50th Anniversary of the Knesset Building in Jerusalem Date of Issue : 19 April 2016
The Knesset Building was inaugurated on August 30, 1966. The building hugs the slope of Givat Ram in western Jerusale and overlooks a broad valley in which the capital of Israel's past meets its present – with the ancient Monastery of the Cross at one end and the Israel Museum and Hebrew University of Jerusalem campus at the other.
This set of stamp involves unique printing techniques. The left cover of the book bears the microprint of part of the text from the Three Character Classic surrounding the staircase. The stamp bears "National Book-Reading Campaign" in Braille. Under ultraviolet light, lamplight can be seen from the window in darkness.
First Day Cover 首日封 Sobrescrito de 1.º Dia South Korea
Science in Korea (2nd Series)
Date of Issue : 21 April 2016
The stamp set features Jang Yeong-sil (蔣英實), Heo Jun (許浚) and Lee Tae-kyu (李泰圭).
Jang Yeong-sil (1390-1450) is one of the world's best technicians who led science and technology during the Joseon Dynasty. Heo Jun (1539-1615) is one of the scientists who greatly improved traditional medicine. Finally, Lee Tae-Kyu (1902-1992) was a theoretical chemist who worked in Japan and the United States.
(The information above is from : http://www.korea.or.jp/NewsFocus/Culture/view?articleId=135466)
Israel – Spain - Thirty Years of Diplomatic Relation, Bridhe of Strins, Jerusalem Date of Issue : 19 April 2016
The Bridge of Strings is a suspended bridge built at the entrance to Jerusalem as part of the municipal light rail project. It was designed by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. The bridge allows the light rail to cross from Jaffa Road to Herzl Blvd. and also serves as a pedestrian bridge.
55th Anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's Flight into Space
Date of Issue : 12 April 2016
On April 12, 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first man in the history of the world, who travelled into outer space. Carrier rocket "Vostok" with the ship "Vostok-1" with Gagarin on board was launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome. After 108 minutes of flight Gagarin successfully landed in the Saratov region, near the town of Engels.
The stamp was issued with an overprint of the new denomination of 31 RUB was placed on the stamp of 2009 "75 Years of the Birth of Y. Gagarin".
Postage Due Cover 欠資封 Sobrescrito com Selos de Porteado
Macau Hong Kong
Date Sent: 8 April 2016 On the cover, I just affixed a Macau "Ballad of Mulan" 2 Patacas out of the normal postage of 3 Patacas. You can see the round-shaped T 1/3 chop from Macau. The postage due is thus: ((1 / 3) x 2.3) + 4 = HK$4.8.
China The 120th Anniversary of Jiaotong University
Date of Issue : 8 April 2016
The history of Jiaotong University can be traced to 1896, with Nanyang Public School, Beiyang Railway Bureau, and Beijing Railway Management Institute as its predecessors. So far, it has developed into five universities: Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Xi'an Jiaotong University, Southwest Jiaotong University, Beijing Jiaotong University, and Hsinchu Chiao Tung University.
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