Friday, May 23, 2014

USA 2009, Purple Heart 44 cents

USA stamp 2009
Purple Heart 44 cents

USA 2007, Louis Comfort Tiffany Window 41 cents

USA Stamp from 2007
Louis Comfort Tiffany 41 cents
Stained Glass

Belgium 2014, Tintin - Kuifje 1

Belgium stamp 2014
Tintin - Kuifje 1
Bianca Castafiore 
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Belgium stamp 2014
Tintin - Kuifje 1
Chang Chong-Chen

Czech Republic 2012, Orchids, Paphiopedilum venustum 10 A

Czech Republic stamp 2012
Orchids Flowers
Paphiopedilum venustum 10 A

Czech Republic 2008, Vysilac Hotel Jested 12 Kc

Czech Republic stamp 2008
Vysilac Hotel Jested 12 Kc
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Ještěd Tower is a 94 metre-tall tower used to transmit television signals built on the top of Ještěd mountain near Liberec in the Czech Republic. It was built between 1963 and 1968.  In the Tower's lowest sections there is a hotel and a tower restaurant. 

Great Britain 2013, Royal Portraits, Queen 78

Great Britain stamp 2013
Royal Portraits
Queen Elizabeth 78
The 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Japan 2013, 50th Anniv. of Japan - Kenya 80

Japan stamp 2013
50th Anniversary of Japan - Kenya
Diplomatic Relationship 80

Switzerland 2013, Christmas Squirrel with Light 190

Switzerland (Helvetia) stamp 2013
Christmas Squirrel with Light 190

USA 1983, Hot Air Ballooning 20 c

USA stamp 1983
Hot Air Ballooning 20 c
Balloons

USA 1999, Baseball, Shot Heard 'Round the World, 33

USA stamp 1999
Baseball
The “Shot Heard 'Round the World” 33
From the Series: celebrate the Century, 1950’s
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In baseball, "the Shot Heard 'round the World" is the term given to the game-winning home run by New York Giants outfielder Bobby Thomson off Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Ralph Branca at the Polo Grounds to win the National League pennant at 3:58 p.m. EST on October 3, 1951. As a result of the "shot", the Giants won the game 5-4, defeating the Dodgers in their pennant playoff series, 2 games to 1. 

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Uruguay 1962, Centennial of the Switzerland Colony - 90 c

Uruguay stamp 90c
(A plow with wheat?)
Centenario Colonia Suiza (Centennial of the Switzerland Colony)
1862 - 1962
Airmail
The 100th Anniversary of the First Swiss Settlers
90 c

El Salvador 1968, Dia Meteorologico Mundial, Meteorological Day, 30

El Salvador stamp 1968
Dia Meteorologico Mundial
23 Marzo 1968
World-wide Meteorological Day
23 March 1968
30 cts

El Salvador 1964, John F. Kennedy 10 cts

El Salvador stamp 1964
Centro America
Central America
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
22 Noviembre 1964
22 November 1964
10 cts

Taiwan 2009, Engraved Pitcher, Art Treasures 12

Taiwan stamp 2009
Art Treasures from the National Palace Museum Collection - Taipei
12

Lithuania 2008, Christmas Snow 2.45

Lithuania (Lietuva) stamp 2008
Holy Christmas and New Year
Winter Scene
2,45 Lt