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Saturday, 22 July 2017

Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity,Slovakia.


Over the centuries, the town of Banská Štiavnica was visited by many outstanding engineers and scientists who contributed to its fame. The old medieval silver mining centre grew into a town with Renaissance palaces,16th-century churches, elegant squares and castles. The urban centre blends into the surrounding landscape, which contains vital relics of the mining and metallurgical activities of the past.
Thank you Laco for th beautiful card and stamps.
2016 Stamp- Peter Sagan- UCI World Road Cycling Champion 2015  Peter Sagan
2016 Stamp-Svatuse church.
Date of Inscription: 1993
Ref: 618rev


Friday, 21 July 2017

My INDIA-Post Independence Stamp Collection.

Page No --4--
15-08-1949
Definitive 1st Series, Archaeological and Historical objects and places. (Star Watermark)
8Anna -Kandarya Mahadeva Temple, Khajuraho, 
12Anna-Golden Temple - Amritsar, 
1 Re.-Victory Tower - Chittorgarh, UNESCO World Heritage Site
2 Re. -Red Fort - Delhi, , UNESCO World Heritage Site
5 Re. -Tajmahal - Agra,  UNESCO World Heritage Site
10 Re. -Qutb Minar (Qutub Minar) - Delhi,  UNESCO World Heritage Site(Different colour shade)
15 Re.-Satrunjaya Temple - Palitana, Jainism, Archaeology



My INDIA-Post Independence Stamp Collection.

Page No --3--
15-08-1949
Definitive 1st Series, Archaeological and Historical objects and places. (Star Watermark)
3 Pies Ajanta Caves Panel, Elephant ,UNESCO World Heritage Site
6 Pies Konark Horse, Sun Temple,UNESCO World Heritage Site
9 Pies Elephanta Caves, Trimurti, UNESCO World Heritage Site
1Anna Bodhisattva (Die-I), Lucknow Museum, Buddhism
2Anna Nataraja,Dancing Shiva
3Anna- Sanchi Stupa East Gate,UNESCO World Heritage Site
3½Anna-Bodh Gaya, Mahabodhi Temple, UNESCO World Heritage Site
4Anna-Bhubaneswara, Lingaraj Temple,
6Anna-Gol Gumbaj - Bijapur, 



Thursday, 20 July 2017

Postcard from Germany.


Thank you Carmen for the beautiful Edition Colibri
card.and nice stickers.
2006 Stamp-Definitive Issue - Flowers


Postcard from USA.


The Western Meadowlark on the card is state bird of Oregon.Libby says they are much prettier than in the card but Oregon grapes are not.Thank you for the nice card and
 2017 Stamp- WPA Posters
2017 Stamp-Love Skywriting
2015 Stamp- Penguins
2017 Stamp- Fruit Definitives - Grapes

Postcard from Russia.


Thank you Alexandra for the time and effort you have taken to  draw such a cute drawing on the envelope enclosing such a wonderful B/W card on St Peters-burg Moscow,beautiful stamps and coins.Last but not the least the superb Bookmark which showcase a Russian Hero-
Alexander Nevsky: Russia's Hero -By Soviet artist Pavel Korin (1892-1967)

It was the spring of ’42. The Germans were advancing into Russia from the West, apparently unstoppable, threatening the very existence of the free Russian state. But under the courageous leadership of one man, the Russians earned a decisive victory and eliminated the German threat.

No, we’re not talking about Stalingrad. Turns out, the twentieth century wasn’t the only one where Russia faced a German invasion. The decisive victory in question actually occurred in the thirteenth century, on April 5, 1242, and the courageous leader was none other than Alexander Nevsky.


Wednesday, 19 July 2017