Wednesday, March 4, 2015

USA 1993, Elvis Presley, 29 cents

USA stamp 1993
Elvis Presley, 29 cents

USA 1981, American Red Cross, 18 cents

USA stamp 1981
American Red Cross, 18 cents

USA 1935, Boulder Dam, 3 cents

USA stamp 1935
Boulder Dam, 3 cents

Tunisia 2013, Handicrafts, Wood Items, Pilon en Bois, 600

Tunisia (Tunisie) stamp 2013
Handicrafts, Wood Items
Pilon en Bois (Wooden Pestle) 
600

Nepal 2014, Scouts Diamond Jubilee 1952-2012, 30 Rs

Nepal stamp 2014
Nepal Scouts 
Diamond Jubilee 1952-2012
30 Rs

Nepal 2014, Rishikesh Temple, Ridi, Palpa, 5 Rs

Nepal stamp 2014
Rishikesh Temple, Ridi, Palpa, 5 Rs
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Palpa District is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal.

Italy 2004, P - Posta Prioritaria, Priority, 1,40

Italy (Italia) stamp 2004
P - Posta Prioritaria, Priority, 1,40

Great Britain 2013, Queen Elizabeth II, Red, 1st

Great Britain stamp 2013
Queen Elizabeth II, Red, 1st

Estonia 2014, Posthorn, Green Horn, 0,10

Estonia (Eesti) stamp 2014
Posthorn, Green Horn, 0,10

Estonia 2014, Christmas Bulb and Pinecone, 1.20

Estonia (Eesti) stamp 2014
Christmas Bulb and Pinecone, 1.20

Denmark 2015, Halfdan Rasmussen, Benny’s Trousers Burned and Cannon King, 7.00

Denmark (Danmark) stamp 2015
The 100th Anniversary of the Birth 
of Halfdan Rasmussen, 1915-2002
Benny’s Trousers Burned, 7.00

Bennys bukser braendte.
Borge rabte, ah!
Borge havde nemlig
Bennys bukser pa. 

Loose translation:

Benny's pants are on fire.
Børge cried, oh!
Børge had on Benny's pants.
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Denmark (Danmark) stamp 2015
The 100th Anniversary of the Birth 
of Halfdan Rasmussen, 1915-2002
 Cannon King Knold, 7.00

Kanonkongen Knold
der var gal som en trold
kobte kugler og krudt
for en krone,
kom en maegtig portion
i sin store kanon
og skod hoved og hat
ar sin kone.  

Loose translation:

Kanonkongen Tuber
who was mad as a troll
bought bullets and gunpowder
for a penny,
came a mighty portion
in his big gun
and shot head and hat
Scars his wife.

Czech Republic 2010, Alfons Mucha: Zodiak, Z

Czech Republic (Ceska Republika)  stamp 2010
The 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Alfons Mucha
Zodiak, Z

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Malaysia 2002, Aquatic Plants, 30 sen

Malaysia stamp 2002
Aquatic Plants  
Keladi Paya
Cryptocoryne purpurea (a water plant)
30 sen

Estonia 2008, Europa letters 9.00

Estonia (EESTI) stamp 2008
Europa - T. Heimann
9.00 and 0.58

Grenada - 2000, Birds of the Caribbean, Warbler, 1

Grenada stamp 2000
Birds of the Caribbean
Blackburnian Warbler
dendroica fusca $ 1

China 2008, Beijing Olympics 1.20

China stamp 2008
Opening of the Exhibition Olympics
Beijing, China, 1.20

USA 2013, Global, Christmas Evergreen Wreath

USA stamp 2013
Global
Christmas Evergreen Wreath
Forever an International Rate stamp

USA 1988, Special Occasion, Thinking of You, Flowers, 25

USA stamp 1988
Special Occasion
Thinking of You
Flowers, 25 cents