Maritime Topics on Stamps

April / May stamps 2013
TAAF



Solomon
Solomon
Solomon Islands, two souvenir sheets with 5 stamps "Worlds largest Cruise Ships".
Pictured above in the binocular circles, the "Allure of the Seas" and the "Oasis of the Seas ", below the" Norwegian Epic ".
In the strange sheet below the "Freedom of the Seas", the "Carnival Magic", the "MSC Splendida" and the "Queen Mary 2".
Solomon


Canada
Canada, a sheet with five stamsp "Canadian Pride".
Among them this sailing boat.


TAAF, a single stamp with the French frigate "Floreal".
TAAF


Jersey
Jersey, a set with four stamps "Postal Vehicles".
Among them this stamp with a ferry.


China
China
China
China, three stamps to the theme "offshore oil".

From left are depicted the HAY YANG SHI YOU 720, HAY YANG SHI YOU 981 and die HAY YANG SHI YOU 117.


Monaco, a single stamp, 125th anniversary "Societe Nautique de Monaco".
In the middle pennant rowing 125 years ago, on the bottom rowing today.
Monaco


Marshall
Marshall Islands, a single stamp, a "Traditional Chuuk War Canoe".


Samoa, a souvenir sheet with four stamps, "50 Years of Samoa's Independence".
Among the stamps this "Fautasi longboat".


Papua
Papua
Papua
Papua, two sets of four stamps and a sheet with one stamp "Public Transport".
Here the maritime stamps: top left "banana boat, coastline services", beside "marine vessel, coastal islands" and lower left "dugout canoe, river lakes".


Austria, a se-tenant of two stamps, 100 years Atterseeschifffahrt and 100 years Attergaubahn.
Here the stamp with the passenger ship on the Atter Lake.
Austria


Austria
Austria, a single stamp, 100 years paddle-steamer "Hohentwiel".


Bulgaria, a single stamp, 130 years marine management in Bulgaria. Shown is a symbolic paper boat and passenger ship.
Bulgaria


Cuba
Cuba
Cuba, a set of 5 stamps, 50 years of diplomatic relations between Cuba and China.
Here the two maritime motifs. Left the harbor entrance of Habana, right the ship GRANMA, that appear in many Cuban stamps. It is the boat that bring revolutionaries to Cuba with Fidelů today a museum.


Canada
Canada, as e-tenant of two stamps with the race-boat "Miss Supertest III".
In 1959, 1960 and 1961 the boat won the Harmsworth Trophy.


SPM
SPM
Saint Pierre et Miquelon, a souvenir sheet with four stamps "La peche a St-Pierre", fishing.
Right the stamps with the boats are enlarged for a better view.


Czech Republic, a tenant of two stamps, the right stamp is shown here. You can see the steam tug "Pecko" 18.
Tschechien


Eesti
Estonia, one single stamp, 50th anniversary of the icebreaker "Tarmo".


Burundi
Burundi, there are several "wild" large and expensive sheets published about Columbus and ships of the Mediterranean.
Here, only one sheet is shown, which is just passable.


Liberia
Liberia
Liberia, two sheets with seven stamps "Aircraft Carriers".
The names of the ships are visible on the stamps.


France, a single stamp with the lift bridge Jacques Chaban-Delmas in Bordeaux.
Under the bridge an old sailor is recognizable.
France


India
India, a set and a sheet with two lighthouse stamps.
All Eppey lighthouse and Mahabalipuram lighthouse are depicted.


Pitcairn Islands, a souvenir sheet with three stamps, Bounty Trilogy.
Pictured are three books by the authors Charles Nordhoff and James Norman Hall:
Mutiny on the "Bounty", Men Against the Sea and Pitcairn's Island.
Pitcairn


Leuchtturm
Leuchtturm
Germany, a new set for the annual series with lighthouses: The towers of Fluegge and Buesum are dipicted. The issue is on the 6th June.


Cuba
Cuba, a sheet with one stamp with the lighthouse at the harbor entrance in Habana.


Jersey, a single stamp with the lighthouse La Corbiere.
Jersey


Mocam
Mocam Mozambique, two souvenir sheets with 7 stamps with the images of Gustaf Dalen and lighthouses.
Dalen was a Swedish engineer. In 1912 he got Nobel Prize in Physics for his inventions for illuminating lighthouses and light buoys. He became blind during an experiment. Therefore he can be seen on some stamps with darkened glasses.
On the sheet the towers of Celarain, Barrenjoey, Stephens Point, Peninsula Point and Skerryvore are to be seen.


NL
NL NL
    Netherlands, four individual stamps with older passenger ships,
    on the left two stamps the "Queen Mary".


Germany, one individual stamp with a save and rescue cruiser.
Germany


Germany
Germany, 10 individual stamps with lightships.

From left top are depicted: South Rock, North Carr, Swiftsure, Fehmarnbelt, Elbe 3, Ambrose, TW/Ems, Nantucket, Chesapeake and Frying-Pan.


Togo
Togo
Togo, two souvenir sheets with 5 stamps "Les Phares de Peinture" lighthouses in the painting. As painter were chosen here: Hawthorn, Renoir, Seurat, Salmon, Hopper and the girls with the lighthouse on the left are of Picasso.


Germany
Germany, two individual stamps with the lighthouses of Kampen and Pellworm.


Austria
Austria
Austria, two individual stamps.
Left the painting "Rainy Day" by Hundertwasser and right the lighthouse Arngast.


      As it is, you can still make money with the "Titanic" :


Bequia
Bequia
Bequia, two sheets with 5 stamps, "100th Anniversary of the Titanic". The anniversary was last year!


S Leone
Sierra Leone, two sheets with 9 stamps, "100th Memorial Anniversary".
S Leone


Togo
Togo
Bequia, two sheets with 5 stamps with a symbolic iceberg and the date of the sinking and plus 100 years.


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