Maritime Topics on Stamps

May Stamps 2014
Tonga



Portugal
Portugal Portugal, one stamp and a small sheet about Fernando Mendes Pinto.
Pinto was explorer and writer.
He made many voyages to the Middle and Far East and to Japan.
400 years ago, in 1614 he wrote a report 'pilgrim travel' (Peregrinacao).


Spain, a single stamp with Juan Ponce de Leon.
He reached the coast of Florida 500 years ago.
Espana


Argentina
Argentina, a single stamp, in honor of Admiral Guillermo Brown's 200th anniversary of the Battle of Montevideo on 04/19/1814.


Vanuatu-Fiji
Vanuatu, Fiji, a se-tenant of six stamps.
It is reminiscent of the completions of the underwater cable between Vanuatu and Fiji.


Iceland
Iceland
Iceland
Iceland
Iceland, 4 stamps in two booklets, trawlers and multipurpose fishing vessels.
Upper left there is the trawler "Stalvik" and right "Bardi".
Second line a European stamp with the "Breki" and the "Övar".


Tschad
Tchad, a souvenir sheet with two stamps with Amerigo Vespucci and Vasco da Gama.
Top left on the sheet Henry, the Navigator and bottom left Bartholomew Diaz is shown.

Only the Vespucci stamp is seen on another sheet with Columbus, another sheet with the da Gama stamp shows Magellan.

Tschad
And then a small sheet "caravels" printed with both stamps.


Togo, a souvenir sheet with 4 stamps, great sailing ships.

From left top we see the "Shabab Oman", "Dar Mlodziezy", "Elissa" and "Frederyk Chopin".

Togo


Togo
Togo, a souvenir sheet with one stamp about great sailing ships.

The "Kalmar Nyckel" is depicted. The 1625-built merchant ship brought Swedish settlers to the "New World".


Togo
Togo
Togo
Togo, two sheets with cruise liners.
The stamps from the left sheet are shown enlarged above.
We see the "Queen Victoria", "Sapphire Princess", "Eurodam" and the "Paul Gauguin".
Togo,a further sheet about cruise liners.

On the stamp the "Queen Mary 2" is shown.
Togo


Ecuador
Ecuador
Ecuador, a sheet with 7 stamps and one sticker, "Velas Manabi 2014", a tall ship race around South America.

Depicted are the sailing vessels "Cisne Branco" (Brasil), "Cuauhtemoc" (Mexico), "Gloria" (Columbia), "Libertad" and "Ice Lady Patagonia II" (Argentina), "Esmeralda" (Chile), "Ecuador" (Guaya), "Simon Bolivar" (Venezuela).


Tristan da Cunha, a set with four stamps, Augustus Earle 1793-1838, Travelling Artist.

Pictured are paintings. Top left aboard the "Duke of Gloucester", "chased by a heavy westerly gale ...", Tristan da Cunha 1824, "Solitude watching a sunset ...".

Tristan


AAT
Australia Antarctic Territory, a souvenir sheet with 5 stamps. From 1911 - 1914 the "Australasian Antarctic Expedition" took place. Now, 100 years ago the participants returned home.
Pictured from left: The expedition leader Mawson with a motor boat at Cape Denison, the official Photographer Frank Hurley, scientific research with a round net, on board the SY "Aurora" and Douglas Mawson.


Malta
Malta
Malta, a set of four stamps in the series "Commemorations". On these stamps bicentenary (1814 -2014) of the police is remembered.
These two stamps symbolize 35 years since British troops had left Malta.
The ships HMS "Alexander" (1800) and HMS "London" (1979) are depicted.
Malta


NZ
New Zealand, a set of 6 stamps, Anzac 2014 posters from the World War 2.
Among them this maritime stamp.


Norway, a set of three stamps, Viking.
Here the stamp with the Viking ship "Draken Harald Härfagre".
Norge


Norge
Norway, a set of 4 stamps to the 100th birthday of Thor Heyerdahl.
Here pictures of "Kon Tiki" and "Ra II".


Färöer
Faroe Islands, a set of 3 stamps, Lighthouses.
Shown are the towers of Akraberg, Dimun and Toftir.


Taiwan
Taiwan, a set of 4 stamps, Lighthouses.
Shown here are the towers of Fong Yuan and Chammu Yu.


Here are the towers of Lan Yu and Santiao Chiao.
Taiwan


Austria
Austria, a stamp to 175 years shipping on the lake Traunsee (Traunseeschifffahrt).
Pictured is the paddle steamer "Gisela".


Austria, three individual stamps with warships and the MS "Hebe".
Austria
Austria


Austria
Germany
Austria, Germany, two individual stamps with the steamer "Vaterland" and the Sail training ship "Gorch Fock".


Germany
Germany
Germany, two individual stamps with the man of war "Schleswig-Holstein" and the research diving vehicle "ROV Kiel 6000".


Germany
Germany, two individual stamps with the warship "Vineta" and an inland waterway ship on the river Mosel.


Norge
Norway, two individual stamps for the Tall Sip Race 2014, reaching Norwegian ports.


Norge
Norway, one individual stamp with the sail training vessel "Staatsrad Lehmkuhl".


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