Friday, December 31, 2010

India Mexico Joint Issue 2010

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Cover and Miniature Sheet from Brazil

This cover I received on 11.12.2010 from Ricardo Lima from Brazil and also the following Miniature Sheet
The Red-crested Cardinal (Paroaria coronata) is a bird species in the tanager family (Thraupidae). It is found in northern Argentina, Bolivia, southern Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. The Guianan Cock-of-the-rock, (Rupicola rupicola), is found in the Guianan Shield, occurring in French Guiana, Suriname, Guyana, southern Venezuela, eastern Colombia and northern Amazonian Brazil. It is a stout-bodied bird with an extraordinary half-moon crest, an orange-tipped black tail, black, orange and white wings, and silky-orange filaments of the inner remiges. Additionally, this species also has an orange bill, legs and skin. The Blue-naped Chlorophonia (Chlorophonia cyanea) is a colourful South American species of bird in the family Fringillidae. It is found in the Atlantic Forest in south-eastern Brazil, eastern Paraguay and north- eastern Argentina, the Andes from Bolivia in south to Venezuela in north, the Perija and Santa Marta Mountains, the Venezuelan Coastal Range, and the Tepuis. The Yellow-billed Blue Finch (Porphyrospiza caerulescens) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae family. Sometimes classified in the bunting and American sparrow family Emberizidae, a recent study has shown it to belong in the Thraupidae. It in the monotypic genus Porphyrospiza. It is found in Bolivia and Brazil. The Red-necked Tanager (Tangara cyanocephala) is a species of bird in the Thraupidae is found in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest. The Scarlet-headed Black bird (Amblyramphus holosericeus), is an icterid bird of southern South American wetlands. It occur in pairs in large reed beds in southern Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and northeastern Argentina; Bolivia.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Covers from Italy 1

This cover I received on 26th December 2009, which was send to me by Denegri Andrea from Genova, Italy. The post mark on the cover is first day cancellation to commemorate the Christmas of 2009 and the stamps are Christmas 2009 stamps. The stamp displaying Jesus , Mary and Joseph is a painting by Domenico Piola , who was a Genoese painter of the Baroque period.

 This cover also I received from Denegri Andrea from Genova, Italy on 02.06.2010. Stamp display dispaly Rock art in the valley camoniea, which is considered as the world heritage, in the North Italy. The post mark displays Raffaele Rubattino (1810-1881), who was an Italian businessman and one of the fathers historical naval armaments business, which proceeded from the Italian port of Genoa. 

Friday, December 3, 2010

Covers from france

This cover was from France by Sobra Bruno.It was fixed with 3 stamps.Two stamps shows the same image of Henri Fabre the French aviator and the inventor of Le Canard, the first seaplane in history. The third stamps displays the image of painting " La Plage  de Calais a Maree basse" by Joseph Mallord William Turner

 This is another cover by Sobra Bruno. This cover displays the image of Mother Teresa and also fixed the stamp of Mother issued in France recently.