuing a special postage stamp commemorating the invention of electric light bulb by him one hundred years ago. Type : Stamp, Mint Condition Colour […]

 
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